The world’s automakers take into account two major trends: the popularity of SUVs and care about the environment. This explains the desire of brands to Supplement their model range electric SUV. What to pay attention to in our review.
Best-in-class experts and consumers recognize the British “green” SUV. Design, technology and motor with zero emission of harmful substances into the atmosphere make it a leader of our rating.
The first electric crossover Jaguar is driven by two electric motors with a total return of 400 HP and 696 Nm of torque. Acceleration from zero to 100 km/h electric car spends 4.8 seconds. Maximum speed is artificially limited electronically to 200 km/h. the Stock battery (90 kWh) is enough for 470 kilometers by modern realistic cycle WLTP. To charge the batteries from a household outlet for 10 hours. With a powerful 100-kilowatt system to charge the battery to 80% takes about 40 minutes, and through the station to 50 kW – 90 minutes.
According to the results of crash tests of the electric car earned the highest rating for safety. It is noteworthy that the e-tron became the first electric vehicles, has earned the highest award of Top Safety Pick +. Therefore, the model is also a worthy representative of the electric utility.
In the structure of the power plant of the vehicle includes two electric motors with a total return of 306 HP and a block of lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 82 kW/h under normal conditions the thrust is transmitted only to the rear axle. The engine’s power to the rear axle is 204 HP and 310 Nm of torque. Asynchronous electric motor on the front axle (102 HP, 150 Nm) is connected with the slip. From zero to “hundreds” of electric car accelerates in only 6.3 seconds. The maximum speed is 180 km/h. power Reserve should be enough for 450 kilometers (WLTP). To fill the battery to 80% is possible from a powerful station in half an hour.
Tesla Model X
Once the segment leader electric SUV is inferior to the popularity of the SUV “Jaguar”, but the Model X is still considered one of the best in its class. Among the main advantages – spacious interior, a solid range of stroke and all-wheel drive.
The developers managed to bring the reserve Model X on a single charge battery up to 381 km. These figures are typical for the basic version of the crossover. As for the speakers, then from a standstill to 96 km/h the car accelerates in 6 seconds and top speed is 209 km/h. More powerful equipment is driven by a 259-horsepower engine in the front and 503-horsepower rear. Acceleration to 96 km/h takes 3.8 seconds, and with the Ludicrous Speed Upgrade package – 3.2 seconds.
The first production electric cars will be the Volvo XC40 crossover. The car has not yet appeared in the free market on the world market, but the demand is already there.
According to the head of the Department of Volvo Cars safety of Raspberry Ekholm, electric XC40 will be one of the safest cars among those that Volvo has ever produced. To do this, engineers have completely redesigned the front XC40, the efforts of the design and protect the battery with a special frame made of extruded aluminum. Rear electric drive integrated into the back, to better distribute the force of impact in case of collision and to reduce the burden on the people in the cabin.
KIA Soul EV
Europeans have long appreciated the benefits of electric compact SUV is a native of South Korea. So much so that the manufacturer even had to abandon the sales of the petrol versions of the model.
One of the stock batteries will last for 130 -160 km in real traffic conditions. To achieve maximum efficiency and boost power reserve, provides Soul EV regenerative braking system. It allows you to use to charge the battery to 12% of the kinetic energy of the electric vehicle. When decelerating or braking – the system switches to charging mode. Time to full battery charge varies from 24 (when using 120 V) up to 5 hours (using a 24-volt outlet). With external 50-kilowatt charger charging to 80% battery capacity takes only 33 minutes.
Renault Sity K-ZE
New from French view manufacturers is an electric version of the budget subcompact crossover Kwid. The company did not doubt the success of the model and even predicting him the title popular in the world of electric cars.
Part of the “toppings” includes a motor power of 44 BHP and a rechargeable battery pack located under the floor. This combination provides a crossover range of 271 km on the NEDC cycle. To fill the batteries to 80% on branded station in half an hour, while charging from a regular outlet will take 4 hours.
Could not ignore the fashion for electric SUV and Mercedes-Benz. New “green” SUV is already sold in Europe, and the demand for it, according to the automaker, more than worthy.
The crossover is equipped with two electric motors with a total return of 480 HP and 760 Nm and a battery capacity of 80 kW/h the vehicle can travel on a single charge to 471 km.