Five Best AWD Electric Cars
Best AWD Electric Cars
If you’ve ever hydroplaned on wet pavement or felt your tires slip on an icy road, you know how important traction and grip can be to your driving experience and safety. While making sure you have excellent tires is a big part of the equation, there is a lot to be said for having a vehicle with all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. Those drivetrains can help your tire regain traction if it slips and even prevent it from slipping at all.
There aren’t many four-wheel drive options currently available, but there are great all-wheel drive electric cars that also feature exceptional performance and handling capabilities. Explore the options below to see if there is a fit for you.
#1. Jaguar I-Pace
With a powerful 394 horsepower, this 2020 Jaguar electric vehicle certainly knows how to thrill drivers. In addition to being all-wheel drive, it sports an efficient EPA-estimated electric range of 234 miles. Visit the Marketplace to learn more about pricing and availability.
#2. Mercedes-Benz EQC
This Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle doesn’t just offer all-wheel drive but also gives drivers exceptional acceleration, going from zero to 60 in an impressive 4.8 seconds. With an output of 402 horsepower and 561 lb-ft of torque, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQC has a starting MSRP of $68,895.
#3. Audi e-tron
Audi drivers have become accustomed to a certain kind of driving experience and the electric 2021 Audi e-tron doesn’t disappoint. This Audi has all-wheel drive, can get up to 402 horsepower, can tow up to 4,000 pounds (when properly equipped) and features five available drive modes, including off-road. MSRP for this vehicle starts at $65,900.
#4. Porsche Taycan
This all-new Porsche Taycan has all-wheel drive and is quickly gaining a reputation for high performance and a sporty style. It also has an EPA-estimated 201 miles of electric range. The 2021 base model 4S starts at an MSRP of $103,800.
#5. Ford Mustang Mach-E
All-wheel drive is available in this plucky little SUV crossover boasting a 300 mile range and, in the GT version, a zero to 60 mph in an earth-shaking 3.5 seconds. The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E's MSRP starts at $42,895 for the Select model, not including $7,500 federal tax credit. Visit our Marketplace to learn more.