Top EV Car Models for 2024

The 2024 electric car market is more crowded than ever, with manufacturers offering a huge range of models. That means there’s a vehicle to fit every need, from basic transportation for zero-emissions commuting to a high-end technology showcase for road-tripping. EVs also offer lower operating costs and more driving range than ever, making them ideal for a wide variety of drivers.

With so many options, it can be tough to know where to start. To help, we’ve compiled this list of the best EV cars on sale today. Each one is listed with its EPA-estimated driving range, along with key features and pricing information. Keep in mind, however, that prices might change over time. Also, some of these EVs may not be available in all markets.

A new kid on the block, Acura’s ZDX is based on the same platform as the Hyundai Ioniq, and has both RWD and AWD versions with single and dual electric motors and two battery sizes. The longer-range model is expected to drive 310 miles on a charge, while the performance-oriented Type S offers an estimated 300-plus mile range with its 102-kWh setup.

Porsche’s EV version of its Macan SUV rides on the company’s new Premium Platform Electric (PPE) chassis, and has both RWD and AWD models with dual electric motors and two battery sizes. Porsche claims a driving range of up to 422 miles on a full charge, and the flagship Turbo GT can hit a ludicrous 1093bhp.

BMW’s i3 is an affordable, high-performance electric car that offers a quiet ride and plenty of cargo room. Its battery pack can be charged to 80% in under 30 minutes, and it offers enough range for a week of commuting. It’s also a breeze to drive and handles like a regular sedan.

There’s an ever-growing number of EV car models SUVs on the market, including this one from Chinese automaker BYD. Its small, lightweight body and oversized wheels give it a sporty look, while its electric powertrain and driving dynamics deliver impressive efficiency and agility.

The Chevrolet Bolt EV continues to be the most affordable long-range EV on the market, and it’s now capable of driving 259 miles between charges. The plug-in is also eligible for the federal EV tax credit, which further lowers its cost.

GM’s plucky little Bolt is getting ready to retire, but the automaker has already introduced a successor in the form of the 2025 Mini Countryman EV. The SUV is bigger and taller than the previous model, and it has a more powerful 313-hp electric drivetrain with a 65-kWh battery. The redesigned Mini also can be recharged at 22 kW at home or 130 kW on DC fast chargers.