Renault Zoe at the double for Driving Electric Awards
12th Dec 2019 Danny Morgan
The new Renault Zoe has been named overall Car of the Year at the 2020 Driving Electric Awards.
The awards, hosted by electric car consumer advice and review website Driving Electric, help showcase the best in EVs. In addition to being named Car of the Year 2020, the new Renault Zoe was also crowned Best Small Electric Car impressing judges with its long range, improve quality and performance.
The double award win crowns a bumper year for the Renault Zoe having also won Best Electric Car at the What Car? Used Car Awards, as well as retaining an impressive residual value.
The latest edition of the Zoe included a new 52kWh battery which increased range to 245 miles (WLTP) and also added a raft of new features including Active Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, as well as a new dash design which includes a 9.3” touchscreen and wireless charging.
Vicky Parrot, Associate Editor at Driving Electric said:
"The ZOE has always been affordable, but the real joy of the New ZOE is that it has all the comforts – particularly the range and equipment – of a big electric car, in an affordable and compact package. Even with the influx of new rivals, it deserves to remain one of the most popular electric cars in the UK."
Vincent Tourette, Managing Director of Groupe Renault UK said: “We are thrilled that New ZOE has been named Driving Electric’s overall Car of the Year, it truly is testament to Renault’s efforts to consistently improve the ZE range whilst maintaining an affordable price, in a bid to make 100% electric mobility attainable.”
Prices for the new Renault Zoe start at £25,670 on the road, including the Plug-In Car Grant (£3,500).