Best Electric SUVs 2022
Electric SUVs are becoming ever more desirable as lease cars, especially for families. Many drivers like SUVs due to the higher driving position, practicality and spacious interior. Meanwhile, the electric experience is not only great for the environment, but it’s also great for your wallet too. Here we have picked a selection of our favourite electric SUVs to lease.
1. Kia e-Niro
The Kia e-Niro has quickly become one of the best-selling zero-emission cars on the market. The e-Niro stands out for its highly competitive pricing and its ability to provide up to 282 miles on a single charge. There are two battery sizes available: a 39kWh battery (134 bhp) or a 64kWh battery (201 bhp). As for charging the e-Niro, this is quick and easy. It can be charged overnight using a 7kW home charger, while a motorway rapid charger will provide a healthy boost in the time it takes to buy a coffee and use the facilities. Performance wise, it’s reported the e-Niro can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 7.5 seconds and has a top speed of 104 mph. We also like that the Kia e-Niro is an extremely easy car to drive. Features such as Lane Follow Assist, Hill-start Assist Control and Electronic Stability Control are key highlights of this electric Kia car.
2. Skoda Enyaq iV
The Skoda Enyaq iV is a fully electric 5-door SUV offering a decent range and spacious interior. Skoda introduced this electric car to rival the new Volkswagen ID.4 as the surge in demand for electric cars continues. this electric car has a WLTP combined range of up to 333 miles, which is greater than the VW ID.4. Also, capable of 50kW rapid charging as standard, the Enyaq iV can reach 80% charge in 1 hour 10 minutes. Furthermore, the Skoda Enyaq iV has an array of tech and safety features available to enhance your driving experience. For a sportier version, you might want to look at lease deals for the Enyaq iV Sportline which has an electric range of up to 327 miles.
3. Audi Q4 e-tron
If you would prefer a premium-badged electric SUV, then the Audi Q4 e-tron is a great option.As Audi’s first compact, fully electric SUV, this is available as either the Q4 e-tron or the Q4 Sportback e-tron. Both offer a striking presence on the road with a sophisticated design and the latest Audi technology. The Audi Q4 e-tron stands out for being powerful, as well as easy and quick to charge. For those opting for the 40 e-tron, this has a large battery and provides a range of up to 316 miles (WLTP). This is impressive, offering a greater range than its main rival, the Mercedes -Benz EQA. Although, it isn’t quite on par with the Skoda Enyaq iV. As for the boot space, the Q4 e-tron has a capacity up to 520 litres, while the Q4 Sportback e-tron has up to 535 litres.
4. BMW iX
The all-new BMW iX SUV is BMW’s new electric flagship offering excellent performance and driving range. The BMW iX is available now in two versions – the xDrive40 and xDrive50. In terms of range, it’s claimed the BMW iX xDrive50 can achieve up to 380 miles (WLTP) thanks to a powerful high-voltage battery. Meanwhile, the BMW iX xDrive40 engine has a reduced range of 256 miles which is still rather good. BMW also claims the BMW iX xDrive50 is capable of reaching 0-62mph in just 4.6 seconds thanks to its 523hp. Furthermore, the new BMW iX has an elegant design and is powered by advanced BMW eDrive technology. It’s sized similar to the BMW X5 and only has a five-seater option. As with all BMW models, the BMW iX has a luxury feel to it thanks to high quality materials used throughout. Plus, it has a generous sized boot space of 500 litres.
5. Jaguar I-Pace
Since its launch in 2018, this all-electric performance SUV has been excelling in its segment, receiving various awards worldwide. One full charge of the Jaguar I-Pace provides an excellent range up to 292 miles on the WLTP cycle. Also, the I-Pace can reach 0-80% charge using public rapid charging (100kW charger) in just 45 minutes. In terms of the interior space, the Jaguar I-pace provides five full seats, innovative storage, a substantial rear loadspace of up to 656 litres. It combines the luxurious feel of a Jaguar car, an excellent charging range and amazing in-car technologies. As well, there’s a wide range of options and accessories available if you’re looking to personalise your Jaguar I-Pace. Other key in-car technologies include head-up display, vehicle tracking technology, as well as all-new navigation providing real-time traffic update and live charging point and parking information. So, could the Jaguar I-Pace be your ideal new electric car?
There you have it, a selection of the best electric SUVs in the leasing market. Would you be interested in leasing one of these vehicles? If so, contact our leasing specialists at GB vehicle Leasing on 0161 667 5338 to see how we can assist you further. We have thousands of special offers available on a wide range of vehicles. Also, if you're unsure whether or not an SUV is the right kind of car for you, then click here to find out. Follow us on Facebook for more of our latest updates and stock alerts.