Global registrations of electric cars increased by 38% in April 2022 compared to April 2021. Despite several disruptive factors that occurred simultaneously (invasion of Ukraine, Covid-19 lockdowns in China, lack of chips and batteries, supply chain disruptions), the truth is that last month there were 542,000 registrations, representing 10.2% share of the total car market (7% share of BEV).
Below, the models presented below are recommended for drivers who want to make the transition from a class B model, equipped with a conventional engine. It is important to mention that the biggest driving factor for the purchase of an electric one is the subsidy offered by the state, through the Rabla Plus program, whose value this year amounts to 51,000 lei, for scrapping an old car, respectively 54,000 lei, in exchange for scrapping two old cars.
The cheapest electric cars
Citroën AMI is the most innovative means of mobility. With a history of over 100 years and legendary non-conformist vehicles, Citroën is entering the Romanian market, through the official importer Trust Motors, with the new Citroën AMI. AMI is a practical answer to the new expectations for short-distance mobility: it allows easy access to the city center, providing micro-mobility for everyone. It is a real alternative to scooters, bicycles, mopeds and public transport, which offers new lifestyles, oriented towards the digital universe.
Even if Dacia Spring is produced in China, it can still be considered an important achievement of Dacia, due to the price of only 8,250 euros, through the Rabla Plus and Dacia Avantaj program. Without a subsidy, the model with a power of 45 hp and a range of 230 km has a price that keeps it at the base of the pyramid of electric cars: 19,100 euros.
With two seats and also for an exclusively urban operation, the smallest model of the Daimler group brings two important advantages: premium quality and superior power to previous models. Smart Fortwo EQ it has 82 hp, which allows it to reach 100 km / h in 11.6 seconds and run at a top speed of 130 km / h. The manufacturer promises a range of up to 135 km.