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

Note: Funding for the State Excise Tax Credit is no longer available. If you have any questions please email: MVAElectricRefunds@mdot.maryland.gov​ or Monica Grace at 410-768-7329 or at mgrace@mdot.state.md.us​.  ​​

For more information on the Excise Tax Credit, please visit the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration's web site.

​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.

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
$31,600$7,500-150-226
Tesla Model S
$79,990$0-348-373
Tesla Model X
$79,500$0-237-295
Chevy Bolt
$37,495$0-238
BMW i3
$44,450$7,500-114
Kia Soul EV
$33,950$7,500-111
Volkswagen eGolf
$30,495$7,500-125
Hyundai Ioniq Electric
$29,500$7,500-124
Tesla Model 3
$35,000$0-220
Audi e-tron
$74,800$7,500-204
Hyundai KONA Electric
$37,190$7,500-258
Jaguar I-PACE
$69,850$7,500-234
Kia Niro EV
$38,500$7,500-239
MINI Electric
$29,900$7,500-110
Porsche Taycan
$103,800$7,500-192
Fiat 500e
$33,460$7,500-84
Plug-In Electric Hybrid Vehicles
Ford Fusion Energi
$31,400$4,007-21
Toyota Prius Prim
$27,100$4,502-25
Volvo XC90 PHEV
$64,950$4,585-14
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
$39,995$7,500-33
Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid
$99,600$4,751-16
Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid
$79,900$5,336-14
BMW i3 Rex
$48,850$7,500-97
BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance
$90,700$4,668-14
BMW 530e iPerformance
$52,650$4,668-16
Honda Clarity Plug-in
$33,400$7,500-48
Hyundai Ioniq PHEV
$24,950$4,543-29
Kia Niro Plug-in
$29,490$4,543-26
Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid
$35,210$4,919-29
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
$36,295$5,83622
Volvo XC60 Plug=-in Hybrid
$53,950$5,41919
BMW X3 xDrive 30e
$48,550$7,500-33
Volvo S90 Hybrid
$63,200$7,500-21
Volvo S60 Hybrid
$55,400$7,500-22
Volvo V60 Hybrid
$67,300$7,500-21
Land Rover Range Rover PHEV
$95,950$7,500-19
Land Rover Range Rover Sport PHEV
$79,000$7,500-19
Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid
$35,145$7,500-17
Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid
$52,900$7,500-20
Audi A8 L PHEV
$94,000$7,500-17