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2013 Renault ZOE Review

Renault ZOE The renault zoe is designed to solve one among the most issues related to pure-electric – cost. they actually can be to train, other then certainly not cheap to actually with rivals inclusive of the nissan leaf costing £15, 000 a lot of.

The clio-sized zoe is priced £17, 983, that to actually simply £13, 995 the government’s electric car grant.

In of this, it’s absolutely not deal however. so you can achieve sort of low purchase worth, can have to actually lease the lithium-ion batteries – adding a of £70 per month to actually the of running the car. this you for use on your battery for 36 months and up to 7500 miles per year, and £2520 in the three-year prices of the zoe.

There may be numerous contracts on the market with mileage allowances, and it indicates renault can swap out the battery for if it breaks or drops to actually 75% of its as-new performance.

2013 Renault ZOE 

On the outside of the ZOE, you get a pretty European supermini hatchback a modern twist. Renault great strides to make the ZOE stands out in a crowd, giving it a face, super-modern headlights LED daytime running lamps, and a of cheekbone-like side marker At the base of the fascia, you get a small that completes the car’s impressive face.

Down the of the ZOE, you start to see the plain old hatchback stamping come play. Only a few minor keys, like the hidden door handle and swooping line on the rear door, out. The rest of its side is pretty much “Blah.”

Renault didn’t offer up a of the ZOE’s backside, as it looks interesting from what we can see of it. sure we’ll get a glimpse of it enough though.

Renault get into what rims standard on the base Expression but you can add on 16-inch Aerotronic wheels for ($498 at the current exchange For an added fee, you can opt for 17-inch Run alloy wheels. This kit has a buy in of £400 ($643 at the current rates).

A common safety concern for with EVs is the fact that are so quiet that pedestrians may not you coming and walk out without Renault addressed this by “Z.E. Voice” standard. voice is an alarm system is audible from 1 mpg to 18 mph.

The can choose from one of three alarm sounds, or he can turn it off if he wants to be a little sneakier.

Exterior Equipment on Expression


Renault Keycard

Rear Windows

RAID Door Locks

Renault W/ Hands-Free Functionality


Automatic Wipers

Rear Sensors

Rear Parking (Intens Only)

2013 ZOE  Interior

With the of electric cars, we often see interiors become very and confusing, leaving the driver to like he’s in a space rather than a car. took a rather calm with the ZOE, fitting it its own R-Link system that a 7-inch screen in the center steering-wheel-mounted buttons, and voice to help clean up some of the functions.

The dashboard area is clean and only featuring the R-Link and basic climate-control knobs. The features a three-tone setup a dark undertone highlighted by a insert that is surrounded by a accent color, in the Dynamique Zen level. This tri-tone continues throughout the inside of the car – on the panels, steering wheel. and shifter.

Unfortunately, we don’t get a at the base dashboard setup, but sure it doesn’t vary too

A really neat optional is that the ZOE will heat or itself while the car is charging. eliminates the need to drastically or heat the cabin once you driving, which can have a big on battery consumption.

For a relatively EV, the Renault ZOE comes relatively equipped. It comes standard an 80-watt, four-speaker stereo R-Link with TomTom USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, control, cruise control, mountings on passenger and outer seats, TFT gauges, and tilt and wheel.

Given the fact that pretty much packed the model to the gills, the Dynamique only add minor details. like a leather-wrapped steering and a 140-watt stereo. On the Intens level, you get “Intens” dark ambience.

On the Zen model, Renault in the “Zen” light interior (pictured) with Teflon protection and “Zen Take Car by which adds in an active diffusor, ionizer, and a toxicity

Standard Interior Equipment on

80-Watt, Four-Speaker Stereo

R-Link W/ TomTom Navigation


Bluetooth Connectivity


Cruise Control

ISOFIX (Passenger Seat and Outer Seats

TFT Gauges

Tilt and Wheel

Under the hood of the ZOE a synchronous electric motor produces up to 65 kW (88 horsepower) and 220 Nm (162 of torque immediately. That’s one of the of electric cars; there is no torque band at all, straight to full power. did not offer up a 0-to-60 time but it did that its top speed is 84 mph.

Because the ZOE is direct-drive, like electric vehicles, its acceleration is and shift free. The total of the ZOE is 130 miles, but Renault stays by clarifying this is only a In real-world driving, Renault a 60-mile range in cold-weather driving and 90 miles when in warmer climates in the city.

The Chameleon Charger is compatible all power levels up to 43 kW, so there is no to fumble around with adaptors. The charging time on the type of charging station you but it ranges from 30 minutes to hours.

Motor and Drivetrain

Motor    Synchronous Electric

Motor Output    65 kW (88

Motor Torque    220 Nm Pound-Feet)

Transmission    Direct

Range    130 Miles Cycle), 60 to 90 Miles (Renault World” Claim)

2013 ZOE  Pricing

The beautiful about the Renault ZOE is its pricing. It off as low as £14,444.44 ($23,241 at the current with a tax credit that its price to £13,650 ($21,962 at the rates). It does range from there, depending on the level you select.

On top of the base you will need to lease the which ranges from ($112 at the current rates) per to £113 ($181 at the current per month.

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