Electric cars are considered in the purchase is often considered overpriced, but the operating costs lower. But how does it actually made with a full cost accounting – purchase price, including the environmental bonus, the operating and maintenance costs, as well as the loss of value? Electric cars are still more expensive than gasoline or Diesel?

Four electric cars are cheaper than gasoline and Diesel

This issue of ADAC is investigated in a current cost comparison. The testers examined the eight electric-, gasoline – and Diesel-cars with realistic fuel consumption figures, with four Stromer particularly were able to convince.

compared to petrol and Diesel cars, the four electric models, BMW i3s, Hyundai Ioniq, electric, S mart fortwo coupe EQ prime and the Tesla Model X cut cheaper. The electric VW Golf comes to the diesel model ran. The E-Golf costs 48,6 cents per kilometre, the Diesel comes to 47 cents. Only the 1.5 TSI petrol engine (49 cents) can make the Stromer.

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The E-cars from Nissan and Renault can’t run their classic competitors. A kilometre costs, the Nissan Leaf is 51.1 cents, during the comparable Nissan Micra 0.9 IG-T fails just 37.9 cents to beech. The difference with Renault is similar in size. The Renault Zoë costs in the full costing 48 cents per kilometre and the Renault Clio TCe 90 only 36.4 cents.

A disadvantage of all electric cars

but all the electric cars, However, have one serious drawback: the range. Everyday use range in this comparison, in any case, the Model X from Tesla. Who drives but only short distances and has the ability to charge their electric car comfortable driving under certain circumstances, electric is cheaper.

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to It based full invoice

basis of all calculations is a holding period of five years with an annual mileage of 15,000 kilometres. In the calculation of the total cost of all the costs, incurred when driving a car:

insurance Car tax, repair costs (maintenance and repairs) tire wear, fuel/electricity costs an annual lump sum for car wash/car maintenance loss of value.

In the case of the fuel – or electricity does not return the handle of the ADAC on the unrealistic manufacturer’s values, but pulled from the ADAC Autotest determined values.

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Eight electric cars cost comparison

BMW

price

cents/km

reach

BMW i3s (94 Ah, 135 kW, electric)

41.450 Euro

53,6

208 km

BMW 218i Active Tourer (103 kW, petrol)

38.490 Euro

60,6

662 km

BMW 218d Active Tourer (110 kW, Diesel)

40.230 Euro

57,4

911 km

Hyundai

price

cents/km

reach

Hyundai Ioniq, electric (88 kW, electric)

36.060 Euro

49,0

211 km

Hyundai i30 station wagon 1.0 T-GDI (88 kW, gasoline)

28.790 Euro

51,4

735 km

Hyundai i30 Kombi 1.6 CRDi (100 kW, Diesel)

32.090 Euro

52,0

926 km

Nissan

price

cents/km

reach

the Nissan Leaf (40 kWh, 110 kW, electric)

36.600 Euro.

51,1

201 km

Nissan Micra 0.9 IG-T (66 kW, gasoline)

18.690 euros

37,9

683 km

Renault

price

cents/km

reach

Renault Zoë (41 kWh, 68 kW, electric)

27,000 euros

48,0

243 km

Renault Clio TCe 90 (66 kW, gasoline)

Euro 15,590

36,4

789 km

Smart

price

cents/km

reach

Smart Fortwo Coupé, EQ (60 kW, electric)

25.045 Euro

36,9

112 km

Smart Fortwo 0.9 turbo convertible (66 kW, gasoline)

19.935 Euro

38,7

424 km

VW up!

price

cents/km

reach

VW e-Up! (60 kW, electric)

26.900 Euro

39,1

106 miles

VW Up! 1.0 TSI (66 kW, gasoline)

15.580 Euro

34,0

636 km

VW Golf

price

cents/km

reach

VW e-Golf (100 kW, electric)

36.835 Euro

48,6

201 km

VW Golf 1.5 TSI (96 kW, gasoline)

30.670 Euro

49,0

847 km

the VW Golf 1.6 TDI (85 kW, Diesel)

29.145 Euro

47,0

1,000 km

Audi / Tesla

price

cents/km

reach

Tesla Model X 100 D (386 kW, electric)

121.080 Euro

131,9

451 km

Audi SQ7 TDI (320 kW, Diesel)

105.680 Euro

137,7

914 km

source: ADAC

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