Electric Vehicles

These are the plug-in electric and all-electric SUVs you can buy right now

The R1S is Rivian's all-electric SUV offering. Scroll down to find out all the details.

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Electrified vehicles are starting to become the new norm. However, their level of electrification varies, from traditional hybrid powertrains to 48-volt systems to plug-in hybrid (PHEV) to all-electric models. This list takes a closer look at the SUVs that are currently for sale that feature either plug-in electric or all-electric power plants.

2019 Audi E-tron

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The 2019 Audi E-Tron is a two-row all-electric SUV with a 204-mile range. It has a 95 kWh lithium-ion battery that is paired with two electric motors to achieve 355 horsepower under normal driving conditions. Using Boost mode, the car's power is upped to 402 horsepower. It has a single-speed transmission.

The E-tron gets 74 MPGe combined.

Drivers can charge their E-tron in 80 hours on a 120-volt/Level 1 outlet. A 240-volt/Level 2 outlet cuts that time to nine hours. Audi has enabled the model to recharge the first 54 miles of range in 10 minutes from a 150 kWh charger and get to 80 percent of its full capacity from empty (approximately 163 miles) in 30 minutes.

The 2019 Audi E-tron starts at $74,800.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC

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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC is a PHEV that employs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a 90 kWh electric motor and 13.5 kWh battery to achieve 315 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The power plant is completed by a nine-speed automatic transmission. It comes only with all-wheel drive.

The two-row SUV's all-electric range and efficiency figures are TBA.

Drivers can charge to full on a 120-volt/Level I charger in 7.75 hours when 10 percent of the battery life is remaining. Using a 240-volt/Level II charger, owners can get from a 10 to 80 percent charge in 2.25 hours.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC starts at $51,900.

2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e

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The 2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e is an four-wheel drive, PHEV variant of the automaker's popular compact X3 SUV. It's powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works in tandem with an electric motor and a 12 kWh lithium-ion battery. With their power combined, the X3 xDrive30e puts out 292 horsepower. It has around 30 miles of all-electric range.

The SUV has an all-electric range of around 34 miles.

A traditional 120-volt/Level I outlet can charge the car's battery in less than six hours. Using the BMW I Wallbox, the SUV can be charged in 3.5 hours.

The X3 xDrive30e has a starting price of $48,550.

2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

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The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is a PHEV version of the popular subcompact Crosstrek SUV. It comes standard with all-wheel drive and is only available in one trim level.

The SUV gets its power from a set of electric motors, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, and a lithium-ion battery pack. It has a continuously variable transmission.

The Crosstrek Hybrid can go up to 65 mph in full electric mode and is a full second faster getting to 60 mph from a standstill than the standard Crosstrek. It gets 90 MPGe and has a range of 480 miles. It has an all-electric range of 17 miles.

The model qualifies for High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) permits in several states, including California, Maryland and New York.

The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid starts at $35,145.

2020 Jaguar I-Pace

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The 2020 Jaguar I-Pace is an all-electric vehicle that sits higher on the road than a car but lower than a traditional SUV, putting it firmly in crossover territory. It comes standard with all-wheel drive and is available in three trim levels.

The SUV has a 90 kWh battery that is paired with two electric motors and produces 394 horsepower and 512 pound-feet of torque. It can get from zero to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

Jaguar's EV navigation technology factors in route topography, driving style, and more to help optimize vehicle range when determining potential routes to a destination.

Owners can charge their vehicle from empty to 80 percent in 40 minutes using a 100kW DC fast charger. Using a 230-volt AC wall box, the same percentage is achieved in just over 10 hours. Each vehicle comes standard with a charging cable.

The 2020 Jaguar I-Pace starts at $69,500.

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

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You won't see any 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-Es sitting on dealership lots just yet, but the model is available for order. Click here to see the SUV's stats, specs, features, and trim level information.

2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport PHEV

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The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Sport PHEV is available in two trim levels: HSE and Autobiography with Dynamic Pack. The former starts at $79,000 and the latter at $89,990.

Powering the model is a 2.0-liter turbo-four engine and an electric motor. The PHEV P400e achieves 398 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque. It can get from zero to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds and has a top speed of 137 mph.

The SUV is just as capable as its traditionally powered model with a fording depth of 33.5 inches.

Land Rover has given the model an all-electric range of 19 miles. Its navigation system shows charging areas along your route.

It takes 14 hours to charge the battery on a 120-volt/Level I charger. Using a wall charger, that number shrinks to 2.75 hours.

2020 Kia Niro PHEV

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The 2020 Kia Niro features new styling as part of a refresh but its powertrain remains the same. The Niro PHEV is available in three trim levels: LXS, EX, EX Premium.

