Maryland's Plug-in Electric Vehicle Buyer's Guide

​Plug-in Electic Vehicles (PEV) are a category of cars that can run at least partially on battery power that is recharged from the electric grid. Below is a list of the two different types of PEVs- pure battery electrics (BEV) and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEV) that are available.

Note: The State Excise Tax credit is subject to the availability of funds. It applies to new vehicles purchased after July 1, 2017, and is not applicable to vehicles with a purchase price in excess of $60,000. For more information, please visit the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration's web site.

Questions or comments may be directed to Justin Mabrey of the Mobile Sources Control program at (410) 537-4165  or by email to Justin.Mabrey@maryland.gov
 
ModelBase MSRPFederal Tax CreditMaximum State Excise Tax*EPA Range (miles)
Battery Electric Vehicles
Nissan Leaf
$29,990$7,500$3,000151
Tesla Model S
$74,500$7,500N/A259-335
Tesla Model X
$79,500$7,500N/A237-295
Chevy Bolt
$37,495$7,500$3,000238
Ford Focus EV
$29,120$7,500$3,000115
Smart forTwo EV
$23,900$7,500$1,76058
BMW i3
$44,450$7,500$3,000114
Kia Soul EV
$33,950$7,500$3,000111
Volkswagen eGolf
$30,495$7,500$3,000125
Tesla Model 3
$35,000$7,500$3,000220
Plug-In Electric Hybrid Vehicles
Chevy Volt
$34,095$7,500$1,84053
Ford Fusion Energi
$31,400$4,007$76021
Hyundai Sonata Plug-in
$34,600$4,919$98027
Toyota Prius Prim
$27,100$4,502$88025
Volvo XC90 PHEV
$64,950$4,585N/A14
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
$39,995$7,500$1,60033
Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid
$99,600$4,751N/A16
Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid
$79,900$5,336N/A14
BMW i3 Rex
$48,850$7,500$3,00097
BMW i8
$147,500$3,793N/A18
BMW 330e iPerformance
$45,600$4,001$76014
BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance
$90,700$4,668N/A14
BMW X5 40e iPerformance
$63,750$4,668N/A14
Audi A3 e-tron
$39,500$4,502N/A16
BMW 530e iPerformance
$52,650$4,668$92016