Top 10 used electric cars (and one to avoid)

Electric cars are bang on-trend, and if you buy used you don’t need to spend a fortune to get into one. Here we list our top 10 favourites, from urban runarounds to luxury SUVs.....

It seems as though a new electric car is announced every other week at the moment, whether it's an all-electric version of an existing petrol, diesel or hybrid, or an all-new electric vehicle built from the ground up as a standalone model.Image 1 of 22

The planned 2030 ban on the sale of new purely petrol and diesel-engined cars is to thank for this increasing choice of good electric cars and it's trickling down to the used market, too. That's good news if you want to save some money. After all, a new electric car is still a very expensive purchase.

Picking the right used vehicle needs careful planning, though. Fortunately, we’ve saved you some of the hassle by compiling this top 10 list of our favourite used electric cars (and one to avoid), from small hatchbacks to luxury SUVs. We've also included examples of each model we found for sale.

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