Shopping for an electric car and want it to hold on to as much of its value as possible? Then you’ll need to buy one of these…
The slowest-depreciating electric cars
Electric cars used to lose more of their value over three years than almost any other type of car, because they were seen as a niche choice and there were concerns about how long their batteries would last. Those days are long gone, though.
For a start, batteries are proving much more durable than feared, and the popularity of electric models is rising. Indeed, they have accounted for more than 13% of the cars registered in the UK so far this year. Better still, the depreciation of many of them is as glacial as it gets.
There are still big differences between the best and worst performers, though, so here we’re using our residual value data to reveal the 10 models that lose the smallest percentage of their original price during the first three years. All figures are based on what you can expect for a trade-in that’s covered 36,000 miles.
Read more: WhatCar