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How much does an electric car cost?

That depends on which one you buy, but whichever you choose, there are some government incentives that make it cheaper to buy a new EV. There is a government grant for electric cars called the Plug-in Car Grant – this reduces the price of a battery electric vehicle by £3,000. So a new Kia e-Niro costs just £34,995 after the Plug in Car Grant. There is also a £350 homecharge grant to help you with the cost of a home charger.

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Cost of Electric: Cheaper than you think

Here are just few reasons to Stop Wondering. Start Driving.

Lower maintenance costs

Lower maintenance costs

Petrol and diesel engines are incredibly complex and have hundreds of components that can wear, fail and need replacing. Electric cars on the other hand have just three main components and far fewer moving parts than a combustion engine. That means servicing and maintenance is simpler and cheaper, which saves you money.

Tax benefits

There is no yearly or first-year tax with an electric vehicle, which could save you around £500 over the first three years of ownership compared to a mid-sized petrol or diesel equivalent.
Big savings on BiK tax for company car drivers

Big savings on BiK tax for company car drivers

Company car tax is already drastically lower if you drive an electric car. From 6th April 2020 battery electric cars are now 0% BiK. This BiK rate increases to just 1% post April 6th 2021 and 2% in 2022/23- that represents a massive saving over a conventional car!

Electricity is cheaper than petrol or diesel

Electricity is cheap, particularly when you charge at home. When you look at cost per mile, driving on electricity can cost around a third of an equivalent petrol or diesel car.
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Electric Vehicle Myths

An electric car could massively reduce your running costs, but is it right for you? To help you make an informed choice, we’ve dispelled some of the most common EV myths.

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Battery Electric Cars

What is a battery electric car?

A battery electric vehicle is better for the environment than a petrol or diesel car, cheaper to run, and simple to own. Like the sound of that? Our simple guide can tell you more.

Hybrid and self-charging hybrid cars

What is a hybrid or self-charging hybrid car?

Hybrid cars can offer you improved fuel economy and lower emissions, without the need to change how you use your vehicle. No plugging in required.

What is a Plug-in Hybrid car

What is a Plug-in Hybrid car?

Plug-in hybrid cars can offer you many of the benefits of an electric car, they have a shorter electric range but can rely on a petrol motor for longer trips.

What is a mild hybrid car

What is a mild hybrid car?

Mild Hybrids allow your engine to switch off more frequently, which improves fuel economy and reduces emissions.

How charging works

How does charging work?

Don’t worry, charging may seem like a whole new world, but in reality it’s very simple

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Request the Eco Brochure to find out more about various Eco powertrains within the Kia range, helping you to find the one that suits you.

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*Based on charging using a 7kW charger