£2,500 Government grant for new plug-in cars: PiCG

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You can get a plug-in car grant (PiCG) on brand new low-emission vehicles through a scheme the government gives to vehicle dealerships and manufacturers. To be eligible for the grant, cars must cost less than £35,000, this is the recommended retail price (RRP) and includes VAT and delivery fees. The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £2,500.


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Passenger vehicles eligible for the grant must have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 112km (70 miles) without any emissions at all, model included:


  • BMW i3
  • BMW i3s
  • Citroen ë-C4
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Prestige
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Performance Line
  • Fiat 500e
  • Honda e
  • Hyundai IONIQ Electric – Premium
  • Hyundai IONIQ Electric – Premium SE
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – SE Connect
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – Premium
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (64kWh) – Premium
  • Kia e-Niro (39kWh) – 2
  • Mazda MX-30
  • MG MG5 EV
  • MG ZS EV
  • MINI Electric
  • Nissan e-NV200 (5 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan e-NV200 (7 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Peugeot e-208
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Active Premium
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Allure
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Allure Premium
  • Renault ZOE
  • SEAT Mii electric
  • Skoda Citigo-e iV
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – ecoSuite
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Lodge
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Loft
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Lounge
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Suite
  • Smart EQ fortwo
  • Smart EQ forfour
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e
  • Vauxhall Mokka-e
  • Volkswagen e-Golf
  • Volkswagen e-up!
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro (58kWh 145PS) – Life
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance (58kWh 204PS) – Life
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance (45kWh 150PS)


You do not need to do anything if you want to buy one of these vehicles – the dealer will include the value of the grant in the vehicle’s price.


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