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Electric SUVs USA – The Most Amazing Options 2022

The adoption of EVs in the US is rising fast. All thanks to strong initiatives undertaken by the federal, state and local governments. EV charging infrastructure is developing rapidly along highways and other places like hotels, malls, parks and likewise. Similar to IC vehicles, SUVs continue to be the dominant choice of most new buyers even in the electric segment in the USA.

We have compiled a list of the most lucrative electric SUV options that are available in the USA in 2022.

Kia EV6 2022

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The Kia EV6 is a 5-seat sports crossover from the South Korean premium carmaker KIA.

It will be available in two battery capacity offerings of 58 kWh and 77.4 kWh long-range. The standard version (58 kW) version will be available only in RWD while the bigger battery version is available in AWD as well.

Speaking about various trims of the car, it will be available in three levels – Light, Wind and GT. The driving range of the Light (RWD) will be around 373 km on a single charge, which is decent.

On the other hand, the RWD variants of Wind and GT will have a range of around 498 km while the AWD variants will have about 440 km.

Light (RWD)Wind (RWD)Wind (e-AWD)GT (RWD)GT (e-AWD)
Battery Capacity58 kWh77.4 kWh77.4 kWh77.4 kWh77.4 kWh
Motor Power125 kW168 kW239 kW168 kW239 kW
Motor Torque350 Nm350 Nm605 Nm350 Nm605 Nm
Driving Range373 km498 km440 km.498 km440 km
Top Speed
AC Normal Charge Time (0-100% at 120V)51 hours and 5 minutes68 hours68 hours68 hours68 hours
DC Fast Charge Time (80% at 50 kW EVSE)63 min73 min73 min73 min73 min
Price 

Ford Mustang Mach-E 2022

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Ford Mustang Mach-E is a compact crossover SUV from the iconic automaker.

The 5 seater is available in four trim levels – Select, California Route 1, Premium and GT. All the trims will be available in RWD or AWD, except GT being available only in AWD.

The standard battery capacity is 68 kWh while the extended range capacity is 88 kWh.

Lastly, the warranty for the battery is of 8 years or 160934 km, whichever comes first, retaining a minimum of  70% of its original capacity over that span.

Ford Mustang Mach-E is one of the top choices of electric SUVs in the USA.

Ford Mustang Mach-ESelectCalifornia Route 1PremiumPremiumGT
Battery Capacity68 kWh88 kWh68 kWh 88 kWh88 kWh
Motor Power198 kW216 kW (RWD)/ 258 kW (AWD)198 kW (RWD/AWD)216 kW (RWD)/ 258 kW (AWD)358 kW (GT and GT Performance Edition)
Motor Torque430 Nm (RWD)/ 580 Nm (AWD)430 Nm (RWD)/ 580 Nm (AWD)430 Nm (RWD)/ 580 Nm (AWD)430 Nm (RWD)/ 580 Nm (AWD)813 Nm GT/860 Nm GT Performance Edition
Driving Range398 km (RWD)/ 360 km (AWD)505 km (RWD)/502 km (AWD)(Targeted EPA-Est)370 km (RWD)/340 km (AWD)488 km (RWD)/446 km (AWD)435 km GT/418 km GT Performance Edition
Top Speed
0-100 km/h5.8 seconds (RWD)/5.2 sec/ (AWD)6.1 seconds (RWD)/4.8 sec/ (AWD)5.8 seconds (RWD)/5.2 sec/ (AWD)6.1 seconds (RWD)/4.8 sec/ (AWD)GT: 3.8 sec/GT Performance Edition: 3.5 sec/

Volvo C40 Recharge

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The C40 Recharge is a compact crossover SUV from the Swedish manufacturer Volvo, one of the leading players in electromobility.

The car is based on the CMA platform and is the company’s first pure-electric-only model.

It can do 0-100 km/h in just 4.7 sec and has a driving range of more than 321 km on a full charge.

The battery comes with a warranty of 8 years or 1600000 km, whichever comes first, with certain conditions. Also, the C40 Recharge is completely leather-free. Infotainment features from Google like Google Maps, Google Assistant and Google Play built in the model for an enhanced driving experience.

Seven different colours are available for this beautiful SUV.

Tesla Model Y

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The Model Y, an all-electric compact-crossover SUV from Tesla shares the same platform as the Model 3. But, it has more interior space and can accommodate up to seven passengers based on the trim.

Its Performance trim can do 0-100 km/h in as little as 3.7 secs while the Long Range AWD requires 5 seconds for the same. Seating space in Performance allows up to 5 passengers, while the Long Range can accommodate an extra 2 using the third row.

Both the trims have AWD with 2 independent motors digitally controlling the torques to the front and rear axle.

The vehicle comes with a 4-year or 80000 km, whichever comes first standard warranty. While the battery and drive unit has an 8 year or 192000 km, whichever comes first, warranty.

One of the best electric SUVs available in the USA

Tesla Model YPerformanceLong Range AWD
Battery Capacity78 kWh78 kWh
Total Power413 kW324 kW
Torque660 Nm493 Nm
Driving Range 488 km (EPA est.)531 km (EPA est.)
Top Speed250 km/h217 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h3.7s5s
Seating SpaceUp to 5Up to 7
Maximum Cargo Volume2158 litres2158 litres
Weight1995 kg1979 kg

Jaguar I-Pace

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The premium compact sedan from Jaguar is unarguably one of the best electric SUVs in the USA market.

