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Buying a second hand electric car or van

Are second hand electric cars worth buying? 

New electric cars and vans are often more expensive than petrol or diesel vehicles, but buying a used electric vehicle can cut costs. You’ll still get the benefits of cheaper refuelling, lower tax and lower maintenance costs. 

Find out more about the different types of electric cars and vans or motorbikes and mopeds and microcars. 

Additional resources

  • Grant schemes for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

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Last updated: 20 June 2023