Which Electric Car Has The Longest Range?

Which Electric Car Has The Longest Range?

Are you looking for the longest-range electric cars? Read on to find out which cars are able to go the extra mile.

The electric vehicle industry has changed considerably over the last few years and what was once considered a look into the future is an everyday occurrence on UK roads. However, as more people consider the benefits of switching to an electric vehicle, one of the most commonly asked questions is, ‘which electric car has the longest range?’.

While of course, there is no definitive answer regarding finding an electric car with the longest range as it depends on the make and model. Even though UK drivers in 2022 averaged around 20 miles per day, range anxiety is a real thing, and many of us are not keen on the idea of having to stop en route to recharge during a long journey.

So if you make longer journeys more frequently and aren’t keen on stopping to charge, there are longer-range electric cars that suit your needs. To help you find the right longest-range electric vehicle, we have put together the top ten longest-ranges currently on the market.

  1. Tesla Model S

  2. Mercedes Benz EQS
  3. Polestar 2

  4. Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo

  5. Audi e-tron

  6. Skoda ENYAQ IV

  7. BMW iX

  8. Kia e-Niro 64kWh

  9. Volkswagen ID.3 Tour

  10. BMW i4

  11. Jaguar I-Pace

Tesla Model S - Range: 375 miles

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As the pioneers of electric cars, it is hardly surprising that one of the longest-range electric cars comes from Tesla. This go-to electric car manufacturer has traditionally been lightening years ahead with its tech and nationally-available rapid charging points.

The Model S is the longest-running model belonging to Tesla and boasts an impressive range of around 400 miles. While fully charging a Model S at home, it can take a painful 1.5 days. By switching from a 3-pin home charger to Tesla’s wall-mounted charger, you can reduce that time to approximately 14 hours. That’s much better, isn’t it?

But it isn’t just one of the longest-range electric cars out there. It is also pretty impressive when it comes to speed. It can do 0-60mph in 3.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 155mph. You can see why this is considered one of the best high-end electric cars in recent years. But of course, a high-end vehicle comes with a high-end market price, so by leasing a Tesla Model S, you can experience all the benefits without the financial pressures.

Specification

  • Range: 375 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 3.5 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 155mph
  • CO2: 0 g/km

Tesla Model Y leasing prices start from £447.24 exc. VAT per month

Mercedes Benz EQS - Range: 453 miles

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The reigning king of long-range electric cars, Mercedes-Benz never shies away from innovation. This is reflected in their EQS. With an enormous 453-mile range, this well-thought-out, high-end and quality design delivers a properly luxurious all-electric car. It contains all the advanced comfort, entertainment and safety technology you come to expect from a Mercedes car. The EQS also has rapid charging capabilities, charging in approximately 31 minutes.

Specification

  • Range: 453 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 3.4 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 130.5mph
  • CO2: 0 g/km

Mercedes-Benz EQS leasing prices start from £1749.70 exc. VAT per month

Polestar 2- Range: 341 miles

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Following the successful launch of the hybrid Polestar 1 comes the welcomed fully electric Polestar 2 with an impressive style, design and range. It boasts an impressive range of almost 341 miles from a 78kWh battery, and a full charge at home takes only 12 hours. Sounds good, right?

The Polestar 2 is a saloon-shaped five-door hatchback that has been considered superior to the Tesla Models with its rapid charge of only 38 minutes. Its interior is also just as impressive as what it can do on the road. It has an 11.2-inch infotainment display with Android Automotive OS and a new operating system supported by Google Maps. Worried about covering the £46,900 cost? Lease a Polestar 2 with us today!

Specification

  • Range: 341 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 4.4 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 127mph
  • CO2: 0 g/km
  • Luggage Capacity: 405 Litres (Seats up), 1095 Litres (Seats down)

View our Polestar leasing prices

2022 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo - Range: 265 Miles

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If you’re already familiar with the Porsche Taycan, then the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo is the wagon version that comes with all-wheel drive as standard and an adjustable air suspension. This EV’s power is supplied by two electric motors and ranges between a 469 and 750 horsepower output.

Both trims, the Taycan Cross Turismo 4 and Taycan Cross Turismo 4S, share an estimated range of 265 miles. While this isn’t the longest-range electric car currently on offer, it is still pretty impressive. And thanks to the use of Porsche’s 800-volt architecture, it offers a fast-charging experience which is sure to make up for the slightly less range it provides.

Specification

  • Range: 265 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 4.1 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 149 mph
  • CO2: 0 g/km

Porsche Taycan leasing prices start from £869.36 exc. VAT per month

2022 Audi e-Tron - Range: 252 miles

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Are you an Audi fan? If you’re looking for the longest-range electric car while also wanting to stick to a manufacturer that you trust and love, this could be the one. The Audi e-Tron is a strong contender for the electric car with the longest range.

The Audi e-Tron provides everything you’d expect from the industry leader but in a fuel-free alternative. This model is available as either an SUV or Sportback and, similarly to the previous EV, has two electric motors. However, unlike the Porsche Taycan, it has a maximum horsepower of 402 when both motors are working in conjunction. The Audi e-Tron also offers an impressive 60mph in just five seconds!

