For commute car, which one would you prefer and why?
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- United Airlines / ITjkymoreBmw i3. Get a used one. The tax incentives push down the prices drastically on used, and there almost no wear and tear. The battery pack management is better in the i3 and volt, but the i3 was specifically made as an ev.
- Really depends on sales but for a good chunk of this year Costco was offering a $10k incentive, dealers took the $7500 tax credit off up front and you could get a $2500 state rebate. If you go through a broker instead of haggling yourself you probably can get even more stuff the dealer won’t necessarily tell you about. Or research current rebates before you go in. 17-18 no issues but harder to find used than the 16.
- Get the volt: far more versatile. Plus I find Nissan in general can get cheap as fuck with car interiors. GM at least has some standards.
Anyways I drive a volt and it is nice to know I never have to worry about range anxiety or finding a public charger (which can be hard). I just charge if it is convenient and use gas if not.
The volt is a good car for right now until the electric infrastructure is fully built out.