In the last few years, the automobile industry has seen tremendous growth in the international market, with people buying cars more than ever. However, using so many fuel-driven vehicles has its own negative perks. With every passing year, carbon emission and pollution levels are getting higher. For this reason, Therefore, eco-friendly cars, which generally have zero emission levels, have been introduced in the market to counter these ecological issues. These cars are specially designed with enhanced which helps them to run without emitting any carbon footprint, thus reducing pollution levels. Here, are the top 5 most Eco-friendly cars impressing both the car lovers and mother nature:
BMW launched the I3 back in 2013 and is one of the best in class EV. Within 4 months of its launch, I3 became one of the top-selling EV models (sale increased by 282% in August 2014) and it crossed a global sales of 60,000 units by 2016. The i3 features a standard 170-hp all-electric motor which can deliver up to 180 miles in a single charge of its 16 kWh battery, which can be charged 0-80% in only 39 minutes thanks to the rapid charging technology. The i3 can achieve a speed of 0-100 Km per hour in 10 seconds! And has a top speed of 150 Kmh. The car has been rated with 4 stars for safety by Euro NCAP making it one of the safest while being one the most nature-friendly EV car at present.
- Nissan LEAF 2018
The new Nissan LEAF 2018 has been named “World Car Of The Year” finalist. Nissan launched the LEAF series back in 2013. Since then, it has been one of the leading EV cars ever sold. It is a perfect combination of design, value, superior performance and of course, better zero-emission technology. The car has a 147-hp (110 kW) AC synchronous electric motor, powered by 40 kWh lithium-ion battery, which provides excellent mileage. The car also features Apple CarPlay, automatic temperature gauge and Aerodynamic underbody panels for a super-comfortable driving experience. Undoubtedly, one of the most eco-friendly cars so far.
- Toyota Prius Prime 2016
For several years now, Toyota has been supplying its customers a hybrid solution for their transportation. This means they can enjoy both electric and fuel options in a single car. Presently, Toyota Prius Prime 2016 is one of the best hybrid solutions available in the automobile market. The car has a 121-hp (90 kW) 4-cylinder Aluminum DOHC 16-Valve engine, powered by an 8.8 kWh battery. Customers also get an additional 1.8L gas engine, which interjects when the battery dies. The car is rated as a zero-emission vehicle offering its customers a bundle of interesting features like automatic beam lights, easy charging, and climate control.
- Chevrolet Bolt EV 2018
The Bolt EV has been a successful range of car launched by Chevrolet. The fully electric car got a revamped 2018 edition with some new amazing features. The car guarantees a stupendous 238 miles of driving range on a single charge which is an important selling factor. Chevrolet has added an electronic gear and 10.2-inch touch-screen control. It is packed with 60-kWh lithium-ion battery, which powers a 200-hp (150kW) engine settled under the hood. Chevrolet has added a fast charging technology which will allow you to drive 90 miles in just 30 minutes of charge. Therefore, Chevrolet Bolt can easily be your favorite ride to home.
- Hyundai Ioniq
Hyundai entered the market in 2016 with the full electric Hyundai Ioniq. In its first year, it sold almost 32,000 units and continues to be a favorite EV all around the globe. The Ioniq is powered by a standard 118-hp valve engine which delivers 124 miles range with a single charge of its 28 kWh battery. Hyundai has given a lifetime battery warranty to its customers which have never been done before by other automobile brands. The Ioniq is full of features like the automatic brake, 7-airbags system, wireless phone charging and many more. Ioniq worth every bit to park in your garage if you are looking for an eco-friendly car.
Electric cars are getting smarter and better with every passing year. Still, they will need some time for people to accept them in mass. The renowned automobile manufacturers are working hard on the development of electric vehicles which are smarter and more easy to maneuver and even more eco-friendly. The names mentioned above are just a few (for there are several more) cars that you would love to drive in style without posing any threat to planet Earth.