Electric vehicles - do we have to pay RRP?

Is there haggling to be done on brand new EVs or do we just have to pay the retail price? Any recent experience?

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  • Exiled_Tyke
    Exiled_Tyke Posts: 1,189 Forumite
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    I was in a VW dealership a few weeks ago where they told me that the EVs are flying out faster than they can get them in and anyone who asks for any kind of deal is swiftly told where to go!   You may find some of the online dealers offer slightly better prices...? 
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  • Benny2020
    Benny2020 Posts: 525 Forumite
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    Use something like Carwow rather than deal with the dealer direct.
  • insx
    insx Posts: 17 Forumite
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    edited 22 March 2022 at 4:53PM
    I used What Car but all the "deals" were exactly at RRP.
  • Benny2020
    Benny2020 Posts: 525 Forumite
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    Try Carwow
  • Petriix
    Petriix Posts: 2,044 Forumite
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    MG do an 'affinity' price for (current or retired, or immediate family of) public sector workers and extend this to small businesses. That makes the MG5 significantly better value than any other EV out there at the moment. The new ZS LR is pretty competitive too. 
  • insx
    insx Posts: 17 Forumite
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    Benny2020 said:
    Try Carwow
    It's so new it's not on there yet.
  • Topkwak
    Topkwak Posts: 6 Forumite
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    There's always room for a haggle if you go to a dealer but with internet dealers the best thing to do is shop around. Carwow is good


  • Grumpy_chap
    Grumpy_chap Posts: 14,879 Forumite
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    I purchase by EV in June and secured a substantial discount from "list" price, plus a charger, plus some free electricity (charging) plus an "at the point of order" discount by being flexible on colour.
    The manufacturers obviously like to promote the idea there are no discounts as it helps their turnover.
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