In December 2010, when the first-generation Nissan Leaf EV arrived in the U.S., it had a 24 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that delivered an EPA-est. range of just 73 miles. Although the Leaf was a pioneer, the range between charges was impractical and drove away many prospective electric vehicle buyers.

Thankfully, times have changed. We now live in a world where EVs can achieve well over 300 miles of range on a full charge. Here are 15 electric cars with at least 300 miles of maximum range that are already available at U.S. dealerships or will start arriving by the end of 2023. In the list, there are cars with EPA or manufacturer-claimed ranges of 300 miles.

Chevrolet Blazer EV

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Chevrolet Blazer EV will reach U.S. dealers this summer. Image Source: GM

The 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV is a midsize electric crossover SUV riding on GM’s BEV3 Platform, and will be offered in 1LT, 2LT, RS, and SS trims. General Motors is targeting a maximum range of 320 miles for the 2024 Blazer EV RS RWD.

The Blazer EV will support charging at up to 11.5 kW (AC)/190 kW (DC). At a DC fast-charger, charging for just 10 minutes will add approximately 78 miles of range in approximately 10 minutes. GM hasn’t released the performance figures of the Blazer EV RS, but the dual motors in the all-wheel-drive SS produce 557 hp and up to 648 lb.-ft. of torque.

With the Wide Open Watts (WOW) mode enabled, the Blazer EV SS can accelerate from 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds (GM-est.). The 2LT and RS trims should reach U.S. dealerships in Summer 2023, with the SS and base 1LT trims following suit in Fall 2023 & Winter 2024, respectively. The starting MSRP of the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV RS trim will be USD 51,995 (DFC incl.).

Chevrolet Equinox EV

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV is GM’s answer to the VW ID.4, and will be available in fall 2023. Image Source: GM

The 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV is a compact SUV that uses the same BEV3 platform which underpins the all-new Blazer EV. It will be offered to customers in America in 1LT, 2LT, 2RS, 3LT, and 3RS trims. The 2RS will arrive at U.S. dealerships in Fall 2023, with the rest of the range becoming available in Spring 2024.

The single-motor variant with front-wheel-drive (FWD) and base 1LT trim will have a starting MSRP of USD 30,000 (DFC incl.). The 2LT (FWD), 2RS (FWD), 3LT (FWD), and 3RS (FWD) variants of the 2024 Equinox EV will offer up to 300 miles of range (GM-est.) on a full charge. The maximum AC charging power will be 11.5 kW, but a 19.5 kW option will be available on the 3RS trim. A Level 2 charger will add a range of up to 34 miles at 11.5 kW and up to 51 miles at 19.5 kW in one hour. These, too, are GM estimates.

The Equinox EV supports up to 150 kW of DC fast-charging across all variants, with GM estimating 70 miles of range in 10 minutes. The FWD variants of the all-new Chevrolet Equinox EV will deliver 210 hp and 242 lb.-ft. of torque.

More powerful variants of the Equinox EV are equipped with an eAWD dual-motor powertrain that produces 290 hp and 346 lb.-ft. of torque. The Equinox EV eAWD variant can sprint from 0-60 mph in 6 seconds, as per GM estimates.

Chevrolet Silverado EV

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Chevrolet Silverado EV will be available in both Work Truck and RST variants this year. Image Source: GM

The Chevrolet Silverado EV is a full-size all-electric pickup truck that’s built on GM’s BT1 electric truck platform. Its U.S. portfolio will start with the WT trim in Spring 2023, followed by the RST First Edition in Fall 2023. Chevrolet says the base WT trim will start with an MSRP of USD 39,900 (excl. DFC), while the fully-equipped RST First Edition will have an MSRP of USD 105,000 (excl. DFC).

Both these variants will offer a maximum range of 400 miles on a single charge while supporting up to 350 kW of DC fast-charging and GM’s patented Ultium Charge 360 technology. The former public charging solution can add around 100 miles of range into the 24-module Ultium battery pack in just 10 minutes!

The e4WD dual-motor powertrain of the 2024 Silverado EV RST First Edition produces up to 754 hp, with more than 785 lb.-ft. of torque available in the WOW mode. A 0-60 mph sprint takes less than 4.5 seconds. The WT’s electric powertrain develops 510 hp and 615 lb.-ft.