It has a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that is paired with an electric motor and a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. It gets 139 horsepower and has 26 miles of all-electric range. It achieves 46 mpg and 105 MPGe combined.

Using a 120-volt/Level I outlet, you can charge the Niro PHEV in nine hours. Using a 240-volt outlet cuts that charge time down to two hours and 15 minutes.

The model qualifies as a high-occupancy vehicle designation in some states.

The 2020 Kia Niro PHEV stars at $29,490 and tops out around $36,400 without any tax incentives or destination charges factored in.

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-in Hybrid

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The 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid is a two-row PHEV. Volvo treats the model as trim level rather than an entirely different model like other automakers do.

It is powered by a turbo- and super-charged four-cylinder engine that combines with an electric motor and a 10.4-kWh litium-ion battery to produce 400 horsepower and 495 pound-feet of torque. The powertrain is completed by an eight-speed automatic transmission.

The model can get from zero to 60 mph in five seconds and delivers 40 km of all-electric range.

It is priced starting at $54,595.

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with two electric motors and a single-speed transmission to deliver 197 horsepower. All-wheel drive is standard.

It earns 74 MPGe combined and can go up to 22 miles on all-electric power.

Mitsubishi says that charging the Outlander PHEV on a 120-volt/Level I outlet can take up to 13 hours. Moving up to a 240-volt/Level II charger reduces that time to 3.5 hours. Utilizing DC fast charging, 80 percent of the battery life can be regained in just 25 minutes.

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has a starting price of $36,295.

2020 Audi Q5 PHEV

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The Audi Q5, which comes with a "TFSI e" badge. It comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is paired with a 14.1-kWh lithium-ion battery to produce 349 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. It has all-wheel drive and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Audi reports that the model can go around 20 miles on all-electric power. It has a rating of 65 MPGe combined.

The Audi Q5 PHEV starts at $52,900 and tops out just over $60,000.

Fisker Ocean

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Fisker is currently taking reservations for its new SUV, the Ocean. The all-electric Ocean will be arriving in 2022, according to the latest update from the company. Click here to learn more about it.

2020 Land Rover Range Rover P400e

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Land Rover offers a plug-in hybrid version of its popular Range Rover model as an engine variant of the SUV.

According to the company, the model, "combines our lightweight Ingenium engine and 141 horsepower electric motor, together with a large 13-kWh capacity battery which is charged via an external source. In EV mode this delivers 19 miles from a full charge with zero CO2 tailpipe emissions."

The SUV can charge to full in 14 hours using a 120-volt/Level I charger. It has 19 miles of all-electric range. Using a 240-volt/Level II charger that time is cut to 2.75 hours.

The Land Rover Range Rover PHEV starts at $95,950.

2020 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

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Porsche sells the PHEV version of their Cayenne SUV in the U.S., the Cayenne E-Hybrid and the Caynnne Turbo S E-Hybrid. The latter is the performance-focused variant.

The models are powered by a turbocharged V6 engine that is paired with an electric motor and 14.1-kWh lithium-ion battery. Those components are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

The E-Hybrid model achieves 477 horsepower and gets from zero to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds. It has a top track speed of 157 mph whereas the Turbo S E-Hybrid has 670 horsepower, goes the distance in just 3.6 seconds, and can go 183 mph on the track.

The 2020 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid starts at $81,800.

2020 Tesla Model X

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The Tesla Model X is available in a variety of ranges, which the company treats like trim levels. The base model has a 100-kWh battery back that is matched with two electric motors. All-wheel drive is standard.

The standard Long Range model moves from zero to 60 mph in 4.4. seconds. Opt for the Performance variant to get to the mark in 2.7 seconds.

Tesla's Long Range spec has as a 328-mile range and achieves 101 MPGe combined. The Performance model is rated at 305 miles of range and 96 MPGe.

Using a 240-volt/Level II charger, it takes 10 hours to fully charge a Model X. Utilizing a Tesla Supercharger can give drivers 115 miles of range in just 15 minutes, but it takes 90 minutes to fully charge the SUV.

The Tesla Model X starts at $84,990.

Rivian R1S

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The Rivian R1S is the automaker's all-electric SUV offering. It starts at $72,500 and reservations are currently being accepted via the Rivian website.

This SUV is made to be capable and practical. It is slated to have over 400 miles of range and a quad-motor system, which should allow it to do a tank turn like the R1T pickup truck.

The company says that the SUV will get from zero to 60 mpg in under three seconds and deliver up to 750 horsepower. It has a wading depth of over three feet and a maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds.

2020 Volvo XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-in Hybrid

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Volvo sells the XC90 plug-in hybrid model as a powertrain option rather than as its own standalone vehicle. The XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid starts at $67,000.

