In Today’s world electric cars are redefining the mode of transportation, Electric cars have evolved enormously over past 5-10 years by taking over gas and hybrid cars. In 2020 as more people are driven towards electric cars there is a huge competition between the top electric cars with different features and styling. Electric cars in 2020 can be found in different segments like Sedans, SUV’s, Crossovers and hatchbacks. The Best electric cars of 2020 are determined based on Range, Pricing, features and Battery charging time. EV chargers and its location also play an important role in ranking of best electric cars. EV’s might be a bit expensive upfront however they are extremely economical to maintain and saves you a lot of money when compared to gas and hybrid cars. Electric cars are highly popular in Europe, North America and currently gaining popularity in South America, Africa and Asia. In this competitive electric cars world our team of experts will determine the top electric cars and which will assist you to choose the right electric car/EV for you.
List of Best Electric Cars
10. 2020 BMW I3
Price: Starting $44,450 Range: 153 – 200 miles (EPA est.)
BMW i3 is the premium category electric compact car with a powerful electric motor and a decent price. It is also available with the BMW 2-Cylinder gasoline Range Extender that has no propulsive function, but that of generating electricity to maintain the state of battery charge, i3 generates 170-hp and 184 lb-ft of torque motor whereas the i3s displays 181-hp and 199 lb-ft of torque motor on a 42 kWh battery pack. Something Impressive to speak about is its charging capacity of 80% in just 40 minutes on public charging stations and convenient charging at home 80% in just 5 hours. The performance of the BMW i3 is noteworthy and its technology matches its performance standards with features like Brake Energy Recuperation system, BMW Connected-drive® Services, Apple CarPlay, 3-stage heated front seats, 6.5″ Infotainment and In-built Navigation, 8 way adjustable front seats on top of all these features you get the perk of $7500 Federal Tax Credit.
9. 2020 Audi E-Tron
Price: Starting $74,800 Range: 204 miles (EPA est.) The Audi E-Tron is the first electric SUV from Audi with more than 200 Miles Range. It comes with an incredible 150 kW DC Charging which generates 54 Miles in just 10 Minutes. The Audi E-Tron comes with a towing capacity of 4,000 lbs, Five mode Air Suspension including off-road. The E-Tron has a low- positioned battery with dual motor set on each axle to distribute power efficiently. It has an acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds, a maximum speed of 124 mph, a power of up to 402 hp and a battery: 95 kWh + 150 kWh for the ultra-fast charging. E-Trons Technology is undoubtedly outstanding with a 10.1″ Infotainment touch display, Amazon Alexa, Audi MMI Navigation with Virtual Cockpit Plus, Android Auto, Apple car play, Heated and ventilated front seats, Massage function for front seats, Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium sound system, Headsup Display and the list goes on. It is a premium SUV which took 5 years in its making by Audi Engineers and sets it standard in the market.
8. 2020 Tesla Model X
Price: Starting $79,690 Range: 351 Miles(EPA est.) Elon Musks Tesla Model X is the SUV version of Tesla Model S and have many similar styling and features as Model S however the Model X have some remarkable features like Falcon Wing Doors, Panoramic Glass Roof. Model X has the highest range among all electric SUV’s, it is the fastest SUV in the world with 0-60 mph in just 2.7 Seconds. The AWD(All Wheel Drive) Tesla Model X has a 100 kWh battery which generates 259 HP and it is the most aerodynamic SUV ever with the lowest drag coefficient on earth and unbelievable towing capacity of 5000 lbs. Exceptional charging capacity of 123 Miles in just 15 Mins With a Tesla Supercharger. The mesmerizing Model X includes Autopilot, 360° camera,12 Ultra sonic sensors, 17″ Infotainment system and a second screen with driving info, over the air software updates etc. On top of all the above features it can Seat 7 Adults with 88 cubic feet of storage and 5-Star Overall NHTSA(National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) safety rating. Overall Tesla Model X is an amazing electric SUV where Performance, Range and its Technology makes is one of the best electric SUV in the world.
7. 2020 Jaguar I-Pace
Price: Starting $69,850 Range: 234 Miles(EPA est.) Jaguar was the least expected company to launch a fully electric car however here it comes with the I-Pace which is the world’s first legitimate Tesla Fighter and one of the best Electric Crossover in the world. Jaguar I-Pace is driven by two permanent magnet synchronous electric motors with a 90 kWh Battery which is made of high energy density lithium ion pouch cells and generates 394 hp and 512 lb-ft of torque. The driving experience is beyond our expectations which includes Active Air Suspension, AWD(All Wheel Drive), Hill Launch Assist, Jaguar Drive Control, Low Traction Launch etc. Jaguar I-Pace won the Unprecedented Trifecta at the 2019 world car Awards. I-Pace have a charging capability of upto 80% in just 45 Minutes. It turns every head on the road with its attractive colors, sleek and stylish design. Its premium interior is worth every penny with ebony luxtec sports seats, Touch pro audio, Leather Upholstery, Interactive Driver Display, Driver Condition monitor, heated front and rear seats, head-up display, 10″ Infotainment display. It also has an option of Drive Assist pack with a 360° camera and adaptive cruise with steering assist.
