Electric Vehicle Incentives and Rebates in Massachusetts

Electric vehicle incentives in Massachusetts

There’s no denying that electric vehicles (EVs) are expensive, but there are federal (check out our federal EV tax credit calculator) and state incentives like rebates and tax credits to make EVs more financially appealing.

But what state EV incentive programs are in place in Massachusetts?

Let’s see what current incentives are available in your area and whether or not you qualify for them.

Last Updated: May 2023

What EV Incentives Are Available in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts has the following incentives in place for electric vehicles and associated purchases for charging:

  • Purchase rebate of up to $3,500.
  • Additional rebates of:
    • $1,500 for low-income buyers
    • $1,000 for the trade-in of a combustion vehicle
  • Utility programs for home wiring upgrades and off-peak charging rebates

Let’s take a look at each of these in more detail.

Incentives for Purchasing an EV in Massachusetts

Massachusetts offers a rebate for up to $3,500 off the purchase or lease of a new electric vehicle.

To qualify, EV buyers must meet the following purchase criteria:

  • Vehicle MSRP must be below $55,000.
  • Vehicle must be registered in Massachusetts.
  • Vehicle must be retained for at least 36 months.
  • Application must be submitted within three months of purchase or lease.

If you (or the model you intend to purchase) do not meet the criteria for this incentive, take a look at our federal EV incentive calculator to see if you qualify for any national incentives.EV Tax Credit Calculator Screenshot

Other EV Incentives Offered in Massachusetts

Massachusetts offers the following incentives for electric vehicle charging, maintenance, or related benefits:

Now that you understand the electric vehicle incentives that are available in Massachusetts, 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!