Renault ZOE E-Tech Electric in Bristol
The 100% electric Renault ZOE makes electric driving work for everyone. The new Z.E. 50 battery offers a range up to 245 miles on a single charge and it charges from 0-80% in 1 hr 10 minutes at a 50kW charging station. Charging at a 22kW station takes 3 hrs and charging at home with a 7kW charger takes 9 hrs 25 minutes.
While all models are powered by the Z.E. 50 battery, Play and Iconic models have a R110 electric motor with 110hp and 225Nm of torque while GT Line models have a more powerful R135 electric motor with 134hp and 245Nm of torque. With 100% torque available instantly at any speed, the drive is fantastic.
Play, Iconic and GT Line models are available. GT Line models are most popular with a rear-view camera, front and rear parking sensors, Active Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning, a 9.3” touchscreen and part synthetic leather upholstery.
The ZOE is a sporty EV with several premium features equipped as standard, including full LED headlights and hands-free key card. GT Line models get 16” diamond-cut alloy wheels, tinted rear windows and power-folding door mirrors.
The ZOE is incredibly smooth to drive. The battery provides a real world range in excess of 200 miles and charges to 80% in a little over an hour. The instant torque is addictive, and all models have cruise control and an eco-meter.
With 338-litres of boot space and 60-40 split-folding rear seats, the ZOE is a viable alternative to a CLIO. Iconic models have climate control, front and rear electric windows, rear parking sensors and wireless phone charging.
Living with it
Iconic models come loaded with driving aids, including lane keep assist, auto high beam, traffic sign recognition and over speed protection. The EASY LINK infotainment system is a dream to use with a 7” or 9.3” touchscreen display.