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Used EVs – Over The Hill, Or An Absolute Steal?

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40 i (40 kWh) – Cheap to run, cheap to buy, the Renault Zoe is the perfect all-rounder. Pushing your budget a little further, you can easily stray into the realms of a Kia Niro, Mazda MX-30, MG ZS, Hyundai Kona or DS 3 Crossback. Will the price cap rise far above petrol prices and massively impact my finances?

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: Plug-in SUV saves money, comes at a cost

EV Central

It shares an all-new platform with the purely petrol Outlander version. litre combustion petrol engine allied with twin electric motors, a 20kWh lithium-ion battery pack and all-wheel-drive. For a plug-in hybrid it is, but those prices are some $15,000 more than the equivalent Outlander petrol versions. Is it good value?

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How far can your EV travel? We rank the driving range of every electric vehicle in Australia

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Kia EV6 Air 520km: Genesis Electrified G80, $145,000 Another long-legged limo, the Genesis Electrified G80 is the Korean brand’s flagship with a huge price leap over the petrol version, but excellent luxe and kit to compensate. Not cheap, but a 95kWh battery, 446km range and 150kW DC fast charging are wins.

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New EV electric car calendar

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Kia Soul EV – as a petrol wagon the Soul received a luke warm reception in Australia, but with an all-electric drivetrain it promises so much more. Mazda MX-30 – sporty thinking in a compact SUV body with rear-hinged back doors. Mazda is reportedly working on one for 2023. Due in 2022.

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Forget the MG4, BYD Dolphin and GWM Ora, buy a $40k Mazda MX-30 EV instead | Opinion

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I think you should buy a Mazda MX-30 Electric … and I’ve not even been drinking. Mazda MX-30 Electric – ex-demo versions are now from $40,000 on the road Hello, that’s suddenly very interesting. A petrol MX-30 Astina’s over $46,000 drive-away. But that was when it was over $70,000 to drive away.

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2023 Kia EV6 GT review: Mega-popular electric vehicle put to the seven-day test

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I bet the brakes would take a pasting, and those 21-inch Michelin Pilot Sport 4s aren’t going to be cheap to replace after a few track sessions. Mazda MX-5. That said, I stand by my belief I’d be happier with a comfier, rangier EV6 Air and then buy a fun petrol toy with the money saved. Some fun back roads?

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