Updated: May 29, 2019
Top 5 electric car that are the market leaders:
1. Hyundai Kona electric
The Kona Electric is a new favorite among the more accessible EVs. It offers an impressive 258 miles of range, an attractive interior and a long list of tech and safety features. The Kona is also surprisingly quick and entertaining to drive.
Long driving range of 258 miles
Quick acceleration and sharp handling make it fun to drive
Comfortable and quiet cabin
Plenty of standard tech features Cons
Tight rear legroom
Availability limited to just a few states
2. Chevrolet Bolt
The Chevrolet Bolt leapfrogged the electric vehicle competition with its huge 238-mile range, quick acceleration and approachable price. Even with more competitors now, the Bolt is certainly worth checking out if you're in the market for an EV.
Impressive 238 miles of range (or more)
Cabin is spacious
Power and handling make it enjoyable to drive
Interior looks and feels cheaper than most
Seats feel small and lack cushion
3. MINI Countryman
Mini Countryman S E plug-in hybrid delivers a shot of excitement to a class that's not exactly known for it. This Mini uses its plug-in hybrid system as more of a performance enhancer than a range-extender; indeed, real-world range is rather paltry at around 240 miles, and you'll struggle to get 12 miles out of EV mode.
Exterior and interior design sets it apart from competitors Materials are of higher quality than in subcompact rivals
One of the only vehicles of its kind with a manual transmission
Provides a fun driving experience
Limited EV range and grabby brakes
Front seats are confining
Cargo area is small
Requires premium fuel
4. Volkswagen E- Golf
It drives well, has lots of room for people and cargo, and offers 125 miles of range, which is plenty for how most people use their EVs. It's basically a well-equipped Golf that just happens to be electric-powered.
Looks and drives more like a typical car than other EVs
Premium interior materials
Plenty of trunk space
Comfortable and quiet ride
Shorter electric range than other EVs
5. Tesla Model 3
It has a unique design, innovative user interface and impressive performance make it a top scorer .
Tesla prestige at a lower price
Class-leading performance and handling
More technologically advanced than rivals
Supercharger network access for long-distance driving
Touchscreen interface design can lead to driver distraction
No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay support
Limited cargo capacity and interior storage.