Electric car owners are no longer people who have bought their cars to do their part to save the planet. Electric cars have finally hit the mainstream in a big way. The finest electric cars are competing with others in their segment regardless of the type of fuel that powers them. The range of electric cars to choose from is big and the list is increasing as new players and models enter the market. Herein, we discuss the most exciting electric and hybrid cars of 2020.
1. Nissan LEAF EV
The 2020 Nissan Leaf has received many additions and improvements in the 2020model. It is an affordable electric car that has been in the market for a while, which makes it more attractive as its reliability is well proven. It comes in different versions with the higher ones offering more tech and safety features. The car is well built and simple yet styled well and has a range of 150 miles. The Nissan LEAF Plus offers even more power than the base version.
2. Chevy Bolt EV
The car that is in competition with Nissan’s EV is Chevrolet’s Bolt. It has a range of up to 238 miles and is very affordable. It feels well planted on the road thanks to the placement of the battery pack. The cabin is spacious and the car is very responsive.
3. Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid
This car comes in three versions; an electric-only car, a hybrid (gas with battery assist) and a forthcoming plug-in hybrid (electric only or gas plus electric). This hatchback gives a range of 124 in the purely electric version. All of the cars have touch screens and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support.
4. BMW i3
The BMW i3 stands out among the EV 2020 cars for the carbon-fiber chassis that increases the stiffness of the car and reducing its weight. The car is meant to be a city car and has a range of 153 miles. It has nice interiors and it is also nice to drive.
5. Honda Clarity Electric
The Honda Clarity Electric is a full-size sedan that is very spacious but offers a lower range of 89 miles when compared to the other EVs of 2020.
6. Volkswagen e-Golf
The Volkswagen e-Golf retains all the nice things about a Golf with an electric motor that has a range of 119 miles. It is a highly affordable vehicle and gives you the driving experience of Golfs of old.
7. Hyundai KONA Electric
The Hyundai Kona Electric is also a crossover that has a range of 258 miles on a single charge. The vehicle styling is more fun than traditional and has a range of specs that are added to the base model. There are plenty of specifications on the base model which makes this car a very smart choice. The higher models have features like ventilated leather seats, rain-sensing wipers, and cruise control.
8. BMW i8 Roadster
The hardtop BMW roadster was launched in 2013. The 2020 BMW i8 Roadster not only takes the roof off but has added much more power and performance to the car. It has a combined electric and turbocharged internal combustion motor, which gives it very smooth acceleration and the joy of hearing the engine go. The convertible roof and the nimble handling make this car a very exciting electric hybrid sports vehicle.