BATTERIES

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BEV Batteries Average 83 kWh Versus 15 kWh For PHEVs

Across the BEVs currently available (or that will be in the next few months) in the US, they average (mean) 82.8 kWh and the median battery size is 78 kWh. For PHEVs, the mean battery size is 14.9 kWh and median is 14 kWh and mean range is 28.4 miles (EPA) of range versus 285.4 miles of range for BEVs.

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Average Range and Battery Size of PHEVs Currently Available in the US

With 32 PHEVs currently available in the US (as of September 21, 2021), they come in a wide variety of types, price, EPA range, and battery size. In the chart below we’ve analyzed the 32 PHEVs across 6 metrics. The mean (commonly referred to as the average) range is 24.7 miles and mean battery size is 13.5 kWh. When looking at the median, however, range drops to 21 miles and battery size down to 12.5 kWh.