The model is powered by a twin-turbocharged V6 engine that is paired with two electric motors. It gets 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque.

It is rated at 55 MPGe combined.

2020 Hyundai Kona EV

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The Hyundai Kona EV is not available in all states. The EV offers up to 258 miles of range and is available in three trim levels: SEL, Limited, and Ultimate.

The models are all powered by a 64-kWh lithium-ion battery paired with an electric motor and single-speed transmission. The model gets 132 MPGe in the city and 108 MPGe on the highway.

The battery takes 9.5 hours to charge using a 240-volt/Level II outlet. Using a DC fast charger, the SUV can get up to 80 percent of its range back in 50 minutes.

The 2020 Hyundai Kona EV starts at $37,190 and tops out around $46,000.

2020 Kia Niro EV

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The 2019 Kia Niro EV is currently being sold in two trim levels: EX and EX Premium. The 2020 model is coming and will likely have the same underpinnings as the 2019 model. The information below is for the 2019 Niro EV.

Kia has given the SUV a 201-horsepower electric motor, 64-kWh battery, and a single-speed transmission. It delivers 291 pound-feet of torque.

The Kia Niro EV has a 239-mile range and achieves 112 MPGe. The model comes with four drive modes: Eco, Normal, Sport, and Eco+.

On a 240-volt/Level II charger, the SUV takes about 9.5 hours to charge.

The 2020 Kia Niro EV starts at $38,500.

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New sports car

2022 Subaru BRZ pricing announced

The BRZ is all-new for 2022.

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Earlier this year, Subaru announced the all-new BRZ sports car, which is coming this fall to replace the previous generation of the car that was discontinued in 2020. It, along with its Toyota cousin, the 86, get more power, updated interiors, and better technology than their predecessors.

The BRZ Premium is the base trim of the car. It starts at $28,955 after destination. Adding an automatic transmission drives the price up by $1,600 to $30,555. The BRZ Limited starts at $31,455 after destination, which shifts to $33,255 with an automatic transmission.


2022 Subaru BRZ The BRZ's compact size and manual transmission make it enthusiast friendly.


The 2022 BRZ gets a new 2.4-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 228 horsepower. Part of the appeal of small, sporty cars like BRZ is that they are infinitely more fun to drive than larger, more computerized vehicles. To that end, the car comes standard with a six-speed close-ratio manual transmission. Buyers can opt to swap in a six-speed automatic transmission, but that almost defeats the point of the car. A Torsen limited-slip differential, vehicle stability control with track mode, and 17-inch wheels round out the car's standard performance features.

Inside, the BRZ comes with an 8-inch touchscreen that runs Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, SiriusXM radio, and dual-zone automatic climate controls. A new gauge cluster display can show amps, coolant temperatures, or the car's lateral g-forces, and when track mode is engaged, the tachometer shifts from a circular to a color linear graph.


2022 Subaru BRZ An updated interior and tech are highlights of the new BRZ,

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Discontinued sedan

Volkswagen nixing Passat after 2022 model year

Racing Green Metallic is one of four exclusive colors for the car.

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After five decades on sale in the U.S., Volkswagen is pulling the plug on the midsize Passat. The explosion of SUVs' popularity and the need to shift production power to electric vehicles are behind the decision, which will take place after the 2022 model year. The cars have been built at the automaker's Chattanooga, TN plant since 2011, but the facility is being repurposed as VW's North American hub for electric vehicle assembly.

Volkswagen is giving the car one last hurrah, however, in the form of the Passat Limited Edition. The car features 18-inch wheels, LED headlights with an Advanced Front Lighting System, and an easy-open trunk. Inside, the cars come with sport seats wrapped in Vienna leather, memory seating, a Fender Premium Audio System, parking assistance, and parking sensors.


2022 Volkswagen Passat Limited Edition Each car gets a special model tag with its limited production number.Volkswagen


Only 1,973 of the cars will be built, and it will only be sold in four colors, each with its own limited production numbers that have special meaning for the Passat:

  • Aurora Red Metallic with Titan Black interior: 411 units to represent the original vehicle production code
  • Racing Green Metallic with Mauro Brown interior: 423 units to commemorate the Chattanooga 423 area code
  • Pure white with Mauro Brown interior: 524 units to signify the Chattanooga plant's May 24 opening date
  • Platinum Great Metallic with Titan Black interior: 615 units to signify six generations of imported Passats, one generation assembled in Chattanooga, and five decades of U.S. sales

Pricing for the 2022 Passat starts at $31,290, which includes a $995 destination fee. Adding Aurora Red Metallic drives the price up by an additional $395. Each car will receive a special number plate to designate its place in the limited production run.


2022 Volkswagen Passat Limited Edition The Passat Limited Edition gets several upscale features. Volkswagen

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