A fully installed home charging point price starts from £449 with the government OZEV grant. The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme supports up to 75% of the cost, capped at £350 including VAT, off the installation price.
We always recommend checking how far your Electric Vehicle can travel and to include service centres with en route chargers when planning your journey. You can also download the MyŠKODA App which will help route your journey to include Electric charging stops.
The average electricity rate is 17p per kWh, which means you can charge your car for as little as 4p per mile.
An Electric Car runs on and is charged up with electric. An Hybrid car is powered by an internal combustion engine and an electric motor, hybrid cars don't need to be plugged in to charge the battery. Instead, the battery is charged through regenerative braking and by the internal combustion engine.
Yes, like all cars electric vehicles are just as safe to drive through “wading depth water ” which is listed in the manufacture hand book.
You can also drive or charge your electric car in the rain.
Electric cars accelerate much faster than petrol or diesel cars. Most modern EVs have a top speed of between 90mph and 120mph.
The plug-in car grant can help you save money by knocking up to £2,500 off the upfront cost of a low-emission vehicle. To be eligible for the grant, cars must cost less than £35,000. This is the recommended retail price (RRP), and includes VAT and delivery fees.