Renault has brought 2020 Zoe to the United Kingdom and it can now be ordered for a starting price of £25,670. It includes government’s Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG). 2020 Renault Zoe has restyled exterior and interior along with more powerful R135 electric motor. There is also a bigger battery for a great driving range and is on the right track to retain title of Europe’s best-selling electric car. Since, its launch, more than 150,000 units have been sold. Interestingly, more than 10,000 went to UK which is one of the most important markets of electric supermini.
Renault is more than eager to consolidate Zoe’s market share with this new model. 2020 Renault Zoe is available to order from mid-September and will arrive to buyers in January. However, biggest selling point in the 2020 Zoe is new 52kWH Z.E. 50 battery. It delivers an impressive driving range of 245 miles as per latest WLTP standards. It is also improvement by 32 percent when compared with previous 41kWH pack. Despite packing more capacity, size remains the same and interior is also unaffected. 2020 Renault Zoe also introduces fast direct current charging. Thus, using optional 50kW DC fast charger will give the vehicle a range of 90 miles in under half an hour.
Using a 22kW roadside charger, it can deliver 78 miles of range in just one hour. Lastly, using a standard 7kW wallbox from home charger will take 9 hours and 25 minutes for full charge. Two motors options are available with 2020 Renault Zoe. Entry-level is R110 that delivers 80kW (107hp) and new R135 offering 100kW (134hp). Iconic and GT Line trim levels is on offer with R135 delivering 245 Nm of torque. It enables sharper throttle response and faster acceleration. It takes 9.5 seconds to hit 0-62mph and reaches limited top speed of 87mph. In UK, three grades are made available which are Play, Iconic, and GT-Line. Base model is priced from £18,670 plus a monthly battery lease. The base variant includes standard equipment such as full-LED headlights, air conditioning, the 7-inch Easy Link multimedia interface that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Moreover, there is a full 10-inch TFT instrument cluster, DAB radio, Hands Free Key Card, cruise control and speed limiter, power front windows, automatic wipers and headlamps and 15-inch wheels.