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2012 Mia Electric review

The Mia is a new plug-in electric city-car a rival for cars such as the C-Zero and Renault Zoe . It promises a turning circle and quick time. It’s also the UK-offering from the new French

The standard car is just 287cm but even the long-wheelbase version is shorter than a VW Up . There’s for three adults, with the placed in the centre of the car, the two rear passengers are positioned on side.

Mia claims the car can be fully recharged in as as three hours, which it a range of up 80 miles.

What’s the Mia Electric like to drive?

The Mia central driving position can be at first, and some drivers find they position slightly to the right of centre in lane.

Of course, you get used to in the centre, but the rear-view mirror is of a problem. It is placed in the top right of the windscreen, and results in the driver more of the rear passenger what’s going on behind the

Starting the car is simple – turn the key, hit a button to select or Reverse, and off you go. It won’t let you move off if the doors are open, though.

The circle is fantastic. The Mia spins in a that normal cars have to take several at, and the steering is responsive and light at low

This responsiveness continues at speeds, with the Mia reacting to tweak of the wheel. The ride is but reasonably comfortable.

Top speed is to 68mph. That’s not necessarily a for a car that’s likely to spend of its time in the city, but the Mia doesn’t the off-the-mark acceleration that cars such as the title=Nissan review Nissan Leaf do.

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The three-seat layout might a little getting used to for the but it allows easy entry both sides of the car, and that the two rear passengers vast amounts of legroom.

The is clean and empty, adding to the of space in what is a remarkably car. However, the boot is

The other big downside is the cheap to the interior. The plastics are hard, and panel joins give an air of being very much together. Only the touch-screen has a high-quality feel.

Should I buy one?

Many of the flaws would be excusable if it was priced, but at £19,995 (after the maximum £5000 plug-in it’s certainly not.

If serious about buying an car, the Nissan Leaf and Zoe are much more worthy of attention, because they’re more refined and more At this price, the Mia is not worth

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