In car terms, we’re already getting rolling on model year 2019, and it’s shaping up to be the year of the electric SUV.
Until now, pure electric cars have consisted mostly of small hatchbacks or expensive luxury cars, with one ultra-expensive SUV, the Tesla Model X.
With the rollout of the Jaguar I-Pace, consumers who want an electric car but need the practicality of an SUV have choices.
Analysts have long said one of the main things electric cars need to make the transition from early adopters to mainstream cars is more choices. With at least four and as many as nine new electric SUVs coming in the next year and a half, 2019 is gearing up to be the year of the electric SUV.
Here’s a roundup of the SUVs that have been announced for 2019 through the end of the 2020 model year, in order of the nearest to farthest from production.