24 Feb '12, 9pm

2nd-Gen Renault Zoe EV Could Have 220 Mile Range, Affordable Price

2nd-Gen Renault Zoe EV Could Have 220 Mile Range, Affordable Price

So while the Nissan Leaf starts at €30,000, the much-cheaper Zoe cuts that price in half. And if Renault can deliver on its promise of a 200+ mile battery at a compact car price point, it might convince other manufacturers to do the same. At current gas prices in the U.S., $125 is two, maybe three fill-ups depending on how big your fuel tank is and what gasoline costs in your area. Even if you add in the cost of electricity, the electric vehicle will remain competitive, or even cheaper than, petrol powered cars and even most hybrids.

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