Best Electric SUVs

The SUV is a practical and versatile vehicle that fulfills everyday needs while also offering extra space for passengers, groceries, road trips, or whatever else you throw at it. With the growing popularity of electric vehicles, there are lots of choices for electric SUVs. You now don’t have to sacrifice space to be able to own an EV. Electric SUVs require less servicing and reduce emissions while still offering the flexibility and comfort of owning a larger car.

Explore the world of electric ⚡️ with our top list of electric SUVs:

*Disclaimer: All vehicles are built to code with the necessary safety features. Additionally, all specs are based on the base edition models. 

Starting at $124,990 (CAD).

The Tesla Model X is available in two different trims: Long Range and Plaid. The Tesla Model X Longe Range ($124,990 CAD) features Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive, 580 km range, and 3.9-second acceleration. In comparison, the Tesla Model Plaid ($159,990 CAD) offers a Tri-Motor All-Wheel Drive platform, 547 km range, and 2.6-second acceleration.

  • Range: 580 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in about 40 minutes
  • Horsepower: 621 hp
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel drive
  • 17” cinematic display
  • New yoke-style steering wheel
  • Invisible cabin conditioning: tri-zone temperature controls and ventilated seats
  • Five, six, or seven-seat configuration
  • Multi-device Bluetooth, wireless, and USB-C charging
  • 22-speaker, 960-watt audio system
  • Storage capacity: 2,577 liters
  • Towing capacity: 2,268 kg
  • Falcon wing doors

Starting at $85,600 (CAD).

Available in two different trims, choose between the Audi e-tron Progressiv 55 quattro ($85,600 CAD) or Technik 55 quattro ($93,250 CAD). Both trim levels have two electric motors, 355 hp, a top speed of 200 km, and a 5.7-second acceleration. The Audi e-tron Technik offers a few more interior and exterior features than the Progressiv trim.

  • Range: 357 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in about 30 minutes
  • Horsepower: 355 hp
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel drive
  • Two large centre console screens with navigation, climate, and media controls
  • Audi virtual cockpit
  • Sculpted door handles
  • Circuit board design stitching on the seats
  • Five seats
  • Storage capacity: 1,725 litres
  • Towing capacity: 1,814 kg
  • Dynamic body design to maximize range and performance

Starting at $50,495 (CAD).

With its unique look and innovative design, the Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s first electric SUV. The Mustang Mach-E collection is available in four different models: Select ($50,495 CAD), Premium ($59,495 CAD), California Route 1 ($64,495 CAD), and GT Performance Edition ($82,995 CAD).

  • Range: 370 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in about 45 minutes
  • Horsepower: 266 hp
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel drive
  • SYNC 4 with enhanced voice recognition and connected navigation
  • 15.5” touchscreen
  • FordPass Connect
  • Sirius XM
  • Wireless phone charging pad
  • Five seats
  • Storage capacity: 1,690 litres
  • Towing capacity: 1,587 kg
  • Use your phone as a key
  • Front trunk

Starting at $50,495 (CAD).

The Hyundai Kona Electric is a compact yet versatile crossover-style SUV. This SUV comes in three different trim levels: Essential, Preferred, and Ultimate. All three trim levels have a 415 km range and differ slightly in interior and exterior specifications.

  • Range: 415 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in about 54 minutes
  • Horsepower: 201 hp
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive
  • Touch-screen display
  • Push-button start
  • Heated front seats and steering wheel
  • Infinity audio system
  • Five seats
  • Storage capacity: 1,296 litres
  • Towing capacity: 1,270 kg
  • Unique front grille design
  • LED headlights

Starting at $44,995 (CAD).

The ID.4 is Volkswagen’s new all-electric SUV. With an affordable price tag and a range of up to 400 km, this five-seat electric SUV is built for exploring Canada. This stylish SUV is available in either rear-wheel drive ($44,995 CAD) or all-wheel drive ($49,995 CAD).

  • Range: 400 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in 38 minutes
  • Horsepower: 201 hp
  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • Touchscreen navigation system
  • Intuitive start
  • Wireless connectivity and charging
  • Travel assist
  • Five seats
  • Storage capacity: 1,818 litres
  • Towing capacity: 1,225 kg
  • Panoramic glass roof

Starting at $44,995 (CAD).

The Kia Niro EV features two different trim levels, Kia Niro EX ($44,995 CAD), EX+ ($50,695 CAD), and the SX Touring ($54,695 CAD). All three trim levels offer a 385 km range and 201 horsepower. The Niro EX+ and SX Touring offer additional interior features such as a heated steering wheel and heated front seats.

  • Range: 385 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in 54 minutes
  • Horsepower: 201 hp
  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • 10.25” multimedia screen with navigation
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Keyless entry
  • Five seats
  • Storage capacity: 1,804 litres
  • Towing capacity: Not applicable
  • 17” alloy wheels

Starting at $64,950 (CAD).

The Volvo XC40 Recharge captures the innovative technology of an electric vehicle while not compromising on comfort or luxury with its impressive interior and exterior design.

  • Range: 335 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in 40 minutes
  • Horsepower: 402 hp
  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Play Store connectivity
  • Harman Kardon premium sound
  • Volvo Cars app connectivity
  • Five seats
  • Storage capacity: 1,336 litres
  • Towing capacity: 1,500 kg
  • Front and back trunk storage

Starting at $85,188 (CAD).

The R1S is one of two models currently offered by new EV manufacturer Rivian. This sporty utility-style SUV features a quad-motor system and is available in three different trim levels: Launch Edition, Adventure Package, and Explore Package.

  • Range: 482 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in 20 minutes
  • Horsepower: 800 hp
  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • Natural-grained ash wood interior finishes
  • Vegan leather seating
  • Heated and ventilated seats
  • Rivian Elevation audio
  • Five or seven seats
  • Storage capacity: Not available
  • Towing capacity: 3,492 kg
  • Panoramic roof

Starting at $99,800 (CAD).

The Jaguar I-PACE combines performance level power with the sustainability of going electric. This all-electric SUV is available in one trim level and features a top speed of 200 km, 4.8-second acceleration, and dual motors.

  • Range: 377 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in 85 minutes
  • Horsepower: 394 hp
  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • Hidden console storage
  • sport or performance seats
  • Acoustic laminated glass
  • Cabin air-ionization filter
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Five seats
  • Storage capacity: 1,518 litres
  • Towing capacity: 2,399 kg
  • Panoramic roof

Starting at $74,900 (CAD).

The Tesla Model Y comes in two different trim levels: Long Range and Performance. The Long Range ($74,990 CAD) trim features a 525 km range, a top speed of 217 km, and a 5-second acceleration. The Performance level trim is faster with a top speed of 250 km, 488 km range, and 3.7-second acceleration.

  • Range: 525 km
  • Charge time: 0% to 80% charge in 15 min
  • Horsepower: 450 hp
  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • 15” touchscreen display
  • Autopilot advanced safety features
  • Immersive sound system
  • Five or seven seats
  • Storage capacity: 2,100 litres
  • Towing capacity: 1,588 kg
  • Panoramic glass roof

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