Top 10 Smallest SUVs with Tiny Electric Motors Under the Hood

There are plenty of large electric SUVs, but if you want a model that is at least remotely affordable and has adequate range, then downsizing is the only solution. In this episode we will show you the smallest electric crossovers of today, unsurprisingly, they have some of the lowest prices in the industry. Though, if you are not here for the buying guide, then treat the video as a review of the latest Electric car news, we will show you a bunch of newcomers as well!



Other #AutomotiveTerritory videos that you may find useful:

Upcoming cars with the most advanced all-electric powertrains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZVA0RIsJ4Q

Best zero-emission SUV models to consider buying in 2023: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ueI6Jlrtts

Quick overview of all models from this video of the #ATelectriccars series:

00:00 Introduction

00:44 Vanderhall Brawley
vanderhallusa.com/brawley-base-2/
2023 Vanderhall Brawley is the brand’s first SUV model. It gets 4 wheels, comes powered by an electric drivetrain and offers 4 off-road modes.

02:00 Smart #1
media.smart.com/eu/smart-celebrates-the-start-of-tomorrows-mobility-today-with-the-world-premiere-of-the-all-new-compact-suv–smart-1/
2022 Smart #1 is the brand’s first crossover that is underpinned by Geely’s SEA platform and brought in motion by a rear-wheel motor with 272 horses.

03:22 BMW iX1
press.bmwgroup.com/global/article/detail/T0393974EN/the-all-new-bmw-x1-and-the-first-ever-bmw-ix1

2023 BMW iX1 is arriving to offer BMW fan an all-electric version of the X1 with 5th generation eDrive, 250+ miles of range, and a modern cabin.

04:51 Mini Aceman
press.bmwgroup.com/united-kingdom/article/detail/T0402330EN_GB/the-mini-concept-aceman:-the-first-all-electric-crossover-model-in-the-new-mini-family?language=en_GB

2023 Mini Aceman is a concept crossover that will occupy the subcompact spot in the brand’s lineup. It will have updated design and 2 modifications, front and all-wheel drive.

06:13 Kia Niro EV
kia.com/uk/new-cars/niro/

I was never a fan of the original Niro and its popping headlights, therefore its 2023 reimagining feels like a breath of fresh air. The newcomer grows across dimensions, adding 2 inches in length and 0.8 in width, but it remains within the subcompact category.

07:34 Bolt EUV
chevrolet.com/electric/bolt-euv

Bolt used to occupy an ambiguous niche between a crossover and a hatchback, but the second generation was split into two models with a distinctive mini-SUV version. In 2023, the Chevy Bolt EUV aka electric Utility vehicle is represented by two trims, LT and Premier.
08:50 Hyundai Kona Electric
hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/kona-electric

Kona Electric still rides on the modular platform that was introduced in 2017, but designwise it was recently aligned with the rest of Hyundai’s lineup. This means squinting headlights, flat front grille and a repositioned badge.

10:05 Dacia Spring
renaultgroup.com/en/news-on-air/news/spring-electric-2/

Renault’s namesake brand and their Romanian subsidiary jointly market some of the world’s most affordable cars. Same goes for the EV segment where the Spring AKA Renault KZ-E cross hatch steals the show as a balanced mini-EV with sub 20 grand pricing.

11:18 Evo 3 Electric
auto-evo.com/en/modello/evo-electric/

Evo 3 Electric in underpinned by the JAC S2 platform, but it gets its own, distinct exterior and standard features.

12:36 DS3 Crossback E-Tense
dsautomobiles.co.uk/ds-models/ds-3-crossback/presentation/e-tense

Stellantis currently manufactures the world’s most affordable luxury electric crossover based on the Common Modular Platform CMP, that also underpins modern Peugeots and Opels. The DS3 Crossback is a single motor EV fed by a 50kWh battery.

13:57 Citroen Ami Buggy
media.stellantis.com/em-en/citroen/press/citroen-launches-an-ultra-limited-series-based-on-the-my-ami-buggy-concept

2023 Citroen Ami Buggy is based on the concept vehicle of the same name, but gets its exterior toned down.

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