Popularity of electric cars is rising and we are getting new models from almost every major car maker. This is done simply because those car makers need to stay in technology race but also to further improve fuel economy. Here is the list of 2015 electric cars that will include few hybrids and similar models that can be driven on electric power only.
This list should help out those drivers that are looking for a new model on the market and are considering of buying electric car. We will offer most important details and each of these cars will be presented in few sentences for better insight about it.
2015 Tesla Model S
The 2015 Tesla Model S is the one of the best representatives of EV’s. This model is capable of reaching about 265 miles per charge while the supercharger stations will allow quick charge. Price is set to $81,000 but for that amount of money we are getting highest level of luxury and comfort in a sedan vehicle. We are sure that vehicles from Tesla Motors will be on many 2015 electric cars lists so you need to keep a close look at it.
2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid
There is no doubt that the 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid is the most popular and offers highest fuel efficiency on the hybrid market. In the case of plug-in model it will be possible to get about 11 miles on electric power only while the 50 mpg is easily achievable. We have reports that it returns easily more than 55 mpg while the price is set to $30,800.
2015 BMW i3
Here we have one of the latest models that have been recently delivered to the market. The 2015 BMW i3 comes in electric but also in range extended version, first option offers about 81 mile of electric range from 22 kWh Lithium Ion battery pack that supplies 170 hp electric motor. Price is set to about $42,300 making it quite expensive but has in mind that it will offer decent level of luxury.
2015 BMW i8
Here we have another quite sporty electric vehicle. The 2015 BMW i8 will combined 1.5 liter turbocharged three cylinder engine that pumps out 230 hp and sends power to the rear wheels while the 129 hp electric motor supplies front wheels. In this case you can get about 25 miles of all electric range after which gasoline engine kicks in. Main problem of this sports car is the price of about $137,000.
2015 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
The 2015 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid comes with a total system power of about 200 hp which is more than any competitor. It will allow you to drive about 13 miles on electric power only and will return about 115 MPGe. Price is slightly higher than it is the case with competition and you will need to pay it about $40,700.
2015 Cadillac ELR
Those drivers that do not want to rely on the electric power only can take the 2015 Cadillac ELR. Combination of 1.4 liter gasoline engine and electric motor can significantly lower fuel consumption and eliminate the range anxiety. Electric range is about 35 miles and with usage of gasoline engine it raises to 340 miles. Again, price is pretty high and those that want to drive this model will need to pay about $76,000.
2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
The 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV is all electric vehicle and it can return 119 MPGe making it the most efficient EV on market. One of the advantages is the price that is high but still significantly lower than what we need to pay for other EV’s. For a vehicle that has the range of about 82 miles per charge you will need to pay $27,500.
2015 Chevrolet Volt
Similar setup of 2015 Chevrolet Volt with Cadillac ELR and it will again use 1.4 liter gasoline unit and electric motor. When the battery is depleted, after about 38 miles, it will use gasoline engine to power the generator and send power to battery and electric motor. Total range is about 340 miles and the price is set to $35,000.
2015 Ford Fusion Energi
Ford made sure that they offer hybrid and plug-in hybrid models in almost every segment and the 2015 Ford Fusion Energi is representing this car maker in sedan segment. It will return about 100 MPGe and it can be driven for about 21 miles on electric power only after which the gasoline unit jumps in. Base price is set to $35,500 and in a standard hybrid mode it will return about 43 mpg.
2015 Ford C-Max Energi
One of the main advantages that the 2015 Ford C-Max Energi offers over the competition is the quite appealing design. Those that do not like vehicles like Prius and Volt will certainly have this model on their list. It is capable of 21 miles all electric runs after which it will work as a standard hybrid. Price is set to $ 33,700 and for this amount of money you will be getting quite capable vehicle.
2015 Ford Focus Electric
When we take a look at the 2015 Ford Focus Electric it is pretty hard to notice many differences between this and a standard gasoline or diesel powered model. Few badges say that it is electric and that’s it. Range of this model is estimated to about 80 miles and you will need to pay about $36,000 for this 143 hp model.
2015 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
This really is a small and city oriented vehicle that is delivered with a pretty low price tag of only $23,800 and is capable of returning up to 75 miles of range. It is one of the cheapest 2015 electric cars that we have on the list. Design and features of 2015 Mitsubishi i-MiEV might not be that competitive but it still manages to attract decent number of buyers.
2015 Nissan Leaf
At this moment the 2015 Nissan Leaf is the most popular electric car. Those that are looking for a EV will certainly include this one to the list. Range of about 80 miles per charge and price tag of $ 29,800 are quite attractive and on top of this we are getting quite unique design.
2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Plug-In hybrids are not delivered to only reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, those systems can be used to further improve performances. One of the best examples of this is the 2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid that combines 3.0 liter V6 supercharged unit with 70 kW electric motor. About 22 miles in all electric mode and max speed of about 167 mph will be priced at about $100,000.
2015 Toyota RAV4 EV
Toyota and Tesla have cooperated on the 2015 Toyota RAV4 EV. This model will cost about $50,000 and official range is claimed to be about 100 miles. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is done in 7 seconds which is quite good and the max speed is about 100 mph.
2015 Mercedes B Class Electric Drive
Tesla Motors is again in the center of happening but this time in cooperation with Mercedes. With the 31,5 kWh batter pack 2015 Mercedes B Class Electric Drive is possible to travel for more than 100 miles per charge. Price tag of $ 42,000 will get you all the luxury and comfort that we are used to see from Mercedes.
2015 Volkswagen E-Golf
Popularity of Golf is one of the reasons why VW will deliver the 2015 Volkswagen E-Golf. This is the first EV from this car company and it will be able to return about 85 miles of range per charge. At this moment we still do not have any details about the price and power so we will have to wait little longer for these to be announced.
2015 Fiat 500e
It is quite obvious that the 2015 Fiat 500e is only a compliance car and Fiat is not fully committed to production. Still, it offers some nice features and there is a decent amount of interested drivers. For $ 32,600 you will be getting about 87 miles of range after which the 24 kWh battery pack will need to be recharged.
2015 Kia Soul EV
The 2015 Kia Soul EV is quite unique at least when it comes to the design that has been taken from a standard gasoline powered model. Battery pack of 27 kWh capacity will be enough for about 90 miles and again this model has not yet been priced. We are sure that unique design will attract customers.
2015 Tesla Model X
Those that are looking for a crossover electric vehicle at this point do not have much of a choice on the market. We are waiting for the 2015 Tesla Model X to be delivered and when this happens it will cost about $ 80,000 and have the possibility of about 230 miles of range. One of the main advantages of this model are the falcon doors and really nice design.
2015 Smart Electric Drive
This is the significantly improved vehicle over the previous model. The 2015 Smart Electric Drive comes with 68 miles range and price tag of about $25,700 and one of the advantages is the fact that it will be able to take almost any parking space.
2015 Electric Cars
List that we have provided here might not be complete since there are few other vehicles that will come with electric drive possibility. We will refresh the list and you can always make a suggestion in the comments section which car we did not mentioned and which we should add to the list. There is always a chance that more 2015 electric cars is delivered to the market and those will be also inserted here.