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Suman
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Re: new member here

Post by Suman » Tue May 30, 2017 7:14 am

I've had a rethink and Steve is right about the cost-effectiveness.

Even if you charged your vehicle overnight every night and used the average battery range every day of the year, you would drive around 20 * 365 miles per year on pure electric. That's 7300 miles.

If you could get the electricity cost to be 2p per mile instead of 8p, you would only save £438 per year in fuel. That saving would be wiped out by the cost of fitting a charge point to your home and the higher cost of the vehicle.
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Previously: Mercedes GL 420 cdi, Lexus LS460 SE-L, Renault Laguna Initiale 2.0 dci, Lexus LS 460 SE-L, Renault Megane 1.9 dci, Toyota Supra 3.0 Turbo


alexsala
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Re: new member here

Post by alexsala » Tue May 30, 2017 8:28 am

thank you all for the feedback, from my point of view i´d rather pay the 1000€ the charging port would cost the electricity bill (not to mention that i would be getting it free from work, as i work 8h daily) than to spend 30€ weekly as i currently do with the hyunday i30.
If by some miracle the plug-in version costs around 22.000€ including discounts, i think it´s a good deal, more than that i would just go for the hybrid version wich i could get for 19.000€ with all the driving aids.


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