Are you considering investing in an electric car? Not sure which to choose from? Take a look at our top three electric cars for 2020 that are sure to tick all the boxes.
- Audi e-Tron
The Audi e-Tron is a fully electric estate-style SUV that offers impeccable performance to rival its good looks. With a maximum range of over 200 miles and capability to charge in as little as 45 minutes at the motorway services, or 8-9 hours using a home charging station, it can get you from A to B with ease. It’s fast, too. It’s got two electric motors for the front and rear wheels, so you can go from 0-62mph in under 6 seconds in S mod, and just under 7 seconds in normal drive mode.
Inside, you can expect luxurious leather finishes and superior comfort. The front seats have quality lumbar support and can be adjusted electrically, making long journeys a breeze. The touchscreen infotainment system is easy to use and includes satnav, settings, phone and stereo. Plus, there’s plenty of room for family, friends, luggage and more, with ample leg room and useful storage areas throughout the car. Overall, it’s a great choice for those seeking a solid all-rounder in the electric market.
- Mercedes-Benz EQC
The Mercedes EQC is an electric SUV that really packs a punch. It offers impressive range compared to its market rivals, with WLTP tests claiming it can achieve 259 miles on a full charge. It’s quick off the mark too and exceptionally quiet, with very little noise from the motor during acceleration. It comes with a nifty reversing camera and parking sensors too – so you have high levels of visibility during manoeuvres.
The interior won’t disappoint, either. The driver’s seat features quality lumbar support and can be electrically adjusted for superior comfort, no matter which spec you choose. The infotainment system is a winner and can be controlled either by the touchscreen or a touchpad so you can concentrate on the road. If you’re searching for an electric vehicle that delivers on quality interiors, great performance and space – the Mercedes EQC is certainly worth considering.
- Renault Zoe
Renault have introduced an electric hatchback – Zoe – and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. It offers a battery range of around 233 miles on a full charge – and comes with a wall-mounted charging point so you don’t have to fork out for this on top of the car. It offers impressive performance, with powerful acceleration and the ability to cruise on the motorway with ease.
The interior offers high quality finishes, impressive infotainment system and sleek, stylish inserts and lighting. The car is compact in size and built for town/city driving, so it’s pretty nifty when it comes to nipping in and out of tight spaces. Plus – it’s affordable too, undercutting many of its rivals on the market today. If you don’t fancy buying it outright there’s always the option of personal leasing through companies like ZenAuto.
Hopefully, this will help you to choose an electric car that’s right for you. Don’t forget – always go for as car that’s within your budget and consider both the short term and long-term costs before you buy.