The Leaf brought electric motoring to the masses, and from £26,180 it’s still one of the more affordable EVs. You’ll pay more than that for higher-spec models, though – which include one with a higher-capacity battery allowing a longer range between charge-ups.
Like a plug-in Clio, the Zoe is a good-quality supermini by any standards. It has decent four-seat accommodation and a generous boot, and around town its electric drivetrain makes it very nippy indeed. Being priced from just £18,495 puts it well within reach, too.