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However, unlike in the past, when any Tesla novelty remained practically unopposed, the market of electric crossovers is actually getting pretty crowded with the rising competition from all major automakers and promising startups. In this episode we will review the Model Y and will compare it with the rest of the all-new EV crossover offerings, to determine which one is the best!
Other #AutomotiveTerritory episodes that you should check out:
Electrified 7-seater vehicles that you have to see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGWwpEt9StA
Modern electric cars that have amazing vintage designs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw_vlYJAtZ8
All of the vehicles featured in this #ATelectriccars release:
Tesla Model Y: tesla.com/modely
The Model 3 is an amazing car, but it is still a sedan which is not a good thing in the era of crossovers. That is why it lends its the platform to the all-new CUV Tesla Model Y. To tell you the truth, the newcomer looks almost identical to its sedan counterpart besides the fact that is has higher stance and roomier interior.
Polestar 2: polestar.com/cars/polestar-2
This is the second automobile from Volvo’s independent brand Polestar which branched out in 2017 as a manufacturer of performance electric vehicles. Even though, the officials have labeled this car as a fastback, we would like to refer it to the subcompact crossover segment.
Audi Q4 e-tron: audiusa.com/technology/efficiency/e-tron
2021 Audi Q4 e-tron is the newest all-electric vehicle unveiled by Audi that is expected to hit the road in late 2020. The compact crossover should be more affordable than other electric offerings of the brand, equipped with 2 e-motors, 82 kWh battery, and Quattro AWD.
Skoda Vision iV: skoda-storyboard.com/en/models/concepts/meet-the-skoda-vision-iv
2021 Skoda Vision iV is an all-electric crossover-coupe built on Volkswagen’s modular platform for electric vehicles. It previews the company’s first production crossover with an electric powertrain and comes with 2 electric motors delivering 302 hp to all 4 wheels.
DS 3 Crossback E-Tense: dsautomobiles.co.uk/ds-models/ds-3-crossback/exterior/ds-3-crossback-e-tense#
2020 DS 3 Crossback E-Tense is an all-electric compact crossover that will hit the market by the end of 2019. It is crossover is powered by 50 kWh battery that feeds one 100 kW electric motor and can deliver up to 220 miles of range.
Xiaopeng G3: xiaopeng.com
Though it is still unclear whether the Xiaopeng G3 crossover will be available in Europe or the US, the Chinese market is expected to see this 200hp electric automobile by the end of 2019.
Kia Soul EV: kia.com/us/en/content/vehicles/upcoming-vehicles/2020-soul-ev
The facelifted 2020 Kia Soul EV is arriving with the longer range, more advanced tech package and updated exterior design, which still keeps the iconic look of this subcompact crossover.
Nio ES6: nio.io/de_DE/es6
2019 Nio ES6 is a mid-size SUV by the Chinese electric car startup NIO that will launch on the Chinese market in summer 2019 and is already available for preorder.
Kia Niro EV: kia.com/us/en/content/vehicles/upcoming-vehicles/2019-niro-ev
2019 Kia Niro EV is a corporate sibling of the Hyundai Kona that comes to the US in its long-range version. Powered by a 201-hp motor and a 64-kWh battery, the crossover offers up to 240 mi on a charge.
Hyundai Kona Electric: hyundaiusa.com/kona-electric/index.aspx
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is the first fully electric crossover from the brand that is scheduled for its US release in the first quarter of this year. Unfortunately, the electric Kona will only be available in the CARB ZEV states.
BMW iNext: bmwgroup.com/BMW-Vision-iNEXT
2021 BMW iNext is the newest all-electric SUV by BMW that is expected to enter the market in 2021. Recently, the pre-production iNext has been spotted in camo, revealing the overall design introduced by the 2018 concept of the same name fitted with a slightly smaller grille and an additional air intake.