The best electric cars on the market
We see more and more electric cars on the roads of our cities. In fact, the demand for these types of vehicles increases each year a little more. However, there are still a lot of concerns, doubts and fears on the part of buyers who are considering getting a more sustainable car.
Autonomy is undoubtedly the main concern of users, since many of them feel that there are still not enough recharge points. While it is true that infrastructure is key to the implementation of electricity, it is also true that efforts to develop this infrastructure by the competent authorities are increasing.
In addition, the advantages of electric cars over combustion cars are infinite. gasoline or diesel fuels. The first, and most important, is that they do not emit any polluting gases during operation, so the user can be sure that their driving is environmentally and environmentally friendly.
If we do not have a traditional engine, mechanical failures are reduced, which also means greater savings in this respect. Not to mention maintenance, which is reduced to a review of the status of batteries and electric motors from time to time.
Nor should we forget how comfortable it is to drive a car that practically makes no noise. For this reason, the driver will be able to travel in a more relaxed way, away from the stress produced by the intense day-to-day traffic.
Large cities such as Barcelona or Madrid restrict the circulation of vehicles during episodes of high pollution. It goes without saying that electric vehicles are not included in this restriction. In addition, they can also take advantage of other facilities such as the bonus of public parking fees or the use of chargers in public spaces.
With all these benefits on the electric side, we assume you’ve already started to take an interest in them. However, now comes the hardest part: choosing between the many options offered in our market. To make it a little easier, we show you ten proposals to choose the one that best suits your preferences and needs.
This SUV, which has become the first 100% electric model of the German firm, is equipped with two electric motors, one for each shaft, which yield a combined power of 300 kW, equivalent to 408 hp, and up to 664 Nm of torque.
This urban BMW equips an electric motor of 170 horsepower, which uses lithium ion batteries placed under the ground, and offers a range of 280km.
The electric motor of this compact that the Korean firm proposes provides a range of 280km. In addition to the electric one, a hybrid plug-in version is also available.
Tesla has emerged as a major competitor in the luxury electric segment. The i-Pace, in addition to a range approved in the 480 kilometre WLTP cycle, has an engine capable of giving you a step from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.8 seconds.
The second generation of this crossover comes to market with two versions differentiated both by its autonomy and by the power level of the engine. The extended-range Soul is equipped with a 64 kWh battery, combined with a 150 kW electric motor. Instead, the battery of the standard range is 39 kWh, attached to a 100 kW engine.
This model, the first fully electric SUV from the German firm, is released with two engines, one for each axle. Between the two, they add up to a total of 300 kW, which translates to 408 hp and 760 Nm of torque.
The Leaf wins the gold medal for the most sold electric in our country. But not only that, because this first position is maintained at both European and global level. Its second generation stands out for its 150 hp engine power and 40 kWh battery capacity, capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds.
The batteries of Opel’s most environmentally friendly proposal, which has been recently renovated, have a capacity of up to 60 kWh. Its engine offers the equivalent of 204 hp, and approves a range of 500 kilometers.
The small Zoe mounts the R110 engine, with a power of 80 kW, equivalent to 110 hp. It also has a range of 300km, depending on the type-approval cycle WLTP.
The electric version of the most popular model of Volkswagen has lithium ion batteries with a capacity of 35.8 kWh, delivering 290 Nm of torque and a power of 136 hp.