Best Electric Cars

Electric cars derive their primary source of propulsion from batteries and motors. Some only use those power sources, while others augment their electric systems with internal-combustion engines that supply additional power and recharge batteries.
1
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
MSRP From: $39,995
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8.3
Expert Rating
“The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a winner, combining our favorite minivan with a fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid powertrain and useful 33-mile electric range” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
8 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
8 / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
2
2018 Volvo XC60
2018 Volvo XC60 T8
MSRP From: $41,500
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7.7
Expert Rating
“With the new 2018 XC60, Volvo has cached all the XC90’s good data, and trimmed some fat from its code.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
8 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
8 / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
3
2018 Chevrolet Volt
2018 Chevrolet Volt
MSRP From: $33,220
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7.5
Expert Rating
“The 2018 Chevrolet Volt is an accomplished and refined extended-range electric car that makes an ideal everyday commuter.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
7 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
8 / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
4
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
MSRP From: $36,620
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7.2
Expert Rating
“The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV remains the only affordable, available electric car that offers more than 200 miles of range.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
6 / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
4
2017 Kia Soul EV
2017 Kia Soul EV
MSRP From: $32,250
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7.2
Expert Rating
“The 2017 Kia Soul EV offers more space for people and cargo than many other small battery-electric cars, but you can only buy it in limited regions and it's no longer top of the non-Tesla range list.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
8 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
6
2018 Nissan Leaf
2018 Nissan Leaf
MSRP From: $29,990
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7.0
Expert Rating
“The 2018 Nissan Leaf is improved in every way over its aged predecessor: it’s better-looking, nicer inside, and has more power and battery range, at a relatively affordable price.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
7 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
7
2018 BMW 3-Series
2018 BMW 3-Series
MSRP From: $34,900
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6.7
Expert Rating
“The 2018 BMW 3-Series makes its strongest case in performance for luxury compact buyers’ attentions.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
7 / 10
Features
7 / 10
Fuel Economy
7 / 10
8
2018 MINI Cooper Countryman
2018 Mini Countryman
MSRP From: $26,600
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6.6
Expert Rating
“The 2018 Mini Countryman has a new plug-in hybrid system but the mission is the same: Big Mini crossover with a bigger audience.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
7 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
7 / 10
Fuel Economy
7 / 10
8
2017 BMW i3
2017 BMW i3
MSRP From: $42,400
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6.6
Expert Rating
“The BMW i3 is a technological and stylistic tour de force—yet like any technology, it's nearing its sell-by date.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
7 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
10
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
MSRP From: $30,495
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6.4
Expert Rating
“The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf is a Golf that happens to run only on electricity, but its range is now sub-par.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
5 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
5 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
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2018 Ford Focus
2018 Ford Focus
MSRP From: $17,860
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6.2
Expert Rating
“The 2018 Ford Focus is irony on wheels: it comes in a dizzying range of models, of which the SEL and ST are our picks.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
5 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
6 / 10
Features
7 / 10
Fuel Economy
8 / 10
12
2017 FIAT 500e
2017 Fiat 500e
MSRP From: $32,995
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6.2
Expert Rating
“If you can live with a real-world range of 80 miles, the 2017 Fiat 500e is probably the best 500 minicar.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
4 / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
13
2017 Toyota Prius
2018 Toyota Prius
5.8
Expert Rating
Styling
3 / 10
Performance
4 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
14
2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
MSRP From: $22,995
3.8
Expert Rating
“While the 2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is okay around town and holds four adults, its low price tag doesn't make up for inadequate range, marginal acceleration, and a dated interior.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
1 / 10
Performance
2 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
2 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
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