New electric cars coming this year (2021)

By Adele Barry
New electric cars coming this year

Manufacturers are producing more electric cars (EVs) now than ever before. We’ve seen heaps of new launches already this year and there are plenty more to come.

The government wants all cars to be electric by 2030 and carmakers are pushing ahead with new launches to meet the deadline.

Mileage ranges are increasing and prices are becoming more realistic. Tesla’s new Model Y, due out next year even promises to be ‘affordable’.

If you’re thinking of swapping to an EV soon we’re here to help with your choice. Here’s a round-up of new EVs coming this year.


Ssangyong is making its debut in the electric market with its first EV launching this summer. The Korando e-Motion is a compact SUV and the Korean manufacturer has confirmed it will also launch a medium-sized SUV in 2022.

Range: 260 miles

Expected price from £30,000


CUPRA Born production starts this month. With sportier styling, it marks a new era for CUPRA. It joins plug-in hybrid variants of the Leon, Leon Sportstourer, and the Formentor.

Range: 355 miles

Expected price from £32,000


Kia’s EV6 is another addition to the EV crossover market. It’s the symbol of Kia’s new brand and the first EV Kia has produced on a dedicated EV platform. The manufacturer has an ambitious EV strategy and is planning 11 new EVs by 2025

Range: 328 miles

Expected price from £41,000

With seven seats, the Mercedes EQB will accommodate the largest of families. It will be a rival for Audi’s Q4 Etron and is one of Mercedes's new EV launches set to debut over the coming months.

Range: 297 miles

Expected price from £45,000


The BMW i4 and BMW iX mark the next major step in the BMW Group transformation. It is aiming for a 50% global share of electric vehicle sales in 2030. Two models to keep an eye on and contenders to rival Tesla.

I4 Range: 365 miles

Expected price from £51,905

iX Range: 257 miles

Expected price from £69,905

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Volkswagen hasn’t confirmed a launch date for its ID5 but expect to see it by the end of the year. Following the ID4 there are improvements. Including two motors, a four-wheel-drive option, and improved suspension.

Range: 320 miles

Expected price from £40,000


Tesla’s Model Y will arrive on UK shores in 2022. Billed as an affordable crossover there is room for up to seven people with an optional third row of seats. This makes it another contender for families.

Range: 314 miles

Expected price from £35,000


Car leasing is a popular finance choice for electric models. Pay a fixed monthly price and drive a brand-new electric car for an agreed contract term.

We can provide quotes on any make and model. Contact us today for a quote on an electric car or van – it may be cheaper than you think!

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