Should I keep or sell my four-year-old Toyota RAV4 hybrid?

I currently have a 2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid which will soon be out of warranty. It is a solid reliable car and comfortable for the regular 100-mile journey we make. But servicing is expensive, its bigger than we need now and I worry about future costs. Should I change it now for an electric car?

Asked on 10 February 2020 by kathleen philip

Answered by Andrew Brady
The RAV4 is a very reliable car so I wouldn't be too concerned about continuing to run it once the warranty has expired. That said, an electric car sounds like it'd suit your needs well, provided you can charge at home. It'll be cheaper to run than your RAV4, while servicing costs should be low as there are fewer mechanical parts.

There's also the convenience factor - you won't have to visit a petrol station again. Only you can decide whether these incentives are enough to justify the high purchase price of an electric car. The Hyundai Kona Electric and Kia e-Niro are both excellent choices.
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