What are the best electric vehicles costing less than £10000 (according to HPI)?
Motors Author: Ted Welford
These are the five best sub-£10k used electric vehicles, according to HPI.
Vehicle valuation experts HPI have released a list of the five best sub-£10k used electric vehicles.
The new electric car market is booming, with May seeing an 18.7 per cent increase in the number of new pure electric vehicles registered, according to the SMMT. So now that electric vehicles are gradually entering the used market, HPI has looked at the best sub-10k options for used buyers, with statistics based on the target retail value of 15 plate models.
The entry-level Visa spec Nissan Leaf makes an appearance at the top end of the list (no suprise there), with a target retail value of £9,795. With a published all-electric range of 124 miles, and all the interior space and functionality of an internal combustion engine car, the Leaf is perhaps the most obvious choice for second-hand electric car buyers.
With a similar range to the Nissan Leaf (130 miles), the Renault Zoe is seen as an alternative option. A battery-leased vehicle can be found for as little as £7,850 -the 100% owned vehicles experience minimal depreciation and tend to be rare.
The Citroen C Zero, Mitsubishi I-MIEV and Peugeot ION, the three sibling cars only really differentiated by their badges, offer value for money and good potential as an economical second car choice...