6 Cheapest Electric Vehicles You Can Buy in 2022

Cheapest Electric Vehicles

With skyrocketing fuel prices and escalating cost of living expenses, it’s becoming harder to manage your finances and even survive if you are living paycheck to paycheck. Therefore, it’s high time that we start cost saving where possible.

Talking of cost saving, buying used electric vehicles is the best way to save big on fuel. Below we have listed some of the best used SUV under 20000. Even though these electric SUVs are a bit more expensive than their gas-powered counterparts, you will eventually be saving a rather large amount. So without any further discussion, let’s check out the cheapest electric vehicles you can buy in 2022.

6 cheapest EVs – Best used SUV under 20000:

Following is the comprehensive list of all the EV SUVs you can buy at a good price in 2022.

1)   2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Specifications:

  • Engine Type: Hybrid
  • Hp: 194 hp @ 5,700 rpm
  • Drive: 4 wheel
  • Total seating: 5

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is the first hybrid SUV introduced by the brand. Its new shape offers better fuel economy and stylish and comfortable seating for drivers and passengers striking a perfect balance between looks and drive. Those looking for cars with high fuel economy and SUV feel will love this one. Not just that, you can get a used one for $20000 or even less.

2)    2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Specs:

  • Engine Type: Hybrid
  • Hp: 280 hp @ 5,800 rpm
  • Drive: 4 wheel
  • Total seating: 7

With 28 mpg combined (28 city/28 highway) combined fuel economy, the 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is definitely the best option for those looking for SUVs on a budget. Its interior boasts a 7-seater seating that can accommodate 8 people comfortably. Moreover, it’s a 4-wheel drive with 482 miles of total range. Despite its size, the beast is still perfect for 28 mpg combined. Newer models might cost you a fortune, but you can easily get a used old model for under 20000. Indeed, it’s the best used SUV under 20000.

3)   2018 Nissan Leaf

Specs:

  • Engine Type: Electric
  • Hp: 147 hp @ 3,282 rpm
  • Drive: front wheel
  • Total seating: 5

While the 2018 Nissan Leaf is not a full-fledged SUV, it is a crossover that may give you a better feel than a sedan. The best thing about this crossover is that it is entirely electric and is affordable enough to grab under 20000. It offers 151 miles, which is perfect for most of us for everyday driving. If EV is your top priority, this vehicle would be an ideal choice for you.

4)   2017 Kia Niro Hybrid

Specs:

  • Engine Type: Hybrid
  • Hp: 139 hp @ 5,700 rpm
  • Drive: front wheel
  • Total seating: 5

The 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid is a pure electric, plug-in hybrid vehicle offering 49 combined mpg and 583 miles to its drivers. The SUB/crossover boasts solid standard equipment with several upgrading options for the exterior. Typically, its battery lasts somewhere between 3 to 5 days, depending on the battery usage. If you are planning on buying this car, rest assured. It has been rated above-average with a high-reliability rate.

5)   2017 Mercedes B-Class

Specs:

  • Engine Type: Electric
  • Hp: 208 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Drive: Front wheel
  • Total seating: 5

If you have been wanting a Tesla hatchback but don’t want to spend a fortune, look no further. 2017 Mercedes B-Class would be your best alternative option. While the exterior might look off-putting to some, underneath lies the powertrain co-created with Tesla.  With 87 miles range, it would be fit for daily driving. However, the downside is that it doesn’t charge fast enough and has a mediocre look and capabilities as compared to other models.

6)   2017 BMW i3 94Ah BEV

Specs:

  • Engine Type: Hybrid
  • Hp: 168 hp
  • Drive: Rear wheel
  • Total seating: 4

If you had asked us to describe the 2017 BMW i3 94Ah BEV in two words, cheeky and post, we would say. With an outlandish exterior that boasts a carbon-fiber monocoque and RWD setup, i3 94Ah BEV offers the best alternative to expensive SUVs.

It has a liquid-cooled battery pack with fast charging capabilities. For those looking for a premium yet practical EV crossover, i3 is their vehicle.

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Final Word:

That was our list of the best used SUV under 20000. If you want us to shortlist the most affordable ones further then, 2017 Mercedes B-Class

And 2017 BMW i3 94Ah BEV would be your best bet. You can also explore other options if you are not too tight on your budget.

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