4 Electric Cars That Cost Over $100,000
With models like Porsche, Tesla, and other upcoming battery-pack-powered marques, buying an electric car doesn’t have to make significant compromises on performance or luxury. In fact, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more affordable as the market adapts, but some options are still astoundingly expensive.
Today, most Americans could only dream of owning a slightly over $100,000 electric car. However, as electric vehicles become more popular and mainstream, that price tag is becoming more attainable for the everyday consumer.
Here are four electric cars that cost over $100,000.
1. Mercedes-Benz EQS Sedan ($102,310)
The Mercedes-Benz EQS is a technologically advanced sedan that brings the latest electric vehicle innovation. Available in two different configurations, the EQS 450+ sells for $102,310, and the EQS 580 4MATIC for $125,900.
The EQS 450+ features a 107.8-kWh lithium-ion battery and a single electric motor paired to the rear axle. It produces 329 horsepower and 417 lb-ft of torque with an estimated range of up to 350 miles on a single charge.
The EQS 580 4MATIC features two electric motors, one at each axle. It generates 516 horsepower and 611 lb-ft of torque with a range slightly less than the EQS 450+, at an estimated 340 miles per charge.
According to Mercedes-Benz USA, the EQS 450+ has a fuel efficiency rating of 73 MPGe in combined driving, while the EQS 580 4MATIC is rated at 61 MPGe.
- Mercedes-Benz User Experience infotainment system with two 12.3-inch displays
- Six USB-C ports
- Executive Rear Seat Package
- Active Body Control suspension
- 20-inch AMG wheels
2. Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV ($104,400)
The EQS SUV is the first electric SUV from Mercedes-Benz, based on the same platform as the EQS sedan. It’s available in three different configurations, starting at $104,400 for the EQS 450.
The EQS 450 features a single electric motor with 355 horsepower channeled to the rear wheels. Its 107.8-kWh battery provides an estimated range of up to 295 miles. It will only take 5.8 sec for EQS 450 4MATIC to accelerate from 0-60 mph. Meanwhile, the EQS 580 4MATIC is an agile SUV, thanks to its dual motor setup that enables it to sprint from 0-60 mph in just 4.5 seconds.
The Mercedes-Benz EQS entry-level trim offers a driving range of 305 miles and a fuel efficiency rating of 67 MPGe in combined driving, while the EQS 580 4MATIC is rated at 62 MPGe.
- Panoramic sunroof
- 56-inch Hyperscreen
- Active electric suspension system
- 19-speaker Burmester audio system
- MBUX infotainment system with two 12.3-inch displays
- Energizing Comfort Control system that adjusts cabin settings to improve driver fatigue
3. Audi e-tron GT ($104,900)
Starting at $104,900, the Audi e-tron GT is of the famed e-tron lineup from the German automaker. It shares the same platform as the Porsche Taycan, featuring a twin-motor all-wheel drive system.
The e-tron GT has a 93-kWh battery that delivers an estimated range of up to 238 miles. It will only take 3.9 seconds for the e-tron GT to accelerate from 0-60 mph.
Audi estimates the e-tron GT to have a fuel efficiency rating of 82 MPGe in combined driving.
- 22-way power-adjustable front seats
- MMI touch response infotainment system with two touchscreens
- 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system
4. Tesla Model X ($112,590)
Tesla‘s largest electric SUV, the Model X, is available in three different configurations, with prices starting at $112,590 for the Long Range Plus. The electric SUV has a 100-kWh battery that gives it an estimated range of 348 miles.
The performance-oriented Model X Performance features a dual-motor all-wheel drive system that enables the SUV to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 2.5 seconds.
EPA estimates the Model X Long Range Plus has an efficiency rating of 89 MPGe in combined driving, while the Model X Performance is rated at 86 MPGe.
- 17-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system
- Full self-driving capability
- Ludicrous Mode for increased performance