Since the 1880’s car have been a major source of transportation in the world and the innovation in this automobile sector continues to improve and change as years go by. From manual to automatic and now to the electric cars, this post will review the top best electric cars in Nigeria market today and their manufacturers. Thereby taking us into an era whereby cars would no longer run on fossil fuels but on renewable energies such as solar and hydro powered electricity.

Electric cars work by storing up power in rechargeable batteries which is thereafter put into use when driving such a vehicle. These vehicles are faster and lighter as they carry no gasoline and of course, they are even safer to drive. With the current economic situations and high cost of crude oil in the global market, more car lovers are beginning to buy electric cars for Nigeria today; especially those who are afraid of combustibles flames in the case of accidents that happen with the regular gasoline cars.

Now, we would be outlining some of the best electric cars in the world and their manufacturers in no particular order. They will include but not limiting to the following cars: Fiat 500, Peugeot e-2008, Audi e-tron, Renault Zoe, Jaguar I-Pace, Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge, Volkswagen ID.3, Mini Electric Car, Volkswagen ID.4, Tesla Model S, BMW i3, Hyundai Kona Electric Car, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Skoda Enyaq IV, Audi e-Tron GT, Polestar 2, Honda e, Tesla Model 3, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo among others.


20 Top Best Electric Cars for Nigeria and their Manufacturers


#1. Fiat 500:

Manufactured by the Fiat Group of companies, the Fiat 500 is one of the top best electric cars in the world today. It’s a portable two doors car with a see-through sunroof that helps its passengers and drivers enjoy the sky view and reflection. Accommodating two passengers at a time, the Fiat 500 is a complete design for anyone who enjoys simplicity.


#2. Peugeot E-208:

The Peugeot e-208 is a desirable electric car manufactured by the popular Peugeot Company. It is a spacious, four doors car with four-seaters, making it look like a normal saloon car. It is user-friendly and with great design with beautiful inside out.


#3. Audi E-Tron:

The Audi e-Tron is an SUV model car with five seaters, 360-degree cameras, and side cameras instead of side mirrors. The Audi e-Tron is an admiration for buyers who wants an electric car, but don’t want it to look observable. The car looks more like the usual petrol cars.


#4. Renault Zoe:

The manufacturer is Renault Automobile. The Renault Zoe electric car is one of the most sold electric-powered cars in Europe. This four-meter-long car has some driver’s assistance technology such as; lane keep assist and blind-spot monitoring, making it one of the best user-friendly electric cars for Nigeria on the planet at the moment.


#5. Jaguar I-Pace:

The German company Jaguar is the manufacturer of this masterpiece. It is a spacious, good-looking SUV model car that has more desirable features because it is powered by electricity.


#6. Peugeot E-2008:

This electric car is the upgraded version of the ‘e-208’ manufactured in 2008. You still have the option of petrol as well as diesel power in this Peugeot. Also notable is that it is one of the cheapest electric cars for Nigeria at the moment.


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#7. Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge:

The Volvo Recharge is an electric car notable for its design, quality, handling, performance, and user-friendliness. This masterpiece is manufactured by Volvo Automobile Company.


#8. Volkswagen ID.3:

This electric car is manufactured by the German Automobile Giant; – Volkswagen. It is a five-seater car that has a boot with enough space for family trips. It is suitable for family travels and picnics.


#9. Mini Electric:

Manufactured by BMW, this cartoonish-looking electric car is often referred to as “the world’s most desirable small car”. It looks just like a pet, therefore no surprise that many owners of it choose to give it a name. However, it is not a spacious car, having space for only two.


#10. Volkswagen ID.4:

This is an upgraded version of the Volkswagen ID.3. Like the previous model (Volkswagen ID.3) it is very spacious and best for family trips. However, unlike the previous model the car steering, brake system and accelerator are precise.


#11. Tesla Model S:

One of the Richest Man in the world; Elon Musk is the owner of the Tesla Automobile company. Tesla Inc., formerly Tesla Motors is an American manufacturer of electric automobiles, solar panels, and batteries for cars and home power storage.

This Electric car made by Tesla is four doors, five-seater vehicle with one of the best batteries when it comes to durability in the electric cars industry. It is unarguably one of the fastest electric cars on earth today.


#12. BMW i3:

Manufactured by the BMW Autos, this electric car remains one of the best premium small electric cars on the planet. It is a two-door car with very good interior and exterior design samples you would love. It is also one of the very expensive electric cars in Nigeria market.


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#13. Hyundai Kona Electric:

This is an electric car manufactured by Hyundai Motors in 2018. It took over the market when newly released as one of the best electric cars then, but soon came other competitions.

However, the car is excellent and meets its relevance. If you have limited budget, Hyundai Kona electric car is one of the cheapest electric cars in Nigeria one can get.


#14. Ford Mustang Mach-E:

The Ford Mustang is an electric car manufactured by Ford Automotive Company. The Ford electric car is a well-designed machine that is eye-catchy.

It comes with driver’s assistance technologies like the switch-gear, touch-screen, etc.; making it drive-appealing. It is one of the best electric-driven SUVs.


#15. Skoda Enyaq IV:

Nice interior, spacious, and good tech, the Skoda Enyaq is manufactured by Skoda Automobile. It is a five-seater electric SUV. It’s comfortable to ride in and good enough for a different purpose.

The Skoda Enyaq competes well with all other electric vehicles available and is good enough to make the list of top best electric cars in Nigeria and the world.


#16. Audi e-Tron GT:

An upgraded version of the e-Tron; the Audi GT is manufactured by Audi Automobile Group, a German automotive manufacturer of luxury vehicles headquartered in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, and Germany. As a subsidiary of its parent company, the Volkswagen Group, Audi produces vehicles in nine production facilities worldwide.

This electric car made by Audi AG has a two-speed gearbox. It is a fast sports car with four doors. It is very notable for its silky design look which catches attention wherever it goes.


#17. Polestar 2:

Manufactured by Volvo, this electric car is often referred to as a “handsome car”. It is superbly built with nice performance, and is attractive.

Its seat is placed in such a way that it gives its driver a very good view of the lower road like a conventional Saloon car. Polestar 2 is one of Volvo’s best electric cars.


#18. Honda E:

Honda e is an electric car manufactured by Automobile Giant, Honda Motor Company Ltd – a Japanese public multinational conglomerate manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles, and power equipment, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Their electric car model is a big competition in the Electric car market as it holds cameras in place of side and rear-view mirrors. Also, it has fast car battery charging and crash avoidance systems such as lane-keep assistance, auto brake, etc. Its silky design makes it one of the most adorable electric cars for you.


#19. Tesla Model 3:

This is yet another electric car design from the Elon Musk Automobile Company. It was released to the market in 2019, and buyers have continued to flood for it because of its high performance ability, super-charging, and space.


#20. Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo:

This is said to be the most complete fast car in the electric car industry today. As expected from Porsche AG, a German automobile manufacturer specializing in high-performance sports cars, SUVs and sedans, this electric car is very expensive.

Also, it is user-friendly and eye-catchy in design.


Wrapping up: 20 Top Best Electric Cars in Nigeria and their Manufacturers

Above is the list of top best electric cars in Nigeria automobile market today and their manufactures which we hope will help you if your thing of buying an electric car for yourself, your family or business.

We do hope that you find the list worthwhile. We will continue to update this list as we look forward to a time when this innovation of electric cars replaces gasoline vehicles.


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