After the dream of a $35 grand Tesla collapsed, we were left with a dire prospect. Either all of the upcoming EVs would be tens of thousands of dollars away from being affordable or would have ridiculously underwhelming specifications. However, the latest arrivals within the segment of electric cars prove, that a frugal buyer might still have quite a lot of viable options. If you are interested what these models are, there is no need to waste time on research, in this episode we’ve already gathered all of cheapest new electric cars that arrive in 2022 and beyond!
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00:49 Nissan Leaf
Once in a decade facelift that barely introduces any changes is a normal thing for Nissan and their electric best seller. The 2023 Leaf slightly refreshes the exterior, adds new alloy wheel designs and streamlines the model lineup to quote “deliver maximum value for EV customers”.
02:15 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV becomes significantly cheaper, loosing almost 6,000 USD off of the previous year price. As before, it is powered by a combo of a FWD motor with 200 hp and 65kWh battery pack.
03:36 Kia Niro EV
The new Niro EV grows across all dimensions, adding 2 inches in length and 0.8 in width and basically it is a mass production embodiment of the Habaniro concept. The futuristic styling adds new angular headlights with sharp LED DRLS, revised grille, and a repositioned charging port.
05:04 Kandi Off-Road EV K32
2022 Kandi Off-Road EV K32 is a small truck model, that targets the UTV segment and can perform both everyday work and recreational duties.
06:22 Cupra Born
The El Born electric hatchback that was originally planned to go into production under SEAT’s namesake brand, eventually materialized as a performance-oriented Cupra. The newcomer is basically a better-looking VW ID.3 with some hot hatch elements.
07:40 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
2023 Chevrolet Bolt EUV arrives in 2 trims, LT and Premier, both with $6300 discount. There is also a new, optional Redline Edition package that is available for both models.
09:08 Smart #1 SUV
The Smart #1 SUV is the first crossover of the brand that makes an emphasis on the aerodynamic properties of the exterior and relies on a shortened version of Geely’s SEA modular EV platform.
10:25 MG ZS EV
The facelifted 2022 MG ZS EV offers new exterior styling, more cabin tech, and standard MG Pilot safety assists. The model is currently on sale in 3 trims and 2 battery options.
11:43 Hyundai Kona Electric
In line with the rest of Hyundai’s lineup, Kona Electric puts on a new squinting headlights signature, completely smoothens the front grille and repositions the badge. Other exterior changes include stretched rear lights, new wheels and a 1.6 inches growth in length.
12:54 Mazda MX-30
Despite the limited range, Mazda’s MX-30 first electric crossover is likely to become a popular city commuter thanks to its high-quality interior and cool doors.
14:16 Chevrolet Equinox EV
2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV will arrive in late 2023: it will offer 2 trims, the flagship RS and the entry-level LS, both based on the Ultium platform.