Changes to pricing and availability
This page will be updated as we receive clarification from individual manufacturers
The vehicle manufacturing industry is going through a period of extended lead times and pricing volatility. External factors including Brexit, post-pandemic recovery, supply shortages and the war in Ukraine have meant increased lead times, price increases and order cancellations are becoming more common.
Some BMW Battery Electric Vehicles will be subject to new or increased tariffs from the start of 2024. This means BMW will change the price it charges for these Battery Electric Vehicles and the associated RRP. More detailed information can be found here.
ŠKODA UK production is still being impacted by the global shortage of semiconductors and the conflict in Ukraine, which will result in longer lead times for orders. This affects both existing and new orders.
As of 23rd August 2022, Hyundai will be charging dealerships £500 +VAT for an order cancellation, payable by the customer.
There will be no price protection on any orders placed from 10th November 2021 and all will be repriced at the 1st December 2021 prices. Any orders placed between 10th November 2021 and 30th November 2021 (inclusive) that are not delivered over by 30th November 2021 will be repriced on 1st December 2021.
Owing to some lead times being 12 months+ and with the volatility of materials/component supply and pricing, Jaguar Land Rover are unable to guarantee the price of the vehicles at the point of order.
Vehicles ordered now will only be reserving a slot and JLR will confirm the price of the vehicle once it is built.
Tesla are prone to fluctuations in pricing and often increase prices with no warning and no price protection grace period.
Our recommendation is to order a Tesla at the earliest time in your vehicle choice journey.
Kia issued the following statement at the start of July
“Due to significant increases in costs of transportation and raw material associated with the production process, we are no longer able to offer price protection on orders received by Kia UK from the 16th June.
As a result we will not be able to offer any protection against price rises moving forward and the price at the time of supply will reflect the list price applicable. “