The Tesla Model 3 starts just below the $40,000 mark at the time of writing, but you won’t be able to claim the $7,500 EV tax credit.
It’s the same story for the Chevrolet Bolt EV; although the Bolt EV is more affordable to start, its interior isn’t as impressive as you might expect for the price.
The Honda Clarity Electric has been discontinued, but the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid offers a range of 48 miles on electric and is an efficient hybrid after that; it also has a spacious interior that feels like it could bear the Acura badge.
The Kia Niro EV is a corporate cousin of the Kona Electric, but it’s a bigger vehicle and includes battery tech from a different company, SK Innovation.
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