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:​ or Monica Grace at 410-768-7329 or at​.  ​​

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

ModelBase MSRPFederal Tax CreditMaximum State Excise Tax*EPA Range (miles)
Battery Electric Vehicles
Nissan Leaf
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model X
Chevy Bolt
BMW i3
Kia Soul EV
Volkswagen eGolf
Hyundai Ioniq Electric
Tesla Model 3
Audi e-tron
Hyundai KONA Electric
Jaguar I-PACE
Kia Niro EV
MINI Electric
Porsche Taycan
Fiat 500e
Plug-In Electric Hybrid Vehicles
Ford Fusion Energi
Toyota Prius Prim
Volvo XC90 PHEV
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid
Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid
BMW i3 Rex
BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance
BMW 530e iPerformance
Honda Clarity Plug-in
Hyundai Ioniq PHEV
Kia Niro Plug-in
Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Volvo XC60 Plug=-in Hybrid
BMW X3 xDrive 30e
Volvo S90 Hybrid
Volvo S60 Hybrid
Volvo V60 Hybrid
Land Rover Range Rover PHEV
Land Rover Range Rover Sport PHEV
Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid
Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid
Audi A8 L PHEV