Which vehicles still attract the plug-in vehicle grant?

26th Mar 2021

Last week the Department for Transport announced that effective immediately the plug-in car grants were to be cut. We take a look at which vehicles are still eligible* for this saving.

Cars: 

These cars have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 112km (70 miles) without any emissions at all. The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £2,500.
 
  • Citroen ë-C4 – Sense Plus
  • Citroen ë-C4 – Shine
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Prestige
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Performance Line
  • Honda e
  • Hyundai IONIQ Electric – Premium
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – SE Connect
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – Premium
  • Kia e-Niro (39kWh) – 2
  • Mazda MX-30
  • MG MG5 EV
  • MG ZS EV
  • MINI Electric – Level 1
  • MINI Electric – Level 2
  • MINI Electric – Level 3
  • Nissan e-NV200 (5 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan e-NV200 (7 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – Acenta
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – N-Connecta
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – Tekna
  • Peugeot e-208
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Active Premium
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Allure
  • Renault ZOE
  • SEAT Mii electric
  • Skoda Citigo-e iV
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Loft
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Lodge
  • Smart EQ fortwo
  • Smart EQ forfour
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e
  • Vauxhall Mokka-e – SE Nav Premium
  • Volkswagen e-Golf
  • Volkswagen e-up!
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro (58kWh 145PS) – Life
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance (58kWh 204PS) – Life

Small Vans

These vehicles are less than 2,500 kilograms (kg) gross vehicle weight, have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions. The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for small vans, up to a maximum of £3,000.

  • Maxus eDeliver 3 (short wheel base variants)
  • Nissan e-NV200
  • Renault Kangoo ZE
  • Renault Zoe Van

Large Vans

The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £6,000 as these vehicles have between 2,500kg and 3,500kg gross vehicle weight. They also have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions at all.

  • BD Auto eTraffic
  • BD Auto eDucato (3.5 tonnes)
  • Citroen e-Dispatch
  • LEVC VN5
  • MAN eTGE
  • Maxus eDeliver 3
  • Maxus eDeliver 9
  • Mercedes-Benz eVito
  • Mercedes eSprinter
  • Peugeot e-Expert
  • Renault Master ZE
  • Renault Trucks Master ZE
  • Vauxhall Vivaro-e
  • Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter
  • LDV EV80
*Please note: This list is correct as of the 25th March 2021. 

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