Electric cars and electric SUVs are some of the newest vehicles on the road! They offer fast performance in complete silence, which is why it is important to check how quiet they are! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound-level reading for each EV we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the most popular models, like the Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model Y, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Hyundai IONIQ 5, Kia EV6 and Ford F-150 Lightning, as well as other great choices like the Audi Q8 e-tron, Mercedes EQE, Cadillac Lyriq, Volvo C40 Recharge, Rivian R1S, Lucid Air, and Toyota bZ4X. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

Model YearMake and ModelReading (in dB)Smile RatingSpecial Notes
23Mercedes EQE SUV51.54
24Audi Q8 E-Tron51.73
23Hyundai IONIQ 653.14Arizona
24Cadillac LYRIQ RWD53.13
22Mercedes EQS 580 Sedan53.15
22Ford F150 Lightning53.44
24Hyundai IONIQ 553.74
23Ford Mustang Mach-E GT54.14
23Rivian R1S54.85
22Volvo C40 Recharge54.94
20Tesla Model 355.44
22Audi E-Tron Sportback55.64
22Rivian R1T55.95
23Lexus RZ 450e56.24California
22Lucid Air56.45
22Tesla Model S Plaid56.55
21Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium56.54
23Mercedes EQB56.83
22Hyundai Kona Electric57.64
22Tesla Model Y Performance57.65@45 MPH Rough Road
24Chevy Blazer EV RWD57.64California Rough Rd
23Kia EV6 GT59.35Rough Road; Nevada
24Kia EV959.44Rough Road; California
22Chevy Bolt60.33Rough Road
24Chevy Blazer EV AWD62.13Rough Road; California
23Toyota bZ4x62.83Rough Road; Texas
22BMW i44
23Genesis GV60 Performance5