Here are some of the most affordable electric vehicles for 2021.
Price starting from €13,976 (£12,049)
The Renault Twizy is a two-seat microcar with a range of 120 km (75 mi). It has four wheels but is only 2.3 meters long and just 1.4 meters wide. Twizy has a maximum speed of 80 km/h (49 mph). It can also be driven from the age of 14, with an AM (ex-BSR) license. Renault Twizy was the top-selling plug-in electric vehicle in Europe during 2012.
Smart EQ ForFour
Price starting from €19,120 (£16,483)
Smart EQ ForFour is a four-seat Smart with a range of 90 km (55 mi). The maximum speed of this Smart is 130 km/h (81 mph). To provide extra space it is possible to fold flat rear seats and give 975 liters of luggage capacity. The front passenger seat can also be laid flat, creating a 2.2-metre-long flat load bay.
Renault Twingo Electric
Price starting from €20,690 (£17,837)
Renault Twingo Electric is a city car with a range of approximately 130 km (80 mi). The maximum speed of this car is 135 km/h. (84 mph) The Twingo Electric does not have the option for fast charging: it can only be charged using alternating current (AC).
Fiat 500e HATCHBACK
Price starting from €23,295 (£20,083)
Fiat 500e is an iconic Italian car with top speed of 135 km/h (84 mph) and has a 145km (90 mi) electric range.
SEAT Mii Electric
Price starting from €23,400 (£20,173)
SEAT canceled the petrol-powered Mii car and reinvented it to a fully electric city car. SEAT Mii Electric on the outside looks exactly the same as it was before, except now, it has the word electric on the side and on the back. This car has a range of 205 km (128 mi) and a maximum speed of 130 km/h (81 mph).
Price starting from €25,500 (£21,984)
Sono Sion is the first EV that charges itself through the power of the sun. More than 248 solar cells are integrated into this solar car. The range of this car is 225 km (139 mi), and the maximum speed is 140 km/h (87 mph).
Price starting from €26,814 (£23,0923)
Opel Corsa-e has a top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph) and electric range of 275 km (170 mi).
Price starting from €29,990 (£25,828)
The electric range of this car is 220 km (136 mi), and the maximum speed is 144 km/h (89 mph). The Leaf is on the list as the world’s all-time top selling plug-in electric car through December 2019.
Price starting from €30,000 (£25,837)
The ID3 is a five-door, five-seat compact hatchback. The car has a range of 275 km (170 mi) and a maximum speed of 160 km/h (99 mph). With only four months on the market, nearly 57,000 units were delivered in 2020, placing it one of the world’s top ten best-selling plug-in cars.
Price starting from €30,450 (£26,224)
Peugeot e-208 looks the same as the Peugeot 208. The only visible difference between the 208 petrol and diesel versions is the delicate ‘e’ badging on the rear haunches. This EV has a range of 275 km (170 mi) and a maximum speed of 150 km/h (93 mph).
MG ZS EV
Price starting from €30,985 (£26,689)
MG ZS is a fully electric crossover. The range of this car is 220 km (136 mi), and the maximum speed is 140 km/h (87 mph).
Price starting from €32,034 (£27,592)
Renault Zoe has a range of 315 km (195 mi) and a maximum speed of 135 km/h (84 mph).
Mini Cooper SE
Price starting from €32,500 (£27,994)
First all-electric MINI. The car has a range of 185 km (114 mi) and a maximum speed of 150 km/h (93 mph).
Hyundai IONIQ Electric
Price starting from €35,350 (£30,449)
Hyundai IONIQ is the first automobile to be offered in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric variants with no internal combustion engine only version. This car has a range of 250 km (155 mi) and a maximum speed of 165 km/h (103 mph).
The most affordable EVs for 2021