An increasing number of motorists are choosing electric cars for their environmental friendliness. Significant improvements have been made since the first models rolled off the assembly line, ranging from better batteries to more trunk space. To help individuals make informed decisions, DotCom Magazine has announced its choice of the Top 5 electric car models.
Ford Focus Electric
The Ford Focus Electric is a four-door hatchback that seats five and is highlighted by a sporty design and high tech options. It gets about 118 city/96 highway MPGe, comes standard with a remote start, eight-inch touchscreen, heated front seats and steering wheel, rear spoiler and LED taillights. Drivers can also order optional leather upholstery and power driver seats.
Chevy Spark EV
The Chevy Spark EV is an electric vehicle that gets up to 128 city/109 highway MPGe and the four-door hatchback features a sleek design. Owners can order optional features that include a seven-inch touchscreen, remote/keyless entry, and Bluetooth connectivity. It’s available in multiple trims. The Spark EV’s cargo space expands from 9.6 cubic feet to 23.4 cubic feet by folding down the rear seats.
The Nissan LEAF features Bluetooth connectivity, a five-inch display, rearview camera, and 80-kW synchronous motor. It comes with steel wheels in three trim styles. Owners can customize their ride with an onboard charger. The vehicle gets an estimated 124 city/99 highway MPGe and can go up to 150 miles between charges.
With up to 28 city/33 highway MPGe, the Fiat 500e is a two-door hatchback that’s available in a single trim. Optional elements include a sunroof and a package that gives the vehicle a sportier look. It comes standard with Bluetooth connectivity, a five-inch touchscreen, rear parking sensors, and power accessories. It gets an estimated 121 city/103 highway MPGe.
Volkswagen Golf Electric
The Volkswagen Golf four-door hatchback offers two trims and 126 city/111 highway MPGe. Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity, rearview camera, dual-zone climate control, and all season tires.
The new crop of electric cars provides low operational and maintenance costs and they’re eco-friendly with no emissions. They can also be charged at home with a 16-amp power source that’s typically used for refrigerators and air conditioners. Electric cars are quiet and connected for modern lifestyles.
The Top 5 electric cars selected by DotCom Magazine are convenient and offer a myriad of advantages over traditional vehicles. Perhaps one of the most important features is that they’ll help leave a healthier environment for future generations.