Enthusiasm for electric cars is gaining momentum. Not only are these vehicles cheaper to own and run but electric vehicles (EV) offer lower service costs and are super quiet on the road. If you are thinking about going electric, here’s a list of the top electric cars in Australia. Once perceived as a niche, an EV is now a premium product that is turning heads. If you are seriously considering buying an EV in the near future, consider these top cars, now available in Australia.
2018 BMW i3s
BMW’s fully electric vehicle, the i3s, is now available. It’s compact, has that sporty feel and is designed to be sustainable as well as featuring all of the latest safety aspects including Active Cruise Control.
Telsa S 90D
Synonymous with electric vehicles, Telsa has certainly led the way in this evolutionary market. This Tesla Model S 90D featuring exclusive battery power is prestigious, luxurious and is optimised with plenty of features. With arguably a high price tag, you can certainly rely on its technology and reliability claiming to be the safest and most exhilarating sedan on the road.
Newcomers to the market, Renault have recently sold its first ZOE. Similar to the Renault Kangoo ZE electric car, the Renault ZOE will only be sold in a business capacity with future plans to release it to the consumer market currently underway.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Looking for an SUV? Mitsubishi has released a new Outlander PHEV. This is a hybrid vehicle (plug-in hybrid EV) that has been designed to provide the highly sought after features of an SUV with the environmental benefits only known through an EV. Designed with the stability and handling of an AWD this is one intelligent vehicle that is gaining lots of attention.
Whether you are in the market for a hybrid car or an exclusively electric vehicle, it’s good to know that the variety is on the improve and features, safety and handling are all top notch. Electric vehicles arguably have a long way to go in gaining confidence amongst the Australian market, however, keep your eyes and ears open for continual developments and improvements. These cars are not going anywhere!