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The 4 Best Electric Campervans 

With the 4 best electric campervans now available, the eco-friendly adventurer can explore the great outdoors and barely leave a carbon footprint where they roam. What is best for you is determined by what your priorities are. The options include range, amenities, space, reliability and affordability. Which ever model you decide make sure you take out electric campervan insurance to cover your investment. Static caravan insurance can provide you with arange of quotes from multi providers of caravan insurance within the UK.

Nissan e-NV200

The Nissan e-NV200 is an all electric campervan has its base unit in production since 2014. The 2020 model comes with a 40k Wh battery that has a range of 124 to 187 miles. This battery can be charged to 80% in 45 minutes with a fast charge or fully charged with a 32 amp charger in 8 hours. The batteries are mounted under the floor so space in the cabin is freed up for other items. Many of them are equipped with a 40L fridge and a 2L freezer, hot water and stove all powered by the batteries. To help recharge and keep the lights on there is an optional 140 W solar panel array. 

The interior space is 2.04 metres long, the width is at 1.5 metres and a height of 1.358 metres. This makes the cargo area 4.2 cubic metres. It can seat up to 5 people including the driver. But most are configured for 2 or 4 people. The total payload can reach 701 kg. The roof can have a popup option installed that can be made to accommodate additional 2 berths. Normally this campervan has 2 berths.

The fully equipped Nissan e-NV200 campervan has a base price of £57,995 from Sussex campervans. The base price of just an e-NV200 van begins at £20,005 from Nissan. A DalburyE Nissan e-NV200 conversion starts at £29,995 minus the batteries from Hillside Leisure.

Fiat Ducato Electric

The Fiat Ducato Electric is a full size van just waiting to be converted. This all electric van has the space and power unit so you can create the dream campervan you have always wanted. This is the newest all electric full size van being introduced this year 2020.

It has a range of 136 to 223 miles depending on the types of batteries installed and the charging style used. The batteries are installed under the floor panels. To help conserve power the speed is limited to 62 mph. The cargo hold varies in capacity depending on the type of van purchased. There is the smallest at 10 cubic metres with the largest being 17 cubic metres. The maximum payload is 1950 kg.

At this time the only company converting this Fiat van into a campervan is Fiat. They are already converting the diesel power vans so converting the electric version has yet to be announced, but you should be able to count on it. Each campervan is custom built from the chassis up.

At this time the base cost has yet to be released, but the diesel power cousin has a base price of £24,670. The electric powered van is expected to be slightly more.

Volkswagen e-Bulli

The retro Volkswagen e-Bulli is a remake of the classic T1 Samba window microbus made from 1950 to 1967. This VW has been fitted with an electric motor that has twice the power of the original 1.5L air cooled petrol engine. The battery is 45 k Wh that has a range of up to 124 miles. It can be charged to 80% in 40 minutes through its 50k Wh DC fast charger. 

Not only was the power train been updated, but the braking system from drums to disc. It has also been fitted with rack and pinion steering for an improved and more reliable response from the steering wheel. The layout is the same as the original with seating for 8 to 9 people. 

The cost of this new electric campervan was set at £58,000, but due to the pandemic of 2020 vehicle production has been suspended.

WOF Iridium

The WOF Iridium is not a campervan, but an actual full size motorhome that is all electric. This has all the amenities of a standard RV or motorhome, but is powered entirely by electric components. This motorhome has been improved in the last year and can now reach a range of 249 miles on a single charge.

Amenities include dry bathroom, shower, kitchen with sink and triple burners along with a 150L fridge. It had berthing and seating for 5. It is also equipped with a satellite dish, navigation equipment, Bluetooth conductivity, digital radio, and a Thule awning so you can get outdoors and still be protected.

To charge the batteries is a 50k Wh fast charger and to help keep the batteries going on a sunny day is the 120 w roof mounted solar panels. The current list price begins at £152,000.

The WOF Iridium is not a campervan, but an actual full size motorhome that is all electric. This has all the amenities of a standard RV or motorhome, but is powered entirely by electric components. This motorhome has been improved in the last year and can now reach a range of 249 miles on a single charge.

Once you decide on which campervan to purchase the next step is covering it with insurance. The self build campervan insurance page can help by letting you know what is required. The FAQS has the answers to the most common questions when seeking insurance for your campervan or caravan.

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