Thinking about going electric but still have…qualms?
Like many interested eco-shoppers, the biggest hurdle to buying an electric vehicle for you might be the cost! There’s hope yet! With the trend of battery technology prices falling rapidly, experts predict that the average price of an EV might soon be at par with conventional fuel vehicles come 2024.
We’ll do you one better. To make your shopping experience easier, we’ve gone ahead and shortlisted the top 3 most affordable electric cars in Canada. If, for instance, you’re looking for the cost of an electric BMW car in Canada, read on to know how a dealer invoice report can fetch you your dream price without the hidden fees!
2019 Nissan Leaf
With over 400,000 models sold worldwide, the Nissan Leaf is the best-selling electric car of all time. Owners can expect a spacious cabin, impressive cargo capacity, composed handling and lively acceleration.
The standard trim level offers over 240 kilometres while the Leaf Plus offers over 360 kilometres on a single charge. The car doesn’t skimp out on its added features. A 5-inch infotainment system with satellite radio and Bluetooth are available with the standard version. The Leaf Plus fetches you add ons like suede upholstery, an 8-inch display and forward collision alerts.
2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
This is hailed as Canada’s favourite electric car, with its powertrain designed to offer a truly memorable ride. On just a single charge, the formidable Ioniq can reach 200 kilometres and produce zero emissions! Speaking of charging, the car takes about 4 ½ hours to reach full charge with a 240-volt charger.
Owners can enjoy a 7-inch touch screen display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, HD Radio, heated front seats and much more.
Although some users have found the backseat space to be a bit cramped, especially for passengers that require the extra legroom, the Ioniq doesn’t fall short on impressive cargo capacity and peppy acceleration.
2019 Tesla Model 3
Now you may not have guessed that Tesla would make it to this list, but as it turns out, the company is attempting to competitively price their vehicles to save face in the midst of their stellar rivals.
The Model 3 boasts of an elegant and futuristic cabin that seats five passengers and doesn’t skimp out on the cargo volume. Users will find it lavished with state-of-the-art technology, a 15-inch touchscreen display, over-the-air software updates, Wi-Fi hotspots, side collision warning and more.
Given its phenomenal acceleration, athletic handling, and impressive efficiency, this model definitely makes it a great buy for budget-savvy shoppers.
Don’t Pay Full MSRP.
Find Out the Dealer Cost on Your Electric Vehicle!
Sure, these cars are super affordable. But how cool would it be if you could elevate your savings even more? With Car Cost Canada, that isn’t just a pipe dream. Get a dealer invoice report for any make and model. Your report will reveal;
- MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price – what the dealer paid to own the car)
- Factory incentives
- Lease and finance rates
- Recommended dealerships
- Vehicle pricing options
- Comparable vehicles
Car negotiations don’t have to be a hassle when you know how much the dealer paid to own the vehicle.