The most popular electric vehicles USA 2018

The most popular electric vehicles USA 2018

        

Americans prefer domestic electric vehicles. This is evidenced by the statistics published by the publication InsideEV.

Most often in 2018, US residents buy electric cars Tesla. In the company's lineup there are only three models. And they all got in the top three of the rating. Also very popular are electric cars Chevrolet.

What electric vehicles can be bought in Ukraine – see this link.

Top 10 popular electric vehicles in the USA *

* InsideEV data for January-March 2018.

10. Honda Clarity BEV

The modification of the [

Modification of the Electric
Number of engines 1
Power, hp 161
The twisting moment, Nanometer 221
The capacity of the battery, kWh 25.5
Power reserve, km / h 140
Charging time, hours 8
Acceleration to 100 km / h, with the n.de
Max. speed, km / h n.de
The volume of the trunk, l 405
The drive unit front
Price, $ n.de

Honda Clarity BEV has a relatively small power reserve – 140 kilometers. And, apparently, they are calculated, first of all, on the fans of the brand.

The company's website in the United States states that an electric vehicle can not be bought. It can only be leased. So, about the retail value of auto data yet. Also we could not find such indicators as maximum speed and acceleration to 100 kilometers per hour.

9. Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul EV

Modification Date of publication:

EV
Number of engines 1
Power, hp 109
The twisting moment, Nanometer 285
The capacity of the battery, kWh 30
Power reserve, km / h 169
Charging time, hours 5
Acceleration to 100 km / h, with the 10.5
Max. speed, km / h 145
The volume of the trunk, l 532
The drive unit front
Price, $ 34,000

Soul – the first serial electric car in the model range of Kia. Today in the US, you can also buy an electric compact crossover Kia Niro. However, until the Americans, he did not like it.

8. Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen e-Golf

Modification of the Trendline 3 door
Number of engines 1
Power, hp 170
The twisting moment, Nanometer 251
The capacity of the battery, kWh 36
Power reserve, km / h 300
Charging time, hours 6
Acceleration to 100 km / h, sec. 8.4
Max. speed, km / h 135
The volume of the trunk, l 490
The drive unit 4X2
The price, $ 20,000

The Volkswagen Golf is a legendary hatchback that includes the TOP-10 of the most popular cars in the world. However, in Ukraine very few people know that this model can be bought and in electric performance. The electric car on the basis of "Golf" is called e-Golf.

True, Volkswagen e-Golf is not officially represented in our country. So the electric car will have to be sought from "gray" dealers.

On a single charge, the new generation e-Golf can drive up to 300 kilometers

7. Fiat 500e

Modification [

Modification 500e
Number of engines 1
Power, hp 111
The twisting moment, Nanometer 200
The capacity of the battery, kWh 24
Power reserve, km / h 135
Charging time, hours 6
Acceleration to 100 km / h, with the n.de
Max. speed, km / h n.de
The volume of the trunk, l 200
The drive unit front
Price, $ 33,000

The electric version of the Fiat 500 can not boast of a large power reserve. Nevertheless, Americans often buy this model.

6. BMW i3

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Base S S Range Extender Range Extender Number of engines 1 1 1 2 Power, hp 170 181 181 168 + 38 The twisting moment, Nanometer 249 270 270 249 + 56 The capacity of the battery, kWh 33.2 33.2 33.2 33.2 Power reserve, km / h 200 200 200 200 Charging time, hours 4 4 4 4 Acceleration to 100 km / h, sec. 7.3 6.9 7.7 8 Max. speed, km / h 150 160 160 150 The volume of the trunk, l 260 260 260 260 The drive unit 4X2 4X2 4X2 4X2 The price, $ 48,750 52,350 56,950 53,350

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In terms of power reserve, the BMW i3 is actually a direct competitor to Ford Focus Electric, which did not hit the top 10 of the popular electric cars. One of the features of the i3 is the optional motor. The German electric car can be completed with a gasoline unit that does not have a drive on the wheels, but performs exclusively the role of a generator.

5. Nissan Leaf

Modification Date of publication:

Leaf S Number of engines 1 Power, hp 147 The twisting moment, Nanometer 320 The capacity of the battery, kWh 40 Power reserve, km / h 250 Charging time, hours 7 Acceleration to 100 km / h, sec. n.de Max. speed, km / h n.de The volume of the trunk, l 668 The drive unit 4X2 The price, $ 36,000

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Nissan Leaf is one of the most popular electric vehicles in the world. They also love him in the USA.

Last year the Japanese company introduced a new – the second generation – electric car. The car dramatically changed the appearance. Also, the technical characteristics of the car were improved.

4. Chevrolet Bolt EV

Chevrolet Bolt EV

Modification [

Modification Base
Number of engines 1
Power, hp 200
The twisting moment, Nanometer 361
The capacity of the battery, kWh 60
Power reserve, km / h 385
Charging time, hours 9
Acceleration to 100 km / h, sec. 7.3
Max. speed, km / h 145
The volume of the trunk, l 478
The drive unit 4X2
The price, $ 42 300

Chevrolet Bolt EV – a good option for those who want to carouse an electric car with a good power reserve.

Chevrolet offers 385 kilometers on one charge. At the same time, the car costs much less than, for example, Tesla Model S.

3. Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X

Modification [

Modification 75D 100D P100D
Number of engines 1 1 2
Power, hp 259 259 259 + 503
The twisting moment, Nanometer 249 249 249 + 649
The capacity of the battery, kWh 75 100 100
Power reserve, km / h 380 475 465
Charging time, hours 8 9 9
Acceleration to 100 km / h, sec. 4.9 4.7 2.9
Max. speed, km / h 210 250 250
The volume of the trunk, l 736 736 736
The drive unit 4X4 4X4 4X4
The price, $ 79 500 96,000 140,000

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The Tesla Model X is the only electric crossover that can overcome such large distances on one battery charge. According to the Americans: on one charge Tesla Model X on the average passes 465 kilometers.

2. Tesla Model S

Modifications to the Tesla Model S

Modification 75D 100D P100D
Number of engines 1 1 2
Power, hp 259 259 259 + 503
The twisting moment, Nanometer 249 249 249 + 649
The capacity of the battery, kWh 75 100 100
Power reserve, km / h 446 594 572
Charging time, hours 8 9 9
Acceleration to 100 km / h, with the 5.4 4.4 2.7
Max. speed, km / h 225 250 250
The volume of the trunk, l 804 804 804
The drive unit 4X4 4X4 4X4
Price, $ 74 500 94 000 135,000

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The Tesla Model S is the absolute record for the power reserve among all electric vehicles. On one charge the electric car can travel 505 kilometers. True, it should be noted that the Model S is also the most expensive electric vehicle on this list.

1. Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

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Modification Base Long Range
Number of engines 1 1
Power, hp 306 306
The twisting moment, Nanometer 563 563
The capacity of the battery, kWh 60 75
Power reserve, km / h 300 500
Charging time, hours 7 8
Acceleration to 100 km / h, sec. 5.6 5.1
Max. speed, km / h 210 225
The volume of the trunk, l 425 425
The drive unit 4X2 4X2
The price, $ 40 000 56,000

The first serial electric vehicle Tesla Model 3 came off the assembly line in July 2017. In the Tesla lineup, this is the third model and the second sedan after the Tesla Model S.

On a single battery charge, the "troika" can drive about 345 kilometers. At the same time, the car is about twice cheaper than the flagship model "C".

What distinguishes the two Tesla sedans, see in our comparison: Model 3 vs. Model S.

 

 

    

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