Earth Day 2022: Top 5 Entry-Level EVs to Help Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Happy Earth Day! Now more than ever, taking care of our environment is a priority on a lot of our minds. Almost all automotive brands are now switching their gears to produce more vehicles that can help decrease fuel emissions. By switching to an electric vehicle (EV) yourself, you are doing something to help the earth. Here are the top 5 entry-level electric vehicles to help you reduce your carbon footprint.


1. 2022 Mazda MX-30

MSRP: Starting at $42,150

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Mazda’s first-ever all-electric crossover vehicle is designed to deliver great handling and advanced technological features, all while keeping most of its materials recycled and sustainable. The signature Mazda elegance is seen all throughout the interior and exterior of the EV.

You can test drive or inquire about the 2022 Mazda MX-30 at OpenRoad Mazda Port Moody.


2. 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric

MRSP: Starting at $45,850

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One of the most well-rounded vehicles in the market today, the 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric delivers design, battery range, and the latest technology at a relatively affordable price point within the EV market. You can take the Kona from being your daily driver to long road trips. It is definitely an all-in-one EV.

You can test drive or inquire about the 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric at OpenRoad Hyundai Richmond.


3. 2022 VW ID.4

MSRP: Starting at $44,995

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Experience nothing but smooth handling and ultimate comfort when you step inside Volkswagen’s first all-electric vehicle. Not only is the ID.4 built with sustainability in mind but it is also built with Canadian winters in mind. With a standard heat pump, and heated steering wheels and mirrors, the award-winning vehicle is made for all kinds of weather.

You can test drive or inquire about the 2022 VW ID.4 at OpenRoad Volkswagen Boundary.


4. Hyundai IONIQ5

MSRP: Starting at $46,950

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Perhaps the most highly-anticipated EV release of 2022, the Hyundai IONIQ5 has a range of up to 488 km on a single charge. The new generation in the IONIQ EV line still includes everything that was loved in the previous release plus brand-new features such as All-Wheel Drive, and an augmented reality head-up display.

You can test drive or inquire about the Hyundai IONIQ5 at OpenRoad Hyundai Richmond.


5. 2022 MINI Cooper SE

MSRP: Starting at $40,990

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A bonus entry for those who want something different but still relatively affordable is the 2022 MINI Cooper SE. The aesthetic of the MINI brand and the all-electric motor delivers function and style all in one drive. It is the perfect vehicle to have as your daily driver in the city.

You can test drive or inquire about the 2022 MINI Cooper SE at MINI Langley or MINI Vancouver.


To test drive or inquire about any of these vehicles, please contact any OpenRoad dealership today.

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Posted by Lia Ortiz

Lia Ortiz has been in the automotive industry for 5 years. Starting out as a public relations and events coordinator for Honda Philippines, she then moved to Vancouver and has worked as a Digital Marketing Strategist for OpenRoad Auto Group. She specializes in SEO, SEM, and Social Media Advertising (with a little bit of writing on the side).