the new bonus in detail

Like its big rival, the Renault ZOE, the Peugeot e-208 now benefits from a bonus of 7,000 euros.

Published in the Official Journal this Saturday, May 30, decree 2020-656 sets the rules for the new ecological bonus applicable from June 1. On the program: assistance increased to € 7,000 for the purchase of a car or electric utility vehicle and an unprecedented bonus of € 2,000 for plug-in hybrid cars. Explanations…

Announced by Emmanuel Macron on May 26, the automobile recovery plan largely benefits the most virtuous models. After announcing the outline of the device, the government has just published in the Official Journal a decree which officially introduces the rules applicable to the new bonus as of this Monday 1er June 2020.

€ 7,000 for an electric car

The electric car is once again the big winner of the disposi

As for the previous device there are two cases:

  • The details who now benefit from a bonus increased to € 7,000.
  • Businesses with a bonus of up to € 5,000

Introduced since 1er January 2020, the rule does not change. The bonus amount will thus be reduced to € 3,000 for vehicles over € 45,000 including tax and will disappear beyond € 60,000 with the exception of utility vehicles and hydrogen cars which retain a minimum aid of € 3,000.

As for the previous device, the aid remains limited to 27% of the total purchase price of the vehicle.



Less than 45,000 €

7.000 €

5,000 €

45,000 – 60,000 €

€ 3,000

€ 3,000

> 60,000 €

€ 2,000 for a hybrid car

After several years of absence, the bonus granted to plug-in hybrid cars is making a comeback as of this Monday 1er June 2020. Also detailed in the Decree, government assistance amounts to a maximum of € 2,000.

Its allocation is subject to three main criteria:

  • CO2 emissions which must be between 21 and 50 g / km
  • The cost of acquisition which must be less than or equal to 50,000 euros all taxes included
  • Autonomy in electric mode which must be greater than 50 km. The decree specifies that this is determined in application of European regulation 2017/1151 which corresponds to the new WLTP certification cycle

If you want to know the eligible models, do not hesitate to consult our article dedicated to the premium for plug-in hybrid cars.

Renault Captur E-Tech Plug-in hybrid plug-in 2020

Thanks to the new bonus, plug-in hybrid models now benefit from purchase assistance of up to € 2,000. Here, the Renault Captur E-Tech Plug-in Hybrid

A bonus applied to invoicing

Good news for those who have been waiting for several weeks to receive their rechargeable electric or hybrid car: the new bonus applies to billing.

This means that those who will receive their electric car as of this Monday 1er June will benefit from an additional saving of 1000 € compared to the previous device.

Up to € 5,000 conversion bonus

As a reminder, the new bonus can be supplemented by the conversion bonus. Conditioned to the scrapping of an old petrol or diesel car, it offers up to 5000 euros in the event of the acquisition of a new or used electric car. It can even be increased for people living or working in so-called “low emission” areas. ” If a local authority improves the conversion premium for people living or working in low-emission areas, the State will double this improvement, up to a limit of 1000 euros per premium Can we read in the government decree.

Like the bonus, the conversion bonus has been completely revised as part of the government’s stimulus package. In particular, vehicle eligibility has been extended to all vehicles classified as “Crit’Air 3”, namely petrol vehicles registered before 2006 and diesel vehicles registered before 2011.

To find out more, take a look at our file on the new conversion bonus.


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