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  • Jan 10, 2024

  • 3 min read


5 reasons to go electric

You’ve probably heard from your best friend’s uncle’s Dad that electric cars are the enemy. But you want to do your own research to see if an EV is right for you. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We get that EVs can seem scary, but there’s some really good reasons why everyone should be joining the electric revolution.

So, buckle up as we give you five fab reasons to switch to an EV.

Why should you get an electric car?

1. It saves you money money money

Let's talk money, honey! One of the biggest perks of going electric is the sweet, sweet savings. Say goodbye to those trips to the petrol station that drain your wallet faster than you can say “fill it up”.

With an electric car, charging at home is often way cheaper than fuel. And servicing and maintaining an EV is usually cheaper too.

2. They’re like driving the DeLorean (but cooler…if that’s possible)

From heated seats to touchscreen controls, most EVs come with gadgets and gizmos that make your life easier. And who doesn’t want to feel like they're cruising straight out of a sci-fi movie?

EVs aren’t just a mode of transportation - they’re a ticket to the future. The silent swoosh as you glide down the road, the sleek design, and the tech-loaded interior make you feel like you're driving a spaceship, not just a car. It's like being ahead of the curve, but on wheels!

Check out our latest electric car reviews to find out more about some of our favourite EVs.

3. No ULEZ Charges

This might not be a consideration for everyone. But for people living in cities like London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Newcastle, ULEZ charges are a huge deal.

However, electric cars are often exempt from these charges. That means while others might be sweating over fees just for driving into certain parts of town, you’ll be breezing through, guilt-free with your cash still in your back pocket..

4. You’d be doing your bit for climate change and air pollution

Alright, let's get serious for a moment. We all know the planet could use a little love right now. By going electric, you're not just helping cut down on CO2 emissions, but you're also saying "peace out" to air pollution. It's like giving the Earth a big bear hug every time you hit the road.

5. They save time

Yes, they can take longer to charge than standing and filling up with petrol, but the difference with charging is you can plug in and walk away. If you’re charging from home it’s a case of plugging in and charging whilst you sleep, and if you’re rapid charging, most EVs can charge a substantial amount in the time it takes you to stop for a quick coffee or toilet break.

So there you have it - five solid reasons to join the electric car revolution! From saving some dough to feeling like you're driving a spaceship, the perks are as bright as an LED headlight. So why not give it a spin?