Ford F-150 Lightning

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning that delivers over 300 miles of range costs at least USD 80,974, plus USD 1,895 destination charges. Image Source: Ford

Three variants of the 2023 Ford F-150 Lighting all-electric pickup truck have a range of 300 miles. The XLT and Lariat variants have a maximum range of up to 320 miles (EPA-est.), while the top-spec Platinum model has a range of up to 300 miles (EPA-est.), all possible with a 131 kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

Powering the 300- and 320-mile configurations of the 2023 F-150 Lightning is a dual-motor powertrain that generates 580 hp and 775 lb.-ft. of torque. A 0-60 mph sprint takes just around 4.5 seconds. Ford states 19.2 kW as the maximum AC charging input and 8 hours as the 15-100% level AC charging time. According to an InsideEVs report, 155 kW is the maximum DC charging input. Ford says DC fast-charging from 15 to 80% SoC using at 150 kW charger takes 41 minutes.

The 2023 F-150 Lightning 131 kWh costs USD 80,974 in the XLT trim, USD 85,974 in the Lariat trim, and USD 96,874 in the Platinum trim. These prices exclude the standard USD 1,895 destination charges.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is cheaper than the Kia EV6. Image Source: Hyundai Motor Group

Built on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 includes three trim levels in RWD that offer an EPA-estimated range of 303 miles on a full charge – SE, SEL, and Limited. The 2023 Ioniq 5 SE has a starting MSRP of USD 45,500, while the SEL and Limited start at USD 47,450 and USD 52,600, respectively. These prices are exclusive of freight, tax, title, and license fees.

The 2023 Ioniq 5 is equipped with a 77.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that can be charged from 10-100% in 7 hours and 10 minutes using a 240V Level 2 (AC) charger. Charging from 10 to 80% SoC using a >250 kW charger takes just 18 minutes. A Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor generates 225 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque in the RWD version. The top speed of the Long Range Hyundai Ioniq 5 is 115 mph.

Hyundai Ioniq 6

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 will start reaching U.S. dealerships in the coming weeks. Image Source: Hyundai Motor Group

Built on the Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP platform, the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 will be available in America in Standard Range RWD, Long Range RWD, and Long Range AWD variants. Hyundai expects the Long Range RWD variant to deliver a range of 340 miles and the Long Range AWD variant to deliver a range of 310 miles. These variants share a 77.4 kWh battery pack, which can be charged using a 400V or 800V DC fast charger. With the latter, topping up from 10 to 80% level takes just 18 minutes.

The 77.4 kWh battery pack of the Hyundai Ioniq 6 can also be charged using a 10.9 kW AC charger. With this method, a full charge takes 7 hours and 10 minutes.

The Long Range RWD variant is powered by a single electric motor that makes 225 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque, while the Long Range AWD variant produces 320 hp and 446 lb.-ft. of torque. The latter takes less than 5 seconds for 0-60 mph sprint.

While Hyundai has not mentioned the pricing of the Ioniq 6, we expect it to cost between USD 45,000-50,000 in the U.S. The electric sedan should start reaching showrooms in a few weeks.

Kia EV6

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

Unlike the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5, the 2023 Kia EV6 is available nationwide. Image Source: Hyundai Motor Group

The 2023 Kia EV6 is also based on the E-GMP platform. The 2023 EV6 Wind (RWD) and GT-Line (RWD) variants have a range of up to 310 miles (EPA est.). Their starting MSRP in America is USD 48,700 and USD 52,900, respectively. A 77.4 kWh battery, which can be charged via an 800-volt charger, is standard. The capacity of the on-board charger is 10.9 kW.

Charging the EV6 from 10 to 100% level using an 11 kW AC charger takes 7 hours and 10 minutes. A 10-80% SoC charging session using a 350 kW DC charger takes just ~18 minutes. The Wind RWD and GT-Line RWD variants share a single-motor powertrain that produces 225 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque.

Lucid Air

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

With an EPA-est. energy consumption rating of as low as 24 kWh/100 mi, the 2023 Lucid Air is more efficient than the 2023 Tesla Model S (28 kWh/100 mi). Image Source: Lucid Group

The Lucid Air electric sedans is available in various dual-motor AWD configurations, all of which deliver an EPA-est. range of well over 300 miles. In the coming months, single-motor RWD and tri-motor AWD configurations will also join the range. Prices of the Lucid Air start at USD 87,400 and go up to USD 249,000.

