Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy an Electric Car in Brighton?

There is a huge range of electric and plug-in vehicles available to test drive. The Go Ultra Low website has a listing of popular models available, with basic information about each model and filters to show models that fit your needs. It's a good place to start looking.

Local dealerships

New cars can benefit from the Government's plug-in car grants, which can give up to a whopping £3500 off the cost of the vehicle.


Caffyns Brighton Audi
Phone: 01273 975 190
Address: 200 Dyke Rd, Hove, Brighton BN1 5AT


Chandlers Brighton
Phone: 01273 974 496
Address: Victoria Rd, Portslade, Brighton BN41 1YH

For advice, tips & tricks on owning a BMW i3 visit our local friends at i3 Guide, a fantastic site for in-depth guides to all aspects of owning BMW's flagship electric vehicle.


Tates Portslade
Phone: 01273 258 906
Address: 94 - 106 Old Shoreham Road, Portslade, BN41 1TA


Kia Pyecombe
Phone: 01273 258 965
Address: Pyecombe, West Sussex BN45 7ED


Mercedes-Benz of Brighton
Phone: 01273 922 074
Address: Victoria Road, Portslade, Brighton, BN41 1DY


Barnard & Brough Limited
Phone: 01444 471 771
Address: Green Road, Wivelsfield Green, Haywards Heath, RH17 7QB

Yeomans Worthing
Phone: 01903 820 442
Address: 35 Brougham Road, Worthing, BN11 2NR

On the Wheel - Motor and Electric bikes

On the Wheel Brighton
71 - 75 Beaconsfield Road, Brighton, BN1 4QJ

On the Wheel Portslade
Ocean View Business Park, Gardner Road, Southwick, BN41 1PL


Tates Portslade
Phone: 01273 275 555
Address: 138 Trafalgar Road, Portslade, BN41 1GS

Hendy Brighton
Phone: 01273 274 444
Address: Carden Avenue, Hollingbury, BN1 8AF


Premium used car and van sales and a specialist Bosch car service centre, capable of any service, MOT or maintenance requirements.

Rivervale Portslade
Phone: 01273 433 480
Rivervale House, 50 Victoria Road, Portslade, Brighton, UK, BN41 1XB


Kent Bluewater
Phone: 01322 643 007
Address: Tesla Store, Unit L116 Lower Level, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Kent, DA9 9ST

Tesla operates its business entirely online, so you can order new and used Tesla vehicles via their website. You can book in for a test drive at their stores at any time.


Caffyns Volkswagen (Brighton)
Phone: 01273 894 682
Address: Victoria Road, Portslade, BN41 1XD

The private second-hand market

The second-hand market for electric and plug-in vehicles is already huge and one of the best places to look is Auto-Trader. You can browse vehicles from across the whole of the UK, private and from dealerships.

Subscription services

Electric vehicles are enabling new, convenient subscription services for "owning" cars. They allow drivers to pay a single monthly fee, with no other costs, for as little as a one-month subscription.

Article last updated on March 6th 2023.