Top 5 Electric Cars

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While electric vehicles were once seen as an impractical alternative to standard fuel, today’s EVs present a viable option for the eco-conscious car buyer.

Batteries have become lighter, smaller and cheaper to make, while driving ranges have dramatically increased in recent years.

Below is a list of the Top 10 Electric Cars to find the right EV for your lifestyle.

Tesla Model S P90D – Ludicrous

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This all-new enhancement to Tesla’s P85D model has an upgraded 90 kWh battery pack and “Ludicrous” mode, which thrusts the all-electric sports sedan from 0 to 60 in an insanely low 2.8 seconds.

Base Price: $119,200

Range: 268 miles w/90 kWh battery

Horsepower: 762 hp

EPA Rating: 93 MPGe

Seats: 5

Honda Fit EV

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Utilizing a 20 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with advanced super-charge ion battery modules, the Honda Fit EV offers quick acceleration and even quicker charging — going from fully depleted to 100 percent in just three hours. Boasting 189 lb-ft of torque (that’s a 77 percent increase over the gas-powered Fit), this electrified five-door hatchback handles well on the road and makes for a great everyday driver. And with a combined EPA rating of 118 MPGe, you’ll never have to worry about enjoying your Fit too often.

Base Price: 3-year, $389/month lease

Range: 82 miles

Horsepower: 123 hp

EPA Rating: 118 MPGe

Seats: 5

Nissan Leaf

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This zero-emissions electric vehicle, powered exclusively by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, is the first of its kind to see a large-scale commercial release in the United States. Capable of reaching top speeds of 90 mph and traveling distances of over 70 miles on a single charge, the Leaf provides an exciting glimpse into the possibilities of an all-electric automotive future.

Base Price: $29,650

Range: 73 miles

Horsepower: 107 hp

EPA Rating: 115 MPGe

Seats: 5

Toyota RAV4 EV

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Boasting 154 horsepower and an impressive 0-60 time of 7 seconds, this electrified take on the Toyota RAV4 isn’t your average EV. With spirited performance and no loss of cargo space over traditional, gas-powered models, this stylish SUV makes an ideal vehicle for eco-conscious drivers who demand a lot from their vehicles.

Base Price: $49,800

Range: 103 miles

Horsepower: 154 hp

EPA Rating: 76 MPGe

Seats: 5

Mitsubishi i-MiEV

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While the Mitsubishi i-MiEV’s small size is sure to garner some scoffs, city-dwellers will appreciate the convenience this all-electric subcompact has to offer. Powered by a 66-horsepower AC synchronous permanent magnetic motor, the i-MiEV has a range of 62 miles and earns an impressive 112 MPGe.

Base Price: $21,625

Range: 62 miles

Horsepower: 66 hp

EPA Rating: 112 MPGe

Seats: 4

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