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  • Jun 22, 2023

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Longest range electric cars in 2023

Since the Government shared its plans to ban the sales of new diesel and petrol cars in the UK from 2030, EVs are becoming even more popular. With EV demand surging, car manufacturers are rapidly designing and rolling out new makes and models that cater to our ever-changing needs. And with every new EV comes improvements, including the range EVs can travel. Longer range isn’t just perfect for those with long commutes but reduces range anxiety so you can be confident in your EV.

If you’re looking at getting yourself an EV with a long range, look no further as we’re going to wrap up the best we have to offer.

Why you should consider an EV’s battery range

Home charging and the ever growing number of  public charging points across the country make it easy to charge an electric car, but it’s still worth considering an EV with a longer battery range if you’re planning  to make longer journeys.

You may have heard the term ‘range anxiety’ in relation to EVs, which is the worry new drivers can have that they’d run out of charge. Well, making sure you choose a car with the right range for your needs, will help ease that worry, so you can get on with the fun bit - driving your new EV!

The longest range electric cars on sale in the UK

With so many EVs to choose from, here are 10 of the longest range electric cars available to help you choose the best range electric car for your needs.

1. Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ (395 miles)

The longest range electric car you'll find in 2023, the Mercedes EQS can cover 395 miles per charge meaning around 5 hours of driving. Fully charged within as little as 30 minutes with a rapid charger, the EQS reduces energy tariffs that would usually be higher when charging a car with a short range and lower voltage.

2. Audi Q8 e-tron (325 miles)

Coming in just under the Mercedes-Benz EQS is the Audi Q8 e-tron. Designed for long ranges, one battery charge lets you drive for 325 miles, which is perfect for anyone with long commutes.

3. Mercedes-Benz EQE (320 miles)

Another Mercedes that can go the distance is the EQE. Covering 320  miles per charge, the EQE eliminates the need to use a charging point mid-journey, making it almost as impressive as its older sister, the EQS.

4. BMW i4 eDrive 40 (320 miles)

Customisable, spacious, comfortable, and able to travel 320 miles per charge, the BMW i7 is number 4 on our list of electric cars with the longest range in 2023.

5. BMW i7 (315 miles)

The BMW i7 is one of the fastest charging longest range electric cars in 2023. Lasting up to 315  miles per charge on a 28 minute rapid charge.

6. Polestar 3 (305 miles)

An all-round eco-friendly SUV,  the Polestar 3 follows the BMX iX closely when it comes to an electric car with the longest range. The long range dual motor model covers 305 miles in a single charge, this model has a charging time of as little as 30 minutes with a rapid charger

7. Tesla Model 3 (300 miles)

Able to cover 300 miles or up to 6 hours of driving time on a single charge, the Tesla Model 3 is among the most reliable longest range electric cars available  in the UK.

Performance, speed, range, and impressive interior make the Ford Mustang Mach-E a popular choice. The 91kWh battery and RWD model boasts a 300 miles battery range.

9.Volkswagen ID.3  (280 miles)

As you contemplate which electric car has the longest range, be sure to take the Volkswagen ID.3  into consideration. A brilliant urban EV that is also super comfortable to drive.

10. Hyundai IONIQ 6 (275 miles)

Designed and created using sustainable materials, the Hyundai Ioniq 6 boasts a one-of-a-kind silhouette. Thanks to its electric drive system and ultra-low drag coefficient, the Hyundai long range model spans 275 miles, making it a great choice in the electric car range.

Longest range electric cars in 2023: The takeaway

From the Mercedes-Benz EQS to the Volkswagen ID.3 the EVs available in 2023 electric car span a variety of makes and models that caters to everyone’s needs

Find out more here about how far an EV can go., Ready to get an electric car with the longest range? Take a look at the cars we currently have available here.