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The Mirai is an electric car in the sense that it is powered by an electric motor, but it runs on electricity created from hydrogen fuel, rather than from a battery alone. That means you don't need to plug it into a wall charger but a hydrogen filling station, and these are few and far between in the UK right now. The benefit, however, is a massive range of up to 342 miles between fill-ups. We also like that the Mirai is well equipped and has a comfortable ride, but its boot is small and its rear seats don't fold down.
The e-Golf's greatest strength is that, in terms of the way it looks both inside and out, you can't really tell it apart from a normal Volkswagen Golf family hatchback, and that's good news for buyers who don't want space-age looks on their electric car. With a real-world range of 117 miles on our tests, the e-Golf isn't great if you travel large distances, but it is great to drive, spacious and well equipped. Now could be a great time to buy one, too, because Volkswagen is gearing up to indirectly replace the e-Golf with the upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, and that means dealers could be prepared to haggle more.
Like the Seat Mii Electric and Skoda Citigo e iV that we've already seen on this list, the e-Up is Volkswagen's smallest electric car, and is built with the city in mind. That's why, while it might not have the longest range at 161 miles between charges, it is at least a doddle to drive around tight streets, thanks to its diminutive dimensions and light steering. It's well equipped, too, coming with key safety kit including automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assistance as standard.
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