People in the UK have been making a slow transition to electric cars for a number of years now, and those numbers are only going to increase further when the government’s ban on new fossil-fuelled vehicles comes into force from 2030. Although it may seem like it’s years away, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t start searching for a new electric vehicle now.
With so many electric vehicle models available, you may need some help comparing and seeing which car is best for you. LeaseCar have compared five of the best electric cars in their recent campaign, to see which one trumps the others.
Whether you’ve owned an electric car previously or you’re looking to make the switch, we thought we’d give you a helping hand in discovering what the top electric vehicles are on the market currently.
Tesla Model 3
There was plenty of hype before the launch of the Tesla Model 3, and we can see why it had so many people waiting in anticipation. The Model 3 is practical, fast, sleek, and Tesla’s most affordable car to date.
Its max EV range is 267 miles on a single charge and its battery capacity is 60 kWh. The interior is minimalist but the car itself is packed full of space-age, cutting-edge technology, which makes the Tesla Model 3 one of the most sought-after electric cars on the market right now.
When purchasing a car you need to make sure it fits in with your lifestyle, and if you are looking for a small electric car to get you from A to B, then the Renault Zoe is ideal. The Zoe offers plenty of cabin space and a stylish interior finished with smooth surfaces, with its design inspired by the Renault Clio.
With a battery capacity of 52 kWh, the Zoe reaches a max EV range of around 224 miles. The Renault Zoe has a 50kW rapid-charging technology giving it a strong charging capability. For a quiet, short, relaxing drive around town, we recommend the Renault Zoe.
The Kia e-Niro is considered one of the best electric cars you can buy on the market right now. Offering impressive performance, great practicality, and enough space inside for passengers to sit in comfort, the e-Niro makes a perfect family car.
The Kia e-Niro has two battery capacities, available in either 39 kWh or 64 kWh providing max EV ranges of 180 and 282 miles respectively. If you are looking for an electric car that is good value for money, then the Kia e-Niro needs to be at the top of your list.
What do you think of these top electric vehicles on the market currently? Let us know in the comments.