Best New Electric Cars for 2022 and Beyond
The Best New Electric Cars Coming Soon
Every year, the lineup of new all-electric cars, trucks and SUVs continues to get stronger, bigger and faster. Today, major automakers continue to release new electric cars at an astounding rate. If you think a zero-emission vehicle might be in your future, join us on a quick journey to discover the best new electric cars coming soon for 2022 and beyond. We have listed the vehicles below in alphabetical order by brand. As they appear in showrooms, you’ll also find them listed in our GreenCars Marketplace powered by Driveway. Now, let's check out these all-electric machines!
Audi A6 e-tron – 2022
Coming to showrooms near you in late 2022, Audi’s A6 e-tron is based around Audi’s scalable Premium Platform Electric (PPE) architecture. That means the automaker can come out with a variety of electric vehicles utilizing the same platform simply by stretching or widening it as needed. The electrified version of the stunning A6 will come with two electric motors producing a total of 469 horsepower. Total range is predicted to be in the 400-mile zone.
BMW iX – 2022
Hot on the heels of the excellent BMW i4 sedan, the iX is the manufacturer’s flagship all-electric SUV. This clever crossover will offer 516 horsepower and a 300-mile range. The new iX will be about the same size as BMW’s current X5 SUV and the zero-emission wonder will come with all-wheel drive as standard. Europe will see the iX in showrooms before we do here in the United States, but estimates suggest that it will make its debut in America in 2022.
Byton M-Byte – 2022
You may not have heard of this Chinese startup company yet, but Byton’s M-Byte, which will be offered as both a crossover SUV and as a sedan, will be making its appearance worldwide in 2022. The rear-wheel drive version will boast 272-horsepower and a 72-kWh battery pack good for 224 miles of range. There will also be a meatier 408-horsepower all-wheel drive version in both SUV and sedan livery that will pack a larger, 95-kWh battery for 286 miles of range.
Cadillac Lyriq – 2022
Cadillac’s first all-electric vehicle is coming soon! The innovative Lyriq will be offered in both single rear-wheel drive and dual-motor all-wheel drive variants. Utilizing General Motor’s Ultium scalable platform, the sexy crossover will have a 100-kWh battery pack and a range of 300 miles between charges. Inside, expect pure Cadillac luxury and comfort as well as the latest infotainment, safety and driver assist features including a massive 33-inch curved LED display.
Canoo Pickup Truck – 2024
California’s Canoo startup company is focused on creating innovative, futuristic vans and pickup trucks that are very different in look and design from Ford’s faithful F-150 Lightning EV. The Canoo pickup is said to offer 600 horsepower and 200 miles of range between charges. It will be offered in a six-foot bed that is expandable to eight feet in length. Packed with amazing technology, the Canoo pick up will begin production in 2023. You can pre-order yours now.
Chevrolet Silverado Electric – 2023
Chevrolet plans to deliver 30 new all-electric vehicles by 2025 and the popular Silverado pickup will get an EV makeover as one of them. Built in the same factory as GM’s high-end Hummer EV, the new Silverado Electric will use the same Ultium battery system to pack an impressive 400-mile range on a single charge. Expect this EV truck to come in several trim levels, from basic work truck to substantial luxury with all the bells and whistles.
Dodge eMuscle – 2024
What will happen to muscle cars when the world goes electric? Dodge is aiming to find out with a new burnout king in the form of the eMuscle. Details are scarce, but we’re betting on an all-electric version of the Dodge Challenger or four-door Charger, but based on a teaser video spotlighting the famous Dodge Fratzog performance logo, this might be an entirely new beast packing major electrified horsepower and zero to 60 times in the stratosphere. Stay tuned.
Faraday Future FF91 – 2023
This startup EV company has been promising its futuristic FF91 for several years now. We’re still waiting for it to make an appearance. It claims a whopping 1,050 horsepower from two rear-mounted electric motors and one up front. The automaker says it can zap from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 2.4 seconds. A 130-kWh battery pack will supposedly give you a range of 378-miles. But where is it? An EV eager world wants to know!
Ford Explorer EV – 2023
With the success of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning EV pickup this year, we can’t wait to see the new electric Explorer. The automaker has high hopes for this all-electric SUV as it has sold 226,000 gas-powered Explorers in the U.S. alone last year. The three-row people mover will be offered in rear-wheel and all-wheel drive variants with plenty of infotainment, safety and driver assist features.
Honda Prologue – 2024
Honda has committed to selling only electric vehicles by the year 2040. The new Honda Prologue will be the automaker’s first worldwide EV and will appear as a mid-size crossover SUV. The all-electric Honda will utilize General Motors’ Ultium battery packs for maximum range. Honda says that this will be the first of many EV offerings coming our way. Expect exciting new Acura branded zero-emissions vehicles to soon appear as well.
Jeep Wrangler Magneto EV – 2022
Sure, this snazzy Jeep appears to be a typical two-door Wrangler, but it sports four battery packs and a total of 285 all-electric horsepower. Jeeps tells us that the electric motor will regenerate power when you use the clutch as well as the brakes. It is just one of an entire lineup of Jeep EVs that are being planned. Look for this one late in 2022.
Kia EV6 – 2022
The folks at Kia have big plans for an all-EV future. The Kia EV6 is just one of eleven new all-electric models coming by 2026. Riding on the same platform as the Hyundai Ioniq 5, the new EV6 will offer several variations, from 167 horsepower, all the way up to 576 horses. Range between charges is predicted to be a roadworthy 300 miles. Battery packs will range from 58 to 77.4-kWh and you will have a choice of rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive variations.
