Renault Zoe – Practical EV with 400 km Driving Range

The Full Electric Renault Zoe can reach up to 400 km drive range!

Renault Zoe

Renault Zoe is the French practical city EV, higher than the expectations in the term of battery capacity and drive range for up to 400 kilometers according to the NEDC. This model has set a new record among electric car-driven in the same segment.

Battery and Driving Range of the Renault Zoe

Comparing the autonomy with the first version of the Renault Zoe model, it’s twice as big. However, in real terms the new battery weights up to 300 kilograms. The car has a new lithium-ion battery Z.E.40 (41 kWh) nearly double from the previous model that has (22 kWh), the battery has developed in cooperation with LG Chem and has the same weight and dimensions.

The battery of the Renault Zoe is stronger by enhancing the cell’s chemical substances to increase their storage capacity instead of adding extension of the usual battery module , and with its own air-circulation system to keep it at optimal operating temperature.

Renault Zoe

The small and practical Renault ZOE comes with a DC fast charging as one of the options you can purchase, but Renault says that with a Level 2 charging port, you can charge your battery pack for up to 80 kilometers of range in just 30 minutes.

Renault Zoe Specification

Renault, along with Nissan, which made a daring move about a decade ago to develop the Leaf as a mass-production electric car worldwide ,they tend to favor around the globe affordability, value, and the driving range. The latest version of the Renault Zoe EV is a pure example of an urban, modern vehicle.

This model comes with 2 electric motors the R90 and the Q90 , the R90 has 92 hp on the other hand is much more slow in terms of charging from the Q90 that has quick charging option and its imbued with 88 hp however the both electric motors have great output power for their class of 220 nm of torque.

Renault Zoe

Renault Zoe Overall Design

There are not much of improvements in the exterior design beyond the color of the body, but in terms of style is just a brilliant 5 door coupe look EV with front LED (DRL) headlights and also the rear lights gives the Renault Zoe a different look from all others EV’s on the market.

You can choose in variable of choices in look of the interior, the seats are finished with premium quality luxurious leather best for your comfort, Renault Zoe interior cabin has the trims finished with beautiful blue color that will bring you life and harmoniously highlights the inside design and the Z.E signature on the dashboard and the shifter of the Renault Zoe.

Renault Zoe

Technology and Equipment of the Renault Zoe

Renault Zoe comes with several features that will make your driving experience much more enjoyable like every newer version of Renault vehicles the hands free card or key-less entry and closing of the vehicle, electrically folding door mirrors with just a click of a button, on the front of the dashboard there are sensors for light glare protection and rain.

Automatic gearbox comes as standard with single speed reducer for a fluid ride adapting to every situation, the automatic climate control is imbued with special filter that will give you fresh air inside the cabin, and option with ECO mode it will maximize your driving range to the limit.

The most important gadget in the vehicle that will increase the driving experience to the max is the multimedia R-Link which has Navi as standard upgradable with TOMTOM Live services maps from all around the world, the R-Link store has a ton of features like the Z.E App that will give you secure calculated trip advises of your selected points accessing information such as opening times, accessibility, payment options and charging speed.

Renault Zoe so far is an small and practical EV with the longest driving range of 400 km, comparing with its rivals like the VW-eup!, Fiat 500e or the Mitsubishi i-MiEV.

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