How Vehicle Leasing Can Boost Electric Car Demand

By Lauren Bagnall
How Vehicle Leasing Can Boost Electric Car Demand

Ever since the Government announced the plan to stop the manufacture of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030, people are being encouraged to turn to electric and hybrid vehicles. However, there are particular factors that still seem to worry people, such as upfront and running cost, choice and range. Electric vehicles can be expensive to buy upfront and maintain, which can deter people. That's where vehicle leasing comes in.

Here at MWVC, we have a range of car, van and pickup lease deals for both personal and business use suited to a range of different budgets and preferences. When switching from a diesel or petrol engine, you need an electric car that's affordable and can get you from A to B without quickly running out of charge. Our range of electric van and car leasing deals are perfectly tailored to your budget, with initial and monthly rentals suited to your budget on a range of the latest electric vehicle models.

Minimise the Overall Cost

A big factor that deters many drivers is the overall price of an electric car. The price is sure to decrease as demand increases, but they're still pretty expensive to buy upfront. By opting for a leasing contract, you can lower your carbon footprint for a much lower price and can eradicate these worries that many drivers have. This, in turn, can help increase the demand for electric vehicles, as drivers see them as a viable option in terms of cost.

Here at MWVC, we have a collection of electric vehicles in a range of contracts lengths and monthly rentals perfect for anyone making the switch to a greener car. The all-new Nissan Leaf is the perfect first electric car and costs just £203.29 per month inc. VAT on a 48 month contract. For the best car leasing deals, please visit our special offers section here.


Electric vehicles are much cheaper to run and maintain than petrol and diesel vehicles. There aren't as many moving parts, and the brakes don’t have to work so hard due to the regenerative braking system, leading to potentially less breakdowns and issues. You have the option to include a maintenance package within your leasing deal, which is tailored to your contract length and annual mileage. These plans cover servicing and tyre replacement and are much better value for money in low-maintenance electric cars. You can read more about our maintenance package here.

Here at MWVC, we have a range of vans and commercial vehicles optimal for business use. With a range of large and small vans to choose from, we have the leasing deal suitable for all kinds of businesses and organisations. If you're looking for an electric option, the Mercedes Benz Esprinter has an impressive payload of 774kg, and is currently in our special offers section.

Tax and Technology

When you drive an electric car that costs less than £40,000, you don't have to pay any road tax. It's a great incentive to get more people making the switch, as it means less to pay in your monthly rentals. Your road tax is included in the rentals you make each month, making vehicle leasing a great alternative choice if you're looking to drive a brand-new electric vehicle.

As electric vehicles develop, their price is decreasing significantly, meaning manufacturers are releasing more efficient models more often. This means that, at the end of your contract, new models will be available if you wish to start a new contract. With vehicle leasing, you're always getting the latest model at the beginning of your contract, whether you're just starting out or renewing. If you wish to inquire further about leasing a brand-new electric vehicle, please get in touch with a friendly member of our team today by calling 0116 259 9548.

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