EV reviews

Toyota Proace Electric first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Toyota’s first production pure-EV is a van, arriving in the shape of the Proace Electric. With a pick between two battery sizes, both offer a good range on a charge, all with the benefit of a normal load area and...

Fiat 500 first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Fiat’s brilliant city car just got a little more brilliant. Now electric-only, the Fiat 500 adds responsive performance to agility and character in an ideal urban package.” Fiat 500: Range & charging Built on an EV platform, the Fiat 500...

MG5 EV review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”An electric estate. The only other big-booted non-SUV EV estate is the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, which costs rather more than the affordable MG5 EV.” MG5 EV: Range & charging The MG5 EV has much in common with its MG...

Renault Zoe Z.E.50 review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”A long range and excellent cabin make this compact EV a real contender in the supermini market, electric or otherwise” Renault Zoe Z.E. 50: Range & charging Renault’s Zoe is one of the few second-generation EVs available, and as such...

Mercedes Benz EQC review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”Refined, comfortable, and quick, the Mercedes Benz EQC offers an alternative approach for those looking for a premium SUV – electric or otherwise.” Mercedes Benz EQC: Range & charging A long range and ultra-rapid charging mean the Mercedes Benz EQC...

Mazda MX-30 first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: ”Stylish, efficient, and surprisingly practical, the Mazda MX-30 is an electric crossover that’s good to drive.” Mazda MX-30: Range & charging A compact battery means shorter range, but also shorter charging times and greater efficiency. The official range will put...

Kia Soul EV review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”An excellent range, surprising practicality and striking styling help make the Kia Soul EV a real contender.” Kia Soul EV: Range & charging Kia is one of the few manufacturers that has a second-generation electric vehicle on sale with the...

Hyundai Ioniq Electric review

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Zap-Map verdict: “If you want an electric car, there are few more efficient than the Hyundai Ioniq Electric.” Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Range & charging Is the Hyundai Ioniq fully electric? Well, yes – Hyundai’s Ioniq family kicked off the manufacturer’s electrified vehicle...

Vauxhall Mokka-e first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Vauxhall’s Mokka-e is sure to sell in big numbers. A good range, quick recharging times, and all-round appeal will make the electric crossover a regular sight on UK roads.” Vauxhall Mokka-e: Range & charging Vauxhall is continuing to roll-out its...

VW e-up! review

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Zap-Map verdict: “A good range and price mean the VW e-up! will make plenty of sense for anyone looking at buying a city car, electric or otherwise.” VW e-up! range & charging The VW e-up! has been on sale for a number...

VW ID.3 review

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Zap-Map verdict: “The VW ID.3 is spacious, has a good range, and offers quick recharging times. It’s a fantastic all-rounder.” Volkswagen ID.3: Range & charging Volkswagen’s ID.3 is ushering in a new era for the company, with the launch of the electric-only...

Vauxhall Corsa-e review

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Zap-Map verdict: “Excellent value and comfortable to drive, the Vauxhall Corsa-e blends a good range with short recharging times.” Range & charging Vauxhall’s Corsa-e looks to offer buyers a simple choice. You could pick a ‘normal’ petrol or diesel Vauxhall Corsa or,...