Monday, March 14, 2016

Consumer Guide To Plug-In Electric Vehicles

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This consumer’s guide lists the various plug-in electric vehicles available today, along with their driving range, charging time, and other characteristics. It discusses the types of plug-in electric vehicles, factors affecting performance, charging considerations, incentives, and more.

Model Name Plug-in Type Body Style Range (miles)1 Availability2
BMW i3 Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 81 Nationwide
BMW i3 REx Plug-in hybrid Hatchback 72/150 Nationwide
BMW i8 Plug-in hybrid Sport coupe 15/330 Nationwide
BMW X5 xDrive40e Plug-in hybrid SUV 14/540 Nationwide
Cadillac ELR Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan 40/340 Nationwide
Chevrolet Volt Plug-in hybrid Compact 53/420 Nationwide
Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in hybrid Hatchback 20/550 Nationwide
Ford Focus Electric Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 76 Nationwide
Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in hybrid Sedan 20/550 Nationwide
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Battery electric vehicle Subcompact 62 Nationwide
Nissan LEAF Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 107 Nationwide
Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Plug-in hybrid Crossover 14/480 Nationwide
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan 16/560 Nationwide
Tesla Model S Battery electric vehicle Luxury sedan 234-270 Nationwide
Tesla Model X Battery electric vehicle Crossover 250-257 Nationwide
Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Plug-in hybrid SUV 14/350 Nationwide
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Plug-in hybrid Hatchback 16/380 Select Markets
Chevrolet Spark Battery electric vehicle Compact hatchback 82 Select Markets
Fiat 500e Battery electric vehicle Subcompact 87 Select Markets
Hyundai Sonata Plug-in hybrid Sedan 27/600 Select Markets
Kia Soul EV Battery electric vehicle Compact SUV 93 Select Markets
Mercedes-Benz B250e Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 87 Select Markets
Mercedes-Benz S550e Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan 14/450 Select Markets
smart fortwo electric drive Battery electric vehicle Subcompact 68 Select Markets
Volkswagen e-Golf Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 83 Select Markets
Model Name Plug-in Type Body Style Range (miles)1 Availability2
Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-in hybrid SUV TBA Early 2016
BMW 330e Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan 22/370 Spring 2016
BMW 740e xDrive Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan 23/TBA Summer 2016
Audi Q7 e-tron Plug-in hybrid SUV 25/TBA Late 2016
Cadillac CT6 Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan 30/TBA Late 2016
Chevrolet Bolt Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 200 Late 2016
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Plug-in hybrid Minivan 30/TBA Late 2016
Ford Focus Electric (Gen. 1+) Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 100 Late 2016
Kia Optima Plug-in hybrid Midsize sedan TBA Late 2016
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in hybrid Crossover TBA Late 2016
Toyota Prius Plug-in (Gen. 2) Plug-in hybrid Hatchback TBA Late 2016
Volvo V60 Plug-in hybrid Wagon TBA Late 2016
Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan TBA Late 2016
Information source on availability of future cars is manufacturer or industry media. Subject to change.

Model Name Plug-in Type Body Style Range (miles)1 Availability2
BMW X3 edrive Plug-in hybrid Crossover 20/TBA 2017
BMW i3 (Gen. 1+) Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 120 2017
Hyundai Ioniq Battery electric vehicle and Plug-in hybrid Sedan TBA 2017
Kia Soul EV (Gen. 1+) Battery electric vehicle Compact SUV TBA 2017
Tesla Model 3 Battery electric vehicle Sedan and crossover 200 2017
VW e-Golf (Gen. 1+) Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 108 2017
VW CrossCoupe Plug-in hybrid SUV 20/TBA 2017
VW Tiguan Plug-in Hybrid Crossover TBA 2017
Audi e-tron Quattro Battery electric vehicle SUV 300 2018
BMW i5 Plug-in hybrid Luxury sedan TBA 2018
Nissan LEAF (Gen. 2) Battery electric vehicle Hatchback 200–300 2018–2020
Porsche Pajun Battery electric vehicle Luxury sedan 220 2018
Subaru Crosstek XV Plug-in hybrid Crossover TBA 2018
Jaguar F-Pace Battery electric vehicle Crossover 300 2019
VW Budd-e Battery electric vehicle Van 233 2019
Porsche Mission E Battery electric vehicle Sports car TBA TBA
VW Phaeton Battery electric vehicle Luxury sedan TBA TBA
  1. Range for battery electric vehicles is all-electric range. Range for plug-in hybrids is all-electric/combined (electric + gas) range. Information source on range of future cars is manufacturer or industry media. Subject to change.
  2. Cars that are currently available are listed alphabetically by manufacturer. Cars that are coming soon or coming later are listed chronologically by their expected market arrival date, then alphabetically by manufacturer.

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