EV reviews

Hyundai Ioniq 5 first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Hyundai already had some excellent electric cars before the Ioniq 5 came along. Now it has a truly world-class model.” Hyundai Ioniq 5: Range & charging Larger than it looks in photos, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 offers customers a practical...

Peugeot e-2008 review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”A stylish and refined crossover, the Peugeot e-2008 is one of the best in its class, combining a decent range with practicality and dynamism.” Peugeot e-2008: Range & charging Peugeot – and parent group Stellantis – has set about electrifying...

Audi e-tron 55 quattro review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”Spacious and refined, the Audi e-tron has benefitted from improvements to boost range. A top premium SUV, electric or otherwise.” Audi e-tron 55 quattro: Range & charging Audi’s first e-tron pure-EV has already been fettled with a set of upgrades...

Tesla Model 3 Long Range review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”Not just one of the best EVs, but one of the best cars on the road.” Tesla Model 3 Long Range: Range & charging Tesla continues to improve its range (model) and its range (driving). The Tesla Model 3 Long...

Lexus UX 300e review

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Zap-Map verdict: “Lexus trusts in electric rather than hybrid for the first time in the UX. Unsurprisingly, it turns out electric is better.” Lexus UX 300e: Range & charging Lexus has created a range that’s useful, but not huge. There’s one battery...

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...