In one of the configurations, called Dream Edition Range, the Lucid Air deliveries its maximum EPA-est. range in a ‘Dream Edition Range’ dual-motor AWD variant – 520 miles. However, that configuration is no longer available to reserve.

Now, the best Lucid Air you can get on the range front is the Grand Touring dual-motor AWD variant, which can travel up to 516 miles on a full charge and costs costs USD 138,000. Another noteworthy configuration is the Pure dual-motor AWD, which costs just USD 92,900 and delivers an EPA-est. range of 410 miles.

As for charging, Lucid provides the Air with a 19.2 kW AC charger as standard. Courtesy of its 900V battery architecture, the electric sedan can support up to 300 kW of DC fast charging, with a claimed 300 miles of range possible in just 20 minutes of charging!

The Lucid Air Sapphire Edition’s 1,200+ hp tri-motor powertrain allows it to accelerate from 0-60 mph in under 2 seconds and attain a top speed in excess of 200 mph. Even this high-performance configuration is likely to deliver an EPA-est. range of well over 300 miles.

Rivian R1T

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Rivian R1T is the one of the most capable electric pickup trucks on sale today, especially for off-roading. Image Source: Rivian

Based on an in-house platform, the Rivian R1T pickup is offered to American buyers in the ‘Adventure’ trim with a starting MSRP of USD 73,000. There are four configurations on offer: Dual-Motor AWD + Standard Pack (USD 73,000), Dual-Motor AWD + Large Pack (USD 79,000), Dual-Motor AWD + Max Pack (USD 89,000), and Quad-Motor AWD + Large Pack (USD 87,000). More configurations are coming soon, which we’ve detailed in the main Rivian R1T article.

The most basic configuration’s Rivian-est. range is just 260+ miles. The Dual-Motor AWD + Large Pack configuration’s range, EPA-est. or Rivian-est., isn’t available yet. As for the Dual-Motor AWD + Max Pack configuration’s range, Rivian expects it to be 400 miles.

The Quad-Motor AWD + Large Pack configuration, which is the only one currently on sale and uses a 135 kWh battery pack, has an EPA-est. rating of 328 miles. It’s safe to assume the Dual-Motor AWD + Large Pack and Dual-Motor AWD + Max Pack’s EPA-est. range figures will be higher than that.

The Dual-Motor AWD powertrain provides 600+ hp and 600+ lb.-ft of torque. This version of the R1T pickup can go from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The Quad-Motor AWD drive system has a combined output of 835 hp and 908 lb.-ft. It reduces the 0-60 mph acceleration time to 3.0 seconds.

Rivian is building a charging network like Tesla – Rivian Adventure Network. The company plans to install 3,500+ DC fast chargers with an output of 200 kW initially and 300+ kW in the future at approximately 600 sites in the U.S. and Canada as part of this network. Charging the R1T at one of these chargers for 20 minutes can give it a range of up to 140 miles.

Another Rivian charging network under deployment in the U.S. and Canada is Rivian Waypoints. This network consists of Level 2 (AC) chargers. There will be over 10,000 of those charger when the company completes building it. The 11.5 kW Level 2 (AC) Rivian Wall Charger can add up to 25 miles of range per hour.

Rivian R1S

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Rivian R1S is a seven-seat electric SUV. Image Source: Rivian

Like its pickup truck sibling, the Rivian R1S is based on Rivian’s bespoke all-electric architecture and offered in the ‘Adventure’ trim. Currently, customers can choose from three configurations: Dual-Motor AWD + Standard Pack (USD 78,000), Dual-Motor AWD + Large Pack (USD 84,000), and Quad-Motor AWD + Large Pack (USD 92,000). More configurations are coming soon, and we’ve detailed them in the main Rivian R1S story.

Rivian expects the most basic range to deliver a range of just 260 miles. The mid-level configuration’s range, EPA-est. or Rivian-est., isn’t out yet. The top-end configuration, which has a 135 kWh battery pack and is the only one Rivian is selling at the moment, delivers an EPA-est. range of 321 miles. So, the mid-level configuration’s EPA-est. range will likely be higher than that. The charging times are the same as those of the R1T.

