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Rebate+ New and Used EV Incentives

Rebate+ offers an additional rebate for income qualifying Connecticut residents!  

Rebate + New

Receive an additional rebate of up to $2,000 with Rebate+ New!

 
Rebate+ New Incentives
 

Standard Rebate*

Rebate+ New

TOTAL SAVINGS

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

$750 $1,500 $2,250

Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

$2,250

$2,000

$4,250

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV)

$7,500

$2,000

$9,500

*Rebate amounts will be increased from June 7, 2021 – December 31,2021, or until funds are exhausted.

How do I know if qualify?
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Rebate+ is available to Connecticut residents who recently purchased or leased an eligible EV, received a CHEAPR Standard Rebate, and participate in a state or federal income qualified program.

After you purchase or lease an eligible vehicle after June 7, 2021, you will receive an email with additional information to determine if you qualify and instructions on how to apply for Rebate + New.

How do I apply?

Once your standard rebate application is paid to the dealer, you will receive an email offer for Rebate+ New.

If you qualify, follow the enclosed instructions to complete the Rebate+ New application and submit the required documents. You will receive periodic email updates regarding the status and approval of your additional rebate.

 

 

Rebate + Used

Incentives of up to $7500 are available for eligible used vehicles purchased from a licensed Connecticut automobile dealership.

Rebate+ Used Incentive Amounts 
 

Rebate+ Used*

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

$1,125

Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

$3,000

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV)

$7,500

*Rebate amounts will be increased from June 7, 2021 – December 31,2021, or until funds are exhausted.

Who is eligible?
  • Connecticut residents who participate in a state or federal income qualified program.
  • Purchased an eligible used vehicle from a licensed Connecticut automobile dealership after June 7, 2021.

Note: Private sales are not eligible for CHEAPR Rebate+ Used

 

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How do I apply?

Complete the online application or the paper application within forty-five (45) days of your eligible used vehicle purchase.

You will receive email communications for the status and approval of your rebate.

If you have any questions please view the Frequently Asked Questions or Contact Us for additional information.

 

Content last updated June 4, 2021