The 8 Best Electric Cars of 2022

The 8 Best Electric Cars of 2022

The brands bet on spectacular models that improve the driver's experience with the most revolutionary designs and technology of the moment. We show you the best 100% electric cars on the market!
The brands bet on spectacular models that improve the driver's experience with the most revolutionary designs and technology of the moment. We show you the best 100% electric cars on the market!

Although electric vehicles still represent a small portion of the market, their rapid growth could mean that in a few years they will become the favorites of most people. While battery elements such as lithium, nickel and cobalt may eventually become more coveted than oil, brands are looking to position themselves in this highly competitive market. Thus, they show us their most revolutionary models that allow the driver a more comfortable drive without losing an iota of speed and adrenaline at the wheel. Undoubtedly, the latest technology is more than present in these futuristic vehicles that are already part of the present. We present some of the models that will make people talk in the electric world.

Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric

Volvo C40 Recharge Studio

Yes, it is Volvo’s first 100% electric vehicle and it will be on pre-sale in Mexico, before its official launch, this March 14. Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric stands out for its slim silhouette and contrasting roof that create a recognizable profile at any distance.

With this model, the Swedish brand seeks to change perceptions and focuses on the sustainability of personal mobility and undoubtedly reinforces its commitment to be a company with a neutral carbon footprint by 2040. Speaking of its interior, it is 100% free leather, including the steering wheel, gear lever and upholstery. Plus, it highlights the backlit ambience, which adds contemporary lines to the cabin. With this, the brand intends to reinterpret luxury and raise awareness about the use of new materials in car design.

In town or on the highway, single-pedal driving allows for comfortable control while smooth and responsive acceleration allows the Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric to deliver a thrilling experience. The power of this car allows it to reach 100 kilometers per hour in just 4.7 seconds, in addition to offering a battery life of up to 444 kilometers, perfect for long journeys within the city.

Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric can be seen in seven colors, all available in the presale of this electric crossover at volvocars.com/mx. In addition, it is worth mentioning that systems such as the Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play integrate seamlessly to provide a connected and useful driving experience in a unique way. Just say “Ok Google” to get started.

BMW The i4

BMW The i4
BMW The i4

It is the first fully electric Gran Coupe. This vehicle offers first-class comfort and great driving dynamics that fits perfectly into everyday life. The BMW i4 measures 4.79 m long, 1.85 m wide and 1.45 m high, without a doubt it is a car whose appearance and design stands out from the first moment. But the most striking thing about this vehicle is its spectacular vertical grille, which enhances the front apron of the BMW i, increasing aerodynamic efficiency. It has the latest technology where its sensors offer you real-time information about the vehicle thanks to the sensors that are located in this area. We will also find some contrasting blue details, as the hallmark of the BMW electric range.

As for the interior, it is undoubtedly the great technological commitment of the German brand. Its new BMW Curved Display infotainment system stands out, combining a 12.3″ digital instrument panel with a 14.9″ multimedia system with a curved screen facing the driver. In addition, as there is space for 5 people, comfort is guaranteed. This vehicle features the innovative services of My BMW App and BMW Maps with Connected Charging and Connected Navigation, as well as the extended integration of Apple CarPlay®, which help you to efficiently use the range of your BMW i4 and plan your routes.

The engine of this version is equipped with fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology, the 5-door offers output values ​​of up to 400 kW/544 hp (BMW i4 M50). What allows to go from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.7 seconds. And the million dollar question. How many kilometers of autonomy does the BMW i4 have? Well, it can reach up to 591 kilometers. This thanks to its 83.9 kWh battery, which allows it to recover 100 km of autonomy in just 18 minutes, through a 50 kW fast charging station. With an 11 kW station, recharging to 100% takes 8.5 hours. Charging the BMW i4 has never been so easy, you can locate the next charging point on your route with Connected Charging and charge your BMW i4 without any problem.

Mercedes-EQ EQS Sedan

Mercedes-EQ EQS Sedan
Mercedes-EQ EQS Sedan

The new EQS Sedan is the first fully electric luxury vehicle from Mercedes-EQ. With an unmistakable silhouette, seamless design surfaces, lines determined by a single arch and its cabin-forward  fastback design , this model is the most aerodynamic car in the world that fuses technology, design, functionality and connectivity, all in one. .

The EQS Sedan has a propulsion system that offers a range of 620 kilometers and a power of up to 523 hp. All EQS models have an electric powertrain (eATS) on the rear axle, while the version with 4MATIC also has an eATS on the front axle. This model goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds. Spectacular!

Outside, the front stands out, with a dark tone in which you can barely see the radars and sensors that have been installed to feed information to the attendees and the security system. It measures 5.21 meters long, so its long wheelbase is impressive. As for the load capacity, it has a volume of 610 liters, which can be expanded up to 1.70 if the seat backs are folded down.

