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While the electric vehicle market is expanding, there are still limited options in North America.
If you’re looking to get behind the wheel of an electrified vehicle, there are plenty of hybrids and plug-in hybrids available today. But for those seeking a fully electric vehicle, the number of options will depend on where you live. That’s because not all electric vehicles are available in every market — but here is a list of all the EVs that are currently available in 2017, and where you can buy them.
Available nationwide in the U.S., the BMW i3 starts from $43,395 including destination. In Canada, the BMW i3 is priced from $49,645. The BMW i3 is part of the German automaker’s i sub-brand, which focuses solely on electrified vehicles. The BMW i3 can also be had with a range extender engine for those seeking more range than 114 miles it offers. With the range extender, the BMW i3 is capable of traveling up to 180 miles on a single charge.
It’s widely considered the first electric vehicle that’s not only affordable, but offers impressive range, getting up to 238 miles on a single charge. In the U.S., the Chevrolet Bolt is available nationwide with a starting price of $37,495, while it is costs $44,795 in Canada.
Available only in California and Oregon, the Fiat 500e earned its reputation as the car Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne asked people not to buy. That’s because the automaker claims it’s losing money on each one sold, and it’s solely made for compliance reasons. But if you feel so inclined to get your hands on one, the Fiat 500e starts from $33,990, while offering up to 87 miles of range.
Ford Focus Electric
Priced from $29,995 in the U.S. and $33,848 in Canada, the Ford Focus Electric offers up to 115 miles of range. It’s available in selects markets across U.S. including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh-Durham, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tucson, and Washington, D.C.
Honda Clarity Electric
The Honda Clarity Electric won’t arrive until August and will initially only be available in California and Oregon. No retail pricing for the model has been announced, but Honda is already advertising a $269 per month lease for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing. The model may not be for everyone however, as it will only offer up to 80 miles of range on a single charge.
Hyundai Ioniq Electric
Currently the Hyundai Ioniq Electric is only available to customers in California with a starting price of $30,385. That gets buyers up to 124 miles of range on a single charge. It is also available in Canada with a starting price of $37,354.
Kia Soul EV
The Kia Soul EV is available in various states across the U.S. including California, Georgia, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Maryland. The crossover offers up to 93 miles on a single charge and starts from $34,845 in the U.S. California shoppers however, can opt for a cheaper EV-e model that starts from $33,145. In Canada, the Kia Soul EV starts from $37,135.
Priced from $40,895, the Mercedes-Benz B250e is an interesting option for those looking for a bit of luxury in their electric vehicle. In the U.S., the all-electric B-Class is available in California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The model offers up to 87 miles of all-electric range.
You’ll have a tough time finding a 2017 model year Mitsubishi i-MiEV in the U.S. as it doesn’t seem long for the world. It is however, the most affordable EV in America if you manage to get your hands on one, with a starting price of $23,845. In Canada, the i-MiEV starts from $29,698. It only offers up to 59 miles on a single charge and considering the next generation of electric vehicles are set to arrive soon, it’s best to pass on the Mitsubishi i-MiEV.
Speaking of next-generation electric vehicles, Nissan is getting ready to unveil its new Leaf. But if you’re eager, the current model is available in the U.S. from $30,680 and can be purchased nationwide. In Canada, the Nissan Leaf starts from $35,988. The current model offers a range of a range of 107 miles.
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive
Set to arrive this summer, the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive will start from $24,550 in the U.S. or $28,750 if you prefer a convertible. It will be available in all 50 states, with the compact electric vehicle returning an estimated driving range between 70 to 80 miles.
Tesla Model S
Given Tesla‘s unorthodox method of selling vehicles directly to consumers, the American automaker isn’t readily available in North America. You can however, find Tesla Stores and Galleries throughout North America, although not every state allows Tesla to sell its vehicles. The Model S 75 starts from $70,700 and offers up to 249 miles of range on a single charge. You can get up to 335 miles with the 100D model that starts from $98,700, while performance-minded enthusiasts will want the P100D with 315 miles of range and a zero-to-60 mph time of 2.5 seconds for $141,200. In Canada, the Model S starts from $95,950 for the 75 model. The 100D is priced at $134,900 and the P100D is $195,200.
Tesla Model X
The Tesla Model X is the only sizable all-electric SUV in the market for now, but expect plenty of competitors to enter the segment in the coming years. Like the Model S, the Model X is offered with several different options, with the base 75D model starting from $83,700 in the U.S. The Model X 100D is priced from $100,700 while at the top of the range is the P100D has a $146,200 price tag. The Model X 75D has a 237-mile range, while the 100D returns 295 miles. The P100D sacrifices some range for performance, returning 289 miles on a single charge. In Canada, the Model X starts from $117,450 while the 100D is priced from $140,750. The top of-the-range P100D is $205,300.
For something more practical, you can choose the Volkswagen e-Golf, which starts from $29,815 in the U.S., while in Canada it is priced from $37,640. The all-electric hatchback returns up to 83 miles on a single charge, making it a nice option for those looking for an EV that is styled like a traditional car. Currently, the Volkswagen e-Golf is available in California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, D.C.