Lease the battery and the Renault Zoe is one of the most recommendable electric cars, thanks to its low price, healthy real-world range and fairly big boot. We'd go for the more powerful R110 version in Dynamique trim.get the best price
Adds part-leather seats (heated in the front), a reversing camera and a Bose 3D sound system to everything you get on Dynamique Nav. There's quite a price jump, though.
Performance is surprisingly nippy around town, but above 40mph the Q90's acceleration quickly starts to tail off, whereas the more powerful R110 will get you up to 70mph noticeably more swiftly. Given that the later is cheaper to buy, it's where our money would go.