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There’s no denying that electric vehicles (EVs) quickly get expensive at the outset. Fortunately, there are federal and state incentives like rebates and tax credits to make EVs more financially appealing.
But what state EV incentive programs are in place in Iowa?
Let’s see what current incentives are available in your area and whether or not you qualify for them.
Last Updated: August 2023
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What EV Incentives Are Available in Iowa?
Iowa has no incentives for electric vehicles at this time, but we update this post regularly, so check back to see if that changes.
Incentives for Purchasing an EV in Iowa
Iowa does not offer incentives for the purchase of a new electric vehicle. Check instead to see if you and the model that you're considering qualify for federal EV incentives.
Other EV Incentives Offered in Iowa
There are very few post-purchase electric vehicle incentives available in Iowa at this time. Those that EV buyers in the state can explore include:
- Members of the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives (IAEC) may qualify for a rebate on the installation of level 2 charging hardware.
Visit our EV community on Facebook to connect with other electric vehicle owners in your area and find out if specific offers are available.
Now that you know what electric vehicle incentives are available in Iowa, what else do you need to know about making the switch to all-electric transportation?
Read our guidance on how to prepare for an EV to make sure the models you’re considering will meet your real-world driving needs!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there incentives for purchasing an electric vehicle in Iowa?
No, there are no state-level incentives in place when you purchase an EV in the state of Iowa. Even so, check out our picks for the best deals on EVs to find an electric vehicle at a great price!
Are there additional fees for purchasing an electric vehicle in Iowa?
Yes, EV owners must pay an annual EV fee as well as standard registration fees. Owners with a fully electric model pay $130, while plug-in hybrid owners pay $65, in order to offset the tax revenue lost to not filling up with gasoline or other fossil fuels.
Does sales tax apply when I buy an EV in Iowa?
Sales tax is applied to electric vehicle purchases in Iowa at the same rate as traditional combustion vehicles. Visit our resource page to find the vehicle sales tax in Iowa.