5 New All-Electric Cars Coming in 2019
With every passing year, buyers are getting more and more options in the EV space. 2019 is another big year in which major launches from electric pioneers like Tesla, Audi, Renault, Nissan and BMW are set to enter the EV market.
In the recent years, automakers have worked extremely hard to bring significant developments in the electric-powered cars. Buyers have already started to customize their electric cars with things like window tint to make their vehicle look futuristic.
From zero emissions to ultra-low running and maintenance costs, there is a lot to like about electric cars. The running costs of these eco-friendly cars are incredibly lower when compared to their equivalent petrol or diesel counterparts. Electric cars are also cheaper to maintain, it is estimated that the maintenance cost of an electric-powered car is almost one-third of a gasoline-powered car.
The electric vehicle market has a wide range of all-electric cars to choose from. If you are not yet a fan of electric cars, the upcoming models in 2019 and beyond will give you plenty of reasons to choose an electric car as your next automotive vehicle.
It does not yet seem that 2019 is going to be the best year in the EV revolution. The electric vehicle industry in the U.S. is still growing and it may take another 5 years for the boom to come. Regardless, there are some excellent choices in all-electric cars in 2019.
Here are top 5 all-electric cars of 2019:
Audi E-Tron (2019)
Audi e-tron was expected to enter the market in 2018; however, due to certain software issues, the launch was delayed. E-Tron is now ready to make its way in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2019.
Audi e-tron is the first purely electric crossover SUV from Audi. Where the exterior of the car looks similar to its corporate siblings, the interior is packed with latest technology. This battery-powered crossover SUV has a 95-kWh lithium-ion battery to power the front and rear motors.
The five-seat crossover is filled with many driver-assist features like cameras, sensors, adaptive cruise control, self-parking assistance and auto-steering. Audi e-tron can cover a journey of 248 miles on a single charge and can go from 0 to 62 mph within 5.7 seconds.
With the starting price of $74,800 in the U.S., it’s an all-electric car designed to grab the attention of premium SUV buyers.
Mercedes Benz EQC (2019)
Mercedes Benz EQC is a strong competitor to Audi e-tron. Both of these cars are going to play a major role in the EV revolution by hopefully converting a large portion of premium SUV buyers to all-electric. Tesla Model X tried to do the same thing in the past, but was unsuccessful as it was not for the mainstream.
As per the German automaker, Mercedes Benz EQC 2019 can cover a journey of 280 miles on a single charge. However, auto experts believe that in the real-world it will hit around 200 miles only.
Mercedes Benz EQC and can go from 0 to 62 mph in about 5.1 seconds and has a top speed of 111 mph. Its battery is powered by two asynchronous motors with 300 kW capacity.
Mercedes has not yet confirmed the price of Mercedes Benz EQC, but it is expected to start at $70,000 in the United States.
Tesla Model 3 (2019)
Tesla Model 3 is the much-awaited all-electric car from Tesla. It had production issues initially, but is now ready to hit the production stride. The right-hand-drive version of the car will begin its production in 2019.
With standard battery in a real-world scenario, Tesla Model 3 can cover a journey of 220 miles on a single charge. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds.
With tons of hi-tech features, Tesla Model 3 is certainly a great contender among the best all-electric cars of 2019.
Tesla Model 3 has gained more anticipation than any other all-electric car. It has an entry-level price tag of $35,000, which is almost half the price of Tesla Model S.
Porsche Mission E (2019)
Porsche Mission E is the first all-electric car from Porsche. At Geneva International Motor Show, Porsche Mission E was honored with the Concept Car Design Award for the year 2016.
Mission E awes the onlookers on first glance! The car is expected to cover a journey of 310 miles on a single charge. What’s even more impressive is that this all-electric car can go from 0 to 60 mph in only 3 seconds.
Such incredible speed shows how far ahead Porsche has come in the EV technology. Porsche Mission E can be charged right up to 80% within 15 minutes thanks to its 800-volt format charging system.
It is expected that Porsche will produce 20,000 Mission E models every year. The starting price of Porsche all-electric sports car Mission E will be $85,000.
BMW i3 (2019)
BMW i3 was initially launched in 2013 and was the first electric car from BMW. BMW has been constantly upgrading the i3. Although it is not a new electric car, the all-electric 2019 version has many merits to talk about.
With reclaimed materials inside, BMW i3 is all about efficiency and performance. It has a lot of space at the front which makes it look like a small SUV.
As per the announcements made by BMW, the new all-electric i3 can cover a journey of 160 miles on a single charge and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds. It has new 120Ah battery cells which constitute to 42-kWh battery pack.
This is a significant 30% increase in performance as compared to the previous model. Even after 5 years of launch, BMW i3 is still one of the best electric cars in the EV market. The 2019 BMW i3 has a starting price of $44,000.