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Video: Would you buy an electric car? - Reader test team

We invited a group of What Car? readers to try some of the UK's best-selling electric cars to see if they could be converted to zero-emissions motoring

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Electric cars

Should my next car be electric? It's a question more UK car buyers are asking themselves as electric vehicles (EVs) become increasingly popular choices.

Once reserved for early adopters, electric cars offer tax incentives, fuel savings and even a substantial grant from the government. We asked a group of What Car? readers along to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) headquarters in central London to see what they thought of some of the latest and best-selling EVs, including the Renault Twizy, Renault Zoe, Nissan Leaf and BMW i3.

The SMMT runs the Go Ultra Low campaign, which encourages more people to switch to electric cars.

Our invited group of readers came from all backgrounds and jobs and all of them were looking to see if an electric car might fit into their lifestyle. So how did they get on? Watch the video below to find out, and remember you can read all of our electric car reviews by clicking here.

Read the full feature on our electric car Reader Test Team here, including how our readers got on when they were given the chance to drive an electric car for a week.


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