8 upcoming EVs and PHEVs that will enter the market in 2019/2020

May 04, 2019 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest updates
PHEVs and EVs are changing the landscape of the auto world!

Why should you be in the know about PHEVs and EVs from 2019 to 2020? For one thing, there is a PHEV and EV car war brewing on the horizon. We might have to wait a while though they will spill over to our shore anytime we’ve just had to wait.

Many would be familiar with Tesla and its line-up, though there’s a lot more PHEVs and EVs that are hitting the markets as “Tesla Killers” which is interesting to note!

If you’re curious to know about what makes them rather competitive as PHEVs and EVs, are these tech specs that make them excellent choices. Such Euro luminaries like Porsche, Volvo, Audi, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) are in deep to get these cars off the ground soon.

What to expect: 

  • They offer luxurious options that are Euro lux to the max. Better than Asian counterparts that are world-class comfort.
  • The PHEV and EV range is excellent and is an industry standard that is set to outperform Tesla.
  • Modern technologies and relevant upgrades to their combustion engine are better with hybrid and EV cars.

PHEVs and EVs that are from this Euro car makers will cost a bit, but they are worth it. Now, here are the EVs and PHEVs that come in this list.

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1. Tesla Model Y 2020

Kilowatt-hour: 75

Range: 280 to 300 miles

To be sold:  Late 2020

Tesla Model Y 2020

Tesla Model Y: A new crossover hatchback

Tesla’s crossover hatchback that has room for up to seven passengers inside. It is a bit bigger than the Model 3 sparing a few inches longer with higher seats and bigger headroom.

Get it in late 2020 with 230 miles per full charge that is for the standard range option. This Tesla model is aimed to dominate and continue the momentum of the Model 3 sedan. 

2. BMW iX3 2020

Kilowatt-hour: 70

Range: N/A

To be sold: Late 2020

BMW iX3 2020

BMW iX3 will enter the market late 2020

It is based on the X3 small crossover that is a gasoline variant, but it won’t be built in Europe instead it will be made in China. This comes off late when earlier electric models of the line have been introduced already. Looks like a standard car though it is an EV.

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3. 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400

Kilowatt-hour: 80

Range: Estimated at 220 miles

To be sold: 2020

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400

The first electric vehicle from Mercedes Benz

Looks just like its gas-engine equipped twin that makes it an excellent option, if an electric car is desired. It comes with the Mercedes marquee that longtime Mercedes owners who’re are going green would get. Improvements include an updated dash with a 10.3-inch infotainment touchscreen.

Noteworthy is the 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds flat without a hitch. Though the smaller battery can be a source of nitpicking. It has a good range with an extended range if there are charging networks.

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4. Audi e-Tron Quattro

Kilowatt-hour: 70

Range: N/A (Maybe 220 miles)

To be sold: Late 2020

Audi e-Tron Quattro 2020

Another Audi electric car: Audi e-Tron Quattro

This crossover that comes in between the Q5 and Q7 which is larger than the Model Y but smaller compared to the Model X. Anyone familiar with the excellence of Audi should know this EV crossover is quieter and accelerates faster.

5. Jaguar I-Pace SUV

Kilowatt-hour: 90

Range: 234 miles

To be sold: Available in North America, Europe, China

Jaguar I-Pace SUV

Jaguar's electric crossover has much to be looked forward to and with big wheels, high-beltline, low roof profile, with shorter overhangs that are very modern. Improved handling comes with this crossover and seats about five comfortably too. The touchscreen is not as efficient as Teslas though. Overall a good crossover choice.

6. 2019 Tesla Model X

Kilowatt-hour: 100

Range: 289 to 295 miles

To be sold: Available in North America, Europe, China

2019 Tesla Model X

2019 Tesla Model X is expensive compared to its rivals

This another of Tesla’s EVs that are the object of Tesla killers that are vying for the top spot! Designed with falcon wing doors, monopost seats, horizontal and vertical view equipped windshield that is innovative. Though it comes at a price which is expensive to boot when rivals are selling cheaper EV crossovers.

7. Porsche Taycan 2020

Kilowatt-hour: N/A

Range: 310 miles

To be sold: 2020

Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan EV 2020 will peak at 155 mph

Get this fully electric sports car concept that has very electrifying stats that make it remarkable. It proves that full EV cars can compete just like their petrol cousins. It hits 100 km an hour in 3.5 seconds with 200 km/h at 12 seconds or under! All with an extended range of 310 miles. This is the only EV sports car that’s on the list.

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8. 2020 Volvo XC40 electric

Kilowatt-hour: 78

Range: 275

To be sold: N/A

2020 Volvo XC40 electric

Volvo XC40 electric will hit the roads in 2020

Volvo is gunning for the Tesla model 3 and with a similar style to the Polestar 2 EV coming soon. As an EV it is readied to compete against the Tesla Model 3, just like the others. Keep in mind this electric crossover will also bang against similar cars from other euro brands.

Wrapping up!

The Tesla Model 3 holds the seat in the mid-sized sedan car category with EVs and PHEVs that will enter the EV arena in 2019 to 2020. The Tesla killers are lining up to take a shot at it! Most of the cars on this list are either SUVs, crossovers, or sedans that are either hybrids or fully electric.

All these cars are European brands that are more luxurious than Asian brands. Amongst them, Tesla holds the distinction as the sole American made an electric car which has outsold big name makers in Europe. It may cost more to get a Euro PHEV or EV, they are mostly luxury models, not entry level.

These PHEV and EV cars have different tech specs that are within good range or not. This is going to be a landmark year for PHEVs and EVs that will be significant, to say the least! Will your favorite top the list or not?

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Source: Norjan Ismail Abbas