OK Residents Can Buy an Electric Car for Less than $900

OK Residents Can Buy an Electric Car for Less than $900

Written by Megan Treacy on 16/12/09

If you live in Oklahoma, you have until December 31, 2009 to buy an electric car for about $900. Through a combination of federal and state tax credits, the Kandi Coco drops from its retail price of $10,600 to a cool $865. The federal tax credit amounts to $4,435 while the state is offering a 50 percent tax credit.

Well, now let's get down to what you get for your $900. The Coco is a neighborhood electric vehicle, and trust us, you won't be leaving your neighborhood in it. The maximum speed it can reach is 25 mph. But if you've ever considered buying a golf cart for getting around, this is a much sweeter option, and with the tax credits, actually cheaper. It charges in six to seven hours, has an AM/FM radio and comes in yellow, red, blue and black.

So, while the market for such a car is limited, and the market for such a car in Oklahoma is even more limited, those who do fall into that demographic have the chance to score a pretty sweet deal.

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6 years 27 weeks ago, 6:39 PM

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How does it do in the snow? How about on hills - what's the max grade it will climb? After a full charge, what's the driving range? (I really like the red one.)

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6 years 27 weeks ago, 6:52 PM

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No hills, no range and freeze your butt off in the snow. That is a close by grocery getter...

6 years 27 weeks ago, 7:48 PM

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When I lived in Horsham, PA there was a Dodge dealer nearby who had 8 or 9 vehicles that looked like a gas powered golf cart with little teeny wheels, with a stake bed on the back. The cab was enclosed, at least. I talked about them with several people I knew & nobody could figure out what the hell you'd do with one. They were there for months - I don't believe that he sold even one. Another great idea.

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6 years 27 weeks ago, 7:51 PM

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Hey ecaman

Do you know that the price of LPG is regulated in Utah. Last I saw was about 38 cents a gallon. Now convert your car or truck to run on that and you have a deal. Most State run Colleges and Universities have refill stations.

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I am all for green fuels but lets be practical. This will not put a dent in any pollution at all yet will cost the taxpayers millions. WTF

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