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Electric Vehicles

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Perfect for clean, green, whisper-quiet journeys​

As part of our dedication to personalized service and seamless travel, we now offer the largest electric vehicle (EV) rental fleet in North America. Our huge selection of quality electric rental cars – the vehicles of tomorrow – lets you choose a greener way to travel with models from Polestar, Tesla and more available.

Our innovative EV fleet options are as practical as an equivalent gas-powered car, boasting ample power and advanced onboard features that make every journey comfortable and convenient. We also offer a range of hybrid cars that offer the best of both worlds. And with no tailpipe emissions, EVs are helping to make the air in our towns and cities cleaner.

Browse our fleet of electric vehicles below, find out how they work and reserve your next vehicle online or on the Hertz app today.

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The Model 3

Learn more about Model 3 and discover what it’s like to drive this innovative electric vehicle by reserving yours today.

Seats

5 adults

Range

Up to 260 miles*

Torque

309 lb-ft

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The Model Y

Meet Model Y, Tesla’s fully electric mid-size SUV, offering you the space, comfort and convenience you need for every journey.

Seats

7 adults

Range

Up to 330 miles*

Torque

471 lb-ft

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The Polestar 2

Meet the newest addition to Hertz’s EV fleet, Polestar 2, and see why you should reserve one for your next adventure.

Seats

5 adults

Range

Up to 270 miles*

Torque

487 lb-ft

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Electric Vehicles

EV INFO

Useful Information about electric cars

From its intuitive design to its cutting-edge technology, the benefits of your upcoming EV rental are endless. Progression in electric vehicle technology now means EVs are equally suitable for inner-city travel and longer journeys. With approximately 46,000 charging stations located throughout the country, and more being added every month, electric cars can take you farther than you ever realized.

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Tesla Driving Blue

Image courtesy of Tesla, Inc.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Are electric cars better for the environment?

According to EPA research,** electric cars are better for the environment than combustion-engine vehicles. That’s primarily because there are zero tailpipe emissions, but there are additional waste-reduction benefits of EVs – both direct and indirect. 

For example, both the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y, and the Polestar 2, use batteries that can last for decades. But it doesn’t end there. As time passes and clean manufacturing technology improves, EV battery production facilities make their environmental impact smaller and smaller. For example, the Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks, NV, will be entirely powered by renewable energy once fully complete; setting a new bar for automotive manufacturing standards.

 
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Do electric cars use oil?

Electric cars don’t use conventional engines so don’t need any oil. Rather, they use electric motors that are powered by batteries which can be recharged at a designated electric vehicle charging station.

Along with not requiring oil and oil filter changes, EVs don’t need new spark plugs or fuel filters, which further helps the environment by reducing waste.

 
EV Frame
EV Chassis

INFORMATION

Do electric cars have transmissions?

Electric vehicles contain an automatic gearbox, but not in the conventional sense, as it is a single-speed transmission. In an EV, the transmission takes power from the motor and transfers it to the wheels, driving and rotating them. This power, known as torque, is immediately available, eliminating the need for the car to warm up or idle and significantly reducing emissions. 

Before going electric, learn everything you need about driving an electric car with our guide.

 

 

Get the most out of your electric car rental.

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Touchscreen | Driving Information

Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.

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Regenerative Braking

Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.

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Plugging In

Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.

*EPA estimate according to Tesla, Inc. product specifications.

**https://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles/electric-vehicle-myths