It can do a 0-100 in just 4.8s and has a maximum speed of 200 km/h.

Allowing it to achieve this feat is its electric powertrain with a maximum power output of 294 kW and a maximum of 696 Nm torque.

Jaguar I-Pace HSE
TransmissionAWD
Max. Power289.78 kW
Max. Tor694.178 Nm
Top speed200 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.8 s
Charging Time (AC 9.6kW 0-100%)10.17 h
EPA RangeTBD
Curb weight2170 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight2670 kg

Hyundai Ioniq 5 2022

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The Ioniq 5 is an all-electric compact SUV from the South Korean automaker.

It is available in 3 trim levels – SE, SEL and Limited. The power output from the RWD is 168 kW corresponding to a torque of 350 Nm.

Its AWD (dual motor) is able to produce a total power output of 239 kW and a torque of 605 Nm.

Moreover, the 77.4 kWh batteries can be charged to full from 10%  in just 18 minutes using a 250 kW DC fast charger.

2022 Ioniq 5SESELLimited
Battery Capacity77.4 kWh77.4 kWh77.4 kWh
Motor Power168 kW (RWD)/ 239 kW (AWD)168 kW (RWD)/ 239 kW (AWD)168 kW (RWD)/ 239 kW (AWD)
Motor Torque350 Nm (RWD)/ 605 Nm (AWD)350 Nm (RWD)/ 605 Nm (AWD)350 Nm (RWD)/ 605 Nm (AWD)
Driving Range488 km (RWD)/ 412 km (AWD)488 km (RWD)/ 412 km (AWD)488 km (RWD)/ 412 km (AWD)
Top Speed185 km/h185 km/h185 km/h
0-100 km/h5.2s (AWD)5.2s (AWD)5.2s (AWD)

Chevrolet Bolt EUV

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The all-new 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV compact crossover SUV is one of the best electric SUV options in the market.

It features Premier and LT trims offering a range of options.

With an electric drive unit of 150 kW of motoring power, a torque of around 360 Nm can be obtained.

A full charge of its 65 kWh battery pack can allow a driving range of up to 398 km (EPA Estimate).

Also, the battery unit is covered for 8 years or 1600000 km, whichever comes first, warranty. 

Its interiors feature automatic climate control with cabin air filters and 10 airbags coming as standard.

One of the lucrative options in the electric SUVs in the USA lineup.

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUVLTPremier
Battery Capacity65 kWh65 kWh
Motor Power150 kW150 kW
Torque360 Nm360 Nm
Driving Range 398 km398 km

Mazda MX-30 EV

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This compact crossover SUV from Mazda is its first all-electric offering.

It comes in 2 trim levels – MX – 30 EV and Premium Plus.

Power ratings consist of 107 kW e-SKYACTIV electric motor producing 271 Nm of torque at 3243rpm.

Hopefully, Mazda will offer bigger battery options in future iterations than the current 30 kWh, which has an EPA estimated range of around 161 km.

Using DC fast charging, it takes about 36 minutes for a 20-80% SOC charge.

Mazda MX-30MX-30 EV/ Premium Plus
Powertrain106.64 kW, e-SKYACTIV electric motor
Torque271.16 N·m
Driving range (EPA est.)160.93 km
Battery capacity35.5 kWh

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This compact crossover SUV from Mazda is its first all-electric offering.

It comes in 2 trim levels – MX – 30 EV and Premium Plus.

Power ratings consist of 107 kW e-SKYACTIV electric motor producing 271 Nm of torque at 3243rpm.

Hopefully, Mazda will offer bigger battery options in future iterations than the current 30 kWh, which has an EPA estimated range of around 161 km. Using DC fast charging, it takes about 36 minutes for a 20-80% SOC charge.

One of the best options of electric SUVs in the USA

Mazda MX-30MX-30 EV/ Premium Plus
Powertrain106.64 kW, e-SKYACTIV electric motor
Torque271.16 N·m
Driving range (EPA est.)160.93 km
Battery capacity35.5 kWh

Rivian R1S

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The Rivian R1S is one of the best electric SUVs that one can in the US market. Available in 3 trims – Launch Edition, Adventure and Explore, this SUV has seating space for 7 people. The Launch Edition trim is available in quad-motor while the rest come with dual-motor offerings. Towing capacity up to 3492.66 kg possible.

Rivain offers a standard comprehensive warranty of 5 years or 96561km for the vehicles. For the drivetrain and battery pack, the warranty is 8 years or 281635.20 km. All the warranties are based on whichever comes first formula.

Rivian R1SLaunch EditionAdventureExplore
DriveQuad-motor AWDDual-motor AWDDual-motor AWD
Total power622.65 kW  (309.46 kW + 313.19 kW)447.41 kW447.41 kW
Total torque1231.08 Nm (560 Nm+ 671.12 Nm)813.49 Nm813.49 Nm
Acceleration0-100 km/h3.107 s4.412 s4.412 s
Battery packLargeStandardStandard
Range (EPA Est.)508.55 km418.43 km+418.43 km+

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