With the future looking greener for the car industry, it is probably better to start looking now rather than later at making changes to your car choices.
To make things easier, we have brought to you our top 5 EVs so you can have a completely eco-friendly drive!
With a sophisticated and sporty trim, the Kia EV6 is an electric SUV that brings all of the right attention. Not only is this car sustainable, but it has several car parts made from eco-friendly, recycled materials – perfect for those wanting to help make a difference.
Built on an Electric-GMP powertrain and fitted with a 77.4 kWh battery, the Kia EV6 can really pack a punch by achieving 0-60mph in just 7 seconds whilst reaching a top speed of 114mph. Additionally, it will run for a total of 328 miles – perfect for those staycations.
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is an all-electric crossover built on an E-GMP platform that just screams ‘this is the future’.
This car is one of the first production vehicles to be built with an 800V battery system, meaning it can be charged superfast by adding 62 miles of range in just 5 minutes and is capable of charging to 80% in under 20 minutes. The IONIQ 5 has a top driving range of 298 miles and can hit top speeds of 115mph, with quick acceleration to 60mph in just 5.2 seconds.
Known for being compact, chic and stylish – the Fiat 500e is a ground-breaking all-electric Fiat model. The power of the fast-charging Fiat 500e comes from its 87kW electric motor, a pure electric performance with a 93mph top speed and acceleration of 0-60mph in 9 seconds.
This incredible hatchback has an impressive 312 miles electric range and its optimized charging allows you to charge an average days’ worth of driving time (30 miles) in just 5 minutes. The Fiat 500e range is also one of the first-ever EVs to offer one-pedal dynamics by using the right-hand pedal to both accelerate and decelerate – so when you lift your foot to slow down, energy can be recovered and converted back into electricity.
If you’re looking for a family-friendly car, then the MG ZS EV is perfect. This fully electric family-friendly SUV offers all the advantages of zero-emissions vehicles without compromising on either practicality or style. Designed to be driven the way you choose, the new MG ZS EV features three levels of regenerative braking, allowing you to extend driving range, increase braking efficiency and conserve energy.
The 44.5kWh water-cooled lithium-ion battery offers a 163-mile range on a single charge, which is possible through either a 7kWh home charger or 50kWh rapid charging point. Rapid charging allows you to boost the battery capacity to 80 per cent in just 40 minutes. When at home charging, full charge is possible in 6.5 hours so you can plug in and top up overnight.
The award-winning Renault Zoe E-Tech Electric boasts a modern design as well as practicality for a little car. This five-door small hatchback can cover up to 245 miles on a single charge and is brimming with equipment yet still costs less than most similar-sized models.
The Zoe E-Tech Electric benefits from the most advanced electric technology with an updated 52kWh all-electric engine capacity allowing you to cover more miles on a single charge, so offers a practical range for commuting. It charges in around seven to eight hours from empty using a 7kW home charger, so easily charges up overnight. However, if you need a quicker boost, a 22kW supercharger will do the same in around two hours and forty minutes.
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