Electric cars UK: New EV models with the highest ranges and best value for money revealed

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Electric cars UK: New EV models with the highest ranges and best value for money revealed

Electric car range concerns are the biggest turn off for 51 percent of motorists according to the Auto Trader’s Long Term Test Drive report. Concer

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Electric car range concerns are the biggest turn off for 51 percent of motorists according to the Auto Trader’s Long Term Test Drive report. Concerns over a lack of charging infrastructure was an issue for 49 percent of road users with 42 percent worried about how long it would take a car to recharge.

Tesla Model 3

Tesla cars have some of the highest ranges on the market with costs still relatively low in a double win for prospective buyers.

The Model 3 is the current winner of the UK Car of the Year meaning it has already been praised for its great all round package.

The car is capable of 254 miles with an efficiency ratio of four miles per kWh of energy,

Topping up is also more than affordable with the model boasting a price per mile of just 1.25 pence.

Speaking to Express.co.uk, Fiona Howarth said: “The Tesla Model 3 marries style and tech to bring a truly amplified electric driving experience.

“With adjustable driving styles, and an acceleration speed to pull you back into your seat, this electric car sets to thrill every time.”

Peugeot e-208 

This is one of the cheaper electric cars on the market with values starting at just over £25,500.

For the reasonably affordable upfront cost, road users are still treated to a 211-mile range and impressive efficiency to match.

The car is capable of 3.85 miles per kWh of energy with drivers able to top up models for just 1.3 pence per mile.

Ms Howarth told Express.co.uk: “An electric twist on a classic, the Peugeot e-208 takes style notes from its fossil fuel predecessor and injects updated technology and power to deliver an impressive drive.”

Renault ZOE

This is one of the most popular electric cars on the market and it’s easy to see why.

With an affordable starting price of just under £26,500, the ZOE is still capable of an impressive 245 mile range.

The model has an efficiency of just 3.84miles per kWh and can be topped up from just 1.3 pence per mile.

The model recently won the Best Small Electric Car of 2020 making this a great all round package for prospective buyers.

Ms Howarth also says the model comes a “refreshed interior” and “phenomenal driving experience”.



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