Government Clean Car Programme

On 13th June 2021 the New Zealand Government announced their Clean Car Package, delivering on their promise to cut transport emissions. Read on to find out more and how this will affect you.

In June 2021, the New Zealand government announced a rebate on new cars purchased from 1st July 2021 to 31st December 2021 as part of a goal to be carbon neutral by 2050 and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Applications for the rebate will be accepted until 28 February 2022 and are subject to funding. The rebate can be claimed once the vehicle has been registered.

“Approximately half of New Zealand’s CO2 emissions come from transport, of which two-thirds come from light vehicles – cars, SUVs, vans, utes and trucks under 3.5 tonnes. The Clean Car Discount makes it easier to choose to buy an electric or low-emission light vehicle that’s better for the environment by reducing the cost of fuel-efficient vehicles imported into New Zealand.” – NZTA

Which vehicles qualify?

  • New or Used Imported Electric or Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Priced less than $80,000 including GST and on-road costs
  • Registered after July 1st 2021
  • Have a safety rating of 3-stars of above as shown on RIGHTCAR

What will my rebate be?

  • New Electric Vehicles: $8,625*
  • New Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: $5,750*
  • Used Electric Vehicles: $3,450*
  • Used Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: $2,300*

*Subject to available funding. All figures include GST.

Our Electrified New Vehicle Range

Nissan LEAF EV

Nissan LEAF EV

Featuring regenerative braking, 110kW of power, and 320Nm of torque, this zero-emissions vehicle is turning heads on the open roads and around town.

From $61,990MRP+ORC
Rebate Amount: $8,625

Kia Niro EV

Kia Niro EV EX and SX Variants

Offering regenerative braking and 455km of range by WLTP standards, this EV has been described as a mini version of our best-selling Sportage.

From $77,990MRP+ORC

Rebate Amount: $8,625

Kia Niro PHEV

Charge at home and have more control over your hybrid powertrain with the ability to travel up to 55km in the full EV drive mode.

From $59,990MRP+ORC
Rebate Amount: $5,750

Kia Sorento PHEV

Kia Sorento PHEV EX

Get the best of both worlds with 7-seats and low emissions. Take the whole family (and the dog) for a fraction of the running costs.

From $73,990MRP+ORC
Rebate Amount: $5,750

Register Your Interest in Our Electrified Vehicle Range

If you’d like to learn more about our Electric Vehicle range or have questions about which models are eligible for the government grant, fill out the form below. Alternatively, give us a call at 03 683 1215.

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