- Nissan Leaf
- Hyundai Kona Electric
- Hyundai IONIQ electric
- Chevrolet Volt
- Tesla Model 3
- Volkswagen E-Golf
- Ford Focus Electric
- Kia Soul EV
- Fiat 500e
- Chevrolet Spark
What Makes These EVs Great?
1. Wide Variety of Starting Prices
One of the big benefits of driving any of the models listed above is that some of them began entering the market as early as 2012, meaning you can find great prices for a few of these pre-owned models! There’s an EV for every price range, starting from an entry-level Nissan Leaf, all the way to a high-quality pre-owned Tesla Model 3.
|SUV Model||Starting Price|
|Nissan Leaf||Starting at $10,994 (2015 model, 111,035 km)|
|Hyundai Kona Electric||Starting at $38,999 (2019 model, 37,692 km)|
|Hyundai IONIQ||Starting at $15,494 (2018 model, 111,000 km)|
|Chevrolet Volt||Starting at $17,899 (2016 model, 85,285 km)|
|Tesla Model 3||Starting at $44,895 (2019 model, 37,220 km)|
|Volkswagen E-Golf||Starting at $19,762 (2016 model, 22,365 km)|
|Kia Soul EV||Starting at $12,996 (2016 model, 87,383 km)|
|Ford Focus Electric||Starting at $23,495 (2018 model, 15,733 km)|
|Chevrolet Spark||Starting at $17,995 (2016 model, 34,103 km)|
|Fiat 500e||Starting at $15,498 (2017 model, 18,084 km)|
2. Excellent EV Performance & Range
Today’s electric vehicles have come a long way from being just concept models at automotive shows. The majority of these vehicles provide enough performance and electrical range to even rival some of today’s best gas-powered vehicles.
|SUV Model||Horsepower (hp)||Torque (lb-ft)||EV Range (km)||Drivetrain|
|Hyundai Kona Electric||201||290||415||FWD|
|Tesla Model 3||258||317||568||RWD|
|Kia Soul EV||109||210||390||FWD|
|Ford Focus Electric||143||184||185||FWD|
3. Modern Technology & Features
As mentioned earlier, some of the first EV models that entered the market can date back to as early as 2012. This gives you the chance to find an EV with more updated driver’s assistance and convenience technologies that make your drive more safe and more fun!
|SUV Model||Touch screen infotainment system||Climate controls||Backup Camera||Tire Pressure Monitor|
|Hyundai Kona Electric||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Tesla Model 3||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Kia Soul EV||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Ford Focus Electric||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Performance, features, and prices may vary depending on the model year, but as a starting point, this guide should give you a good reference point to see how far electric vehicles have come in the used car market!
Make sure to stay updated with Used Car Canada’s updated inventory to see where you can find any of these models across the country!