Looking to make a green-conscious choice for your next vehicle?
In 2019, you have more choices than ever in electric cars. You can get everything from seating options, interior luxury and amenities, vehicle range, battery life and weight, to cargo space and exterior design.
Whether you're looking for a luxurious electric vehicle or a thrifty small EV to buzz around town in, some new choices have appeared on our list this year. Check out our list of the best electric cars for 2019, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from July 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018.
- Nissan LEAF
- Mercedes-Benz B-Class
- BMW i3
- Tesla Model S
- Ford Focus Electric
- Chevrolet Spark EV
- Chevrolet Bolt EV
- Mitsubishi i-MiEV
The Nissan LEAF tops our list of best-selling electric cars again this year, probably because of its great reputation and solid vehicle range. The BMW and Mercedes EVs appear for the first time. You’ll enjoy luxurious interiors, nimble handling, and ample cargo space. The BMW i3 is a blast to drive, with excellent acceleration, handling and an innovative cabin design.
Seeking luxury and performance? Tesla's Model S combines excellent vehicle range and a best-in-class battery with quick acceleration and a spacious, well-designed, elegant interior with seating for five. The Model S is widely recognized for its combination of performance, interior luxury, and driving enjoyment.
Mitsubishi's I-MiEV is a small hop-around-town EV that could become a collector's item after being discontinued in 2017. Whether you want the luxury of a large EV like Tesla's Model S or a small electric car for commuting, you've come to the right place.
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