N.E Electric Cars - Information Point
used electric cars
As with many other items there are often cheaper models and more expensive models in each class of car. Battery pack size, and therefore range are one of the variables to ask about.
General Dealerships also selling electric cars tend to also have secondhand ones, look these up at local branches.
“Once these cars reach the second-hand market, most of the price premium has disappeared. Ultra low-emission vehicles have been criticised as ‘rich people’s toys’, but two or three years after being sold new, they become a realistic, cost-effective option for many buyers. The benefits of electric cars are considerable, but they’re even more attractive second-hand.”
Ian Featherstone, Fleet Advice Manager, Energy Saving Trust
Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are cheaper to run than petrol or diesel cars and vans. This calculator estimates how much you could save on fuel by buying an electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle, compared to the petrol or diesel equivalent:
Example used comparison: