Utah ranked 3rd most affordable state to run an EV

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A new study by Zutobi has revealed the most affordable states to run an EV, with Utah ranking 3rd, with an estimated $2.51 per 100 miles and $5.90 to charge. 

You can view the full research by clicking here: https://zutobi.com/us/driver-guides/the-electric-vehicle-miles-report

Best states to run an EV 

RankStateAverage price of electricity($ per kWh)Estimated cost to chargeEstimated cost per 100 milesMiles per $100
1Washington0.1022$5.88$2.503,998.98
1Idaho0.1022$5.88$2.503,998.98
3Utah0.1026$5.90$2.513,983.39
4North Dakota0.1091$6.27$2.673,746.06
5Nebraska0.1097$6.31$2.683,725.58
5Wyoming0.1097$6.31$2.683,725.58
7Missouri0.1102$6.34$2.703,708.67
8Oregon0.1141$6.56$2.793,581.91
9Montana0.1142$6.57$2.793,578.77
10Arkansas0.1153$6.63$2.823,544.63
  • Washington and Idaho were found to be the most affordable states to run an EV, with an estimated cost of $2.50 per 100 miles. Utah followed closely behind, with $2.51 per 100 miles.
  • Amazingly, all of the top ten most affordable states to run an EV, have an estimated cost of less than $3 per 100 miles
  • Hawaii was named the least affordable state to run an EV, with an estimated cost of $8.31 per 100 miles, a whopping $5.81 difference to the most affordable state. California followed next, with an estimated cost of $5.81 per 100 miles.

Further findings: 

  • Tesla was named the most affordable EV to run, with the Tesla Model 3 Long Range Dual Motor having over 3,000 miles per $100. This was followed by the original Tesla Model 3 coming in second place, with 2,894 miles per $100
  • The Hyundai IONIQ Electric ranked as the third most affordable EV, with 2,866 miles per $100. The Hyundai Kona Electric 39 kWh came in sixth place with 2,800 miles per $100
  • Fiat500e was another popular brand featured in the study. The Fiat 500e Hatchback 24 kWh came in fourth place for the most affordable EV, with 2,826 miles per $100. The Fiat500e Hatchback 42 kWh came in tenth place with 2,753 miles per $100.  

You can view the full research by clicking here: https://zutobi.com/us/driver-guides/the-electric-vehicle-miles-report

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