We told you last week that Turkey’s electric car models were introduced with an event held in Gebze. We came across two models that were 100 percent electric. One of these models is an SUV and the other is a sedan. The most important detail here is that the models developed by our country are designed to be 100 percent electric.
The electric car market, which is seen as the future of the automotive world, has not yet fully established our country, let alone abroad. It’s a pretty good timing with our country’s production of fully electric car models as the market is still taking shape. In this news, we will take a closer look at the competitors of Turkey’s electric cars, i.e. other all-electric cars.
The BMW i3 family, which has emerged as an all-electric model of the BMW brand, stands out with its range of 260 km. Add that the BMW i3 has a very different design than its competitors and has a sporty and internal combustion engine called the BMW i3s.
The Renault Twizy,which comes across as an electric model of Renault, is more like a motorcycle than a car. The Renault Twizy is an affordable alternative to its competitors, with a seating capacity of two people. Renault Twizy model can be purchased in our country with a price tag of TL 100 thousand.
Renault Zoe,which is very similar to Renault’s Clio model, appeared as an all-electric model of the Renault brand. Renault Zoe, which has a range of 400 km according to factory data, is one of the most logical electric car alternatives available for purchase in our country. Renault Zoe model in our country has a price tag of 235 thousand TL.
Smart EQ, the smart brand’s electric car solution with its own design concept, offers a range of 159 km. The Smart EQ family, consisting of 3 different models, has a single-door and two-seater seating capacity, as well as a two-door and 4-seater seating.
The Jaguar I-Pace is the most expensive all-electric car sold in our country and is an all-electric SUV. Positioned to rival Tesla’s Model X, the Jaguar I-Paceis ahead of its competitors with a range of 500 km. Let’s add that jaguar I-Pace can be purchased in our country starting from 632 thousand TL.
Available as an all-electric SUV model of the Audi brand, the Audi e-tronoffers a range of 330 km. The Audi e-tron can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds, with a 10-minute fast charge and a range of 90 km. Let’s add that the Audi e-tron is sold at prices starting at 74,800 euros.
With the goal of providing an affordable electric car, Chevy offers a range of approximately 385 km with the Bolt EV. Let’s add that the Chevy Bolt EV is available with price tags starting at ,000.
Hyundai Ioniq, which sells a hybrid model in our country, also sells an all-electric model abroad. Hyundai Ioniq Electricoffers a range of 311 km, starting at ,000.
Hyundai Kona Electricis another SUV on our list, as it comes to a fully electric model of Hyundai, like the medical Ioniq. Hyundai Kona Electric, which is particularly ambitious in terms of range, offers a range of 449 km according to factory data.
Introduced in 2018, the Kia E-Nirois a fully electric version of Kia’s Niro. The Kia E-Niro offers a range of 485km and is available with price tags starting at ,500.
The Mercedes-Benz EQC, an all-electric model of the German carmaker Mercedes-Benz, offers a range of 471 km, according to factory data. Let’s add that the Mercedes-Benz EQC can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds.
Nissan Leaf,one of the affordable models on our list, can be purchased with price tags starting at ,000. With a range of about 360 km, the Nissan Leaf also offers two battery options: 62 kWh and 40 kWh. In the meantime, there are rumors that the vehicle will be available in Turkey later this year.
One of the most expensive models on our list, Porsche Taycan,will be available in 2020.The Porsche Taycan model, which attracts attention with a price tag starting at 0,000, can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds. Porsche Taycan will have a range of 463 km.
The Volkswagen e-Golf,which is one of the most popular models of the Volkswagen brand, is the electric model of the Golf and offers a relatively short range of 231 km.
Finally, we came to tesla,the first brand that comes to mind when it comes to an all-electric car. Looking closely, the Tesla Model S has a range of 373, Tesla Model X with a range of 328 and the Tesla Model 3 with a range of 322 km.
Tesla models are very ambitious about acceleration. The Tesla Model S can go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.3 seconds, while the Model 3 can go up in 3.2 seconds. The Model S 74,790, the Model X 79,690 and the Model 3 can be purchased starting at ,690.