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5 Electric Cars To Buy for Less Than $35,000


By 2022, 18% of Americans will delay buying a car. The delay was due to a strained economy, according to a GOBankingRates survey of 1,028 respondents.

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No one can perfectly predict what the economy will look like in 2023, but it’s safe to say that many people who put off buying a car won’t put it off in 2023.

There are more and more new electric vehicles coming in 2023, most offering surprisingly affordable prices. If you’re on a budget and ready to drive an electric car, check out the 5 electric cars you can get under $35,000.

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Chevrolet 2023 Volt EV

start: $25,600

If you’re driving an electric vehicle for the first time, consider investing in Chevrolet’s 2023 Volt EV.

Chevrolet offers drivers switching to electric vehicles a plug-in promise to make owning, charging and caring for an EV easier. Drivers can charge their vehicles at more than 40,000 public charging stations and receive Chevrolet home charging facilities that cover standard outlet installations for car companies with Level 2 (240 volt) charging outlets. (For eligible customers purchasing or leasing a new 2023 Volt EV.)

Go from 0 to 60 in just 6.5 seconds while driving the 2023 Volt EV and use the one-pedal driving feature to slow the vehicle down with regenerative braking. Want more acceleration? Add even more excitement to your driving experience with the Sport Mode button. The 2023 Volt EV can accommodate up to five passengers and offers a stylish and comfortable interior with plenty of space for everyone.

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Chevrolet 2023 Volt EUV

start: $27,200

Another fun EV option from Chevrolet is the 2023-volt EUV. The Bolt EUV comes with the same Plug-In Promise as the Bolt EV, but with even more space and comfort thanks to SUV-like proportions.

The Bolt EUV is an attractive electric vehicle for long drives and road trips. Compatible with over 200,000 miles of roads in the US and Canada, it offers enhanced automatic emergency braking and utilizes real-time cameras, sensors and GPS to detect curves.

Those on the road for a while can invest in the Bolt EUV’s Super Cruise™ package. This allows the Bolt EUV to stay behind the wheel on compatible roads with hands-free driver assistance technology.

Hyundai 2023 Kona Electric SUV

start: $33,550

The Hyundai 2023 Kona Electric SUV offers drivers many electric vehicle benefits. These perks include an electric motor designed for quick acceleration, regenerative braking, the ability to charge either at home or at a growing number of charging stations, and access to his HOV lanes that allow him to drive alone.

Best of all, you may be eligible for up to $2,000 in potential tax credits and incentives. Please update your zip code to see what incentives you are eligible for.

Pro Tip: Be sure to check in which states the 2023 Kona Electric SUV is currently being sold. Not available everywhere today.

2023 Nissan Leaf

start: $28,040

The 2023 Nissan Leaf is 100% electric. The 2023 model has an all-new look, including advanced driver assistance and safety features. The 2023 Nissan LEAF offers EV drivers fast charging, up to 212 miles of EPA range, an array of driver-assist technologies to beat traffic jams and more cargo space than ever before.

Some purchasers may be eligible for a tax credit from this EV purchase. Use the Nissan Welfare Calculator to see what tax credits and incentives are available in your area.

2023 MINI Hardtop Cooper SE

start: $34,225

The 2023 MINI Hardtop Cooper SE will retail for just under $35,000. This little car has strong EV capabilities. It comes fully charged with new features like new wheels, redesigned front and back grills, standard LED headlights and Union Jack taillights. Drivers receive an air curtain to ensure an even more aerodynamic drive.

The new standard Lane Departure Warning function from MINI Electric gives you extra peace of mind by keeping you safe on the road with steering wheel vibrations designed to notify you if you stray from your lane.

The all-electric MINI Cooper SE is also committed to sustainability. The company’s partnership with Polar Bears International works to ensure a better tomorrow for polar bears and protect their habitat.

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