Selling Your Electric Car

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Selling Your Electric Car

Electric Vehicles are becoming more and more popular as the years go by, with many people looking to reduce their carbon footprint in various ways. A great way to do so, of course, is to own an electric car rather than their petrol or diesel alternatives.

When it comes time to sell your electric car, it can be tough to know where you’ll get the best deal. Thankfully, GoodBye Car are here to take all of the hassle out of selling your EV, as we can offer you an instant valuation within minutes.

After you get your valuation via email, choose between one of our 6 GoodBye Car locations around Scotland, and book your appointment today.

Find out how much you can earn when you sell your car right here at GoodBye Car, and make the whole process as simple as possible. 

Selling An Electric Car FAQs


Do Electric Cars Hold Their Value?

Due to the nature of how they’re put together and the format of the battery power, electric vehicles do tend to depreciate in value a bit quicker than their petrol and diesel alternatives. Of course this depends on how many years that have been driven and how many miles they’ve done, but you can still get a good deal when selling your EV.


What is the Lifespan of an Electric Car?

The lifespan of an electric vehicle will depend on the make and model of the car, but most manufacturers have a five to eight year warranty on their battery. That being said, most projections suggest that a standard electric car battery can last between 10 and 20 years.


What are the Benefits of an Electric Car?

There are plenty of reasons to own an EV, but some of the main benefits include:

-         No emissions

-         Running costs are generally lower

-         They are lower maintenance to run

-         Many EVs have great performance levels

-         They’re on an upward trend


Which Electric Cars Do People Sell the Most?

For the most part, the top-selling vehicles from an electric car perspective tend to be the more affordable models, such as:

-         Nissan Leaf

-         Renault Zoe


Why Should I Sell My Electric Car?

Selling your EV now can be a good decision as the longer you leave it, the more the car is likely to depreciate in value. If it’s only a couple of years old, you’re likely to still get a great amount for it when you sell with GoodBye Car.

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