What Are The Latest Electric Vehicles On The UK Market?

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The number of electric cars expected to be released in the UK is higher in comparison to previous years. 

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in the UK currently stand at a staggering 238,830 as of 2021. The most common electric vehicle on the UK roads is the Nissan Leaf (26%) followed by Tesla Model 3 (17%). 

To meet buyers’ demand, electric cars need to have a good range and modern technologies. There’s a line-up of great cars due in 2021. Some have already been released while others are waiting for to launch.

Best Latest Electric Vehicles On The UK Market  

Skoda Enyaq iV

With Skoda Enyaq iV now taking orders, its price tag comes in at £31,995. This electric family SUV is offered in three models. The ENYAQ iV 60 Nav, ENYAQ iV 80 and ENYAQ iV SportLine 80. All of the models have a high battery capacity and a fantastic acceleration rate.

Its sophisticated exterior and interior styling are what appeals to drivers most. Built to meet customer’s expectations, Skoda Enyaq iV 60 Nav claims a WLTP range of 256 miles. The highest variant ENYAQ iV SportLine 80 has an astonishing range of up to 327 miles.

Other than the smart aerodynamic style, the host of driver assist systems will amaze you. All the models have their electric motors mounted at the rear for a rear-wheel drive. 

Audi Q4 e-tron 

The latest Audi Q4 e-tron provides performance, fast charging and a range of 323 miles. Its single 201-hp electric motor is capable of a maximum power output of 150kWh. With an acceleration range of 0-62 mph in 8.5 seconds, this SUV will offer the fastest sprint.

Among the benefits of driving the Audi Q4 e-tron, it has a zero emission rate and low energy consumption. The 520 litres of cargo space makes this SUV perfect for long trips. Equally, its large interior can accommodate five passengers comfortably. 

Its 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen allows its occupants to stay connected all the time. This model is loaded with plenty of driver-assist systems. Some include an automated braking system, lane-keeping system and adaptive cruise control. 

Fiat 500  

This new electric hatchback is expected to be the best choice in the small cars category. Priced at only £27,495, it might be the cheapest electric vehicle in the UK market. 

The Fiat 500 is one of the latest electric vehicles on the UK market. Featuring a combination of elegance, affordability and economy. Its panoramic sunroof, interior configuration and connectivity, rival big brands like the Polestar 2 and BMW iX3. 

On a full charge, this hatchback can travel up to 194 miles but if you are a city resident you can drive 277 miles on average. The Fiat 500 is offered in four models. The 500 La Prima, 500 Icon, 500 Passion and 500 Action. All of these models have a fast charge system. 

If you opt for this small electric car you’ll benefit from the government’s Plug-In Car Grant of £2,500.

Lotus Evija

The Lotus Evija is designed for luxury. The cars sophisticated looks are likely to attract many drivers. This fully electric car has its electric motor power output limited to 2000PS.

With its production limited to 130 units, few people shall enjoy this fast pure electric vehicle. 

The number of electric vehicles lined up for launch in the UK is continuously growing. With some having already been released in the first quarter, the majority are expected towards the end of the year. Some have their books already open for pre-ordering.

READY TO HIRE AN ELECTRIC CAR?

There are so many exciting electric vehicles due to launch in 2021. Which EV are you most excited to try? Hopefully we will be adding at least a couple of these to our hire fleet. Stay tuned!

Until then make the most of our electric vehicles including the Audi e-tron, Jaguar I-Pace and the brand new Volkswagen ID.4.

Hires can be booked directly on our website, or should you require further information, give our team a call on: 01634 914063. If you have any additional questions, our experienced team would be happy to help!