You may already be aware of the federal tax credits for electric vehicles (if not, check out Electric Vehicle Federal Tax Credit: Explained), but there are also EV incentives available in individual states, including some great incentives for Tennessee residents.
If you’re a resident of the Volunteer State, you may qualify for tax credits, incentives, or savings for owning an electric vehicle and may also qualify for additional incentives such as credits on solar panel installation, discounts on home charging through your energy provider, carpool lane exemptions and more.
Check out the incentives we’ve found for the state of Tennessee in 2023. Please keep in mind that these may change at any time, and certain conditions may apply to qualify.
Federal Tax Credits up to $7,500
NOTE: The Clean Vehicle Credit added a new requirement for final assembly in North America that took effect on August 17, 2022, with additional requirements beginning January 1, 2023.
Used EV Rebates up to $4,000
The Clean Vehicle Credit provides a tax credit for the purchase of a pre-owned EV or FCEV.
HOV Lane Exemptions
In Tennessee, electric vehicles may use the carpool lane regardless of the number of passengers.
Home Charger Incentives
Currently, Tennessee’s local government and energy providers are not offering state incentives or rebates.
Nashville Electric Service is one of the twelve largest energy providers in the United States, but they are not offering an EV incentives program that we could find.
We’ll be sure to update our EV incentives page for Tennessee if anything changes. Until then, feel free to browse our EV incentives page to see what types of incentives are offered in other states nearby, like Virginia and North Carolina.
The Final Word
To stay up-to-date on available incentives for EVs in Tennessee and across the nation, bookmark our Incentives and Rebates in TN page where you’ll find the most up-to-date information on all electric vehicle tax credits and incentives available in Tennessee and every other US state.
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