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Calculate Your Costs

Below are tools available to help you calculate the costs of owning a PEV.

Utility Rate Calculators

PG&E
Plug-in EV Calculator

Compares charging costs of PEV models using different rate plans, and includes a comparison to using gasoline.

SMUD
Electric Vehicle Calculator
Compares monthly fuel costs and savings of different PEVs.

Southern California Edison
Plug-in Car Rate Assistant

Compares costs and savings of owning a PEV, and recommends a rate plan.

Cost of Ownership Calculators

BeFrugal.com
Electric Car Calculator

A detailed tool that allows you to compare multiple vehicles in terms of annual and lifetime vehicle costs and environmental impact.

Clean Energy Institute and Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
CleanCarCalculator.com

Calculates side-by-side comparison of annual fuel costs, greenhouse gas emissions and recommends the best car for you.
Coda Automotive
Gas vs. Electric Calculator
Calculates a side-by-side comparison of your annual gasoline costs, and your annual electricity expense if you switched to an electric vehicle.

Electric Drive Transportation Association
Energy Calculator

Estimates fuel cost savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions from switching to a PEV.

General Electric
The GE Show

A fun and interactive way to help determine your real daily mileage – features informative videos, an EV game, and some fascinating past figures and future projections regarding the cost and use of electricity and gasoline.

U.S. Department of Energy
Vehicle Cost Calculator

Calculates annual fuel cost and greenhouse gas emissions for alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.

U.S. Department of Energy
Alternative Fuel Data Center Vehicle Cost Calculator
Allows you to compare cost of ownership of multiple vehicles. 

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