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I sold mine last month in under an hour. Could have sold it twice over.

We keep telling you but you won’t listen and continue to spread FUD.
check the posts of people saying they cant sell them. The zoes i see on autotrader (at autotrader prices) stay there for months.
 

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check the posts of people saying they cant sell them. The zoes i see on autotrader (at autotrader prices) stay there for months.
Still nope. Speak to the dealers on here that can sell them in a heart beat.

Of course there is a certain Zoe that would sell in a moment if it was in London. But we won't go into that. ;)
 

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I was offered 19k cash for my 2019 ZE40 i S Edition on Saturday.

There is quite literally a queue of people waiting to buy it!
I'm talking about people not being able to sell battery lease zoes, not owned ones. Owned ones i couldnt find one myself when i was looking for one. every new listing was sold as soon as i contacted them
 

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I'm talking about people not being able to sell battery lease zoes, not owned ones. Owned ones i couldnt find one myself when i was looking for one. every new listing was sold as soon as i contacted them
Ah yeah, Well in that case I agree. Apologies :)
 

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I'm talking about people not being able to sell battery lease zoes, not owned ones. Owned ones i couldnt find one myself when i was looking for one. every new listing was sold as soon as i contacted them
absolute tosh

This thread is all about a price being offered for a lease Zoe!!

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If you would like a slightly more rational explanation, once you do the sums, taking into account the lease, deprecation and insurance from now until 2022 on a second hand Zoe like yours, you’ll end up spending about the same amount as you would on a pcp for a new 2020 Zoe.

Buying used, the difference is you still own the Zoe after 2 years and can re sell it/ keep it longer without worrying about a new lease. So really the max you’d want to pay for a used one, before you creep into making it worth getting a lease on a new one is about £11k.

not everyone will think along the same lines, but I justified used vs 2020 model based on total outlay over 2 years and beyond, plus resale value.
 

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A £10k loan is slightly cheaper per month than a £20k loan - so not quite the same unless you know a lender that does buy £1 get £1 free ;)

to use the house buying analogy that everyone is bored to death of now, a £1M house will cost less over 5 years (because it appreciates) than a £200k house (assuming 10% increase and no fees you will get £80k more in your pocket owning the £1M house)

but doesn’t mean you can afford the monthly payments

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The part exchange offers for my 2017 Dynamique Q90 40kwh Zoe with reversing camera and heated seat battery leased varied between £7500 and £8500.
Did you trade it in for £8500 to a dealer or a car buying company? No doubt dealers have options to sweeten a deal when offering a trade-in if they can adjust PCP parameters.
 

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A £10k loan is slightly cheaper per month than a £20k loan - so not quite the same unless you know a lender that does buy £1 get £1 free
I think what he meant was that the total cost over 2 years and the monthly cost per month would be the same whether you bought a used ZE40 using a £10k loan and sold it 2yrs later, or went for a 2 year lease at £290 over 2 yrs.

He's assuming if you spent £12k on a used ZE40, using a £10k loan at £290 per month, that it would be worth around £7k in 2yrs/12k miles. Add on the £59 lease cost and interest on the loan and you are looking at around £7,000 in total cost all in.

Likewise, a lease on a new GT Line with CCS from DSG is £289 on a 1+23 deal, so would also be ~£7,000.

Both cost the same per month, and both could have similar cost of ownership over 2yrs. Assuming of course the car is only worth ~£7k in 2yrs time. Everyone's take on the possible future value will be different...
 

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I think what he meant was that the total cost over 2 years and the monthly cost per month would be the same whether you bought a used ZE40 using a £10k loan and sold it 2yrs later, or went for a 2 year lease at £290 over 2 yrs.

He's assuming if you spent £12k on a used ZE40, using a £10k loan at £290 per month, that it would be worth around £7k in 2yrs/12k miles. Add on the £59 lease cost and interest on the loan and you are looking at around £7,000 in total cost all in.

Likewise, a lease on a new GT Line with CCS from DSG is £289 on a 1+23 deal, so would also be ~£7,000.

