Why is there such a long wait for new electric cars?

Just tried to buy a Peugeot e-2008 from my local dealer, it had done 250 miles and was their demonstrator. However, Peugeot has said they can’t sell me that particular car. There is a six to seven-month wait for a similar vehicle. Can you recommend a similar vehicle in the same price range?

Asked on 22 October 2020 by Allan Houghton

Answered by Andrew Brady
There's a lot of demand for electric vehicles at the moment so it's not surprising to hear of a long waiting list for the Peugeot e-2008. Also consider the Kia e-Niro, Hyundai Kona Electric or maybe the MG ZS Electric.
Similar questions
Which EVs have a high driving position?
Can you point me in the direction of affordable electric cars with higher seating positions? I'm 83 and reasonably fit but higher seating does help. Currently own a 2017 Peugeot 3008.
I am interested in changing my Audi A3 TDI for a fully electric car. I need to be able to make monthly trips from north Essex to south London, Bournemouth and Birmingham. What would be your suggestions...
Related models
Electric version of Hyundai Kona. Two models available: 39KWh with a range of 180 miles and a 64KWh version with a 279-mile range. High specification and good value for money.
Desirable electric crossover SUV. Very spacious. Impressive 282-mile range. Seven-year warranty.
Electric crossover with 193-mile range.
Sensational value for money, incredibly practical for a family, surprisingly good on interior quality, seven-year warranty.

Ask Honest John

Value my car