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4 August 2021

Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the good deals from the duds. 

The experts at our sister magazine What Car? work hard to find you the best pay-monthly schemes, taking into account mileage allowance, montly outlay, contract length and initial deposit. We'll be bringing you the best deals they find from a different segment each week.

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This week, electric cars: 

1. Hyundai Ionic 38kWh Electric Premium

£1619 deposit, £269 per month, 48 months, 8000 miles per year

You can have an Ioniq as a hybrid or a PHEV, too, but this is the electric-only model. It is quiet, has a 194-mile range and is practical. The looks aren’t everyone’s cup of tea but the comfort and, in Premium trim, the kit list are.

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2. Nissan Leaf 40kWh Acenta

£1299 deposit, £219 per month, 48 months, 10,000 miles per year

The Leaf doesn’t fall far from the tree, so they say, and if the first-gen model showed the family driver with limited pockets how to go electric motoring, this second-gen version does the same, only more so. It’s refined, good to drive and practical.


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3. Renault Zoe R110 50kWh Iconic 

£1792 deposit, £293 per month, 48 months, 8000 miles per year 

Among smaller EVs, the Zoe is probably the most well rounded, and now that it has a competitive, 245-mile range, it’s a real humdinger at the bargain end of the scale. It’s a great choice for those with a longer commute.

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4. Jaguar I-PACE 90kWh EV400 S

£3555 deposit, £594 per month, 48 months, 8000 miles per year

The I-Pace looks fantastic and very desirable, but there’s far more to its appeal than that. You can also throw in a range of 292 miles, space for four adults and truly entertaining handling. A stunning interior, too.

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Lurco 5 May 2021

Are people actually spending this on a lease for a car? £500/mo for a 2.0l BMW!? £650/mo for a 4-pot Merc?! These seem like crazy numbers for distinctly average cars!

LucyP 5 May 2021

If you really cannot wait, there are plenty available from specialist dealers with delivery mileage, if you are prepared to pay a £2K premium.

They are ridiculously priced anyway. Better to wait for 3 years until they have depreciated to a sensible price.

EricMcSpud 6 April 2021

The problem with the GR Yaris (however desirable it may seem), is that if you order one now, you won't see it until 2022!!

The entire 2021 allocation is now sold out, sorry guys.