US media recently named the five most reliable electric vehicles based on their safety and reliability

In the global auto market, electric vehicles have become a major trend in the future. Of course, due to various problems to be solved and improved, the battery life and reliability of electric vehicles have not yet reached the standards of most consumers. But it doesn’t matter, progress is step by step. Today, in the global electric vehicle field, many blockbuster models have become hot-selling products. For example, in the US market, Chevrolet, Tesla, Nissan, etc. have attracted a large number of consumers.

American media recently selected the five most reliable electric vehicles based on their safety and reliability (out of 5).

Of course, the electricity price in the United States is relatively low, and the land is vast and sparsely populated. The supply of charging piles is relatively sufficient, and most people have independent garages and can install home charging piles. It is still different from the national conditions in China, but it does not prevent you from using these Put the car in the car purchase list. After all, some domestic ones can already be bought, and some may enter the country in the future.

Chevrolet Bolt

Reliability Rating: 4 points

The Chevrolet Bolt is a hatchback pure electric small car launched by General Motors in 2016. It is not only popular in the United States, but also sells well in the global market. GM said in July that global sales of the Chevrolet Bolt all-electric vehicle grew by more than 40 percent in the first half of 2018, so it decided to increase production by 20 percent in the fourth quarter. From January to September 2018, its total sales reached 18,415 units, ranking 17th in the world.


US media recently named the five most reliable electric vehicles based on their safety and reliability

The Chevrolet Bolt’s EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency test standard) comprehensive cruising range is 383km. The power battery uses a 60kWh LG battery, and the 0-100km/h acceleration time is less than 7 seconds. For a small car, this performance is very good, and its single motor was also selected as one of Ward’s top ten engines.

Although this car cannot be bought in China at present, the Chevrolet Bolt has submitted the declaration information to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology as early as last year, and it is expected that it will appear in the domestic market in the future. The manufacturer’s guide price for the Chevrolet Bolt in the United States is $37,495, and the domestically produced price may be around 150,000 yuan.

Tesla Model S

Reliability Rating: 4 points

Tesla Model S is on sale in China, but its fame is not because of its sales performance, but as a pure electric car. The price of as high as 876,800 yuan has stopped many people, and ordinary people can afford it. There are really not many consumers.


US media recently named the five most reliable electric vehicles based on their safety and reliability

Of course, another important reason for being famous is the product itself. The appearance and interior design are highly recognizable, and many new car-making forces in China are eager to imitate them. Power and battery life are beyond the reach of many competitors. With the blessing of dual motors, the battery life can reach about 500 kilometers, the acceleration from 100 kilometers to 100 kilometers is less than 5 seconds, and the high-end version can even run in 3 seconds.

In October of this year, Tesla began to push the system software update of version 9.0. The highlight is the addition of the Dash Cam driving recorder function, which enriches the linkage operation between the Tesla mobile app and the car and 360-degree panoramic recognition. At the same time, Tesla plans to make a major facelift for its Model S and Model X models in the third quarter of 2019, and local tyrants will buy new cars next year.

Nissan Leaf

Reliability Rating: 4 points

Although from January to August this year, Tesla’s Model 3 ranked first in global sales, but the second-ranked Nissan Leaf is not far behind, and has reached 320,000 sales since its launch. Unfortunately, the new Leaf has not entered the domestic market for the time being.


US media recently named the five most reliable electric vehicles based on their safety and reliability

Although the Leaf cannot be bought, those who are interested in Nissan pure electric vehicles may wish to take a look at the Nissan Sylphy · pure electric models. Like the Leaf, it is built on the Nissan E-Platform global professional electric vehicle platform, with a cruising range of 338km under comprehensive conditions, and the subsidy price of 166,000 yuan is also suitable for domestic consumers’ consumption level.

Nissan IMx concept car?

After Xuanyi Pure Electric, the news of Nissan’s second pure electric model has also been exposed. This is a pure electric SUV based on the IMx concept car. It may be launched in the second half of 2020, and the price may be US$45,000 (about 311,000 yuan). It is reported that its cruising range under the EPA test standard is about 354 kilometers (it may exceed 400 kilometers when tested according to the NEDC standard).

Tesla Model 3

Reliability Rating: 3 points

Tesla Model 3 is a model released in the United States in 2016. Due to its relatively affordable price, Model 3 has won the favor of the market and has become one of the best-selling products in the American electric vehicle market, but it has not yet entered the domestic market.


US media recently named the five most reliable electric vehicles based on their safety and reliability

It has been more than two years since Tesla opened Model 3 reservations. According to the survey, the vast majority of pre-orders expect to buy an entry-level version that costs only $35,000 (about 240,000 yuan) and has a battery life of 220 miles. (354 kilometers), 0-100km/h acceleration 5.6 seconds.

However, the entry-level version has not been mass-produced, and it is reported that it may be mass-produced in April-May 2019. However, after many delays and quality control issues in the mass production plan, this mass production plan remains to be seen. Moreover, the rapid increase in the production capacity of Model 3 in a short period of time has also made many people worry about whether it is too simple and rude, and whether it will cause other problems.

The news of Tesla’s Shanghai factory has been confirmed. The factory will carry out battery production and vehicle assembly at the same time. At that time, whether the Model 3 and the legendary Model Y can be mass-produced in China has not yet been determined, and we will continue to track it.

bmw i3

Reliability Rating: 3 points


For domestic consumers who like high battery life, the performance of the current BMW i3 is not even up to the mark. The size of the BMW i3 is mini, and the maximum speed of the 170-horsepower motor can only reach 150 km/h, and it does not support fast charging and cannot use public charging piles. The price is as high as 349,800 yuan, and there is no new energy subsidy when it is sold in China… But American consumers like it, and the reliability rating can reach 3 points.

Fortunately, BMW i3 first released the new i3 at the Paris Motor Show, with a NEDC cruising range of 359km, while the new i3s can reach 345km. It is reported that the new BMW i3 will go into production in November.

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