Prices for November 2022

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The price of PAYG

Cost per kWh 42p

Pricing information last updated on November 15th 2022.

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Please note that historical pricing data only reflects prices at the point they were recorded on and not the actual times that pricing changed. Additionally, for more complex pricing tariffs, average or "effective cost per kwh" figures may be calculated differently over time.

The cost of charging a car with PAYG

If you were to charge an average sized electric car using PAYG would cost you around 12.01 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 20% cheaper than petrol AFR rates and 14% cheaper than diesel AFR rates.

Note that this is just an indication. The exact cost will vary based the fuel efficiency of the vehicle being charged . Use our vehicle selector below to get a more specific estimate.

Journey details
Average UK monthly mileage 616 miles
Average miles per kWh 3.5
Energy needed per month 176 kWh
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £73.92
Approx cost per mile 12.01 pence

* Average UK monthly mileage based on RAC Foundation data.
AFR (Advisory Fuel Rates) prices for petrol and diesel from data, based on 1401 to 2000cc petrol engine sizes and 1601 to 2000cc diesel engine sizes.

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