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Top Six Electric Taxis for 2024

Top Six Electric Taxis for 2024

Table of Contents

1. MG MG5

2. Skoda Enyaq

3. KIA Niro EV

4. Toyota bZ4X

5. Hyundai IONIQ 5

6. Volkswagen ID.3

The start of the new year is the perfect time to start looking at new taxis for 2024. At The Taxi Centre, we’re always on the lookout to help our customers save some money. With an electric taxi, you can dramatically cut your running costs.

Electric taxis are not only cheaper to run but are also cheaper to maintain and repair. As a taxi driver, there are also plenty of government taxi grants and incentives to help make the switch to electric easier.

Read on to find out our top six electric taxis for 2024.

Want to learn more about the benefits of electric taxis? Read the 10 reasons why you should make the switch to an electric taxi.



1. MG5 Electric Taxi

The award-winning MG5 is an affordable and efficient electric taxi choice and a great all-rounder. Now in its second generation, it offers up to 250 miles of range (WLTP) and an impressive boot capacity of up to 1,367 litres.

Two trim levels are available – the SE Long Range and Trophy Long Range, both of which feature a one-speed automatic transmission.

Confidently know that you and your passengers are always safe with the MG Pilot advanced driver assistance system. You can also control your MG5 from wherever you are with the MG iSMART app.

The app allows you to control charging and pre-set the temperature of your taxi before you get behind the wheel.


Explore the features of the MG5 Taxi in more detail below:

  • Up to 250 miles of range (WLTP)
  • Charge the battery from 0-80% in 61 minutes using a rapid charger
  • Up to 1,367 litres of boot capacity
  • View charging status and schedule charging from the MG iSmart app
  • MG Pilot advanced driver assistance system
  • Heated front seats


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2. Skoda Enyaq Electric Taxi


If you need a larger SUV for your taxi services, the Skoda Enyaq is a great option. It’s the first all-electric SUV from Skoda, offering a stylish design, impressive range, and the latest technology. Choose from a range of trim levels to meet your needs as a taxi driver.

If you regularly do airport taxi runs or pick up tourists, it’s a great electric taxi option with up to 570 litres of boot space. Range is one of the most important things to take into consideration as a taxi driver and the Enyaq offers up to 348 miles (WLTP).

Don’t just take our word for it on how great the Skoda Enyaq is. It’s racked up many awards including:

  • Best Value Electric SUV – WhatCar? Car of the Year Awards 2022
  • Car of the Year – Parkers New Car Awards 2022


Explore the features of the Skoda Enyaq Taxi in more detail below:

  • Up to 348 miles of range (WLTP)
  • Fast charging from 0-80% in 28 minutes using a rapid charger
  • Up to 570 litres of boot space
  • Electric panoramic sunroof
  • Head-up display
  • Remote charging using the Skoda Connect app


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3. Kia Niro Electric Taxi

The Kia Niro is a great all-around electric taxi choice. Space is one of the major advantages of a Kia Niro electric taxi with its SUV design. Benefit from up to 475 litres of boot space, as well as an additional 20 litres of space under the bonnet.

Choose from three different trim levels Niro EV 2, Niro EV 3, and Niro EV 4.

With the Kia Niro EV, you can also make every journey easier. Kia Connect Services lets you view real-time traffic updates and find the fastest route to your destination. There’s also a suite of driver assistance features as standard to keep you and your passengers safe.

Earlier this year, the Kia Niro EV was awarded Top Pick Commuter EV by Cars.com. It was praised for offering the efficiency needed by modern-day commuters.

As well as the Kia Niro EV, there’s also a range of other powertrain options including hybrid and plug-in hybrid.


Explore the features of the Kia Niro EV Taxi in more detail below:

  • Up to 285 miles of electric range (WLTP)
  • Rear seats with a 60:40 folding split
  • Boot capacity of 475 litres which increases to 1,405 litres when the rear seats are folded down
  • USB and USB-C charging points
  • Auto rain-sensing windscreen wipers
  • Kia Drive Wise driver assistance technology


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4. Toyota bZ4X Electric Taxi

As the first all-electric SUV from Toyota, the Toyota bZ4X is the start of a new electric generation from the Japanese manufacturer.

Choose from three different trim levels – Pure, Motion, and Vision.

The stylish electric taxi features a refined interior allowing you and your passengers to enjoy every journey in comfort. With the latest technology, you can also make the most of the impressive 318-mile range. An efficient heat management system uses less energy to heat and cool the car. Unlike traditional air conditioning systems that can deplete your range.

Stay connected wherever you are on the road with Toyota Smart Connect+ which provides real-time map and traffic updates. With a Toyota bZ4X taxi, you can also be confident of a reliable drive. All new Toyota cars come with up to 10 years / 100,000-miles Toyota warranty.


Explore the features of the Toyota bZ4X Taxi in more detail below:

  • Up to 318 miles of electric range (WLTP)
  • Charge the battery from 10-80% in around 32 minutes using a rapid charger
  • Energy-saving heat pump which draws heat from external sources to warm the car
  • Reversing camera
  • 452 litres of boot space


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5. Hyundai IONIQ 5 Electric Taxi

Make sure your electric taxi stands out on the road with the Hyundai IONIQ 5. The award-winning car picked up three awards at the 2022 World Car of the Year Awards:

  • World Car of the Year
  • World Car Design of the Year
  • World Electric Vehicle of the Year


It’s not hard to see why the IONIQ 5 picked up these prestigious awards. It offers an impressive range of up to 315 miles (WLTP) and the battery can be charged from 10-80% in 18 minutes with an ultra-fast charger.

You can also maximise efficiency with adjustable regenerative braking. Simply shift the paddle to select your optimum level and recharge the battery when you slow down or break.


Explore the features of the Hyundai IONIQ 5 Taxi in more detail below:

  • Up to 315 miles of range (WLTP)
  • Adjustable regenerative braking
  • Charge the battery from 10-80% in 18 minutes at an ultra-fast charging station
  • An additional 57 litres of cargo space at the front of the vehicle
  • Front and rear USB charging points


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6. Volkswagen ID.3 Electric Taxi

The Volkswagen ID.3 is an award-winning electric taxi having won over 15 highly acclaimed awards.

Choose from two trim levels, Pro and Pro S, with up to 356 miles of range (WLTP) on the Pro S trim.

Perfect for busy urban towns and cities, it boasts a wealth of on-board technology and driver assistance features to make every journey run smoothly.

You and your passengers can benefit from front and rear USB-C charging points to charge items on the go. There’s also a generous amount of boot space on offer with up to 385 litres.


Explore the features of the Volkswagen ID.3 Taxi in more detail below:

  • Up to 356 miles of range (WLTP)
  • Front and rear USB-C charging points
  • 385 litres of boot space
  • Augmented reality head-up display
  • Panoramic glass roof
  • Wireless smartphone charging


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Start your electric taxi search at The Taxi Centre

At The Taxi Centre, we can help you find the best electric taxi deals. With over 20 years of experience in the taxi and private hire industry, we’ve helped thousands of customers get behind the wheel of a new taxi.

With our flexible taxi finance packages, you can also drive away in a new electric taxi for less. Many of our taxis can even be delivered within a week to anywhere on the UK mainland.

Contact us today to discover the best electric taxi deals for your business.

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