Saturday, October 24

Top 15 Luxury Hybrid and Electric Cars for 2020

When we talk about efficiency, luxury and sustainability, the automobile industry never fails to come up with a wide range of options to choose from. Luxury hybrid and electric vehicles have made room for everyone, no matter whether the priority is speed, safety, comfort or style. 

If you are willing to buy one such car yourself, here’s your list of the ones to look out for in 2020. 

15. 2020 Tesla Model X

The seven-seater Tesla Model X comes with an appealing design and tech features to make every ride sporty yet comfortable. It is one of the fastest cars with efficient electric motors and fast charging. It has a spacious cabin with a striking but fussy Falcon Wing Doors. 

14. 2021 BMW iX3

The 2021 BMW iX3 can travel farther on a single charge with an official range of 285 miles. The interiors are sleek and appealing, while the trims and materials are also refined for the BMW iX3, maintaining that balance between premium design and sportiness. A 282bhp motor provides the power which gives the iX3 a 0-62mph time of 6.8 seconds and a limited top speed of 112mph, making it quicker than most cars. 

13. 2020 Volvo S90 Hybrid

Strong performance, fast charging engine and elegant design, the 2020 Volvo S90 hybrid is an allrounder electric car providing a perfect balance of an athletic and cushioned ride. It combines safety and style, with plenty of its features that make driving this car more reliable than many other cars on the market. It offers adequate headroom and legroom in the front and rear seats with quality materials in its interiors and user-friendly infotainment system. 

12. 2020 Audi e-Tron

The Audi e – Tron is best known for its safe and cushioned rides for families. The all-electric e – Tron delivers composed handling during turns, dynamic acceleration, quality interiors, and intuitive tech features. It has quality materials used in its cabin design, an advanced dual-screen infotainment system, and spacious seats in both the rows. However, it has a shorter driving range than many of its rivals. 

11. 2020 Jaguar I-Pace

Quick acceleration, sharp handling, comfortable on rough roads and luxurious interior design, the 2020 Jaguar I Pace is a complete package of sportiness and luxury. I – Pace comes with a strong powertrain and a good all-electric range. The cabin is quiet and sophisticated with adequate space to seat up to 5 adults. Although, the driving range diminishes under hard acceleration quite often.

10. 2020 Mercedes – Benz EQC

The Mercedes – Benz EQC is built for comfort and style with its added luxurious features which make the car premium than many of its rivals. It has an efficient electric powertrain which delivers quiet performance as well as quick acceleration wherever needed. It has a modern cabin design with appropriately seating space. 

9. 2020 Aston Martin Rapide E

The 2020 Aston Martin Rapid E is said to be James Bond’s car if he had a family and kids to drop off to school before he went off to end crime. Rapid E comes with a sleek look and appealing design with adequate headroom and legroom space to seat up to five adults. Its fully electric powertrain delivers smooth acceleration and composed ride during turns. The front row offers ample space, however, the rear seats are cramped.

8. 2020 BMW Electric i8 Roadster

If you are looking for a sporty journey along with comfort and luxury, the 2020 BMW Electric i8 Roadster is a smart choice. The Electric i8 Roadster comes with added butterfly doors and stylish features. It delivers a smooth glide operating with the front motor only. Intuitive brakes and increased electric power makes the ride sporty yet comfortable.

7. 2020 Range Rover Sport P400e PHEV

Sophisticated, sporty and cushioned during turns, the 2020 Range Rover Sport P400e PHEV is one of the ultimate luxurious sports offerings. Its turbocharged inline-four gas engine and an electric motor produce a combined power output of 398 hp and 472 lb-ft of torque. It comes with a classy interior and comfortable seats. However, the cargo space is mediocre and the infotainment system in the Range Rover is unresponsive at times.

6.  2020 Volvo XC40 Electric

The 2020 Volvo XC40 Electric is the new all-electric offering with quick acceleration and a driving range of 200 miles per charge. The powertrain generates 402-hp and is recharge capable of a 4.7-second zero-to-60-mph time. XC40 offers clubby storage and spacious front and rear row seats. The seats are well cushioned and comfortable for rides even on the rough roads. 

5. 2020 BMW i3

Steady acceleration, spacious cabins and intuitive tech features make the 2020 BMW i3 an all-rounded luxury hybrid and electric cars. It has user-friendly technologies and an easy to handle infotainment system. The cargo space is plenty, but the legroom space in the rear row is a little tight. The car doesn’t feel agile on rough roads during sharp turns.

4. 2020 Lexus ES Hybrid

The 2020 Lexus ES Hybrid is one of the top-ranking luxury hybrid cars in terms of a comfortable and cushioned ride. It has a sophisticated and spacious cabin with quality materials in its interiors. The cargo space is enormous along with comfortable seats both in the front and rear rows. The electric powertrain makes the car run energetically and maintains its composure during sharp turns. Although, its poor infotainment system makes this car less athletic than many of its rivals and thus puts it behind.

3. 2020 Porsche Taycan

Best known for its speed, the Porsche Taycan is an aggressive styling and all-round sleek look. The two-speed transmission and an 800-volt electrical system in the 2020 Porsche Taycan delivers quick acceleration and faster recharge times.  It is well-balanced on winding roads with its air suspensions which provides a comfortable ride. It has quality materials used in its interiors and comes with spacious front-seat space. However, the rear seats are cramped and snug.

2. 2020 Tesla Model 3

With an all-electric driving range, the 2020 Tesla Model 3 ranks in one of the top athletic and luxurious cars. It offers incredible power and steady acceleration, while composed handling during rough rides. It brakes function smoothly making the car feel agile during turns. The interior is simple and modern, while the use of quality materials give it a posh look overall. There is adequate trunk space and front row headroom and legroom, although the rear seats are a little snug for taller adults.

 1. 2020 Tesla Model S

The 2020 Tesla Model S secures a position in one of the top luxury hybrid cars because of its quick acceleration and sharp handling. Its two electric motors and 100-kilowatt-hours lithium-ion battery pack provide a long driving range. It comes with an appealing cabin style and spacious front row seats. The rear headroom is a little lacking and some infotainment features can be overwhelming and distracting to use while driving.