Electric powertrains and city cars go hand-in-hand. The emissions-free benefits of an EV are great for reducing your urban footprint, while the compact nature of a city car allows them to zip around with instant torque too.
Looking for an electric city car for your next purchase? We take a look at your options…
Nissan has long led the European EV market with its Leaf, and its second-generation has only enhanced its appeal.
With a stylish new look, impressive levels of equipment — including its clever ProPilot technology — and a long-range e+ variant, there’s a lot to like about the latest Nissan Leaf.
After much anticipation, the Mini Electric is finally on its way — putting an eco-friendly powertrain into the classic Mini body.
Built in Oxford, the Electric is capable of covering up to 144 miles between charges and delivers almost hot hatch-like performance. Order books are open for the model, which has seen massive demand.
Honda’s e has EV enthusiasts excited, and it’s not hard to see why. This stylish city car packs loads of cutting-edge technology, like an all-digital dashboard and cameras in place of wing mirrors.
Its design is sure to turn heads too, and its compact dimensions mean it’ll be a total breeze to take around town.
Volkswagen’s recently-refreshed e-Up! is even more appealing than ever before, thanks to a larger battery and improved tech
It’s now capable of covering 162 miles between charges, and comes with kit like automatic air conditioning, lane departure warning and DAB radio.
Peugeot’s latest EV looks set to be one of the finest when it arrives on UK roads early next year.
With head-turning looks and a range of up to 211 miles between charges, the e-208 is likely to immediately make an impact on the new car market. Order books are now open.