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The Best Electric Family Cars for 2022

The Best Electric Family Cars for 2022

If you’re in the market for an electric family car, then this is the list you need to check out

As of 2022, it’s safe to say that EVs are mainstream. With all major mass-market automakers offering multiple EVs in their portfolio, it is confusing to choose one. EVs, with their convenience and refinement, make for great family runabouts if the range isn’t a major concern, but, with a whole range of EVs to choose from, the decision-making process is getting increasingly difficult. So, here is a list of 10 EVs that we think should be on your list if you are on the lookout for an electric family car.

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The Nissan Altima Might Be a Little Less Boring in 2023

The Nissan Altima Might Be a Little Less Boring in 2023

Comes with a tweaked front fascia, an optional 12.3-inch display, and a few added standard safety features

Being a toned-down version of the Maxima, the Altima has been one of the most value-for-money compact sedans with a starting price lower than $25,000. And while it is Nissan’s go-to budget car, it receives a few updates for 2023 to keep it fresh and modern. For example, the exterior has a sportier appearance with an updated grille, front bumper, new wheel designs, and two new exterior colors. However, the cabin design remains mostly unchanged. But a new 12.3-inch infotainment display is standard on the SL and SR, while available as an option for the SV. A set of new driver assistance features are added to the list, too, including automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and blindspot monitoring.

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Battle Of Budget Family Sedans: Nissan Altima vs Mazda 3

Battle Of Budget Family Sedans: Nissan Altima vs Mazda 3

How do two family sedans, not known for their performance whatsoever, fare against each other?

While it is fun to see sports cars and supercars drag race, there’s something about watching family sedans doing things that they aren’t meant to. They’re perhaps even more exciting because these are the cars we see on the roads a lot more frequently. ‘Sam CarLegion’ generally stages races between mass-market cars, and this time, he’s brought two family sedans with Japanese routes to face each other – the Nissan Altima and the Mazda 3. Which car do you think will win?

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2023 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek

2023 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek

This edition will also add a little bit of power!

The 2022 New York Auto Show happened this week, and one of the first vehicles to break cover was from Nissan. It is a bolder, off-road-inspired version of the Pathfinder called the Pathfinder Rock Creek. It will go on sale in the summer of 2022, along with the complete 2023 Pathfinder lineup.

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2023 The Updated Nissan Leaf Adds A Dash Of Retro At The New York Auto Show And Shows Why You Can't 'Leaf' It Alone

2023 The Updated Nissan Leaf Adds A Dash Of Retro At The New York Auto Show And Shows Why You Can’t ’Leaf’ It Alone

The latest Leaf’s weapon of choice to stay relevant are some snazzy 80s-inspired rims

The redesigned 2023 Nissan Leaf makes its debut at the 2022 New York International Auto Show before it goes on sale in the summer, later this year. The updated Leaf will be now available in two trims as opposed to the outgoing model’s five. They are:

Leaf S Leaf SV Plus
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Watch A German Family Performance Sedan Take On A Revered Japanese Sports Car And A V-12 Italian Supercar!

Watch A German Family Performance Sedan Take On A Revered Japanese Sports Car And A V-12 Italian Supercar!

This race between a BMW M5 CS, a Nissan GT-R Nismo, and a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ is all sorts of epic

The ‘Carwow’ team is back with yet another drag race; this time involving three cars in their pinnacle performance trims, but very different from one another. The three-way bout included the BMW M5 CS, the Nissan GT-R Nismo, and the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. I’m not spoiling the races here, but let’s just say all the cars had their moments to shine at some or the other point, thus making this a far from boring or a monotonous race. That’s always better than the one-way quashes, isn’t it?

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2022 Nissan Micra Kiiro

2022 Nissan Micra Kiiro

The Micra Kiiro will be limited to only 250 examples

Back in January, Nissan announced the special edition Juke Kiiro x Batman - a model inspired by the future "The Batman" movie which will premiere in London on 4th March 2022. Now the company is expanding its Kiiro name to the compact Micra.

The new Nissan Micra Kiiro will be limited to only 250 examples, and it is now on sale in the U.K. market with prices starting from £18,375.

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2022 Nissan JUKE Kiiro x Batman

2022 Nissan JUKE Kiiro x Batman

Kiiro means yellow, but this special edition is not yellow!

"The Batman" - one of the most anticipated movies of 2022 will have its premiere in London on 4th March 2022. The movie will feature Bruce Wayne as The Batman and Selina Kyle as cat woman. What does this have to do with Nissan? Well, the company will support the cinematic debut of the movie The Batman, and in order to celebrate this event it will also offer its British customers a special edition Juke Kiiro x Batman.

The special edition will be limited to 500 units and will arrive to British customers starting at the end of February. Prices will be announced at a later date.

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2022 Nissan Versa

2022 Nissan Versa

Very stylish for a sub-$20,000 compact sedan, no? The new-gen Versa could be your next daily driver.

As a part of the third generation, Nissan’s littlest compact sedan lives among very capable competition. It is comfortable, spacious, and comes decently equipped for the asking price. Do you want to take the joy further with its manual transmission offered as default? Keep reading to learn more about the Nissan Versa.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder - Driven

2022 Nissan Pathfinder - Driven

The Nissan Pathfinder has been redesigned for the 2022 model and starts at a shade under $35,000

Nissan’s desire to get a bigger share of the ‘three-row SUV’ pie resulted in it reinvigorating the Pathfinder. The Pathfinder has been around for a long time and needs no introduction. For the 2022 model, the SUV has been redesigned on the inside and out, and it looks quite fresh and modern. Just like most of the other three-row SUVs, the Pathfinder is trying to offer the practicality of a minivan in an SUV form.

