Transition énergétique Québec

New vehicle rebate

The Québec government is offering individuals, businesses, organization and Québec municipalities a rebate of up to $8,000 on the purchase or lease of a new electric vehicle.

Please consult the detailed list of eligible new vehicles to determine the exact amount of the rebate now in force for the vehicle models that interest you.

Federal government incentives

Since May 1, 2019, the federal government has been providing incentives for consumers who buy or lease eligible zero-emission vehicles. The incentive, which may be as much as $5,000, is in addition to the amount already offered by the Québec government for a new vehicle as part of the Roulez vert program. For additional information on the federal programCe lien ouvre dans une nouvelle fenêtre

Summary table of current rebates

The amount of the rebate depends on the type of vehicle and conditions such as the vehicle’s selling price, electric battery capacity, model year, year of purchase, etc. The vehicle must also be included on the list of eligible new vehicles.

Vehicle Type Other Conditions Rebate Amount
All-electric vehicles If the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) is less than $75,000
As of April 1, 2020, the MSRP must be less than $60,000.
$8,000
If the MSRP of the vehicle is between $75,000 and $125,000
The rebate will not apply to vehicles of this value registered on or after April 1, 2020.
$3,000
Plug-in hybrid vehicles If the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) is less than $75,000
The amount of the rebate is calculated based on the capacity of the battery.
As of April 1, 2020, the MSRP must be less than $60,000.
$500, $4,000
or $8,000
Hydrogen-powered vehicles If the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) is less than $75,000
As of April 1, 2020, the MSRP must be less than $60,000.
$8,000
If the MSRP of the vehicle is between $75,000 and $125,000
The rebate will not apply to vehicles of this value registered on or after April 1, 2020.
$3,000
Low-speed electric vehicles $1,000
Electric motorcycles $2,000
Limited-speed electric motorcycles (electric scooters) $500

Low-speed electric vehicles

The low-speed electric vehicles eligible for the program are those authorized to operate on Québec roads. To obtain additional information, please visit the website of the SAAQ This link will open in a new window., which governs such use.

Note concerning electric motorcycles

To be eligible for the program, electric motorcycles must be in the "open motorcycle" or "motor tricycle" category as defined by the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (CRC, c. 1038) and be entirely powered by electricity. They must be designed to travel on not more than three wheels and have a maximum speed of more than 70 km/h.

Note on electric scooters

The electric scooters eligible for the program must be included in the “limited-speed electric motorcycle” category in the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1038)which excludes electric power-assisted bicycles.

For more information

About this program

The Roulez vert program was officially launched on January 1, 2012.
To be eligible for a rebate, the new vehicle must be registered in the applicant's name no later than December 31, 2020. Participants can submit their applications until March 31, 2021. Please note that the Roulez vert program could end earlier if the available funds are exhausted.
Certain recent Roulez vert participation data can be consulted in the form of a computer graphics or by downloading the raw data.