The Anonymous Widower

Electric Cars Can Beat Petrol For Value After Less Than Two Years

The title of this post, is the same as that of this article on The Times.

The article is based on work by the consultant; PWC.

This is an example of what was found.

The electric Zoe cost from £21,920 compared with £19,795 for the petrol Clio. The £2,125 difference was made up in less than two years, three months for a motorist with an average annual mileage of 8,351 miles. A higher-mileage driver clocking up 13,355 miles a year could make it up in 18 months.

The day when electric cars will be good value is approaching.

November 5, 2019 - Posted by | Transport | ,

1 Comment »

  1. My daughter has just bought a new car. She looked seriously at an electric car – she does a lot of mileage, nearly 20 mile commute to work each day, and she travels by road to various sites around the country on occasion. She lives in a 3rd floor apartment, no way of recharging, nowhere at work either. The nearest point to her home is 2 mile walk away, and not in a great area to have to walk to and from. So she chose a small efficient hybrid. If people are going to buy electric cars, there needs to be a lot more places to charge them. In a couple of years, when they buy a house, they will reconsider electric because they can charge from home.

    Comment by Liz P | November 7, 2019 | Reply


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