Car & Van Grant Changes | GKL: Vehicle Leasing

Car & Van Grant Changes

March 18th, 2021

There has been an immediate change to the rates and eligibility criteria for the Plug-in Car and Van Grants.

The plug-in car grant has now been cut from £3,000 to £2,500 and now excludes models that cost more than £35,000

The plug-in van grant has been cut to a maximum of £3,000 for small vans and £6,000 for large vans of 2.5t-3.5t GVW

This was effective from 7:00am today 18 March 2021

For more information and to discuss options call us on 01844 852252

Cars (previously ‘category 1’)

  • Citroen ë-C4 – Sense Plus
  • Citroen ë-C4 – Shine
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Prestige
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Performance Line
  • Honda e
  • Hyundai IONIQ Electric – Premium
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – SE Connect
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – Premium
  • Kia e-Niro (39kWh) – 2
  • Mazda MX-30
  • MG MG5 EV
  • MG ZS EV
  • MINI Electric – Level 1
  • MINI Electric – Level 2
  • MINI Electric – Level 3
  • Nissan e-NV200 (5 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan e-NV200 (7 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – Acenta
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – N-Connecta
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – Tekna
  • Peugeot e-208
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Active Premium
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Allure
  • Renault ZOE
  • SEAT Mii electric
  • Skoda Citigo-e iV
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Loft
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Lodge
  • Smart EQ fortwo
  • Smart EQ forfour
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e
  • Vauxhall Mokka-e – SE Nav Premium
  • Volkswagen e-Golf
  • Volkswagen e-up!
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro (58kWh 145PS) – Life
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance (58kWh 204PS) – Life

To be eligible for the grant, cars must cost less than £35,000. This is the recommended retail price (RRP), and includes VAT and delivery fees.

The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £2,500.

Small vans

These vehicles are less than 2,500 kilograms (kg) gross vehicle weight, have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions at all:

  • Maxus eDeliver 3 (short wheel base variants)
  • Nissan e-NV200
  • Renault Kangoo ZE
  • Renault Zoe Van

The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for small vans, up to a maximum of £3,000.

Large vans

These vehicles are between 2,500kg and 3,500kg gross vehicle weight, have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions at all:

  • BD Auto eTraffic
  • BD Auto eDucato (3.5 tonnes)
  • Citroen e-Dispatch
  • LEVC VN5
  • MAN eTGE
  • Maxus eDeliver 3
  • Maxus eDeliver 9
  • Mercedes-Benz eVito
  • Mercedes eSprinter
  • Peugeot e-Expert
  • Renault Master ZE
  • Renault Trucks Master ZE
  • Vauxhall Vivaro-e
  • Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter
  • LDV EV80

The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £6,000.