With electric cars increasingly gaining traction in the UK, there’s now an incredibly strong selection of vehicles available to buy. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. There’s a range of different […]
With electric cars increasingly gaining traction in the UK, there’s now an incredibly strong selection of vehicles available to buy. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start.
There’s a range of different options out there, so it’s important to pick a car that’s right for you and your needs. To help, we’ve put together this list of the best electric cars for sale in the UK today.
1. Tesla Model 3
The Tesla Model 3 is an electric car that’s incredibly good to drive and packed with technology. It’s also competitively priced and is equipped with world-beating charging infrastructure.
The rear-wheel drive base model is a great value for money, with 272 miles of EPA-estimated range. If you’re worried about range anxiety, we’d recommend the dual-motor Long Range model, which offers an impressive 358 miles of driving per charge.
The Performance version trumps them both, with an impressive 60mph time of 3.1 seconds and a top speed of 162mph. That’s more than enough to make you smile.
2. Polestar 2
The Polestar 2 is a dependable electric car that’s built to last. It’s also a great choice for people who want to go green.
The car offers 270 miles of range on a single motor and can be upgraded with a dual-motor model that develops 408 horsepower and provides enhanced acceleration. It can slingshot to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds.
The Polestar 2 is a sleek, premium EV with the ability to handle all types of driving. Its sporty exterior combines with the interior to create a vehicle that’s fun to drive, and its regenerative braking system works well in traffic.
3. Kia e-Niro
The Kia e-Niro is a practical and spacious electric crossover that has one of the longest ranges available on an EV without a Tesla badge. Its interior is also big enough for a family to comfortably fit in.
It’s also an attractive looking car. While it may not be as striking as some other EVs, its angular styling is still distinctive, and there’s a hint of class about it too.
It also gets a suite of standard advanced driver assistance systems, including blind spot monitoring plus assist, lane keep and follow assist and more. It comes with a safe exit warning, too, which alerts you when the vehicle ahead is about to move out of your way.
4. Mercedes EQS
The Mercedes EQS is one of the best electric cars on the market. It offers a range of luxury features and benefits, including a top-quality interior and a head-up display.
The interior is opulent and luxurious, combining soft leather seats with wood and metal accents. Its large touchscreen is dazzling, and there are many unique features to take advantage of.
Its ride quality is also impressive, thanks to adaptive air suspension and a sophisticated damping system that can predict the road ahead and keep you insulated from bumps and bad surfaces. However, it does feel a little lumpier and busier than its ICE-powered rival.
5. Kia EV6
The Kia EV6 is the first car from the Korean automaker to be designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle. The result is a stylish coupe-like crossover with plenty of technology, several trim levels and a competitive price tag.
Its performance is impressive, too. Depending on your powertrain choices, the EV6 can supply up to 310 miles of estimated driving range and recharge to 80% capacity in less than 20 minutes at an 800-volt DC fast charger.
6. Renault Megane E-Tech
Renault’s new Megane E-Tech is a completely electric car. It’s the first of a line of all-new EV models from the French brand.
It’s also a car designed to appeal to both conventionally desirable buyers and eco-conscious ones. Its design is more sophisticated and stylish than its VW Group and Korean class rivals (VW ID.3, Cupra Born, Kia Niro EV), and it boasts features and benefits that are hard to match.
It also includes a safety feature called Fireman Access, developed in collaboration with French firefighters. This allows rescue teams to quickly douse a battery fire, saving up to three hours for most EVs.
7. Skoda Enyaq iV
The Enyaq iV sets new benchmarks for Skoda, with space and practicality to match the latest generation of family-sized SUVs. It’s also packed with features and safety technology to ensure a comfortable, easy-to-manage and convenient drive for families.
Unlike other electric cars on our list, the Enyaq iV comes in two battery sizes (60 and 80), each with a range of 256 miles between charges. It also has 125kW fast-charging capability, which will add 80% of your battery’s capacity in just 38 minutes.