Tesla has been ruling over Electric Vehicles for years. Earlier, Electric vehicles from other companies were not up to the mark. Tesla had a monopoly over EVs in the past, but now it’s changed, every company is moving forward toward electric vehicles. Keeping the future trends and needs in the mind, many companies have even taken initiatives to produce more electric vehicles.
Over the years, we have seen a change in the trend of cars. From Petrol/ diesel to hybrids and now Electric, we have seen all. Future holds all-electric vehicles and that’s the reason why every major brand is producing them. We have a list of 5 cars that are competing for Tesla at the current date.
One of the most luxurious EVs, Mercedes-Benz EQS is up for competition with Tesla. EQS comes with premium interiors, electrifying looks, and a 56-inch wide huge screen called “Hyperscreen”. This screen is wrapped all over the dashboard. A high-tech electric car with loaded features comes at a starting price of $103,360. That’s a huge price to pay but Mercedes offers a lot of specifications in this setting. The electric motor mounted in the rear can generate 329 hp and 406 pound-feet of torque. It upgrades with the variants. The higher variant gets a better motor. It can accelerate from 0-60mph in just 4.1 seconds with the upgraded motor engine and all-wheel drive.
The next so-called Tesla Killer is Kia’s EV6. It can go up to 310 miles on a single charge. EV6 comes with two different batteries option, rear or all-wheel drive. This electric car can generate between 167 and 576 horsepower. It can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds. The base price for this electrified Kia is $42,195. Kia’s EV6 and Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 share the same platform. Next on the list is Hyundai Ioniq 5.
Hyundai Ioniq 5
The most exciting Hyundai electric SUV is yet to be released. The starting expected price for this car is $41,245 and the high-end model comes at $55,745. Ioniq 5 can run 303 miles on a single charge and it gets super-quick charging as well. It will be available with rear and all-wheel drive which will generate 168 and 320 horsepower respectively. Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be able to accelerate from 0-60mph in just 4.5 seconds. There are some cool noticeable features in this car like fully-reclining seats, sliding center console, flat floor, etc.
Next up on the list is BMW I4. This is another luxurious Electric Vehicle. It has a 300-mile of range with 530 horsepower. It can accelerate from 0-60 in just four seconds. BMW has not left any chance to make their electric car different from other cars in looks. They have added their kidney grille on the front, just like their flagship cars. This BMW is sporty, classy, luxurious as well as eco-friendly. The price for BMW I4 stands at $56,895 for the base trim and it hikes up to $68,295 for the top trim.
GMC Hummer EV Pickup
This pickup truck is a competition to Tesla Cybertruck. It is a feature-packed, electric pickup truck. With a price tag of $110,295 for the top model, this pickup has a lot to offer. Although, the starting price of Hummer EV is $86,645 which is also a hefty amount. It got a lot of features like Super Cruise hands-free driving, 13.4 huge infotainment system, and a lot more.