Both cost the same per month, and both could have similar cost of ownership over 2yrs. Assuming of course the car is only worth ~£7k in 2yrs time. Everyone's take on the possible future value will be different...
Bingo! 👍🏻
 

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Did you trade it in for £8500 to a dealer or a car buying company? No doubt dealers have options to sweeten a deal when offering a trade-in if they can adjust PCP parameters.
I did trade it in as there were quite a few additional incentives to reduce the price of the new Zoe😉. I couldn’t face trying to explain battery leasing to potential buyers. I found even the Kia dealer had no idea what the lease meant and suggested after the end of my three year lease contract I could just stop paying 😂. So somebody may get a bargain but at least I got about £4000 equity towards a new car where I would own the battery. The original pcp contract gave a guaranteed final value at three years of only £4000. I guess they had very little faith in the resale value of their cars back in 2017 when I bought it. I am now without my ev until the end of April and making do with a very elderly Kia picanto. I have to go to a garage and buy petrol rather than get up in the morning to a full car😭
 

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I did trade it in as there were quite a few additional incentives to reduce the price of the new Zoe😉. The original pcp contract gave a guaranteed final value at three years of only £4000.
Ah ok, so in effect you got more than the straight trade-in price of £8.5k. They took care of the settlement of the PCP, which would have expired this year with a GFV of £4k, gave you £4.5k + other incentives towards a new pcp. If you had paid the £4k GFV, you may have sold the car for £10k as a private deal, but you didn't want the hassle and I agree with your points of dealing with private buyers. Sounds overall you got a good deal, and the dealer is happy as they can sell the Zoe on for £12k retail, make a paper profit of £3.5k, and sell a new ZE50.
 

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Ah ok, so in effect you got more than the straight trade-in price of £8.5k. They took care of the settlement of the PCP, which would have expired this year with a GFV of £4k, gave you £4.5k + other incentives towards a new pcp. If you had paid the £4k GFV, you may have sold the car for £10k as a private deal, but you didn't want the hassle and I agree with your points of dealing with private buyers. Sounds overall you got a good deal, and the dealer is happy as they can sell the Zoe on for £12k retail, make a paper profit of £3.5k, and sell a new ZE50.
It seemed like a good enough deal to me😀
 

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So to be clear, the Zoe dealer paid off the rest of the PCP?

I think I am in a similar position. I have a ZE40 on a 3 year PCP that I got in Jan 2018 but am looking to trade it in for the ZE50. But it only makes sense if the dealer pays the final payments of the car.
 

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@Zoefan

So to be clear, the Zoe dealer paid off the rest of the PCP?

I think I am in a similar position. I have a ZE40 on a 3 year PCP that I got in Jan 2018 but am looking to trade it in for the ZE50. But it only makes sense if the dealer pays the final payments of the car.
It's a quite a normal thing for dealers to do.

If you haven't already, you can create an online account with RCI and get a settlement figure.
 

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@Zoefan

So to be clear, the Zoe dealer paid off the rest of the PCP?

I think I am in a similar position. I have a ZE40 on a 3 year PCP that I got in Jan 2018 but am looking to trade it in for the ZE50. But it only makes sense if the dealer pays the final payments of the car.
Might be worth asking some of the EV specialist dealers what they would offer to buy the car off you. Dealers will typically offer much less, and can potentially reduce the discount on the ZE50 to absorb the difference.

Then try to search the best discount using CarWow. Around 24% (that includes the PiCG) seems about the best I've seen.
 

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@Zoefan

So to be clear, the Zoe dealer paid off the rest of the PCP?

I think I am in a similar position. I have a ZE40 on a 3 year PCP that I got in Jan 2018 but am looking to trade it in for the ZE50. But it only makes sense if the dealer pays the final payments of the car.
Just confirmed today that the settlement figure (based on 35 months of a 37 month contract so higher than than the final GMV but not by much) was paid and the battery contract transferred. After the settlement was paid off it left me about £4000 equity towards the new Zoe. There were other contributions towards new pcp. I was happy with the deal.
Do try some of the specialist ev used car sales people too. You may get a better offer.
 
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