Which electric cars have the longest range?

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When browsing the market for an electronic vehicle, one of the key factors to consider is its range. That is, how far is it able to travel on one single battery charge, from full to flat.

On average, EVs have a range of between 250-300km before needing a recharge. Because EV technology is ever evolving, there are now cars that are capable of travelling impressive distances.

From the Tesla Model S Plaid to Audi’s e-tron, here are the electric cars with the longest range on the market in Australia in 2022.

Tesla Model S Plaid

Range: 637km

Tesla’s Plaid version of its leading Model S maintains an immense 1,000+ horsepower all the way to 322km/h. With the quickest acceleration of any Tesla model, it’s also capable of travelling 637km on a single charge. Tesla’s Model 3 has a range of 547km while its Model X has a range of 536km.


Range: 620km

BMW’s iX is the brand’s signature SUV. Its efficient BMW eDrive technology and a fully electric all-wheel drive enable the BMW iX to achieve an incredible range of 620km.

Polestar 2

Range: 540km

Volvo’s first mainstream electric car, the Polestar 2 is a smart and stylish family car. Capable of towing a 6-berth caravan, and with a range of 540km, it is perfect for getaways in the country.

Kia EV6

Range: 528km

Kia’s EV6 offers high-performance technology at a welcome price point. Not only does it look smart, but under the bonnet its vehicle-to-X tech allows the Kia EV6 to both give and receive power. It’s capable of driving 528km in just one charge.

BMW i4

Range: 520km

The first all-electric car in BMW’s Gran Coupé series, the i4 is sleek and sporty with high-performance specs. Able to travel 520km in one charge, the BMW i4 is equipped with fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology.

Hyundai KONA Electric

Range: 484km

Australia’s first 100% electric small SUV, the Hyundai KONA Electric comes complete with a 150kW Extended Range powertrain. This makes it achieve a sizeable range of 484km.

Jaguar I-PACE

Range: 446km

Winner of World Car of the Year, the Jaguar I-PACE rivals Tesla’s Model X for being a seriously stylish SUV that marries luxury with top-notch performance. Its long range of 446km is one of the I-PACE’s many other perks like a plush interior and all-wheel drive traction.

Audi e-tron

Range: 400km

Taking home the 2021 Drive Car of the Year “Best Electric Vehicle” award, the Audi e-tron is a SUV that retains the brand’s familiarity, without feeling too much like an EV. Elegant and practical, the roomy e-tron can manage distances of 400km in one charge.


  • In Australia, most EVs have a range between 250-300km.
  • Tesla’s Model S Plaid has the longest range, followed by its Model 3 and Model X cars.
  • BMW’s iX and I4, Polestar 2, Kia EV6, Hyundai KONA Electric, Jaguar I-PACE and Audi e-tron are some of the electric vehicles with the longest ranges available in Australia.

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