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This is the first time that Peugeot's small hatchback has been available with purely electric power, and with an official range of around 211 miles, it can comfortably go toe-to-toe with rivals including the Renault Zoe and Nissan Leaf. We like its smart, well-built interior, and the fact that you get a good amount of safety kit as standard, but an overly firm ride lets the side down.
The e-2008 is based on the 208 hatchback above, but gets muscular SUV styling and, as you might expect, a slightly lower official range of 193 miles between charges. You can't travel as far as you can in rivals, then, but we do like the e-2008's refined and relatively spacious interior. Everything you touch inside feels like it's been built to last, too. Sadly, an expensive price tag and a firm ride prevent the e-2008 from scoring more than an average overall rating.
The Taycan costs more than almost any other car here, but it makes up for that by being utterly thrilling to drive. Whether you choose the basic 4S version or the range-topping Turbo model, you'll enjoy breathtaking acceleration, decent real-world range and wonderful grand-touring comfort. A tech-laden, high-quality interior is the cherry on top of this five-star cake.
Technically, the Twizy isn't an electric car at all – it's actually classed as a quadricycle. That means it's a darn sight smaller than conventional cars, with tandem seating for two and no windows. There are benefits to that size, however, since you can park it just about anywhere. Charging can only be done via a three-pin socket, and with a range of around 45 miles between charges you can't stray too far from one. That said, it can be terrific fun for urban commuters.
This updated version of the Renault Zoe took home our Small Electric Car of the Year trophy at the most recent What Car? Awards. Why? Well, it offers a longer range, a nicer interior and a better driving experience than in the old model, and now soundly trumps rivals such as the Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Nissan Leaf for all-round usability. It managed 192 miles between charges in our Real Range test, too, so should suit most people perfectly well.
Seat Mii Electric
The Seat Mii itself has been around for some time, but this new version is only available as an electric car. Despite its tiny size, it can still cover 162 miles between charges according to official tests, and impresses with a comfortable ride and agility that makes it a doddle to drive around town. One thing to note, however, is that it only has four seats, so families with more than two children might struggle.
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