In Portugal if we want to buy affordable electric cars, one common solution is to buy an used 2011/2012 Peugeot iOn or Citroen C-Zero that was imported from France. These cars in France cost around 8.000 € but in here are sold for about 11.000 € or even more. The biggest disadvantages are that the manufacturer’s warranty is ending and the battery is made with old LEV50 cells.
Even if I think that electric cars with 14,5 kWh batteries should be sold new for less than 15.000 €, paying 17.490 € for a new Citroen C-Zero with the new improved battery (LEV50N) it’s better than paying 11.000 € for a car with the old battery cells and with the warranty ending or already ended.
In the link below you have the dealer’s website that sells the Citroen C-Zero for 17.490 €, in the official Citroen’s website the price is still 31.347,60 €. I hope that this is a sign that Citroen C-Zero will get an official big price drop soon.
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