Lagonda EV – 2023
Americans may not remember the upscale British Lagonda marque, but Aston Martin is bringing it back in the form of a luxury all-terrain electric vehicle. The new Lagonda EV will ride on the same platform as the Aston Martin DBX and offer the kind of superior performance and luxury found in Aston Martin’s gasoline-powered supercars. Estimated range is in the 300-mile zone.
Lexus EV SUV – 2022
Based on the Lexus Direct 4 EV drivetrain, this new SUV will offer luxury and technology on par with all Lexus models. Electric motors both up front and in the rear will produce 201 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. Lexus tells us the new all-electric vehicle will be similar in size to the automaker’s present Lexus NX compact crossover model.
Lincoln SUV EV – 2022
With a goal of transitioning to an all-electric line of high luxury vehicles by the year 2030, Lincoln is launching its new all-electric SUV next year. Lincoln tells us that the new zero-emission utility vehicle will be about the same size as its current Aviator model. Available in both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive, this SUV EV hopes to have a range of at least 300 miles between charges.
Mazda MX-30 – 2023
Details are still coming in for this compact crossover that will act as Mazda’s first all-electric vehicle. The MX-30 will be a small SUV with an equally small 35.5-kWh battery pack that offers a diminutive 124-mile range. Designed for the worldwide market, the mini Mazda cranks out 144 horsepower from its front-wheel drive only motor.
Mercedes-Benz EQA – 2022
The first in a long line of Mercedes-Benz all-electric cars and SUVs, the EQA will be the smallest electric SUV in the German automaker’s line-up. The U.S. version will come with all-wheel drive and 280 horsepower. Range between charges should be 250 miles. The larger EQB SUV should be released in early 2023 followed by a luxury sedan all-electric car called the EQE.
Nissan Ariya – 2022
Following the success of the Nissan Leaf, the Ariya promises to go 300 miles on a charge and pony up 389 horsepower in its dual-motor variant. The sporty and forward-thinking crossover will feature Nissan’s amazing new semi-autonomous driving system called ProPilot 2.0. The Ariya is poised to be unveiled in American showrooms next year.
Polestar 3 – 2023
Volvo’s all-electric marque Polestar has announced the next model in its lineup, the Polestar 3. The company is calling the new EV an “aerodynamic performance electric SUV” whatever that means. Production will begin next year at Volvo’s new plant in South Carolina. The new SUV will follow the Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe (no longer in production) and the Polestar 2 all-electric hatchback that is currently available.
Porsche Macan EV – 2023
Burning rubber right behind its fantastic Taycan all-electric sports car, Porsche has announced its all-electric Macan compact crossover. It will be developed on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) platform being co-developed with Audi. It will feature the same 800-volt system used in the Taycan and share the same electric motors and battery system. Production on the Macan EV will kick off next year.
RAM 1500 EV – 2024
The battle of the all-electric pickup trucks is heating up. It didn’t take long for RAM to get in gear with a new EV since Ford came out with the F-150 Lightning and Chevy announced an electric Silverado. The new RAM 1500 electric truck will feature a body-on-frame platform, an amazing 500 miles of range and fast-charging rates of up to 150-kWh.
Rivian R1S – 2022
EV startup company Rivian will produce both an all-electric pickup, the R1T, and a stylish SUV, the R1S in 2022. Both vehicles are packed to the seams with high tech features. Three battery packs are available to give you a range of 230, 300 or 400 miles between charges. Rivian says the big 180-kWh trim version will hit zero to 60 mph in just three seconds. The R1S will seat up to seven in comfort and high style.
Subaru Solterra – 2022
In a co-venture with Toyota, Subaru will launch its all-electric crossover called the Solterra based on Toyota’s bZ4X platform. Subaru says the plucky little EV will be about the size of its Forester. The all-wheel drive compact crossover hopes to bring electrified adventure to environmentally friendly consumers. Expect to see the Solterra in showrooms next year.
Toyota bZ4X – 2022
Speaking of that joint venture with Subaru, Toyota is slowly and carefully getting its feet wet in the all-electric game with a line of seven vehicles that are coming under the “bZ” banner. The new bZ4X (which sounds like a Star Wars droid) will be a lot like an all-electric RAV4. The shared Subaru platform will offer your choice of a single electric motor up front, a rear-wheel drive motor in the back, or two motors for all-wheel drive.
Volkswagen I.D. Buzz – 2023
With the clever I.D.4 available to enthusiastic American EV drivers and the new, bigger I.D.8 SUV coming soon, the real buzz from VW is no doubt the I.D. Buzz coming in 2023. This modern evolution of the classic Microbus is an all-electric marvel utilizing VW’s MEB-platform. With room for up to eight people, the Buzz will come in rear-wheel drive and 200-horsepower or all-wheel drive and 300-horsepower trim. A 48-kWh battery pack will take you 200 miles while the bigger 110-kWh battery pack will get you 340 miles.
Volvo C40 Recharge – 2022
The new C40 is basically the sport-back version of Volvo’s popular XC40 Recharge crossover. This all-electric SUV comes with two electric motors that produce 402-horsepower and a 75-kWh battery pack. It’s the same powertrain that Volvo uses in its Polestar EVs. Volvo tells us that the C40 will have a driving range of 210 miles and will be available early next year.