The electric vehicle market is soaring. According to statistics there has been dramatic increase in the demand for electric vehicles in the UK. We have seen an increase in registrations from 3,500 in 2013 to over 80,00 by December 2016.
With the emergence of further Electrical, Hybrid and more environmentally friendly vehicles, we're in no doubt that this figure will only increase.
Not only do electric vehicles help to reign in the pennies and offer major cost savings, but they also help to contribute to a healthier environment. Have you considered going electric? Discover the top green cars that you can buy!
Whilst the Nissan Leaf is never going to break on speed records, it's a car that is packed with great features, and is easy to see why it's an attractive alternative choice.
The running costs are mere £2 per battery charge, which will give you a range of 155 miles. The Leaf also kicks out no CO2 emissions meaning that as well as saving the environment you won't pay a penny in road tax.
Another unexpected highlight of the car is that is boasts a very comfortable and quiet ride.
Starting from £20,445.00, this Renault electric car is one of the cheapest on the market. However, don't let the low price fool you, the Renault Zoe still comes with great a spec.
On top of that, the range can reach a whopping 250 miles, which is better than most of its rivals. For these reasons, the Renault Zoe is a great option for people who are considering "going green".
If the Hyundai Ioniq offers one thing to customers, it's 'choice'. The Ioniq can be fitted with 3 types of drivetrain which allows people to choose the exact type of eco-friendly car they desire.
Incredibly, the Ioniq comes as a hybrid, electric or plug-in-hybrid, so whether you want to jump straight into a fully electric vehicle or ease yourself in with a hybrid, the Hyundai Ioniq is perfect for you.
Kias first entry into the hybrid market is sure to be a hit. The Kia Niro is a produces an impressive 74.3mpg whilst only emitting 88g/KM CO2. The fuel efficient Niro can also come with plenty of toys and gadgets such as an 8" touch screen sat nav, 18"allow wheels, privacy glass and a wireless smartphone charger.
Combine all this with its striking looks, and this Kia is a definite contender when choosing your green car.