Car Pro Guide to Current And Upcoming All-Electric Vehicles

2018 Nissan Leaf

Since we first published our guide to electric cars in 2016 things have progressed at a very fast pace. The number of electric vehicle choices is growing quickly, and especially for those living in states like California. Battery ranges are getting longer, easing so-called driver range anxiety, plus the electric charging infrastructure is improving, although it still has a ways to go to encompass mainstream buyers across the nation.

Automakers Embrace Electric Future

Automakers are diving into electric vehicles with millions of dollars as they ramp to to build complete EV lineups (including hybrids, plug-in hybrids and all-electrics) as soon as next year. Volvo says every new model introduced in 2019 will be a hybrid or all-electric with five fully-electric EVs by 2021.  BMW promises 12 all-electric vehicles by 2025. Ford plans to spend $11 billion on all electric vehicles between now and 2022 and plans include a new all-electric CUV with a 300-mile range due in 2020. GM says it will launch 20 all-electric vehicles by 2023.  Mercedes-Benz is launching the EQ brand and its first all-electric vehicle will be an SUV. Kia plans 10 electrified vehicles of various degrees by 2020.  Hyundai has all-electric models in the works like the Kona Electric. Plus its luxury Genesis brand expects to launch a 300-mile range all-electric sedan in 2021.  Volkswagen’s ambitious plan includes launching 27 all-electric vehicles, also encompassing Audi, by 2022.  Toyota (and Lexus),  lagging a bit behind the eight ball in terms of all-electric offerings, is stepping up its pace. Toyota says it will have more than 10 battery-only electric cars for sale starting from 2020, with China the first market.

Current and Future All-Electric Vehicles 

Here is an updated list of many electric vehicles currently on the market and those coming down the pipeline in the very near future.  This list includes only all-electric vehicles and MSRP’s when listed do not include federal tax credits.

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV. Credit: Chevrolet

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV. Credit: Chevrolet

2018-2019 Electric Vehicles Include:

  • 2019 Chevrolet Bolt $36,620/ 238-mile range
  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace $69,500/235-mile range
  • 2019 BMW i3 $44,450/ 153-mile range
  • 2019 Nissan Leaf $29,990 / 150-mile range
  • 2019 Kia Soul EV $33,950/111-mile range
  • 2018 Honda Clarity EV – Lease Only, 89-mile range
  • 2018 Hyundai Ioniq $29,500/124-mile range
  • 2019 Tesla Model S / 335-mile range
  • 2018 Tesla Model X/ 289-mile range
  • 2018 Tesla Model 3 $34,200+/260-310-range
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric. Credit: Hyundai

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric. Credit: Hyundai

Future Electric Vehicles Include:

  • 2019 Audi E-Tron Quattro $74,800/ 248-mile range (deliveries start Spring 2019)
  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz EQC Pricing TBD (arrives in dealerships next year)
  • 2019 Kia Niro Pricing TBD/ 240-mile range (arrives end of 2018)
  • 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Pricing TBD (coming early 2019) 259-mile range
  • 2019 MINI EV Pricing and Range TBD
  • BMW iX3 (launches in 2020)
  • Volvo XC40 (launches early 2020)
  • 2020 Porsche Taycan (formerly known as the Mission E) / 310-mile range
  • 2020 Hyundai Ioniq/Range Boost to potentially 186-miles
  • 2020 VW I.D. Concept /250+ mile range
  • 2020 Ford CUV
Audi E-Tron Debut

Audi E-Tron. Credit: Audi

2016-2017 Electric Vehicles Include:

  • 2016 Nissan Leaf: $30,000+ /107-mile range
  • 2016 Ford Focus Electric: $29,170 / 76-mile range
  • 2016 Kia Soul EV: $31,950 / 93-mile range
  • 2016 Chevy Spark EV: $25,995 / 82-mile range
  • 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf: $28,995  / 83-mile range
  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz B250e: $41,450/ 87-mile range
  • 2016 BMW i3: $42,400 / 81-mile range
  • 2016 Tesla Model X: $85,000+ / 237-250-mile range
  • 2016 Tesla Model S: $70,000+ / 240+ range
  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: $37,500 / 200+ range
  • 2017 BMW i3: $44,595 / 114-mile range
  • 2017 VW e-Golf  / 124-mile range
  • 2017 BMW i3 / 114-mile range
  • 2017 Ford Focus Electric / 100-mile range
  • 2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

EPA WEBSITE LINKS:

You can read more about electric vehicles on the U.S. EPA website here and find out more about EPA fuel economy labels here. 

Photo Credit: Nissan

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