Skoda Citigo iV

Skoda will launch its first electric car next year and it will be the cheapest zero emission car on the market, if you don’t include the Renault Twizy. Skoda announced the car will be from £20,455, take the government grant away and the car will be £16955. This is the perfect car for the city, fast charging, compact but spacious with a 61kw electric motor and a compact battery pack, which is positioned in the floor.

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Charging can be done via a domestic or workplace wall box and with a 7.2 kw AC wall box an 80 per cent charge can be achieved in 4 hours 15 minutes or if you have a 3.6 kw home charging station, the charge can take approximately 12 hours
30 minutes, this equates to 170 miles on a single charge. 0-60 in 12.5 seconds and a top speed of 81mph.

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The SE model includes remote central locking, DAB radio and climate control, whilst the slightly upgraded SE L model includes ambient lighting, 16 inch alloy wheels, heated front rear seats and rear parking sensors. The iconic radiator grille matches the bodywork and the indicators are integrated into the doors, giving a sleek look.

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So, whether you are looking for an inexpensive second car or a small family run around, then this could be the car for you.