The Rivian R1S’ Quad-Motor AWD powertrain generates 835 hp and 908 lb.-ft. of torque. As per Rivian’s website, it allows the electric SUV to go from 0-60 mph in 3 seconds. The Dual-Motor AWD powertrain produces 600+ hp and 600+ lb.-ft. of torque and allows a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 4.5 seconds.

Tesla Cybertruck

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Tesla Cybertruck will enter production later this year. Image Source: Tesla

The Tesla Cybertruck will be manufactured at the brand’s Giga Texas plant in Austin (Texas), U.S., with production scheduled to commence in mid-2023. Deliveries should begin the same day as production.

The steel-reinforced truck was originally priced between USD 39,900 and USD 69,900. However, production costs of vehicles, especially high-tech electric models, have significantly grown since 2019, so Tesla could launch it at much higher prices. The company has taken down the original prices from its website anticipating that change. It is still offering prospective buyers a fully-refundable pre-order offer for USD 100, though.

Tesla stated back in 2019 that the Cybertruck can cover over 300 miles of range with a dual-motor setup, with over 500 miles possible with a single-motor setup. While the company hasn’t released any performance figures for the Cybertruck, it’s likely to be quicker to 60 mph than its closest competitors.

Tesla Model 3 Performance

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Tesla Model 3 Performance takes just 3.1 seconds* to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph, which is crazy for a car priced just under USD 55,000. Image Source: Tesla

The Tesla Model 3 Performance is priced at USD 53,990 in the U.S. market. With an EPA-rated range of 315 miles, the dual-motor all-wheel-drive system of this compact all-electric sedan enables it to go from 0-60 mph in just 3.1 seconds* and attain a top speed of 162 mph. Connected to a Tesla Supercharger, the Model 3’s battery can be charged up to 175 miles in 15 minutes.

*With first foot of rollout subtracted

Tesla Model S

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Tesla Model S Plaid delivers an EPA-est. range of nearly 400 miles even though it’s packing a power-hungry 1,020 hp powertrain. Image Source:

The Tesla Model S is available in 670 hp Dual Motor AWD and 1,020 hp Plaid Tri Motor AWD variants. It costs USD 94,990 in the range-focused variant and USD 114,990 in the performance-focused variant.

The Tesla Model S Dual Motor AWD has a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 3.1 seconds and a top speed of 149 mph, and yet, it delivers an EPA-est. range of up to 405 miles.

The Tesla Model S Plaid Tri Motor AWD is even crazier on the performance front, hitting 0-60 mph in just 1.99 seconds* and achieving a top speed of 200 mph. Still, it doesn’t compromise on the EPA-est. range much, as it can travel up to 396 miles on a full charge.

*With rollout subtracted

Tesla Model X

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Tesla Model X is available as a six-seater or a seven-seater as well. Image Source: Tesla

The Tesla Model X, the brand’s first SUV, is available in Dual Motor AWD and Plaid Tri-Motor AWD variants. The sedan equivalent of the Model S costs USD 109,990 and USD 119,990, respectively, in these variants.

With an EPA-rated range of 348 miles and 333 miles, both variants of the Tesla Model X are pretty practical. Speaking of practicality, the Dual Motor AWD variant is optionally available as a six-seater and even as a seven-seater, while the Plaid Tri-Motor AWD variant packs six seats as standard.

The base variant of the Model X has a top speed of 149 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 3.8 seconds. The top-end variant can hit 60 mph in 2.5 seconds, but it can’t go any faster.

Tesla Model Y

300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

The Tesla Model Y is also available with a seven-seat layout. Image Source: Tesla

The Model Y is the Model 3 on stilts. It’s available in Long Range Dual Motor AWD and Performance Dual Motor AWD variants, for USD 52,990 and USD 56,990, respectively. Both variants have an EPA-est. range of over 300 miles. The base variant can 330 miles on a full charge, while the top-end variant runs out of juice at 303 miles.

Customers wanting more punch can go for the Model Y Performance, which can hit a top speed of 155 mph. The 2023 Model Y Performance has a maximum range of 303 miles, while the Long Range Model Y has a maximum range of 330 miles on a full charge. The Performance variant of the 2023 Model Y has a top speed of 155 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds, says Tesla.

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300-mile range electric cars available in the u.s. in 2023

Sagar Parikh Web Editor

With a Master’s Degree in Business Management & Administration, I’ve been working as an International Automotive News Editor since 2014, and have gained a wealth of knowledge and insight into hybrid and electric vehicles.

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