Once you have an electric car, one major concern is how well the EV battery can run a journey conveniently without losing its power or running out of juice.
This article lists 5 electric cars with a driving range of over 350 miles. We will state their prices alongside their performance and mileage. Let’s begin!
1. Lucid Air
The 2022 Lucid Air is a fully electric luxury sedan and they come in 4 different grades. They include:
- Air Dream Edition
- Lucid Air Grand Touring
- Air Touring
- Air Pure
Air Dream Edition
This is the first model of this edition. The floor price of the Air Dream is estimated to be $169,000 according to motortrend.com before the federal tax credit.
The motor of the Air Dream produces 1,080 horsepower and 1390 pounds of torque. With the 21-inch wheels, the approximate driving range of the Air Dream is 465 miles, while on the 19inch wheels, it would reach 503 miles.
This is higher than any other electric vehicle produced. It is claimed to outrun even the all-powerful Bugatti Veron. The Lucid Air Dream reaches 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds and would cross a quarter mile in 9.9 seconds.
Lucid Air Grand Touring
This comes after the Dream model. The Lucid Air has a floor price of $139,000 according to motortrend.com before the federal tax credit.
The motor of the Lucid Air will produce 800 horsepower and 1300 pounds of torque with an EPA range of 516 miles on the 19-inch wheel, while on the 21-inch wheels, the range would fall to 475 miles.
The car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds and would reach a quarter mile in 10.8 seconds.
This is the third in the lineup. The Air Touring has a floor price of $95,000 according to MotorTrend. The two electric motors produce 620 horsepower.
On the 19-inch wheels, its estimated driving range is 406 miles and if you opt for a 21-inch wheel, you’ll get a lesser range.
The car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and would reach a quarter mile in 11.3 seconds. This is particularly impressive for a big 4-door vehicle.
This is the last edition and the cheapest of all. It has a floor price of $77,400. It features only a single motor that produces 480 horsepower and 600 pounds of torque. The estimated EPA range is 406 miles per battery charge.
Fuel Economy of the 2022 Lucid Air Dream Edition
Compared to its rivals, the four versions of the Lucid Air have impressive fuel efficiency figures and would ultimately save you that extra cash both with city and highway driving.
Below, is the MPGe of these cars. However, for the air pure model, their fuel economy has not been estimated yet.
The Air Dream
On the 19-inch wheel, it has 126 city mpge, 125 highway mpge and 125 combined, according to mpgbuddy. While on the 21-inch, it has 115 city mpge, 117 highway mpge and 116 combined.
The Air Grand Touring
On the 19-inch wheel, it has 130 city mpge, 132 highway mpge and 131 combined, while on the 21-inch wheel, it has 121 city mpge, 122 highway mpge and 121 combined.
On the 19-inch wheel, it has 117 city mpge, 114 highway mpge and 116 combined.
We are also looking into nearby future with much better batteries in electric cars.
2. Tesla Model S Dual Motor
This model has set a standard for other vehicles because of its impressive electric range and quick acceleration. Model S is estimated to have a 412-mile range and a floor price of $94,900.
Read more here about how many miles a Tesla will last.
The Engine Performance
According to Edmunds, the Model S ranks 8.0 out of 10 for performance. The speed and acceleration are shocking. Its acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is done in 2.3 seconds and it will reach a quarter mile in 9.4 seconds at 150.8 mph.
Its electric motors produce 1020 horsepower and 420 pounds of torque.
The dual-motor setup is quite unique as it delivers instant torque to both axles. You can read more here about how Tesla’s dual motor setup works.
The Model S does remarkably well, especially on long drives. Its MPGe rating falls at 121 mpge city and 115 mpge highway on the 21-inch wheel, while on the 19-inch, it has 119 city mpge and 112 highway mpge.
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3. Tesla Model 3 Long-Range Dual Motors
This Model 3 has 2 versions (the base model and the long-range). These versions are described as a blend of performance and an impressive driving range.
However, our focus will be on the long-range version. The floor price of the long-range starts at $48,440 according to caranddriver.com.
You should find out if Teslas are more efficient in the city or on highways.
The Engine Performance
The long-range model ranks 9.0 out of 10 on performance. It has swift maneuvering and responsive steering. On its test drive, it’s accelerating from 0 to 60 mph was done in 4.3 seconds and its electric motors produce a total output of 435 horsepower and 639 pounds of torque.
Compared to its counterparts like the Chevrolet Bolt or the Kia Niro, the long-range conveniently outruns them.
However, regardless of its stability control, owners claimed that the standard 18-inch wheels don’t offer excellent grip. Nevertheless, it is still above the average and would deliver a convenient drive for you.
The Driving Range
According to caranddriver, The driving range of the Tesla Model 3 is estimated at 358 miles. This is exceptional despite being manufactured with a new kind of battery pack.
Its battery pack comprises lithium-ion-phosphate, which delivers less energy than the general nickel-cobalt aluminum. However, to reach this estimated range, the car may be likely upgraded to boost its acceleration. Additionally, Tesla offers different options for their battery charge. They majorly use superchargers and adapters.
This model is estimated to have 134 city mpge, 126 highway mpge and 130 combined according to fueleconomy.gov. In the grand scheme of ratings and with these ratings, the Model 3 is phenomenal.
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4. Tesla Model X Dual Motor
Another long range EV is the Tesla Model X. It is a fine make of luxury, high tech and performance. The floor price of this vehicle is $122,440 according to caranddriver.com.
This model comes with two electric motors (at the front axle and at the rear). The 0 to 60 mph acceleration time is 3.8 seconds, and the motor produces 670 horsepower and 660 pounds of torque. Model X is also notable for its agility because of its size and weight.
The battery of the Model X can last up to 351 miles and it is far easier to charge because of the high availability of the Tesla supercharger all over the country.
The Model X has an estimated 109 city mpg, 101 highway mpg and 105 combined.
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5. Mercedes Benz EQs 450
The EQs 450 is a luxury EV vehicle.
Though the Mercedes-Benz EQS has some problems, it is notable for its loads of in-car tech features, remarkable long-range, and well-appointed interiors. The floor price of this car starts at $102,310 as stated by U.S. News.
On the base model, the motor produces 329 horsepower and 417 pounds of torque. With its electric motor and 107.8 kWh battery, it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds.
This rear-wheel drive Mercedes can last 350 miles per battery charge. This conveniently beats all other EVs produced today asides from the Lucid Air Dream and the Tesla models. Its battery also has an impressive charging speed as it can go from 10% to 80% in 30 minutes.
The EQs 450 has an efficient battery and decent environmental rating. This model has an estimated 97 mpge in the city and 97 mpge on the highway.
The EQs 450 is also described as the most efficient EQs model to date. Even its other model EQs 580 does not measure up to the 450 as it has a rating of 92 city mpge and 99 highway mpge.
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