Best electric car 2021 - The favorites at a glance

Florian Fratzscher - May 28, 2021

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Electric mobility is clearly the biggest trend in the automotive industry right now. Increased environmental awareness and the incomparable acceleration feeling are convincing more and more drivers to choose an electric car. For this reason, we would like to introduce you to the best electric cars.

More and more people are interested in the benefits of the technology, which is constantly improving, and are therefore switching to an electric car. According to, just under 20,000 electric cars were newly registered in Switzerland in 2020. 

Until now, the distance-range was often a counter-argument for electric cars, but since this is continuously being improved, just like the charging network, electric cars are now rather advantageous compared to combustion engine cars. The range of electric cars has been and continues to be steadily improved. There are also people who take road trips in their electric cars. It's really all possible now! With a little research, you can find many road trip testimonials, if that interests you.

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The most important advantages of electric cars

The development of e-cars is making more and more progress and the advantages are spreading quickly. Driving pleasure, usage privileges and a green conscience are important arguments in favor of an electric car:

  • Electric drives are more energy efficient 

  • Electric cars drive with zero local emissions

  • Lower operating costs

  • No engine noise or exhaust fumes

  • Better sustainable image

  • Charging at home is no problem

  • Easy & comfortable driving

The most popular electric cars in 2021

Electric cars continue their triumphal march in Europe. Teslas in particular are popular in Switzerland. But traditional carmakers are also picking up speed. Here, Renault's Zoe is winning over drivers.

Electric car sales in Europe 2020 - Test best electric car now with electric car subscription from CARIFY

Electric car sales in Europe 2020 - Test best electric car now with electric car subscription from CARIFY

The most popular electric car models at a glance

1. Renault Zoe

Renault Zoe

The Zoe is one of the most popular electric cars at CARIFY. Different model variation and a range of now 395 kilometers make the Renault Zoe the most popular electric car.

2. BMW i3

BMW i3

The BMW i3 has an all-carbon passenger cell and manages a speed of 150 km/h with a range of 260 kilometers. Alternatively, the BMW iX3 offers an SUV profile with up to 460km range.

3. Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

Worldwide, the Tesla is the number one best-selling electric car. The range of the standard model is 354 kilometers, but this can be extended to up to 568 kilometers with a larger battery. Incidentally, CARIFY now also has the full Tesla expertise on board.

4. VW e-Golf

VW e-Golf

The e-Golf travels about 200 km on one battery charge and has a top speed of 150 km/h. There is now a much more powerful successor in the form of the VW ID.3.

5. VW ID.3


The ID.3 cuts a good figure, especially visually, and offers a lot of space and a respectable equipment. The model with the larger battery achieves a range of up to 550 kilometers. 

6. Audi e-Tron

Audi e-Tron

The electric luxury car achieves a range of 300 to 400 kilometers, depending on the model, and is becoming increasingly popular on European markets.

7. Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona Electric

The Kona's range averages 484 kilometers with up to 204 hp. This currently makes it one of the e-cars with the highest range.

8. Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E

The Ford Mustang Mach-E comes out on top in the range comparison. Up to 610 kilometers are possible with the extended range version.

9. Mercedes EQA

Mercedes EQA

The Mercedes EQA impresses with good driving performance, plenty of comfort and a range of 426 kilometers possible.

10. Skoda Enyaq iV

Škoda Enyaq iV

Škoda's first electric SUV will be offered in Switzerland in two versions that can achieve a range of up to 536 kilometers.

The future belongs to electric cars - test now

We can only give you a brief overview of the most popular electric cars here. There are still many exciting models to come in 2021. It's certainly not easy to choose. Therefore, it might make sense for you to simply try out a few different ones.

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With monthly cancellable terms, you have the freedom to decide about your mobility at any time. If you're interested in electric cars, a car subscription is definitely a great way to get up close and personal with the new breed of cars. 

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