Here you will also be guaranteed an environmental bonus for electric vehicles in 2023

Here you will also be guaranteed an environmental bonus for electric vehicles in 2023

Pay up to 9570 euros down Electric car buyers for now still thanks to the purchase bonus. There is a subsidy of 6,000 euros from the government and 3,000 euros from the manufacturer; In addition, there is a saving of 570 euros in VAT. But that will come to an end in the next year: in 2023, the federal government will reduce the environmental bonus, even leaving it entirely for plug-in hybrids.

Right now they are the best electric cars

Selected products in table overview

Audi Q4 e-tron

RRP from EUR 41,900, savings: up to EUR 12,420 / best rental price: EUR 89


RRP from EUR 77,300, savings: up to EUR 13,386

Hyundai Ioniq 5

RRP from EUR 41,900, savings: up to EUR 12,280 / on lease from EUR 234

Kia Niro EV

RRP from EUR 47,590, savings of up to EUR 11,164

Kia EV6

RRP from EUR 44,990, savings: up to EUR 14,069 / on lease from EUR 274

Mazda MX-30

RRP from EUR 34,490, savings: up to EUR 13,035 / on lease from EUR 90

Mercedes EQS

RRP from EUR 97,807, savings: up to EUR 6,152

Opel Corsa-e

RRP from EUR 30,400; Savings: up to EUR 11,920.00

Skoda Enyaq iV

RRP from EUR 34,600, savings: up to EUR 11,584 / best rental price EUR 124

Smart EQ for two

RRP from EUR 21,940, savings: up to EUR 8,240 / on lease from EUR 77

Tesla model 3

RRP from EUR 46,560; Savings: up to EUR 7,975 / best rental price EUR 289.00

Toyota bZ4X

RRP from EUR 47,490; Savings: up to EUR 10,520.00

Recharging the Volvo XC40

RRP from EUR 48,650; Savings: up to EUR 9570.00

Some developers are now taking advantage of this difficult situation. They also guarantee current payments on some models for the next year – and of course advertise them accordingly. However, it is best to check the small print.

Renault continues to develop some Megane and Kangoo Rapid

Here’s what the current environmental bonus* is (from August 2022)


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Euro 4,500 (from September 1 only for individuals)

Euro 3000 (only from September 1 for individuals)

Only 3000 euros with a total list price of up to 45,000 euros

Mazda also imposes a time limit on purchase payments

The Ford Kuga continues to get the PHEV bonus

Ford Kuga 2.5 Duratec PHEV ST Line

The Ford Kuga plug-in hybrid is also promoted by the manufacturer with a purchase bonus if it is presented in 2023.

Unfortunately, the fact that manufacturers still intervene to support the environmental bonus for electromobility is nothing new. In the past few years, many car manufacturers had already increased their stock to total circulation as a promotional offer.