Its interior shines with its own light, the Hyperscreen MBUX (optional). It is a large 55-inch curved screen unit that covers the width of the dashboard, also becoming the largest tablet ever assembled in a production car, with OLED technology in the case of the central screen and with the control of the MBUX 2.0 infotainment system in the hands of the passenger.

The automatic opening doors become another of the most striking gadgets of the Mercedes EQS. When you approach the door handle with the key in your pocket, the doors open autonomously, closing once the driver is seated and applies the brake. Mercedes-EQ always thinks ahead and that is why the new EQS is designed to be a sustainable vehicle. For this reason, resource-saving materials are used, such as rugs made from recycled yarn. The models available in Mexico are the EQS 450+ with 245 kW and the EQS 580 4MATIC with 385 kW.

Audi RS e-tron Sportack

Audi RS e-tron Sportack
Audi RS e-tron Sportack

A masterpiece of design that seduces at first sight. Just by looking at it, there is no doubt that this four-door coupe reinterprets the concept of grand touring cars. With a unique equipment in its segment where the standard roof is glass, but you can choose carbon fiber as an option. In addition, the headlights are HD Matrix LED with laser light and four-wheel steering. The vehicle has a high-voltage system of 800 volts, with fast charging, high development and energy optimization. To which is added a thermal management system with four cooling circuits to keep the battery and the components of the propulsion system at a more optimal temperature level.

The level of acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds is simply wonderful, with surprising energy. The car seems to fly and at the same time it is firm and very safe in each curve. Great interior space and a lot of attention to detail. It is called to be the new icon of the brand and it offers a range of 472 kilometers, it is powerful, very dynamic as we could see, especially safe and emotional.

The RS e-tron GT is a classic grand tourer of dynamic elegance, moving smoothly, agile, yet maintaining its sporty, powerful and fast character. The front and rear lights are another characteristic element of this model. In the center of the headlights, between the low beam and high beam modules, there is a laser point that is activated from a speed of 70 km/h and thus doubles the range of the high beam.

This car is sustainable, for example, the mats are made from recycled materials, such as fishing nets recovered from the sea. Now speaking of sound, we must say that it is a very important part, since it incorporates the Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound System audio system. In addition to beauty and intelligence, the vehicle offers full connectivity. The various systems are operated via the Audi virtual cockpit plus digital, which is controlled from the multifunction steering wheel and via the MMI touch screen. A third level is the voice control system. A unique experience and the certainty that you are in the vehicle that will mark the future.

Porsche Taycan GTS

This Porsche GTS model is the first Taycan to overcome the barrier of 500 kilometers of autonomy, specifically up to 504 kms. The Taycan GTS is the versatile sports model in the range. It has an impressive 598 hp (440 kW) with overboost when Launch Control is used and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds, with either body. The maximum speed of both is 250 km/h. On the outside, numerous details stand out, finished in a dark tone or black, such as the front apron, the base of the exterior mirrors and the frame of the side windows, as is the tradition in all GTS. In the passenger compartment, the Race-Tex fabric in black and the brushed aluminum package with a black anodized finish underline the elegance and dynamism of the model.

Hyundai IONIC 5 2022

It looks like a car from the future. It measures 4.64 meters long by 1.89 meters wide and 1.61 meters high. It has two electric motors that deliver 306 hp and 605 Nm of torque and a 72.6 kWh battery. In this version, it only takes 5.2 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h. The design of the Ioniq 5 is original, as we can see in the flat surfaces of its bodywork, the edges and the polygonal games, and ending with the pixels of its light signature, both front and back. The headlights each have two pixelated rectangles and are enveloped by a dark horizontal stripe that, incidentally, eliminates the usual grille front design. At the rear we also have a pixel panel that forms a futuristic and equally striking rear light signature.

Tesla Model 3

This model offers the option of dual motor with all-wheel drive, 20” Überturbine wheels and high-performance brakes to have total control in all climates. In this new Tesla model, the retractable handles and an image very close to Henrik Fisker’s designs are maintained. The Model 3 accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.3 seconds, without a doubt, sheer madness. The autonomy of the Tesla Model 3 reaches up to 344 kilometers. It is 4.7 meters long, 1.8 meters wide and 1.43 meters high. Inside it offers a capacity for five occupants. The Tesla AutoPilot mode completely facilitates the semi-autonomous driving of the vehicle, something different from this model from other brands. The way in which the Tesla Model 3 batteries are charged is the same as the rest of the brand’s vehicles.

Jaguar I-Pace 2022

What stands out the most in this new model is its Atlas Gray grille that can be complemented with the optional Bright Pack, grille frame, mirrors and exclusive window frames. The propulsion system consists of two electric motors with a combined output of 394 horsepower, acceleration from 0 to 96 km/h in 4.5 seconds. It is equipped as standard with an 11 kW charger, which recovers 101 km of autonomy in just 15 minutes. Inside, the new Jaguar I-Pace features a new Pivi Pro infotainment system, with new menus and an improved home screen. This allows access to 90% of tasks in less than two taps. Among other installed functions, there is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and Bluetooth for up to two phones.