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Electric cars – find out the best value vehicles

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Are you or your customers considering going electric?

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We’ve compared several electric cars with their petrol and diesel equivalents to find out which are the best value.

The Nissan Leaf, MG5 Long Range Excite and the Mini Electric Level 1 come out at the top of the list as the best value electric cars. The results are part of the ‘Electric Car Cost Index’ analysis from LV= General Insurance in partnership with consultant battery electrochemist Dr. Euan McTurk of Plug Life Consulting.

The latest LV= ‘Electric Car Cost Index’ compared the prices and costs of 13 electric cars with their petrol and diesel equivalents, including purchase, financing and running costs. 

Our findings include:

  • drivers will save money on all 13 electric cars if bought outright and kept for seven years. 
  • three of them - Nissan Leaf, MG5 Long Range Excite and Mini Electric Level 1 – are cheaper whether bought outright, leased or via PCP.

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Get more info and details on all the costs and savings by reading our LV= ‘Electric Car Cost Index’ press release.

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