Electric vs Petrol

Kia e-Niro

Kia e-Niro

Annual fuel costs are estimated on 10,000 miles p/a at 4p per mile.

Year 1


Buying it
OTR price £37,995
Plug-in car grant -£3000
Taxing it
Road tax £0
Charging it
Home charge point installation £850
Home charge scheme grant -£350
Annual fuel cost £320
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £373

Total cost after 1 year: £36,188

Running cost after 1 year: £1193

Year 2


Taxing it
Road tax £0
Charging it
Annual fuel cost £320
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £373

Total cost after 2 year: £36,881

Running cost after 2 year: £1886

Year 3


Taxing it
Road tax £0
Charging it
Annual fuel cost £320
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £373

Total cost after 3 year: £37,574

Running cost after 3 year: £2579

Year 4


Taxing it
Road tax £0
Charging it
Annual fuel cost £320
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £373
MOT £35

Total cost after 4 year: £38,302

Running cost after 4 year: £3307

Year 5


Taxing it
Road tax £0
Charging it
Annual fuel cost £320
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £373

Total cost after 5 year: £38,995

Running cost after 5 year: £4000

BMW X1

BMW X1

Annual fuel costs are estimated on 10,000 miles p/a at 12p per mile

Year 1


Buying it
OTR price £32,700
Plug-in car grant N/A
Taxing it
Road tax £540
Fuelling it
Home charge point installation N/A
Home charge scheme grant N/A
Annual fuel cost £1200
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £399

Total cost after 1 year: £34,839

Running cost after 1 year: £2139

Year 2


Taxing it
Road tax £150
Fuelling it
Annual fuel cost £1200
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £399

Total cost after 2 year: £36,588

Running cost after 2 year: £3888

Year 3


Taxing it
Road tax £150
Fuelling it
Annual fuel cost £1200
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £399

Total cost after 3 year: £38,337

Running cost after 3 year: £5637

Year 4


Taxing it
Road tax £150
Fuelling it
Annual fuel cost £1200
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £399
MOT £35

Total cost after 4 year: £40,121

Running cost after 4 year: £7421

Year 5


Taxing it
Road tax £150
Fuelling it
Annual fuel cost £1200
Maintaining it
Annual maintenance cost £399

Total cost after 5 year: £41,870

Running cost after 5 year: £9170

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