Electric Vehicle versus Petrol Car Calculator
How do the vehicle technologies compare over time in terms of costs?
What is the future cost of electricity and petrol impact to car running costs?

The default values used for the electric vehicle are the cityVAN.
Fill in the values for your car and situation in the table and press the "Get Results" button to plot new break-even diagram.

Expected distance driven every. year kilometers , miles


Electric Vehicle Cost


Electricity Cost per kWh
(use off peak electricity charging to save more money)


Electric vehicle kWh total storage. Inform from list or choose your own value.


Electric vehicle range. kilometers , miles.
Inform from list or choose your own value.


Electricity cost increases per year E.g. 0.04 = 4% per year


Petrol Vehicle Cost


Petrol Cost. litre , US gallon UK gallon


Petrol consumption.
litres per 100 km ,
miles per US gallon
miles per UK gallon


Petrol cost increases per year E.g. 0.20 = 20% per year



Press button after adjusting fields in the top table

Electric Vehicle Results assume 15% losses in battery charging


What does the calculator show for most efficient car? What will your next car be?

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