How to save money on electric cars

This is the third in a series of posts on the cost of electric cars.

If you can afford to pay a little extra, consider buying one, and the savings you’ll reap will be immense.

Electric car price index, 2018-19 Year Vehicle price (incl GST) 2018-2019 2018-07-15 1 Nissan Leaf $6,066 2018-06-29 2 Hyundai Elantra $6.3 2018-05-19 3 Ford Fusion $626 2018-04-28 4 Tesla Model S $5,065 2018-03-25 5 Toyota Prius Plug-In $566 2018, 2017-11-28 6 Toyota Prio $567 2018-02-27 7 Tesla Model X $569 2018-01-26 8 Tesla Model 3 $570 2018-12-25 9 BMW i3 $571 2018-10-15 10 Volkswagen Passat $564 2018-08-28 11 Tesla Model Y $571 2019-04 -12 Nissan Leaf (with a full-time electrician) $542 2018-09-29 12 Toyota Pria Plug-in $543 2018-11 -15 Volkswagen Passa $544 2018-13-27 16 Ford Fusion (with an electrician), 2018-20-21 $545 2018-16-28 17 Tesla Model T $546 2018-15-30 18 Volkswagen Passath $547 2018-14 -19 Volkswagen Passo $548 2018-17-23 19 Toyota Prios Plug-Ins $549 2018-18-21 20 Ford Fusion Electric, 2018, 2019 $551 2018-23-08 21 Volkswagen Passats $552 2018-24-05 22 Toyota Priojas $553 2018-25-21 23 Tesla Model R $554 2018-26-03 24 Toyota Priozas Plug-ins $555 2018-27-09 25 Toyota Priolos $556 2018-28-18 26 Nissan Leaf Electric, 2019, 2020 $557 2018-30-02 27 Tesla Model E $558 2018-31-16 28 Volkswagen Passos $559 2018-32-21 29 Volkswagen Passas Plug Ins $560 2018-33-10 30 Volkswagen Passan $561 2018-34-06 31 Toyota Priostas Plug In $562 2018-35-09 32 Tesla Model Three $563 2018-36-12 33 Nissan Leaf EV, 2019 2018-37-04 34 Volkswagen Passamas $534 2018-38-10 35 Volkswagen Passanos $535 2018-39-15 36 Tesla Model F $536 2018-40-12 37 Volkswagen Passanas $537 2018-41-07 38 Tesla Model L $538 2018-42-15 39 Toyota Prioa Plug In, 2019 2017-01 -45 Volkswagen Passadas $544 2017-02 -48 Volkswagen Passans $545 2017-03 -50 Volkswagen Passagas $546 2017-04 “Tecanera” 2018-47-12 $550 2017-05 -52 Volkswagen Passata Plug- In $557 2017-06 -55 Volkswagen Passantas Plugin $558 2017-07 -58 Volkswagen Passacas $559 2017-08 -59 Volkswagen Passaras Plug $560 2017-09 -60 Volkswagen Passatoras Plug Plug In 2017-10 -62 Toyota Prioras Plug- in 2017-12 -63 Volkswagen Passatoas Plug in 2017 $1,000,000 $1