A CAR expert has revealed the best electric cars you can buy for under £20,000.
Compared to a regular petrol or diesel powered car, an electric vehicle will almost certainly cost you quite a bit more when it comes to signing on the dotted line.
Handy, car experts at RCA have listed the cheapest used electric models you can currently buy in the UK.
The first mass-produced electric vehicle, the Nissan Leaf, was first launched in 2010 and has since spanned two generations.
The experts say: “Nissan’s development of the E-Pedal – driving with a pedal – makes driving on city streets and highways child’s play, and the quiet motor makes the journey pleasant for everyone.”
“Being comfortably under the £20,000 mark, this is a great smaller car for those who have a daily commute or want to switch to a more eco-friendly driving style.”
With its distinctive looks and the option to choose from color combinations, this car exudes personality.
They say: “Smart’s ForFour has been benchmarked against models like the Renault Twingo and offers the best in easy driving while being cost-effective and environmentally friendly.”
“A special feature is that it only needs 8.65 meters for a full curve, since its engine is located under the trunk.
“This makes the Smart ForFour the perfect choice for anyone who regularly drives down small roads.”
The car experts said that there are similarities with the Skoda Citigo and the Volkswagen up! gives. – and it’s the perfect small car for anyone looking to reduce their carbon footprint.
The car experts at Cinch say: “This car is designed with flair and features zigzag headlights. It doesn’t have to be big to have a big impact.”
“The one-litre three-cylinder engine means this car is small in power and with the up! and can keep up with the Citigo. On some of the newer models you can expect a range of 161 miles from this little bargain price.”
The Kia Soul is a compact car with SUV characteristics, and the high driving position allows you to sit upright on the road, giving you excellent visibility and a comfortable drive.
They say: “With great features such as parking assistance, navigation device, cruise control and even a heated steering wheel as an extra, this car offers great comfort for you and the environment.”
The car experts claim that the Hyundai IONIQ is the perfect blend of traditional hatchback beauty and innovative electric motor technology.
And it was also available either as a plug-in hybrid or as an all-electric car.
They commented: “Quiet drive and smooth launch are key comfort indicators in this car’s design, and a cool and modern interior with blue inserts against a dark dashboard makes for a sleek drive.”
“The Hyundai IONIQ is under the £20,000 mark and is perfect for anyone looking for a sleek electric car.”
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