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TOP-5 electric cars by power reserve, which Ukrainians bought

Electric cars are related to eco-transport, so they are of interest to consumers. For the 3rd quarter of 2019 sales of clean gasoline, gas and diesel cars increased by 53% compared with the same period last year. Eco-fuel cars now travel 2 times more than before.

The issue with the cost of the car was settled. Now their price in the market is only slightly higher than the cost of a car with an internal combustion engine. Car rental company BLS compiled a rating of electric vehicles in Ukraine for 2019 in terms of power reserve. We invite you to meet him.

TOP-5 of the best electric cars by power reserve in Ukraine

Let us clarify that by the epithet “best” we mean transport with the largest power reserve on one battery charge. When compiling the rating, BLS Car Rental Company relies on international WLTP passenger car testing protocols according to the following data - fuel consumption, greenhouse gas emissions + trip distance.

Nissan Leaf

This model of the Nissan concern is considered the most popular car in Ukraine, and for a couple of years in a row. At the same time, Ukrainians are increasingly taking used \ "Lifts" of the first generation. This list is about the latest top-generation model of the 2nd generation, sales of which began in 2018.

The Leaf e + was equipped with a lithium-ion battery with a total capacity of 62 kW * h, which makes it possible for vehicles to travel 385 km without recharging. As of September 2019, the Nissan Leaf's power reserve is higher than the Renault Zoe, BMW i3, and Volkswagen e-Golf. On a regular charge you need to spend 10 hours. 45 minutes At specialized gas stations - no more than 3 hours.

Tesla Model S

This is a sensational model from Ilona Mask, which is considered the most expensive car on this list. The five-door car is a budget model in the United States. Although it is difficult to call economical this good car. Tesla sales start at $ 41,400 for this version.

By right, this vehicle can be considered a trucker. Inside there is a 75 kWh battery, an electric motor on the rear axle. The equipment produces 287h.s. and 416Nm of torque. From a meter to a hundred parts, the car accelerates in just 5.3 s. maximum speed on the highway - 225km / h.

In the list of innovations, you can add an increase in the latest Tesla version of the battery capacity, providing a range of 480 km. Other modifications of the Tesla Model S will move a little further - somewhere 490-632km.

BMW i3

Takes an honorable 3 place on our list. But experts on electric cars note that this car occupies an ambiguous position in the modern automobile industry. The thing is that it has a high cost when other manufacturers produce almost the same models with similar characteristics, but the cost is much more affordable.

But this does not detract from the popularity of the car among fans of i3. They like the bright design and technical features of the model. Developers annually invest something new in this version of the electric car. In the future, they plan to increase the power and mileage of the car.

Acceleration is up to 150km / h. Versions with an old battery are ready to move at 33.2 kWh to 200 km without a charging station, but the latest ones with a battery of 42.2 kWh - up to 359 km. Using regular charging in business, you can restore 80% of the charge in just 3 hours. But at the charging station, you only need to sit for 40 minutes.

If you decide to buy a BMW i3, then first try to rent a car. Drive around Kyiv and feel the engine work. You can rent for 1 day in the Car rental company BLS, making a small deposit.

FIAT 500e

In the fourth position settled FIAT 500e. Let out the car since 2017. She can move 140km without additional power. And although the distance is scanty, in comparison with other electric vehicles, but the vehicle by the criteria of price / functionality deserves to be in the list of the best.

Battery 24kWh battery from a standard device charges in just 4h. A new version of the same car is expected in 2020, while the cruising range will be almost 2.5 times higher - 340 km on the way.

Renault Zoe

This electric car closes our TOP of popular cars in the Ukrainian market. The manufacturer talks about 240km mileage, and then you need to look for a charging station. This is not even 2 times less than what an average petrol car rides after refueling a tank. It takes only 3 hours to recharge the house if connected to a 380V outlet. And up to 10 hours from a conventional single-phase network.

The mileage range is average, and the car is in great demand in Europe. Buyers are attracted by the cost and design of the mobile. According to experts, Renault Zoe will for a long time take the ratings of the best electric vehicles in Ukraine.

Electric cars in Ukraine

Our country is one of the world leaders in terms of growth in sales of electric cars. But the lion's share among them is the supported models of foreign cars. The dynamics of increasing the fleet of electric vehicles in Ukraine is reinforced by the law signed by President Poroshenko, which related to improving access to gas stations, applying special signs in parking lots and parking lots for fast food cars.

When compiling its TOP of the best range cars with an electric motor, the American Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relies on research from manufacturers. And it gives its rating, where the top five included Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model X, Renault ZOE and Chevrolet Bolt EV. The agency constantly publishes the latest data on its page about how many new electric cars are ready to withstand on the road without a charging station.

Car rental for car travel

There are customers in the company BLS, which they do not want to use a car with ICE. Therefore, the rental of electric vehicles has already become a trend in the world. Tesla and Leafs are most often rented for different periods, to see how eco-cars will behave.

Changing a diesel engine to gasoline or vice versa is often problematic and uncomfortable for the driver. And if the owner of the vehicle wants to buy an electric car, then it will not hurt to test it or take it for a while while you are waiting for your car to be brought from abroad. Car rental will hone your driving skills.

The trend for electric cars went further, it is now customary to travel around Ukraine on them. And additional benefits for tourists on eco-cars include:

  • Ease of processing a transaction.
  • Freedom of movement when there is no attachment to time, the regime of other travelers. You are your own boss.
  • There is no fuss and crowds around local memos, because you can choose just such a time and day that there is less influx of people.
  • New Ukrainian cities are getting closer to you, as you merge with the flow of people and the city, and do not go black sheep in tour buses.
  • In one trip to Ukraine, you can visit 2 times more than in organized bus tours.
  • You only take people close to you to your companions who are nice to talk to and keep quiet at your leisure. This reduces the number of conflicts, discontent or misunderstandings.
  • The presence of a developed network of charging stations.

In addition there is the opportunity to travel to Europe, and visit several neighboring countries, connected by one visa regime. BLS does not forget about its customers outside Ukraine.

For a small fee, you will receive GPS, a child car seat and Wi-Fi Internet, which is so useful when traveling long distances. All our cars are re-seasoned, passed on time, the rental price has already included GO and CASCO insurance. The list of useful options is regularly updated.

Due to little experience, many drivers have doubts and prejudices about the intricacies of operating an electric car. Although in fact, using a car is much easier than it sounds. If you have any questions, BLS Car Rental consultants are ready to help.

Conclusion

A wide range of machines with ECO engines is distinguished by its characteristics, engine power, travel range, cost and speed of the unit. This helps to quickly determine the right option when buying or renting an electric car. BLS often rents electric hatchbacks. The speed of the cars is low, but they survive well in urban conditions. And you need to put on recharging a car no more than 2-3 times a week.