14 reasons why electric cars are better than petrol and diesel cars - fun to drive

Not convinced an electric car is for you? Here are the 14 reasons why an electric could be your only car

They’re great to drive

When it comes to comfort, they’re comparable with equivalent petrol or diesel models. Where they can’t compete is when it comes to peace and quiet. At low speeds, you’ll hear the faintest of hums as the car rolls down the road. Take a drive in the country, and there’s every chance you’ll hear birds tweeting in the trees.

But there’s still plenty of excite those seeking impressive performance – even from the affordable models we reveal on the next page.