6. 2020 Nissan Leaf Plus
Price: Starting $31,600 Range: 149 – 229 Miles(EPA est.) Nissan Leaf is the best-selling electric car ever on a global level and close to celebrating ten years from its market launch. Among the strengths of Nissan Leaf, the use of a wide range of active driving assistance systems, the space on board (more than adequate for five people) and the capacity of the luggage compartment, as well as in full compliance with those who need a significant range(up to nearly 229 Miles) and faster recharge times. Nissan Leaf comes with 4-5 variants where “S” generates 147 HP- 236 lb-ft, and the “S+” generates 214 HP- 250 lb-ft, powered by a 40 and 62 kWh battery, It is impressive that there standard equipment offers a lot: among the main accessories, there are 16″ alloy wheels, the e-pedal device that combines the accelerator and brake controls in a single pedal, the Pro-pilot module (with adaptive Cruise control, lane maintenance system), pre-set distance detection and autonomous emergency braking), traffic sign recognition, driver fatigue detection, front and rear parking sensors, Blind Spot Assist, automatic climate control, heated seats (front and rear), heated steering wheel, Nissan Connect device with 7” screen for controlling the infotainment functions.
5. 2020 Tesla Model Y
Price: Starting 46,690 Range: 316 Miles(EPA est.) After a long wait Finally Elon Musks Tesla Model Y Deliveries started in early March 2020 in the united states. Our team was flattened by its looks, performance and most importantly the space on board thanks to the much higher roof line. Model Y is the SUV / Crossover version of the model 3 which will also have a 7-seater version starting 2021. Currently the model Y is available in two variants Long Range and Performance Variant and they both have the similar range(EPA est.) capacity of 316 Miles. Model Y is an AWD(All-Wheel Drive) which has two independent motors that control torque digitally to the front and rear wheels for way better handling and traction control. Extremely impressive is Model Y capability to drive on either motor so you don’t need to worry about getting stuck on the road, it is also capable to be driven in rain, snow, mud and off-road. Recharging for 15 Mins gives you 158 Miles at a Tesla Supercharger. Lets dig into Model Y Technology and features starting with Autopilot, Over the Air Software updates, 360° camera, 12 Ultra sonic sensors, Expansive Glass Roof, 15″ Display, 19″ Wheels, 12-way power adjustable front & rear heated seats, Premium audio with 14 speakers, 1 sub-woofer and any more interesting features.
4. 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric
Price: Starting $37,190 Range: 258 Miles(EPA est.) The all new Hyundai Kona Electric 2020 is the No.1 Subcompact SUV in North America and No.4 on our Best Electric Cars List that’s a great start for any new vehicle being launched. Lets look into more details of Hyundai Kona being an SUV it has impressive EPA estimated range of 258 miles, 150-kW electric motor with 201-hp, Smart Cruise Control with stop and go feature, 55 MPH Heads up Display, 10.25 Inch touchscreen with Navigation, Andriod Auto & Apple CarPlay, 7-inch color LCD gauge cluster, Heated/Ventilation Seats etc. Big surprises comes with The Hyundai Kona Electric which includes $7500 Federal Tax Credit, Standard 10 years/100,000 miles Standard Power-train Warranty.
3. 2020 Tesla Model S
Price: Starting $74,490 Range: 348 – 390 Miles(EPA est.) Being one of the first electric vehicles in the world Tesla Model S has been running strong in the market since its initial launch in 2012. Tesla Model S with its incredible features like Autopilot, AWD, excellent estimated driving range from 350 to 390 miles, 360° camera, massive 17″ display, luxurious seating with heated seats and many more features makes this one of the top electric cars of 2020. Tesla Model S comes in two variants Performance and long range where the Performance variant goes 0-60 mph in just 2.4 Seconds with top speed of 163 mph and long range variant goes 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. Tesla Model S comes with 100 kWh and comes with free unlimited supercharging. Luxury with economy makes it one of the best luxury car and Tesla Model S grabs spot No.3.
2. 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
Price: Starting $36,620 Range: 259 Miles(EPA est.) Stylish, Sleek and Eye catching Chevrolet Bolt EV’s improved Acceleration, Increased Mile Range from 2019 model, incredible charging of 100 Miles in just 30 mins & most importantly it is one of the most affordable Electric car in the market today which flattens our experts who Ranked Chevy Bolt No.2 on our list. its elegant features evolves this car into one of the most trending Electric Cars. Chevrolet Bolt comes with a unique 8″ Driver Information Display & Bright 10.2″ infotainment touch screen compatible with Apple Air Play and Android Auto, 5 Star NHSTA certified Bolt Comes with a Forward Collision alert, Front Pedestrian Braking, Rear Vision Camera, Rear Cross Traffic alert, Total of 10 Air Bags etc. To add to all of the above Its a spacious compact car which can fit 5 adults comfortably & It has amazing 56.6 ft³ Cargo space after folding the rear seats. Its amazing Road-grip and stability gives you a pleasant and safe driving experience.
1. 2020 Tesla Model 3
Price: Starting $33,690 Range: 250 – 322 Miles(EPA est.) No.1 in our Best Electric Car list is Elon Musk’s Tesla Model 3. Based on our expert reviews Tesla Model 3 deserves to be on the No.1 spot specially because of its low-price tag with amazing Quality, Features, Performance and Handling. Autopilot, 360° Camera,AWD, 12 Ultra sonic sensors, Glass roof, Heated Seats, 15″ Display, makes Tesla Model 3 stand out for its price tag. Safety has always been our priority and it is incredible that Model 3 has overall 5 star NHTSA Safety rating. Tesla Model 3 comes in three variants Rear Wheel Drive Standard Range Plus, All Wheel Drive Dual Motor Long range and Performance Variant. Some highlights about Model 3 would be regular software updates which improves its overall features, Model 3 gets charges in 15 mins for up to 172 Miles, Road trips are not a hassle with more than 16000+ Superchargers in the world, As Model 3 Dual Motors run independently it gives you the advantage to stick longer on the road if one motor is out of charge other motor kicks in to continue your journey.