Going Electric in 2022? The top 5 best electric vehicles.

By Jason Remnant - 28 September 2022
Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric car

1. Hyundai Ioniq 5

The Ioniq 5 is impressive across the board with two battery options. The 58kWh version has a 0- 62mph time of 8.5 seconds and ranges 238 miles while mid-range, thanks to its 73-kWh power pack offers 280 total driveable miles on one charge. With the top-spec 73-kWh model, you'll get both motors at work together giving it extra torque (605Nm) alongside an impressive 301bhp. The Ioniq 5 offers a superb infotainment system and luxurious standard kit at an affordable price, while its spaciousness is hard to beat. You'll love driving this car on your next business or family adventure!

2. Kia EV6

If you love the technology inside the Ioniq 5 but not its retro-futuristic looks, consider opting for the Kia EV6 instead. With a range of up to 328 miles, the 77.4kWh battery is no match for this car's power in your driveway. It’s looks are sublime. With an EV6, you can enjoy up to 250kW of ultra- rapid charging and a top up from 10% to 80% charge takes less than 20 minutes, impressive. The innovative interior design features two 12" screens where all your instruments are displayed as well as the infotainment set up!

3. Nissan Ariya

The Nissan Ariya is a brilliant, all-electric family SUV that should certainly convince more buyers to make the switch from petrol engines to an EV. And it's been worth waiting for! This vehicle has obvious appeal and its coupe body looks great while there are plenty of practical touches in the cabin making life easier for you - like electronically operated centre console which can move back or forth depending what space you need at any given time (improving front or rear room as required).

4. Mercedes EQS

The Mercedes EQS is an exquisite vehicle to cover distance, drive or be driven in. It has everything one could want from a car and more! The EQS grasps all the advantages EV's promise - smoothness, performance along with clever body packaging which blend together seamlessly thanks Mercedes' decades long experience building classy motors. Not cheap, but a wonderful EV.

5. BMW I4

The BMW i4 is a perfect example of the brand's commitment to both an electric future and its rich heritage for delivering cars that are great to drive. The best part about this vehicle may be how it handles - despite weighing in at over two tonnes! If you're looking for a high-performance electric car that isn't too expensive, then the standard eDrive40 i4 is perfect. With 335bhp and 430Nm of torque under its battery pack; it can handle all your daily drives with ease! If money is no object, there is an i4 M50 version!