While a common question from our customers, it isn’t a straightforward answer from the eCarLease UK team. The issue with fuel choice is that there has been a lot of information persuading, and dissuading, customers from certain fuel types. More recently, some manufacturers have been accused of misleading the public about the efficiency and quality of their diesel options. There is now an assumption that diesel is bad, petrol is the way forward and EV technology is not fit for purpose. The reality is that many statements are unfounded and do nothing other than to create hysteria.
In an effort to learn from previous mistakes, we talk to customers about their circumstances, as it will very much depend on driving style and behaviour as to which fuel type will best meet needs and requirements. Over the last few years, the introduction of new forms of fuel – Hybrid, PHEV and EV options – has compounded confusion for customers. We understand the volume of choice can sometimes be problematic, which is why we have produced individual guides for:
To help our customers, the eCarLease team have produced a simple guide which can be used to help make the right choice. While this decision tree should help you to understand the impact of driving style on fuel choice, there may be other considerations relating to company car taxation, corporation tax, vehicle specification and monthly cost which you may need to discuss with your legal or financial advisors. Alternatively, just speak to us about the fuel choices and how each will work for you.
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