Electric powered vehicles used to be a dream that many cannot seem to comprehend to the fullest. Nowadays, with the new car manufacturers moving towards the perfection of these vehicles, it goes to say many are already available in the market, for those, of course, how can afford these cars. When these vehicles were created so long ago, there were nothing more than just woeful models that would seem so out of place for use today. Nevertheless, today, the industry has introduced the list of the top ten electric powered cars of the year that will surely be more than okay for Mother Nature to approve:
10. Nissan Leaf
Nissan is always a name to be reckoned when it comes to the vehicles that will offer you the range and capacity of the electric powered vehicles, even the name itself being inspired by nature. Investing in the battery manufacturing market aims the company to sell around half a million of these in the market. Less than 100 miles will be the range that comes with the fully packed battery charged car. Features include five doors and five seats, and the vehicle is perfect for those that travel to less than the 100 miles per day.
9. Chevrolet Volt
Mass production for the Volt seems to be in the making, and with best functional additional gas powered generator, this is surely the best car in the market when it comes to the electric powered types. Prices range for the car is accounted to $41,000. The gas power generator that is part of the car ensures that in case you run out of battery, and you have no power source to hook up with, you get to recharge with the generator, getting that volt back on the wheels while driving in an auxiliary power supply.
8. Ford Focus Electric
One of the two electric vehicles of Ford in the planning stage for release to the full is the Focus Electric. Battery packs for the car has a measurement power of 23 KWH, which will give the vehicle the same range of distance as the Nissan Leaf. Spacious and mainstream spaces seem to be the feature function that separates this from the other. The only new feeling you will get is the humming of the engine, and nothing more since Focus already has its gasoline version out in the market.
7. Ford Transit Connect
Large vehicles will be one that will be the most preferred, and the Transit Connect Electric van will suffice to give you the resources of a car that can carry several passengers in just one go. Hey, even the moms can use this as a car pool, and get to save on gas.
6. Fisker Karma
Fifty miles seems to be the range for the car model, and one can add another 200 miles by supporting it with the gas engines. Considered by many as quite a speedy vehicle in the market, it aims to give the best functions of a car that will have this 22 KWH lithium ion rechargeable battery. In addition, it has the EcoTec engine that connects it to the generator.
5. Wheego Life
The Life is simply the product of an outsourced vehicle in China. Most descriptions of the vehicle states it is quite similar to the Smart electric drive. Engines are powered by the 30-kilowatt hour batteries that will give you the peak HP motor. A hundred miles is the full capacity of the car before fully discharging the batteries. With speed and leisure being side by side, it goes to say this is one that will work you give you the pleasures of highway driving.
4. Brabus Smart Electric Drive
Considered as one of the original eco-friendly cars, it aims to give you the best working functional vehicles that come with the 30 KWH peak powered motor. Taken as a car that is better than the gas versions, it will offer you the 83 miles range of distance before running out of steam. These cars are priced at $44,837 and it will be offered for lease for those that cannot afford to get it.
3. Coda Sedan
Based on a Chinese car model, this is a vehicle that aims to give you the best functions of a product that comes with the 33.8 KWH motor. Appraised to have the speed limits of 80MPH, it can reach a range of 90 to 120 miles before running out of the power that the batteries come with. Prices range at $44,000 basically because of the larger battery packs and the presence of the thermal battery functions.
Nordic company that was once owned by Ford, it was able to regain its independence and thus produced the latest electric powered vehicles in a smaller and compact size. Tiny as it many look like, it definitely works to be one of the most notable EV in the market.
1. Mitsubishi I-MiEV
Electric vehicles will never be complete without the presence of the Mitsubishi in the market. While they have launched other versions of the EV in the market, most complained about the small cramped spaces. This newer version is crafted with the additional 4 inches of width that will make it feel like a real car instead of a toy one.