Cheaper than petrol - Here's how much it costs to charge an electric vehicle in SA

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Mini Cooper electric (Press Club/ BMW SA)
Mini Cooper electric (Press Club/ BMW SA)

• Electric vehicles (EVs) are not common practice among South Africa's car buying public.

• EVs have a cost-advantage to their fuel-powered counterparts.

• The Mini SE has an electric driving range of approximately 217km.

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