we Review a few electric cars on the occasion of Earth Day.
Since the year 1970, every April 22, is celebrated globally by the Earth Day. A date on which encouraged to establish a public commitment to perform an action relating to the environment. And as today we are celebrating this day, in Engine.is we want to contribute our granite of sand to improve the quality of life in the big city, and the environment in general. But, how? Obviously, from the part of the automotive sector, which is our specialty.
In particular, we are going to list some electric cars that may be of your interest. And that is, if you have the necessary infrastructure to be able to use on a daily basis this type of vehicle, can be a great alternative to those powered by traditional fuels. Although there are many factors that come into play, the electric cars offer great advantages compared to vehicles with traditional mechanical. Obviously, one of them is that they help to improve the environment.
Both in terms of emissions as the “fuel” that it uses to propel itself, are two of its main advantages in front of the cars defined as traditional. And not to mention the difference of the cost to travel 100 miles in an electric car compared to a one-diesel or gasoline. This introduction, let us mention some electric cars aimed at families with an average purchasing power.
Without a doubt this is the electric car “mid-range” sold worldwide. A success in Europe. The Nissan Leaf is one electric car with a range more varied and accessible that we find in the market. engine yields a power of 109 CV. Thanks to this, you can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 11.5 seconds and reaching a top speed of 144 km/h.
In regards to autonomy, we can opt for versions: 24 kWh and 30 kWh. The first of these approvals a autonomy of 199 kilometers while the other, raises this figure up to 250 kilometres. The standard equipment is quite complete as it has from the other elements with ABS, EBD, ESP, VDC, wizard hill-start, air conditioning, multiple airbags, electric windows, LED headlights rear, radio CD, USB connection & Bluetooth, steel wheels of 16 inches, and rear view mirrors, electric.
Currently, the range of the Nissan Leaf is composed by a total of three finishes: Visia, Visia+ and Acenta. If we opted to rent the battery the starting price is 23.335€, and in case you want to buy in the property, this figure rises up to 29.235€.
on the other hand, we went to the Renault Zoe, electric cars more affordable than we can find in the Spanish market. Equipped with a engine R240 with 88 HP and 220 Nm of max torque and battery pack fixed mid-range of 240 miles. Quite above the average.
The range of the Renault Zoe is also quite varied, since it is offered in three trim levels: Intens, Life, and Zen. The standard equipment includes, among other elements, central locking, automatic climate control, mirrors electric, access system and keyless start, tires to mode trims 15-inch “Propeller”.
In terms of prices, can be purchased in Spain from the 12.700€ thanks to a promotion that has a current Renault in our market. We must also take into account the battery rental.
Mitsubishi i-I miev.
Mitsubishi i-I miev
And in the last place, we have another small japanese, the Mitsubishi i-I miev. In this case, the range is quite stark, as they hardly allow you to configure options. In the first place, and talking about the section mechanic, you must take into account that it is powered by a engine of 67 HP and 196 Nm of maximum torque. On the other hand, its lithium-ion battery of 16 kWh, gives a autonomy of 160 kilometers. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 15,9 seconds and a top speed of 130 km/h.
In regard to the equipment of series, is quite interesting in that it provides among other things a steering wheel and gear knob, leather-wrapped crystals later tinted, system of assistance to the braking (BAS), electric windows, ABS, EBD, automatic ignition of lights and the remote control system I miev to control the air conditioning, charging time and battery indicator.
does Your price? It is available from the 18.900€, since Mitsubishi is offered currently a discount of more than 5.000€.