Wagons are Back! 7 New Electric Models You’ll Love

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Nordics have always had a passion for sleek station wagons, perfect for traveling across Europe with spacious cargo space, seats for the children, and an attached towing hitch. After a period where they were becoming less and less common, electric station wagons are ready to make a comeback in the market.

And since Northern Europe leads in electric vehicle registrations, we can expect a resurgence in our old habits. Here are 7 electric station wagons to keep an eye on – and we promise they are not just luxury models!

8 Electric Station Wagons in 2023-2024

What are the advantages of an electric station wagon? Well, the batteries can be placed in the ample space available under the long vehicle floor. Additionally, the lower height of station wagons compared to SUVs makes them more aerodynamic, reducing consumption.

The offerings in the market are quickly expanding, so let’s take a look at what’s currently available or will be soon.

Audi A6 Avant e-tron

The Avant e-tron, previously showcased as a concept in March 2022, represents the station wagon version of the future A6 e-tron and is part of Audi’s electrification strategy.

electric station wagon

BMW i5 Touring

In 2024, the Touring version of the BMW i5 will be introduced. The German station wagon will have larger dimensions compared to the sedan, while the front end will be quite similar.

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BMW i5 Touring

MG5 Electric

Since 2022, the MG5 Electric, the world’s first 100% electric station wagon, has been available in Sweden and Norway. The British-Chinese manufacturer launched it with a starting price of 349.990 NOK (Norway)/354.290 SEK (Sweden) for the Standard Range battery in Comfort trim. It offers comprehensive equipment and a choice of two trim levels and four body colors. This is currently the cheapest electric station wagon you can buy.

MG5 Electric

Nio ET5 Touring

NIO has officially launched the new ET5 Touring, the station wagon version of its electric ET5 designed specifically for the European market. It is also available in a Touring variant as the ET5T, and was one of the main cars at eCar Expo 2023.

Nio ET5 Touring

Peugeot e-308

The eagerly awaited electric version of the Peugeot 308 is set to debut soon, featuring a 156 hp electric motor and a range of 400 km. It will be available in both sedan and station wagon body types.

Peugeot e-308

Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo

Of course, we’re not talking about the classic station wagon here, but a luxury shooting-brake that combines a sporty design with family-friendly features like ample rear cargo space and a vertical rear hatch. The Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo was one of the early electric models.

Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo

Volkswagen ID.7

The electric successor to the Passat is also available in a station wagon version. For those in need of more space, the Volkswagen ID.7 Variant is expected to arrive in early 2024 with the same technical specifications as the sedan.

Volkswagen ID.7

FAQs

Q: Are electric station wagons more fuel-efficient than SUVs?
A: Yes, the lower height and more aerodynamic design of station wagons make them more fuel-efficient compared to SUVs.

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Q: Which electric station wagon is the most affordable?
A: The MG5 Electric is currently the most affordable electric station wagon on the market.

Q: When will the Volkswagen ID.7 Variant be available?
A: The Volkswagen ID.7 Variant is expected to arrive in early 2024.

Conclusion

The comeback of electric station wagons brings excitement to car enthusiasts who appreciate the combination of practicality, style, and eco-friendliness. With a range of options, from luxury models to more affordable choices, there is something for everyone. Keep an eye out for these electric station wagons as they hit the roads in the coming years.

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