Specification

  • Range: 252 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 4.5 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 130.5mph
  • CO2: 0 g/km

Audi E-Tron leasing prices start from TBA

Skoda ENYAQ IV - Range: 318 miles

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As Skoda’s first-ever fully electric SUV, the Skoda ENYAQ IV has become an increasingly popular option since it was released last year. It is available in a choice of battery sizes: 62kWh or 82kWh, and there is an additional range of customisable add-ons. These add-ons include 100,000 miles and 5 years of extended warranty.

The rapid charging capabilities are pretty impressive as well. While a full charge at home can take just under 14 hours, the rapid charge offers a 10-80% charge in just 38 minutes! While the manufacturer states the official range is 316 miles, real-world testing suggests approximately 275 miles. This is pretty impressive when you consider its cost of £33,450. Want to get your hands on it? See Skoda ENYAQ IV leasing options here.

Specification

  • Range: 318 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 6.9 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 99.42MPH
  • CO2: 0 g/km

Skoda Enyak iV leasing prices start from TBA

BMW iX (2022) - Range: 380 miles

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The latest BMW iX offers an impressive up to 380 miles on a full battery and is available in the xDrive40 and the xDrive 50 trims. If you are looking for the longest-range electric car, then the xDrive50 M Sport is the one for you. With the added option of the Ultimate pack, which provides extras such as ventilated front seats, a panoramic sunroof and surround sound. The M Sport Ultimate delivers an impressive 0-60mph in only 4.6 seconds and boasts a top speed of 124mph.

This fully electric all-wheel-drive SAV is a great option for adventure and range. However, if you decide to go for the lower-spec xDrive40 trim, then you can achieve the same top speed with a slightly lower range of 257 miles.

Specification

  • Range: 380 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 4.6 - 6.1 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 124MPH
  • CO2 (G/KM): 0

BMW iX leasing prices start from £486.60 exc. VAT per month

Kia e-Niro 64kWh - Range: 282 miles

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The Kia e-Nora is one of the longest-range electric cars currently on the market if you are looking to make longer journeys. It also has pretty good charging abilities as well with a full charge taking less than 11 hours and only 44 minutes for a rapid charge.

It is very similar to the sister vehicle, the Hyundai Kona. This compact SUV comes with impressive extras such as wireless phone charging and radar cruise control, as well as quick acceleration.

Specification

  • Range: 282 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 7.8 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 104.4MPH
  • CO2 (G/KM): 0

Kia Niro EV leasing prices start from TBA

Volkswagen ID.3 Tour - Range: 295 miles

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The Volkswagen ID.3 models come in three different battery options and are an impressive start for the first of the ID range released by Volkswagen. This long-range version boasts an impressive 295 miles and is one of the most affordable longest-range electric cars.

The newest version of this fully-electric ID.3 comes with an optional heat pump which provides an energy-efficient way to heat the interior of the vehicle. This is especially beneficial as it requires less power from the battery, so offers greater range in winter.

When it comes to charging time, the Volkswagen ID.3 Tour is also pretty good. The 58KWh Pro Performance can recharge up to 180 miles in 30 minutes, and on a full charge, you can expect to travel a range of 265-295 miles. Check out Volkswagen ID. 3 Tour leasing options now.

Specification

  • Range: 295 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 7.5 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 104MPH
  • CO2 (G/KM): 0

Volkswagen ID.3 leasing prices start from TBA95708

 

Nissan Leaf (2022) - Range: 239 miles

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As one of the first mass-produced electric vehicles in the USA, this trailblazing EV makes up for its lack of impressive driving with its eco-friendly and affordable qualities. As well as offering the longest range in the entire Leaf model, it is also available with the more powerful option of a 214-hp motor. With five trim levels available, you can find the perfect fit for your needs. Check out the latest deals on Nissan Leaf leasing here.

Specification

  • Range: 239 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 6.9 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 98MPH
  • CO2 (G/KM): 0

Nissan Leaf leasing prices start from TBA82918

Jaguar I-Pace - Range: 292 miles

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As Jaguar’s first attempt at making waves in the EV market, this sporty and sharp drive is full of all the latest technologies. From a 10-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, any long-distance drives you have planned will be far from boring. This Jaguar model can also achieve an impressive 234 miles on a single charge, which is significantly lower than similar EVs on the market (such as the Volvo C40).

Specification

  • Range: 292 Miles
  • 0-62 MPH: 4.8 Seconds
  • Top Speed: 124.3MPH
  • CO2 (G/KM): 0

Jaguar I-Pace leasing prices start from TBA83379

With so much more choice than ever before, it can be difficult to know which electric vehicle to go for. But with this guide of our top ten electric cars with the longest range, you can find the best EV car leasing option for you!

Electric cars are offering better range year on year, so choosing an electric lease has never been such a no-brainer. Get in touch with Rivervale today on 01273 433480 to discuss leasing options. Alternatively, request a callback at a time that suits you.

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