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: Funding for the State Excise Tax credit for Fiscal Year 2020 has been exhausted. Should funding become available in the future, this page will be updated. For more information, please visit the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration's web site.

The Electric Vehicle Excise Tax Credit is administered by the Motor Vehicle Administration. All questions regarding this program should be directed to Monica Grace at 410-768-7329 or at mgrace@mdot.state.md.us​.  ​

Other 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$7,500-237-295
Chevy Bolt
$37,495$3,750-238
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$7,500-220
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