RevUp Blaine is an initiative hosted by the Sun Valley Institute’s Energy Program. The program, which seeks to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles through education and limited-time discounts, is supported by funding from the Idaho National Laboratory contractor Battelle Energy Alliance. The Battelle Energy Alliance gives grants to support regional efforts in technology-based economic development.

Vehicle Comparison

NISSAN LEAF

$34,100

MSRP

 

Group Buy Discount

$9,616

Federal Tax Credit

$7,500

Potential Cost

$16,984

Type of Vehicle

BEV

Range (all electric)

107 mi

Fuel Economy – Combined City/HWY

112 electricity

Battery

30 kWh

Warranty

3 yr/36,000 mi

Front-wheel drive

Yes

BMW i3

$50,945

MSRP
with Range Extender

Group Buy Discount

$3,566

Federal Tax Credit

$7,500

Potential Cost

$39,879

Type of Vehicle

BEV

Range (all electric)

180 mi

Fuel Economy – Combined City/HWY

124 electricity

Battery

33 kWh

Warranty

4 yr/50,000 mi

Front-wheel drive

No. Rear-wheel drive

CHEVY VOLT

$34,095

MSRP

Group Buy Discount

7.5% (~$2,557 off base)

Federal Tax Credit

$7,500

Potential Cost

$24,038

Type of Vehicle

PHEV

Range (all electric)

53 mi

Total Range (electric and fuel)

53 mi battery-only, 420 mi total

Fuel Economy – Combined City/HWY

106 electricity, 42 reg gas

Battery

18.4 kWh

Warranty

3 yr/36,000 mi

Front-wheel drive

Yes

AUDI A3

$38,900

MSRP 

Group Buy Discount

6% (~$2,334 off base)

Federal Tax Credit

$4,502

Potential Cost

$32,064

Type of Vehicle

PHEV

Range (all electric)

16 mi

Total Range (electric and fuel)

16 mi battery-only, 380 mi total

Fuel Economy – Combined City/HWY

83 electricity, 34 reg gas

Battery

8.8 kWh

Warranty

4 yr/50,000 mi

Front-wheel drive

Yes

Contact Info


Energy@sunvalleyinstitute.org
208.928.7873
631 Second Street East, Suite 201-204
PO Box 5569
Ketchum, ID 83340