by Abhimanyu Sharma

After the known effects of conventional fuels on our environment the best suited alternative today is an electric car. Electric cars are the need of the hour in global warming and fastly disappearing petroleum resources. At present most of the top automotive manufacturers in the world launched their electric cars. Here is the list of top 10 electric cars.

  1. Tesla Model S hatchback

Tesla Model S hatchback

The Tesla Model S can probably take more credit for making electric cars an exciting prospect than any other vehicle. The Model S is a premium-priced product that has gained a very favourable image and a loyal following. Tesla’s maximum range is right at the top of what’s currently achievable, offering between 285 and over 370 miles.

  1. Jaguar I-Pace SUV

Jaguar I-Pace SUV

The Jaguar I-Pace is the best fully electric car to drive on the market. The first electric Jag’ is fast in a straight-line, completing 0-62mph in 4.8 seconds,  I-Pace has a sense of poise and control in corners that is virtually unprecedented in an electric car.

  1. Tesla Model 3 saloon

Tesla Model 3 saloon

The Tesla Model 3 brings world-beating performance, range and tech to the mainstream executive class. With a 0-62mph time of just 3.2 seconds and a maximum range of 310 miles, it’s a completely different proposition to its rivals.

  1. Kia e-Niro EV

Kia e-Niro EV

The Kia e-Niro might just be the most complete electric family car yet produced. The Kia e-Niro’s impressive claimed battery range combines with Kia’s excellent seven-year warranty. It has a range of 280 miles on a fully charged battery.

  1. Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf

Now in its second generation, the Nissan Leaf is a clever EV with an impressive driving range, useful technology and plenty of space. It broadens the appeal of electric motoring. The standard Leaf is capable of a maximum range of 240 miles.

  1. Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona

The Hyundai Kona is a car transformed by the switch to electric power, making it a great choice for affordable family motoring. If you opt for the biggest 64kWh battery, Hyundai reckons you can eke out 232 miles of driving on a full charge.

  1. Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric is a zero-emissions family-car that’s well designed and easy to drive.  It’s impressively nippy, managing 0-62mph in 9.9 seconds thanks to its 118bhp electric motor. Hyundai also says the Ioniq Electric will travel around 174 miles on a full charge of its batteries.

  1. Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen e-Golf

The VW e-Golf blends the famous hatchback’s usual virtues of classy looks, top-quality build and an upmarket image with zero-emissions, all-electric power. VW’s claimed range of 186 miles, suits the needs of urban folks whose daily travelling is limited.

  1. Renault ZOE

Renault ZOE

The Renault ZOE is one of the least expensive EVs on the market.The Renault ZOE is a stylish electric supermini that’s affordable and has a decent range, making it very convincing. A range between 174 and 186 miles is more likely to serve the needs.

  1. BMW i3

BMW i3

i3, unlike many electric cars, has been designed from the ground up as something new and different.  i3 is good fun to drive, while compact dimensions and nippy performance especially its acceleration from low speeds make it a great city runabout.