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But if you can't find what you are looking for simply get in touch with our sales team on 0330 221 0000  as we can supply any vehicle available in the UK on a lease deal that suits you, and our team would be more than willing to help.

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Electric & Hybrid Car Leasing Explained

As we all become more environmentally conscious more and more car manufacturers are making hybrid and electric models, and many more drivers are choosing to get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle (EV).

There are a lot of benefits to choosing an electric car lease from reduced emissions to lower company car tax for company car drivers and fewer maintenance costs. On top of that, there are currently government grants available to help with the cost of purchasing or leasing an electric car as well as for the installation of chargers for both business leasing and personal leasing customers.

If you’re not quite ready for a fully electric car lease then the best option could be to opt for a hybrid car lease instead.

Hybrid vehicles combine a traditional petrol or diesel combustion engine with an electric motor, which helps to relieve some of the range anxiety you might experience in a fully electric model. In the UK there are three main types of hybrid cars available to lease:

  • Plug-in hybrid (PHEV)
  • Full hybrid (HEV)
  • Cars with mild hybrid technology (MHEV)

To find out more about each of these check out the hybrid leasing guide which explains more about hybrids, their benefits, and what to consider when making the switch.

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Why Choose an Electric or Hybrid Lease Vehicle?

Leasing a new Electric or Hybrid vehicle is often the better way to fund an Electric vehicle as outright purchase can be very expensive. Additionally, leasing an electric vehicle provides you with a few other benefits:

  • Lower fuel bills with pure electric vehicles
  • Lower monthly costs
  • Tax incentives for company car drivers
  • No depreciation risk
  • Hassle free motoring

Popular Electric Car FAQs

We've answered some of the most commonly asked electric car leasing questions below. Any answers you don't find here will be in one of our helpful Electric & Hybrid guides

What’s the Range of an EV?

The range of an EV can vary depending on the model you select and its battery capacity but you’ll easily be able to find a car with a range suitable for your daily needs, with ranges of up to 400+ available in a modern electric car.

We’ve put together a guide on the cars with the best electric range on the market.

Where Can You Charge an Electric Car?

As electric cars become more common so are their chargers. Many of us have seen the electric parking spots at service stations and in supermarket car parks.  

These public EV chargers are great for charging on the go, and you can pay contactlessly through a card or an app on most of them.

As electric and hybrid cars become more common many workplaces are also installing chargers for their employees to use so they can charge their car while they work.

For more information on charging, check out our electric car charging guide.

Why Choose an EV?

There are a lot of reasons to choose an electric car lease and we’ve rounded up all the best benefits of electric cars in our guide. From the financial benefits like lower company car tax to the environmental benefits like zero emissions, lower noise pollution, and everything in between there are plenty of reasons to choose an electric model for your next new car.

How Expensive is an Electric Car Lease?

Just like with a petrol or diesel vehicle the price of an electric vehicle varies depending on the other factors like manufacturer, size, and spec level to name a few. Just scroll down to see our best and cheapest electric car leasing offers.

Popular Hybrid Car FAQs

We know that the questions drivers have on hybrid cars are different to the ones of a pure EV which is why we’ve also got some hybrid FAQs for you.

What are the Different Types of Hybrids?

A PHEV is a hybrid where the battery in the vehicle is charged by plugging into a power source. This allows there to be a slightly larger battery which means it can offer a longer purely EV range of up to around 20 to 30 miles typically. Plug-in hybrid leasing remains popular due to the array of options available. If you’re interested in a PHEV lease, you can find great options like the Kia Sportage and Renault Captur here at Xcite Car Leasing.

Whereas a HEV uses technology within the car to recharge the battery from the combustion engine and through features like regenerative braking that recaptures energy which is usually lost. The trade-off for not having to plug the vehicle in is that you will get a smaller electric range or the electric motor only being used at low speeds.

A MHEV has cheaper and simpler technology than the other types of hybrids and will not usually offer a fully electric range. Instead, it will help give the combustion engine a boost when accelerating and climbing hills and recharge with regenerative braking and energy capturing technology.

What’s the Best Hybrid?

The answer to this really depends on you and your needs.

Do you want a car that will cover most of your daily mileage on its electric battery and just use the combustion engine for longer journeys? Then a PHEV will be the best option for you. Do you want a vehicle that uses the electric motor to support your combustion engine and give you more power when you really need it? Then a car with mild-hybrid+ tech might be the best choice.

We recommend thinking about what you really want to get from your hybrid and then doing your research to work out which is best for you. If you have any questions or need help figuring this out then just give us a call on 0330 221 0000.

What’s the Difference Between a PHEV and an EV?

Though they both need plugging in to charge the electric motor but the big difference is that a PHEV has a combustion engine as well so you’ll never be stranded because you’ve run out of charge, as long as you remember to fill up at the petrol station!

Another difference is that because of the size of the battery a PHEV has a much smaller purely electric range, though it has the fuel tank to fall back on, so you won’t experience the same range anxiety as a pure EV.

What’s the Electric Range on a Hybrid?

As mentioned above the range on a hybrid varies massively depending on what kind of hybrid you are looking at.

You’ll find the largest range available on PHEV because they have the largest battery capacity and most will offer around 20 to 30 miles of electric range between charges.

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Why Choose Xcite Car Leasing?

✅ Operating throughout the UK since 2004
✅ Great relationships with dealers, manufacturers and funding houses
✅ Over 1700 5-star reviews from our happy customers
✅ Expert customer service every step of the way
✅ We can help you find the best cheap lease deals available in the UK
✅ Huge range of the top makes and models available with short lead times
✅ Lots of models in stock to get you on the road ASAP
✅ Straightforward process with minimal paperwork required
✅ Sell your current car thanks to our team up with Carwow

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It couldn't be easier to lease a car with us, we have a simple 4 step process that you will be guided on by both our website and our friendly sales and customer services team: 

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