Estimated retail price: $16,850-$17,400. The Volkswagen e-Golf is a peppy compact hatchback that’s both fun to drive and practical, given its large cargo hold. It was originally offered in California and Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington D.C. The 2016 version is rated at the equivalent of 126/105-MPG in city/highway driving and costs an average $0.95 to drive for 25 miles. It received a boost for 2017 to 125 miles on a charge, with a 126/111-eMPG rating and a $0.92 cost to travel 25 miles.