Best-selling electric vehicles
During a recent Downing Street press briefing, the UK’s Prime Minister announced that car dealerships are allowed to reopen from 1/06/2020 together with other non-essential businesses.
The PM announced that the reopening of car dealerships is only allowed provided the establishments are following COVID-19 guidelines and safety measures to safeguard both their employees and their customers.
If you are thinking of getting a new car, you may want to consider switching to an electric vehicle. There are many benefits in doing so, which we’ve gathered for you in this article: How much can I save by switching to an Electric Vehicle?
Below, we’ve put together a list of the most popular electric vehicles on the market, so that you can plan your visits to the soon-to-open dealerships according to your favourites:
Tesla Model 3
Starting from £40,490, the Tesla Model 3 has a range of 254 miles, top speed of 140mph and acceleration of 0-60mph in 5.3s (when choosing Standard Range Plus). Tesla specifies that their prices are shown without the potential savings compared to petrol/diesel cars, which can add up to £73 /mo. They even offer a savings calculator tool, which you can find on your desired model’s purchasing webpage.
Starting from a retail price (inc VAT and Delivery) of £64,440, the JAGUAR I-PACE has a range of 292 miles, top speed of 124mph and acceleration of 0-60mph in 4.5sec. Jaguar also provides a list of benefits to purchasing an EV here.
Starting from £59,900, the Audi E-tron offers up to 188 miles range, a top speed of 124mph, and an acceleration of 0-62mph in 6.6s. Audi’s list of advantages and benefits of owning an electric vehicle can be found here.
Nissan LEAF and Nissan LEAF e+
Starting from a convenient £26,845, the Nissan LEAF offers a model (Nissan LEAF) for city driving with a range of up to 168 miles, and a model (Nissan LEAF e+) for longer commutes that, thanks to a 62kwh battery, can offer up to 239 miles range. Nissan’s take on EV savings and benefits can be found here.
Starting from a retail price of £37,345.00, the New Kia e-Niro has a range of 382 miles (city), a top speed of 104mph and an acceleration of 0-60 mph in 6.5s. Kia explains some of the benefits of driving an electric car here.
There are other popular EV models worth checking out, such as Hyundai Kona Electric (starts from £32,900), the Renault ZOE (starts from £26,195), the BMW i-3 (starts from £36,025) and many more.
If you are in the process of switching to an electric vehicle and you have questions about charging, feel free to contact us. Our team will be happy to help with any queries.