Overview of electric cars in Nigeria
One of the car owner’s top priorities is to make sure his tank never runs dry. Folks who have been driving for some time will automatically nod their heads. Many drivers have become pros at mitigating fuel cost; nonetheless, you will have to visit the petrol station again, when your fuel gauge falls below the red line. But, what if you never have to visit the petrol station again? This is the question the manufacturers of modern Electric Vehicle (EV) use to tantalize sedan and SUV enthusiasts. Electric cars are powered partly or entirely by electrical currents, thereby mitigating petrol costs or totally eradicating it.
The whole world is gravitating toward electric vehicles
These EV cars have been increasingly introduced into the Nigerian auto market in recent times as the common belief that they are expensive and cannot be fueled adequately has lost its grounding. There is a range of electric vehicles that’s not beyond the average man’s grasp, so let's check out the electric car price in Nigeria in this article!
Naijauto.com gathers 5 electric cars in Nigeria for your consideration down below. The first of these is the Hyundai Kona EV, which is Nigeria’s first locally-assembled electric car and also the first all-electric SUV in the country.
1. Hyundai Kona EV price in Nigeria
Launched by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu accompanied by Lagos State Government's senior members in VON Automobile assembly plant of Stallion Group, the Hyundai Kona EV is the first locally-made electric car in Nigeria. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu promised that public charging points will be installed in many parts of Lagos.
The EV can be simply charged at home, just like a mobile phone and can accelerate from a standstill to 100 km in 9.7 seconds. The Hyundai Kona EV range is estimated to be up to 482 kilometres, which means that it can travel from Lagos to beyond Warri until a recharge is needed. The car can be fully charged in around 23 hours using with a domestic socket and 9.35 hours using a wall box.
The Hyundai Kona EV can travel from Lagos to Warri without the need for a recharge.
Furthermore, the Hyundai Kona EV is also well-known for its cost effectiveness. The cost for fully charging the Hyundai Kona EV is around ₦4,000 and ₦6,000, using PHCN supply and generator both without the wall box, respectively. The costs can be decreased by about a half when you use the wall box. These are over 300% saving from the cost of running the regular petrol-powered Kona without the wall box and around 600% with a wall box.
The Hyundai Kona EV is also highly appreciated for its conventional appearance, luxurious interior, silent ride and safety features. As a result, it has achieved numerous successes: Affordable Electric Car of the Year by Auto Express, Best Small Family Car by the inaugural TopGear Electric Awards, 2019 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, etc.
The Hyundai Kona EV price in Nigeria ranges from ₦24,000,000 to ₦30,000,000.
Please pay a visit to the Hyundai Kona EV review to read a full review of the Hyundai Kona EV as regards its design, motors and prices, etc.
2. Chevrolet Volt price in Nigeria
The Chevrolet Volt uses both petrol and electricity and in terms of non-fuel and is considered to be one of the best electric cars in Nigeria.
It is a plug-in hybrid but we’d rather call it an electric vehicle. This is because it offers an exhilarating fuel economy, even for a hybrid. Its electric mode can take it as far as 53 miles.
The Chevrolet Volt can travel for around 53 miles on a single charge.
Launched first for Europe, then international markets, the Chevy Volt impresses with acceleration and quick handling response and comes with an array of features that will make pricier vehicles blush.
It is equipped with pleasant front seats, easy-to-operate touchscreen and large cargo space which is not sacrificed by the hybrid components.
The EV has pleasant front seats and user-friendly touchscreen.
The Chevrolet Volt currently has a starting price of around ₦22m, which makes it a real value for money.
3. Nissan Leaf price in Nigeria
The Nissan Leaf has proved to us that it is the best time to go electric. Its range is estimated to be up to 226 miles with fast and simple charging. With innovative tools, the driving range and battery can be stretched to a large extent.
The Nissan Leaf can travel for 226 miles per charge
The Nissan Leaf comes with a unique V-Motion grille, an impressive floating roof and polishing lines, which makes the vehicle outstanding on the road. Thanks to the Japanese automaker's full package of standard convenience and driver-assist technologies, you can fully enjoy a comfortable and confident journey. in the car. The modern interior of the EV has amber boot space and fold-down rear seats.
With all the modern features available, the Nissan Leaf occupants can be ensured of a safe and convenient journey.
The Nissan Leaf currently has a starting price of around ₦22m.
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4. Honda Clarity price in Nigeria
When mentioning the Honda Clarity, it is safe to say that 'Simplicity makes the best". Its streamlined design with LED DRLs and aerodynamic lines in the exterior and the eco-conscious materials in the luxurious spacious interior makes it one of the best-looking EVs. Being a plug-in hybrid car, the Clarity combines an electric motor's efficiency and a gas motor's flexibility. The car is also well-equipped with modern technologies which are sure to provide you with a safe and pleasant drive.
The starting price of the Honda Clarity price is around ₦22.5m.
>>> Read also: Understanding hybrid cars, their pros & cons
5. BMW i3 price in Nigeria
The BMW i3 now comes with a BMW i Wallbox, which allows it to be charged faster at home and even an Occasional Use Cable which is compatible with any standard wall socket. This car is designed to deliver impressive performance, fun and reliability. The lightweight of the i3, thanks to its two lightweight components, helps it to have a longer range.
The BMW i3 has a lightweight, which gives it a longer range
The exterior colour options of the vehicle are harmonious with its environmentally-friendly nature. The car also has a spacious boot space with natural materials.
The current price of the BMWi3 starts at around ₦30m.
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When you compare electric vehicles to conventionally fuelled cars, there are many upsides to the former. The components of an electric car do not allow much movement, which ultimately translates to less frequent maintenance. Electric vehicles also offer more environmentally-friendly alternatives of consuming energy, as they use renewable energy and help us reduce emission hazards. And the most important one…you spend less on refueling.
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