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Electric vehicle leasing made easy

Making the transition to electric driving seamless

What is an electric car lease?

Pay an initial upfront payment and then fixed monthly instalments. Electric car leasing gets you behind the wheel of a brand new EV. You keep the car for two to four years and then return it at the end of your contract.

With an Octopus EV personal lease, you can get the car, charger, and servicing, all in one simple package.

What's included with EV leasing from Octopus?

At home charging package

A free home charger with standard installation, and up to 4,000 miles worth of EV charge if you take an eligible Octopus Energy tariff.

OR our on the road charging package

Can’t charge at home? Get up to 4,000 miles worth of EV charge in public charging credit through the Electroverse network.

Servicing, maintenance, and repairs

We’ll keep your car in tip-top condition with servicing, maintenance, and repairs included.

Breakdown cover

At-home or on the road breakdown assistance from the experts at the AA.

Expert EV advice

Expert and impartial EV advice from our 4.8 star Trustpilot rated team.

Replacement tyres

Get four new tyres every 20,000 miles, all included in the cost of your lease.

Are you ready for an EV?

Not sure if you're ready for an EV? There's a few things to think about before committing to the switch, take our quiz and find out whether you're ready to go electric.

How does electric car leasing work at Octopus EV?

  • Choose your EV

    Pick from the top EVs on the market with expert advice to help you choose.

  • Tailor your agreement

    Decide how long you want your EV for and how many miles you'll drive.

  • Order online

    Order your car through our website, or book in a call to talk through your options.

  • We'll do some checks

    We'll do some credit and affordability checks to make sure you're eligible.

  • Get your EV

    Free delivery on all cars. We'll keep you updated when we get a delivery date.

What's the charging offer?

As part of taking an EV with Octopus EV, we offer either:

  1. a free Ohme ePod (untethered) home charger with a standard installation and up to 4,000 miles worth of energy (£75) added to your Octopus energy bill as a credit, when you switch to the Octopus Intelligent Go tariff or Octopus Go tariff, or
  2. £600 of Electroverse charging credit.

You can read the full T&Cs for our charging offer here.

Can I buy the car at the end of the lease?

No, with Personal Contract Hire you’ll give the car back at the end of the lease as it’s a hire plan, agreed for a certain period. Remember though, cars are assets that lose value, so this way you get to return the car, hassle free, at the end of your term.

What's the upfront payment?

The higher the initial payment the lower your monthly payments for the lease will be. For example, if you made a 9 month initial payment on a 36 month lease the following 35 payments would be less than if you made a 1 month initial payment.

You don't get a 9 month gap between the initial payment and your first monthly rental payment as the initial payment simply lowers or changes the amount you'll be paying monthly from then on.

What isn't included with an Octopus EV personal lease?

The main thing that you’ll need to do is source yourself comprehensive motor insurance and keep that in place for the length of your contract.

Plus, you’ll also be liable for any fines that you may receive once you have the car, plus any excess mileage and damage above wear and tear when you return the car at the end.

Your lease agreement will detail all of this for you.