These days you can find many car enthusiasts switching to electrically powered cars. Apart from the cost saving factor, one of the main reasons behind this is that most of the traditional cars available in the market today are only worsening the environment pollution and global warming. Electric cars lowers your expenses by reducing the money you spend on fuel, lowers air pollution, lowers fuel consumption, and considerably reduces noise pollution.
Here are some of the most popular electric cars:
1. Vauxhall Ampera
Also known as Chevy Volt, this car is very well-designed vehicle that can awestruck anyone. It is powered with Li-Ion batteries that can be charged easily at your home. What if the battery dies while you are driving? Don’t worry. First of all, the batteries of this car last longer and even if they die, you can rely on its low fuel consumption petrol engine to drive to your destination. It can achieve a maximum speed of 100mph.
2. Coda Electric Sedan
Coda has always been known for producing cars that have least impact on the environment. The car looks simple yet it is a powerful electric sedan that comes with 10 years warranty on its battery. The battery management system of the car is very intuitive. It can achieve a maximum speed of 87mph.
3. Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius is a hybrid vehicle which means it runs on both – battery and fuel. The car can run only on electric power for 13 miles. For charging the battery, all you need to do is charge it for about 90 minutes and you are ready to go. It has got a fuel tank of 1.8 litres that springs into action when the battery dies down. The maximum speed Toyota Prius is able to deliver is 112mph.
4. Mitsubishi i-Miev
Mitsubishi i-Miev is a smartly designed small-sized battery powered car. That means it only runs on power produced by its Lithium ion battery. There are no additional fuel tanks installed in the car. For even driving balance, the battery is present at the center of the car. You can charge the battery of the Mitsubishi i-Miev at your home. It delivers a top speed of 80mph.
5. Renault Fluence ZE
The Renault Fluence ZE is a low priced electric car as compared to most of the electric cars available in the market. The reason behind this is that it is not available with the batteries. When you buy the car, you will have to get the batteries on lease. It does offer a great advantage when you consider about reselling the car as you do not need to worry about battery condition while putting it on sale. The buyer can lease the battery after he purchases the car from you. It gives a max speed of 85mph.