Among electric cars, the Tesla Model 3 is the thought-leader.
Now more affordable and available, the Model 3 will be a beacon for buyers swayed by the culture of Tesla.
It has thrilling performance, but buying one still feels like a roll of the dice.
For everyone else, the Bolt EV, Kia Niro EV, Hyundai Ioniq, and Honda Clarity are (in theory) available nationwide and offer electrified transportation without baggage.
The Bolt EV offers a similar range, but its styling is a little stilted and not for everyone.
The Kia Niro EV will be available in the U.S.
soon and should offer similar range and practicality as the Kona Electric.
The Ioniq is most widely available as a hybrid, and it has a low price tag.
The Clarity has the shortest all-electric range of the bunch—perhaps the most awkward styling too.
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|2019 Hyundai Kona ElectricBrowse Used Listings||2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVBrowse Used Listings||2019 Honda ClarityBrowse Used Listings||2019 Hyundai IoniqBrowse Used Listings||2019 Kia NiroBrowse Used Listings||2019 Tesla Model 3Browse Used Listings|
|69 MPG City / 67 MPG Hwy||55 MPG City / 59 MPG Hwy||46 MPG City / 49 MPG Hwy|
|Electric||Electric||Gas/Electric I-4||Gas/Electric I-4||Gas/Electric I-4||Electric|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small station wagon||Mid-Size Cars||Large Cars||Small Station Wagon||Mid-Size Cars|
|SEL FWD||5-Door Wagon LT||Touring Sedan||Blue Hatchback||LX FWD||Standard Range RWD *Ltd Avail*|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Wagon||Sedan||Hatchback||Sport Utility||Sedan|
|Automatic||NA||CVT w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Automatic|
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|2019 Hyundai Kona Electric vs. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV||2019 Hyundai Kona Electric vs. 2019 Honda Clarity||2019 Hyundai Kona Electric vs. 2019 Hyundai Ioniq||2019 Hyundai Kona Electric vs. 2019 Kia Niro||2019 Hyundai Kona Electric vs. 2019 Tesla Model 3|