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Top 10 New Electric Vehicles Available in 2020

In a recent article we detailed More than 40 Electric Vehicles Coming by 2021 You Can Afford, but that list includes vehicles you won’t see for more than a year and some vehicles that are unlikely to be sold in volume.  So we updated and filtered that list to the top ten PHEV’s and EV’s you will be able to buy this year.

Here they are in alphabetical order:


Chevy Bolt V2Chevrolet Bolt Version 2

Pure EV
Sedan
Starting at USD $36,000
Link to more information

While General Motors has not made any announcements, 2021 Chevy Bolt refresh test mules with minor head light and tail lamp changes have been spotted on public streets.  In 3 years they have moved about 75,000 bolts world wide and Bolt version 2 is expected to expand beyond its current Canada, US, Mexico and South Korea markets


Ford Escape Kuga Plugin HybridFord Escape Titanium Hybrid

Plug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $34,000
Link to more information

The high selling Ford Escape will have a modern plug-in version available


Ford Explorer PHEVFord Explorer PHEV

Plug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $52,000
Link to more information

One of the worlds most popular people movers has already sold the first 200,000 units of a PHEV version to various police departments in Canada and the United States, but are expected to go on sale to consumers in March 2020


ford mache mustangFord Mustang Mache

Pure EV
SUV
Starting at USD $44,000
Link to more information

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mache was released to howls of anger from the Mustang community but analysts say Ford has only upside from the Mustang branding on this 4 door electric SUV made in Mexico.


Jeep Compass 4XE PlugIn

Jeep Compass 4XE

Plug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $35,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

FCA’s (Fiat Chrysler) global Jeep product, the compass should have a plugin hybrid version for sale as a 2021 model


Jeep Wrangler 4XE

Plug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $45,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

It has been reported that 20% of Wrangler sales are for the brand new mild hybrid so it is no surprise that FCA (Fiat Chrysler) plans to bring a full plug-in version to market in the summer of 2020.


Jeep Renegade 4XE PlugIn

Jeep Renegade 4XE

Plug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $32,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

Fiat Chrysler’s smallest product and first Jeep manufactured outside of the United States (in Italy) has a plug in hybrid version slated for the summer of 2020 which will no doubt boost sales in non-US markets


Mazda CX-30 full electric

Mazda MX-30EV

Full EV
SUV
Starting at USD$35,000
Link to more information

Mazda will take its second best selling vehicle, the MX-30 and make it available as a short range (125 Mile/200 Kilometer which is half the standard in 2020) full EV by the end of summer 2020 as a 2021 model.  They will then follow up with a mild hybrid and Plug In version of the same vehicle in the 2022 model year (summer 2021).


Tesla Model Y Doors Open

Tesla Model Y

Full EV
SUV
Starting at USD $55,000
Link to more information

Starting production ahead of schedule, in February 2020, The Model Y will

display sales of the Model X in exactly the same way as the Model 3 largely replaced the classic Model S.  In fact, Telsa’s loud CEO Elon Musk has publicly said he expects the “Y” to outsell all other Telsa models combined after the first year or two of production.


 

RAV 4 PHEV

Toyota RAV4 PHEV

Plug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $30,000
Link to more information

Toyota’s good looking and popular SUV is finally getting a battery and plug to give it about 60 kilometers (40 miles) of electric range.

 


Honorable Mentions:

There are many more electrified cars, trucks and SUV’s on the way and we have a near complete list in our article: More than 40 Electric Vehicles Coming by 2021 You Can Afford but not everything makes the top 10 for 2020.  Here are some honorable mentions:


Cadillac Escalade PHEV

2021 Cadillac EscaladePlug in Hybrid
Monster Truck
Starting at USD $95,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

Cadillac will release a plug in hybrid version of their all new flagship, the 2021 Escalade in the fall of 2021 as for the 2022 model year.


GMC Hummer Truck

2022 GMC Hummer EVPure EV
SUV
Starting at USD $65,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

The new GMC Hummer Truck will be the Generals first foray into electric trucks and with zero to 60 miles per hour, on a skateboard platform, the performance numbers on this product do seem impressive.


Hyundai Tuscon – aka Vision T Concept

Hyundai Tuscon - aka Vision T ConceptPlug-in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $32,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

The Hyundai Vision T concept will has the green light by Hyundai management as the next Hyundai Tuscon.


Kia Halo – aka Imagine Concept

kia Imagine - HaloPure EV
Sedan
Starting at USD $30,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

Kia will release is Imagine concept EV has a high performance, ultra-fast charging, long range sedan in 2021 possibly as a 2021 model year vehicle.


Lincoln Aviator PHEV

2020-lincoln-aviator-phevPlug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $75,000
Link to more information

The Aviator’s core may be the Ford Explorer but we have driven one and are happy to report it has much improved finishes.


Lincoln Corsair PHEV

Lincolin Corsair PluginPlug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $40,000
Link to more information

The renamed and refreshed Licolin MKC and much improved version of the Ford Escape, will debut a PlugIn Hybrid version in the summer of 2020 as a 2021 model.


Subaru Crosstrek PHEV

Subaru Crosstrek PHEVPlug in Hybrid
SUV
Starting at USD $40,000
Link to more information

This Crosstrek only allows 27 kilometers of all electric range before the gas engine kicks in.  That is enough to get most people to work but not home, so if you can’t charge at work you likely will be driving with some gasoline each day.  The reason this car did not make the top 10 is because it is already for sale in some US markets and will hit Canada this spring.


Volkswagen Golf Alltrack – aka ID Space Vizzion Concept

VM Golf AllTrack IS Space VizzionPure EV
Wagon Cross
Starting at USD $35,000 ESTIMATED
Link to more information

VW has been showing the ID Space Vizzion concept for some time now but it is expected to go to market in 2022 as an all electric pure EV with an 82 KW skateboard battery and 205 kW rear electric motor standard.  There will most likely be a front motor, making it all-wheel-drive option, but that has not been confirmed yet

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