The 10 best electric family cars to buy in 2022

Electric vehicles have long found their way into the automotive space. And thanks to tremendous advances in battery design technology, electric vehicles are now more convenient than ever. The automotive market now offers electric cars that can handle all the tasks of a gas-powered vehicle, from extreme off-road conditions to hauling heavy loads. With electric vehicles, buyers now have a wide range of options. And since the battery normally goes to the ground, most of these vehicles are SUVs. But, of course, there is a good selection of super-performance sports cars, hatchbacks and sedans in the EV market.

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There is a lot to consider when looking for the most ideal vehicle for the family. Factors such as space, comfort and general practicality. Here are ten of the best family electric cars. And to qualify for the list, these cars have proven to offer a respectable range, very usable interior and cargo space, driving dynamics and good value for money. Some of them 2022 electric cars may be a little more expensive than gas-powered family vehicles, but the manageable running costs make up for their initial premiums.

ten Porsche Taycan Cross Touring


Porsche Taycan Cross Touring
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The Taycan is among the best everyday driving electric cars for the family man. And its Cross Turismo model is undoubtedly the most complete and fastest wagon on the market today. The car is designed to embrace the lifestyle of a family man while delivering the performance of a supercar. It’s a better version of the regular Taycan, similar underneath, but the Cross Turismo is a completely different car in outlook and capability.


Porsche Taycan Cross Touring.
On porsche.com

The car comes with a larger rear luggage compartment and a roomier interior. Its capabilities are further underlined by the fact that it has an optional off-road design package. And with a dynamic range of 300 miles, the Cross Turismo is probably the most ideal family electric car on sale today.


9 Hyundai Ioniq 5


Hyundai Ioniq 5
On hyundai.com

The fact that Hyundai is confident enough to develop and release such a bold car as the Ioniq 5 is impressive. This is a remarkable automobile with an XXL retro hatchback body. And beneath that iconic shell is one of the most reliable family electric vehicles in the modern world.


Hyundai Ioniq 5.
On hyundai.com

The Ioniq 5 is built on a bespoke 800-volt electronic architecture that allows for fast charging. The only other electric cars offering similar platforms are the Porsche Taycan and the Audi E-Tron GT. If the brand maintains its momentum with future Ioniq models, other family EVs, such as the Mercedes EQ, should be of great concern.


8 Polestar 2


Polestar 2
On polestar.com

The Polestar 2 is loved around the world for its uncompromising character. The car is unquestionably beautiful and its build quality will give other EV drivers PTSD. The vehicle is designed to run smoothly and flawlessly, not just impress drivers with gadgets and break down after a few miles on the road.

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Polestar 2.
On polestar.com

While the Polestar 2 shares its fundamental architecture with the Volvo XC40, it features austere exterior styling, a warm interior ambience and an Android-developed infotainment system. Minimalist design backed by powerful performance and an EPA-rated 270-mile range make the Polestar 2 a perfect family machine.


7 Skoda Enyaq iV


Skoda Enyaq iV 80
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The Skoda Enyaq IV is the brand’s first fully electric vehicle. Thus, the vehicle must convince buyers of family vehicles that the switch to battery power will fit seamlessly into their lives. Does it deliver? Perfectly well. The Enyaq IV is still a Skoda below. It has plenty of usable space and a sturdy build quality, making it an attractive choice.


Skoda Enyaq iV 80.
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The vehicle also comes with impressive levels of technology and interesting safety features. And for the range-conscious lot, rest assured that this vehicle comes with a fast-charging battery, providing reliable range.

6 Kia EV6


Kia EV6
On kia.com

The Kia EV6 is an all-electric electric vehicle designed to usher in an era and set standards for future electric vehicles. The crossover features an eye-catching and inspired design that sets it apart. Its interior is designed for the whole family. It has a flat floor and relaxation seats, and if the journey is long there is enough space for all the luggage and up to 328 miles of range.


Kia EV6.
On kia.com

There is more. The Kia EV6 is a portable power supply. Thanks to the Electric-Global modular platform, the Ev6 can be used to power the owner’s daily life or hobbies. The vehicle generates up to 3.6 kW of electricity, enough to power camping equipment and even charge other electric vehicles.


5 Tesla Model 3


Tesla Model 3.
On tesla.com

The Model 3 was introduced in 2017, and half a decade later, nothing has come close to beating the all-wheel-drive electric vehicle in terms of performance and reliability. Safety is the primary focus of every Tesla vehicle, and the Model 3 is designed to exceed all safety standards. It comes with a dual-motor all-wheel-drive system and 20-inch Überturbine wheels backed by performance brakes designed to give the driver full control in all weather conditions.


Tesla Model 3.
On tesla.com

While not without its fair share of flaws, the Model 3 is arguably the most compelling and interesting family electric vehicle in the world.


4 Ford Mustang Mach-E


Ford Mustang Mach-E
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The Mustang Mach-E is a superb electric vehicle and a formidable crossover. The vehicle seamlessly blends past and present with this highly desirable package that looks ready for the future. While it seems blasphemous for Ford to name an EV crossover a Mustang, mixing the iconic brand name with an equally in-demand body style is a smart move.

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Ford Mustangs.
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The Mach E features a beautifully appointed interior brimming with the latest technology. It also comes with a spacious rear seat and usable cargo area. Sitting behind the wheel of this electrified Mustang proves to be an agile and fast family vehicle perfect for all occasions.


3 VW ID 4


VW ID 4
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The Volkswagen ID-4 is truly an SUV to behold. On the outside, the family electric vehicle features sleek aerodynamic lines that clearly demand attention on the road. Enter ID-4 – there is plenty of room. The spacious and comfortable cabin is designed to change the way everyone thinks about electric vehicles. The best of all? The vehicle’s 77.0 kWh battery can power the vehicle for up to 280 miles before recharging.


VW ID 4.
Via vw.com

The ID-4 is powered by a single rear-mounted motor that develops 201 horsepower, but an optional 295-hp twin-motor all-wheel-drive version is also available.

2 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron


Audi Q4 E-tron Quattro.
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Audi wants to play big in the luxury electric vehicle segment, and with the Q4 e-Tron and the Q4 Sportback e-Tron, the brand is presenting its first fully electric vehicles in the compact segment. The vehicle features an expressively designed body, offering a large interior and a high level of everyday functionality.


Audi Q4 E-tron Quattro.
via audi-mediacenter.com

The heavy load and excellent driving performance mean that the SUV is not only spacious, but also fun, so an exciting journey. And there’s up to 523 miles of range, so there’s no need to stop to look for charging stations. The Q4’s augmented reality head-up display boasts pioneering on-demand operating innovation.


1 MG5


MG5 EV
Via mg.co.uk

Looking for a hassle-free entry into electric vehicle ownership? Here is the best option, the MG 5 EV. The MG 5 drives and feels like the electric version of the Dacia. It wasn’t designed to be the best, but the brand nailed the electric powertrain perfectly.


MG5 EV
Via mg.co.uk

To ensure the father of the family is happy, MG has prioritized range, charging times and vehicle price over steering feel. And to sweeten the deal even more, there’s a bunch of technology added to make the vehicle as safe as possible for the family.


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