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10 Most Affordable Electric Vehicles to Insure

Gas prices continue to trend upwards, making electric vehicles an attractive and environmentally-friendly alternative, and the market has seen strong growth as more and more options become available to consumers.

Mercury Insurance was named by NerdWallet as the least expensive insurance provider for electric vehicles in California, so we’ve compiled this helpful list of the top 10 most affordable electric vehicles to insure in California.

Methodology: Rates are based on a 30-year-old male with a clean driving record, who lives in Newport Beach, California and travels 13,000 miles per year. Full coverage with a $500 deductible includes liability limits of $100,000 in injuries per person, $300,000 per accident, and $50,000 in property damage.

10. Tesla Model 3*

8 (tied). BMW i3

8 (tied). Hyundai IONIQ

7. Ford Focus Electric

6. Mitsubishi i-MiEV

5. Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

4. Volkswagen e-Golf

3. Nissan Leaf

2. Kia Soul EV

1. Fiat 500e

*Personal auto insurance quotes for Teslas are available by calling a local Mercury agent.