One of the main criteria for choosing an electric cars is range. It is he who determines the number of miles that the car is able to travel on one charge. Below is a list of the current models available for purchase in 2021, sorted by longest range.
To form the rating, data from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were used. Tests are conducted in a laboratory in accordance with federal standard procedures. It is the estimated operating range of the EPA that allows you to assess the full potential of an electric vehicle before purchasing.
1. Lucid Air Dream Edition Range (19” wheels)
Tesla’s new competitor can travel 520 miles on a single charge. The electric car can impress with a total power of 933 hp electric motors, acceleration speed 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds and a luxurious comfortable interior. The power units are very compact: each of them weighs only 74 kg.
2. Lucid Air Dream Edition Performance (19” wheels)
The more powerful version of the Lucid Air received a range of 471 miles. However, its engines deliver 1080 horsepower and accelerate from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds. The latest Wunderbox Lucid Air charging system allows you to get 300 miles in just 20 minutes.
3. Tesla Model 3 Long Range
Its cheapness made the Model 3 the best-selling electric vehicle in the world. After the car received a heat pump from the Model Y in 2020, its efficiency has increased. The Long Range version with a dual engine increased the range on a single charge to 353 miles.
4. Tesla Model Y Long Range
The Model Y was originally produced in two trim levels with two engines, but now the RWD Standard Range version with one rear engine is temporarily available. The maximum distance the Model Y can travel on a single charge is estimated by the EPA to be 326 miles. That’s 27 miles less than the Model 3.
5. Ford Mustang Mach-E
The electric car has become a worthy member of the muscle car team. Its all-wheel drive GT variation has 346 hp. and is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds. The agile vehicle has excellent traction, and there is a hi-tech feel inside thanks to the huge infotainment tablet. The rear-wheel drive version with an 88 kWh battery has 300 miles of EPA range.
6. Rivian R1T Launch Edition
The debut of a five-seat pickup truck from the startup brand sells a range of over 300 miles. It became the first electric truck, ahead of the Ford F-150 Lightning and GMC Hummer EV SUT. Later, there will be a version with an even more capacitive battery, which will provide a range of about 400 miles.
7. Polestar 2
Volvo Car Group’s first all-electric vehicle can travel from one charging station to another 265 miles. Even in appearance, it can be called progressive. Fastback has built-in Google and additional driver assistance features as standard. Polestar has 5 Euro NCAP stars.
8. Chevrolet Bolt EV (2022)
Starting in 2020, the Bolt has a 66 kWh battery that provides a range of 259 miles. The 2022 model has changed in appearance, received new headlights, an artificial radiator grill, and taillights. Inside, there were shift buttons instead of a “gear stick”.
9. Hyundai Kona Electric
One of the Korean brand’s electric vehicles is available for purchase in an updated design. For 2020, the model has received a more elegant front end. The EPA estimates the car can travel 258 miles on a single charge. The new Hyundai Ioniq 5 still hasn’t passed the tests, so Kona remains the brand’s leader in range of electric vehicles.
10. Volkswagen ID.4
The electric crossover is built on the new modular MEB platform. It takes the best of the Touareg and Tiguan, handles well and goes from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds. The ID.4 has a range of 250 miles. It is expected to become one of the top-selling electric vehicles in the near future.
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