The Best Electric Cars 2022

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BMW's new electric SUV is well-engineered. It's loaded of tech and performance, from the Integrated Brake system that slows the car using motors and/or friction to the XDrivce50 model's 0-62mph pace and 305-mile range.

2022 BMW iX

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(£69,905)

The Mercedes EQS is the electrified S-Class. The EQS has a customized electric design to optimally package a huge battery for a 500-mile range and to maximize inside space. Performance, range, and comfort are impressive. Beware the interior's dazzling trimmings, computerized screens, and velvety leather. 

Mercedes EQS

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(£99,995)

Skoda Enyaq's sub-£35,000 starting pricing looks fair for the iV 60 variant and speaks well for lower-powered vehicles. It's comfy, well-sorted, and appeals to many drivers. You've found a practical, roomy family EV.

Skoda Enyaq

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(£34,850)

Mid-sized EV consumers should choose the Polestar 2. Polestar is a Swedish start-up that takes over Volvo's Scandi chic design standards and craftsmanship, but with a more progressive, modern attitude. This car introduces Google's original Android OS, hence it has few buttons and is controlled by a touchscreen or the Hey Google voice assistant. 

Polestar 2

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(£39,900)

Mid-sized EV consumers should choose the Polestar 2. Polestar is a Swedish start-up that takes over Volvo's Scandi chic design standards and craftsmanship, but with a more progressive, modern attitude. This car introduces Google's original Android OS, hence it has few buttons and is controlled by a touchscreen or the Hey Google voice assistant. 

Renault Megane E-Tech

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(£31,000)

Even the cheapest model has a 305-mile range and can go from 0-60mph in 5.8 seconds. It comes with the Autopilot drive assistance technology, which makes long travels more enjoyable. The Long Range dual-motor variant has all-wheel drive, a 374-mile range, and a 0-60mph pace of 4.2 seconds. The top-of-the-line Performance has a 3.1sec sprint and 340-mile range.

Tesla Model 3

5

(£40,499)

The BMW i4 has a different approach to electric power than the i3, i8, and iX. There are two i4s, Both models of the i4 respond instantly to the accelerator, like a computer game. Regardless of which one you choose, both have alert steering, great ride and handling balance, a clean, well-built, and user-friendly cabin, and plenty of power.

BMW i4

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(£51,905)

Kia's flagship EV6 is available with two- or four-wheel drive. All standard models have WLTP ranges of 300+ miles, while the 577bhp EV6 GT sacrifices range for performance. Even cheaper models function well and ride comfortably. 

Kia EV6

3

(£40,945)

Hyundai's Ioniq 5 is a well-rounded electric car with retro-inspired, futuristic styling accents. The 285-mile range and 5.2-second 0-62mph pace are faster than single-motor models. Once you get acclimated to the body roll, it's delightful to drive, especially given the comfy ride.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

2

(£37,420)

Porsche's Taycan is a fantastic concept. It accelerates, brakes, and turns with amazing alacrity and has huge untapped capability. Porsche offers rear-wheel drive options with the Turbo, Turbo S, and 4S

Porsche Taycan

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(£72,850)