A Fit for Every Family
Is there really an option for every different body type when looking for an electric car? The short answer is YES! We are absolutely spoilt for choice now in the UK, so we're going to look at the options and hopefully cover everyone's taste.
With over 30 manufacturers now selling a vast array of electric cars, we will outline just a few below to show the huge range of body types available to buy as soon as today!
Hatchbacks are compact cars that offer a great balance of practicality and performance. They're ideal for city driving and are great for those looking for a car that's easy to park and manoeuvre. Popular electric hatchback options include the Nissan Leaf and the Renault Zoe. They can come in either 2 or 4 doors to suit different preferences.
2-door Fiat 500-e
4 Door Volkswagen ID3
Saloons are stylish and spacious cars that offer a comfortable and refined driving experience. They're perfect for those looking for a car that's suitable for long-distance driving and is often equipped with a range of advanced technology. Popular electric saloon options include the Tesla Model 3 and the Polestar 2.
Tesla Model 3
SUVs are spacious and versatile vehicles that offer plenty of room for passengers and luggage. They're ideal for families and those who need a car that can handle tough terrain. Popular electric SUV options include the Hyundai Kona Electric and the Jaguar i-PACE.
Estate cars offer low running costs and lots of luggage space. They are very similar to hatchback cars but feature an extended rear end which provides additional boot space. This makes estate cars great family cars for getting around with your pushchair and cocker spaniels!
Peugeot 308 SW
The electric van market is ever developing to achieve a higher range than what they have experienced so far. As of the end of January 2023, there were more than 35,000 electric vans in the UK. Last year saw the biggest annual increase in the number of electric van registrations, with almost 17,000 electric vans registered, showing a growth of 30% in 2021.
My absolute favourite - Sports cars are designed for performance and are perfect for those who love to actually drive. With powerful electric motors and advanced technology, they offer an exciting driving experience. Popular electric sports car options include the Tesla Roadster and the Porsche Taycan.
Audi RS E-Tron GT
In conclusion, electric cars come in a range of body styles to suit different needs and preferences. Whether you're looking for a compact hatchback, a stylish saloon, a spacious SUV, a sporty car, or a van/minivan, there's an electric car out there that's perfect for you!
With a range of advanced technology and impressive performance, electric cars offer a sustainable and enjoyable driving experience, even if you consider yourself a real 'petrolhead'.