Cheapest Electric SUVs for 2023
Practicality, affordability, and zero emissions don't have to be mutually exclusive. There are plenty of reasonably priced electric SUVs on sale today. These are the cheapest on the market right now.
2023 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
EPA-rated range: 247 miles
It's a shame the Bolt EUV is going out of production soon, because it represents the best value for money on the EV market right now. For under 30 grand you get a practical crossover with nearly 250 miles of range. You can't beat that.
2023 Hyundai Kona Electric
EPA-rated range: 258 miles
Hyundai is on a roll right now, both with its N performance division and its Ioniq electric cars. But if you're looking for something a bit more subdued, Hyundai also sells the Kona Electric. It offers impressive mileage for the price and doesn't look as flashy or futuristic as the Ioniq cars.
The Kona is one of the cheapest electric vehicles, period
2023 Volkswagen ID.4
EPA-rated range: 240 miles
While we're not huge of the Volkswagen ID.4's driving characteristics or interior appointments, it can still make a case for itself as an affordable electric SUV, coming in at just over $40,000 with 240 miles of range.
2023 Kia Niro EV
EPA-rated range: 253 miles
On the hunt for something a bit more spacious? There's the Kia Niro EV. Totally new for 2023, it gets a handsome design, a quality interior, and a bunch of standard features. And it can go over 250 miles per charge.
It's one of the best SUVs on sale today
2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5
EPA-rated range: 256 miles
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 might look like a hatchback, but it's far bigger than how it's perceived in photos. The result is a spacious, fantastic-looking SUV that's not super expensive, but competitive when it comes to range.
2023 Toyota bZ4X
EPA-rated range: 222 miles
The bZ4X is Toyota's first attempt at a mass-market electric crossover, offering funky looks and over 200 miles of range for under 50 grand. If you can get past the strange name, it's a solid choice if your commute isn't too long.
We're more interested in the company's sports cars
2023 Mustang Mach-E
EPA-rated range: 312 miles
The Ford Mustang Mach-E isn't a real Mustang, but it is a real accomplishment. It looks good, drives well, and delivers impressive range. And because it's a Ford, you can get it serviced easily anywhere in the country.
2023 Subaru Solterra
EPA-rated range: 228 miles
If you think the Subaru Solterra looks a lot like the Toyota bZ4X, well, there's a reason: They're essentially the same car. Aside from some badges and minor trim changes, both are identical, all the way down to the batteries and motors.
Read our first drive right here
2023 Kia EV6
EPA-rated range: 310 miles
The Kia EV6 is the most convincing Tesla rival yet. It looks cool, provides plenty of range, and drives great, especially in top-level GT trim. Even the base model, with its 310 miles of range, represents a strong value.
2023 Tesla Model Y
EPA-rated range: 330 miles
Say what you will about Tesla, but it can make an attractive daily driver. The Model Y, the smaller of the automaker's SUV offerings, looks good and delivers the most range of any car on this list.
Watch this review of the Model Y
2023 Mercedes-Benz EQB
EPA-rated range: 227 miles
At under $54,000, the EQB is the cheapest electric Mercedes-Benz on sale right now. For you money you get a unique front end design, nearly 300 hp, and over 220 miles of range.
Get ready to start paying monthly for more power
2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge
EPA-rated range: 223 miles
The XC40 Recharge is the spearhead for Volvo's assault on the EV market, offering a sleek, handsome design and a world-class cabin. While we'd like to see more range at this price, we can see some buyers putting up with it for the driving experience.
Here's everything we know on the XC40
2023 Volvo C40
EPA-rated range: 226 miles
The Volvo C40 is essentially a "coupe" version of the XC40, with a lower, sloping roofline that sweeps into the rear end. It's a bit more expensive but also a tiny bit cooler. If looks are important, the C40 might be worth the extra coin.
This is all the info we have on the C40
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