The Pathfinder doesn’t have a widespread buffet like the Ford Explorer and is offered in just four trims. It also comes with just one engine and transmission option. However, it has a spacious cabin with lots of little storage places inside. The towing capacity is impressive, too. The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder recently arrived at TopSpeed’s headquarters, and here are our impressions of it.

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2022 Nissan Armada

2022 Nissan Armada

A Japanese giant battleship that is not only strong but also gets powered by a gusty V-8.

Not many companies are successful in the full-size SUV market other than the American ones like Ford and GM. But if you step out of the popular options, there is this monster coming from the house of Nissan, strictly made for the American interests. This Nissan Armada is a serious full-size SUV packed with a good amount of luxury and performance but there are some caveats - a few of which are quite big.

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2022 Nissan Altima

2022 Nissan Altima

Keeping up with the dying mid-size sedan trend but could be the perfect car for amateur drivers.

While we often hear about the Honda Accord, Mazda 6,, and even Toyota Camry, the Nissan Altima is a serious contender and is no less than any other mid-size sedans in the segment. Being in its sixth generation, which got introduced for the 2019 model year, it is now sharper and feature-packed. It is powered by a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated inline-four engine which is mated to a CVT. FWD is standard, although AWD is available as an option. There is a special engine available for the mid-SR trim which is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four but sadly no AWD is offered. As for the changes for 2022, there aren’t many of them, but Nissan adds a new Midnight Edition package for the SR which adds a darker exterior look while the SV Premium package adds heated exterior mirrors and LED turn indicators to the list. No doubt the 2022 Nissan Altima is an impressive budget sedan with a starting price of $24,550, while the competition starts from $25,500. So, will the attractive price tag of the Altima make it a good value, or are there some serious compromises?

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The Infiniti QX50 has Been Updated for 2022, but is it Enough?

The Infiniti QX50 has Been Updated for 2022, but is it Enough?

Is standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto enough to keep Infiniti alive?

Nissan and its subsidiary Infiniti have been feeling the heat from a lack of sales and general interest the world over. Both have been trying to re-vamp their respective ranges by adding new packages and more standard equipment, but we have yet to see those pay off yet. Now, a small update for the QX50 aims to draw in more attention, but is it enough?

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Watch Five Pickup Trucks Try To Invoke The Usain Bolt Spirit In Them In This Drag Race

Watch Five Pickup Trucks Try To Invoke The Usain Bolt Spirit In Them In This Drag Race

It was the Ford Maverick, Hyundai Santa Cruz, Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tundra, and the Ford F-150 Raptor facing each other

The folks at ‘The Fast Lane Truck’ conducted a drag race with not two, but five different pickup trucks. They had trucks across segments, starting from the Ford Maverick and the Hyundai Santa Cruz, to the Nissan Frontier, the Toyota Tundra, and the Ford F-150 Raptor. This wasn’t a conventional race wherein you just had all five trucks go at it together. It was more of a gauntlet match wherein the winner of a race faced a new truck in the next round and the loser got eliminated. Sounds a little like Squid Game, doesn’t it?

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Do the Updates to the 2022 Nissan Altima Make it Relevant Again

Do the Updates to the 2022 Nissan Altima Make it Relevant Again

A new engine and packages will call the Altima home next year, but is it enough/?

Nissan has been on a role of dropping tons of new cars and updating old ones. Whether it be a brand new electric crossover, or updating one of their most popular models, Nissan seems desperate to kick the sour after taste of the recent fiasco with the old CEO, Carlos Ghosn. The most recent example of this is the several changes the Japanese company has made to its mid-size sedan, the Altima.

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The Nissan Ariya EV Is Way More Expensive than its Competition

The Nissan Ariya EV Is Way More Expensive than its Competition

The competition has it quivering on its tires.

Electric crossovers are becoming a more and more common segment in the auto industry. Nissan is now taking the plunge into the market with the new Ariya (no, we do not know how to pronounce it either). The only questions are; is the price worth it, and how does it compete with all the other electric crossovers on the market?

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Nissan Gives the Rogue a Smaller Engine, But There's More Power

Nissan Gives the Rogue a Smaller Engine, But There’s More Power

The Nissan Rogue is now available with a three-cylinder engine, and there’s a good chance that you actually want it

The Nissan Rogue went through a thorough facelift for the 2021 model year, bringing Juke-like DNA and an impressive interior, but subpar performance. Its biggest flaw, and it was a very big flaw, was the underpowered 2.5-liter four-cylinder that delivered just 181 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. During our test drive of the Rogue, we found it to be a beautiful car inside and out, but it was sluggish and unrefined on the road, and that’s putting it nicely. Fortunately, Nissan heard everyone out and decided to remedy the situation for 2022 – by introducing a new three-cylinder engine. Does it sound underwhelming yet again? I can’t blame you for thinking that way but hear me out before you write it off completely.

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Nissan's New Midnight Edition Package Makes the Sentra Look Thunderous

Nissan’s New Midnight Edition Package Makes the Sentra Look Thunderous

But can we just put the SE-R back into production please?

Apparently, the Sentra is Nissan’s most popular sedan in America, and to help boost sales, they just gave the compact some more options and revamped the pricing. But will they bother to make it any more fun?

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The Tesla Model S Plaid Was Finally Beaten In A 1/4 Mile Run. But it's not what you think

The Tesla Model S Plaid Was Finally Beaten In A 1/4 Mile Run. But it’s not what you think

The ballistic EV has now met its match and this might just be the easiest way to take down the mighty Plaid

By now, you already know that the Tesla Model S Plaid is mega when it comes to taking on the ¼ mile. Ever since it went on sale earlier this year, this humble family sedan has been annihilating the competition for the sheer performance that it offers.

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