Next Green Car ranks the most common EVs in the UK. The three most common Pure EVs in 2018 are shown below. Price and stated range information are taken from manufacturers’ own web pages using the entry model. Range extension options are available for each of these vehicles:

Popularity Ranking

Vehicle Type

Price Ranking

[After Government Incentive]

Stated Range



Nissan Leaf

Least Expensive

168 Miles *


BMW i3

Mid Range

124 Miles **


Tesla Model S

Most Expensive

259 Miles **

* Range using Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (“WLTP”) for combined cycle, which must be undertaken by all new cars from 1 September 2018 and which is designed to be more reflective of real-world driving conditions than previous tests.

** WLTP figures not yet available.

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