- These are the three electric cars that earned Edmunds Top Rated honors for 2024.
- A car, truck and SUV all make the cut for electrified excellence.
- A familiar face joins two newcomers in this year's awards.
Edmunds Top Rated 2024: These Are the Best EVs on Sale Today
Three winners, and all of 'em are electric
There are tons of great new cars on the market, but which ones are so great that you'd have to convince yourself not to buy one? That's the idea behind the Edmunds Top Rated Awards, naming the best vehicles on sale for the fifth year in a row.
Read on to see which vehicles we crown the best electric car, truck and SUV on sale in 2024. And if you're looking for a gas-powered vehicle instead, check out our article announcing the best vehicles powered by internal combustion engines.
Tired of the please-look-at-me-and-thank-me-for-saving-the-planet styling that automakers bestow upon most electric vehicles? The BMW i5 eschews the extroverted by simply being an electric version of the excellent new 5 Series. Click here to read about how the anti-Tesla silently stole our hearts.
Finalist: BMW i7
Finalist: Hyundai Ioniq 6
Up until today, there were no practical three-row EVs on the market unless you were willing to shell out big bucks for a luxury SUV. While the new Kia EV9 isn't exactly cheap, it opens the door to a lot more families looking to go gas-free. Here's what makes the electric equivalent of the Kia Telluride (a perennial Edmunds Top Rated favorite) so special.
Finalist: Hyundai Ioniq 5
Finalist: Kia Niro EV
Take the best-selling vehicle in America, replace the engine with batteries and motors, and introduce a handful of upgrades while you're at it. It's no wonder that the resulting Ford F-150 Lightning clinches another Edmunds Top Rated award. Here's why it should be the first name on your electric truck shopping list.
Finalist: GMC Hummer EV
Finalist: Rivian R1T
The Ford F-150 Lightning claims another Edmunds Top Rated award for its continued excellence, but the Kia EV9 and BMW i5 are newcomers that shocked the staff once we got behind the wheel.