The Best Value Small Electric Cars of 2023

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Are you looking to buy your very first EV? Perhaps you’re looking for a certain size or even brand, but not sure where to start. We’ve put together our list of best value small electric cars currently available on the market. In this blog post we look at some of the high performers including the Renault Zoe, MG4 and the Vauxhall Corsa-e!


When it comes to small electric cars, the Vauxhall Corsa-e has been turning heads and setting a new standard in the market. As part of Vauxhall’s commitment to sustainable mobility, the Corsa-e delivers a thrilling driving experience without compromising on efficiency. So why is the Corsa-e making waves as an electrifying choice for eco-conscious drivers?

First and foremost, the Corsa-e boasts impressive performance capabilities. Powered by a 50 kWh lithium-ion battery, it delivers a range of up to 222 miles on a single charge, making it an ideal option for both daily commuting and longer journeys. With a 100 kW electric motor under its hood, the Corsa-e accelerates effortlessly and can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.7 seconds, providing a zippy and dynamic ride that rivals its combustion engine counterparts.


Charging the Corsa-e is a breeze, thanks to its compatibility with various charging options. Whether you’re at home or on the go, you can plug it into a standard wall socket or use a dedicated home charging station to replenish the battery. With a 7 kW wall box, you can achieve a full charge in as little as 7.5 hours. When you’re on the road, rapid charging stations are readily available, enabling you to reach an 80% charge in just 30 minutes. This flexibility ensures that the Corsa-e fits into your daily routine.


Beyond its performance and charging capabilities, the Corsa-e boasts a sleek and modern design. With its aerodynamic shape, stylish LED headlights, and distinctive alloy wheels, it exudes an air of sophistication. Step inside, and you’ll find a well-crafted interior that combines comfort and cutting-edge technology. The Corsa-e comes equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, supporting features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for flawless smartphone integration. Additionally, advanced driver-assistance systems like lane departure warning and automatic emergency braking ensure a safe and confident driving experience.

So, will the Vauxhall Corsa-e be your next car? If you want to book a viewing, we currently have 2 Vauxhall Corsas for sale here at EV Sales. Whether you want a stunning black or electric orange, we’ve got you covered!

Vauxhall Corsa-e for sale


As the world moves towards a greener future, the all-electric MG4 emerges as a frontrunner in the realm of small electric cars. Combining the practicality and versatility of a compact hatchback with the benefits of electric propulsion, the MG4 Electric is redefining the way we think about sustainable mobility. Find out why the MG4  is a game-changer in its field.

At the heart of the MG4 lies its electric powertrain, which offers a smooth and silent driving experience. Powered by a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery, the MG4 delivers impressive range and performance. With a range of up to 220 miles on a single charge, this electric hatchback offers the freedom to tackle both daily commutes and longer journeys with ease. The instant torque provided by the electric motor ensures responsive acceleration, allowing you to navigate urban streets and motorways effortlessly.


Charging the MG4 is a breeze. Thanks to its compatibility with various charging options. Whether you have access to a home charging station or need to rely on public charging infrastructure, the MG4 accommodates your needs. With a dedicated home charger, you can fully charge the battery in as little as 6-8 hours. On the road, rapid charging stations can provide up to 80% charge in just 30 minutes, allowing for convenient top-ups during longer trips. The flexibility and accessibility of charging options make owning and operating the MG4 a seamless experience.


In addition to its electric powertrain, the MG4  inherits the stylish and modern design of its petrol counterpart. Its aerodynamic profile and distinctive LED lighting elements contribute to its striking visual appeal. Step inside, and you’ll find a thoughtfully designed interior that combines comfort and cutting-edge technology. The MG4 offers a range of features, including a touchscreen infotainment system, advanced driver-assistance systems, and connectivity options that keep you connected and entertained on the go.

For those that are looking for a budget friendly hatchback, then the MG4 could be the perfect match. Sadly, we do not have an MG4 for sale as of yet. However if you want to get a feel for this EV, then we would highly recommend booking a hire from EVision Electric Vehicles

MG4 Interior


The Renault Zoe is another stand out vehicle in the small car category. It combines practicality, efficiency, and innovative technology.

Let’s get down to driving. The Renault Zoe boasts an impressive electric range, also making it a practical choice for daily commuting and longer journeys alike. With its latest model offering a range of up to 239 miles, drivers can enjoy the freedom of extended drives without worrying about recharging.


Charging the Renault Zoe is incredibly convenient, thanks to its versatility and compatibility with various charging options. With a home wallbox or public charging infrastructure, you can easily recharge the Zoe’s battery at your convenience. Whether you’re charging at home, work, or on the road, the Renault Zoe fits around everyday living.


In terms of design, the Renault Zoe showcases a contemporary and stylish exterior that captures attention on the road. Its sleek lines, dynamic curves, and distinctive LED lighting create a visually striking appearance. Inside, you’ll be greeted by a well-designed and comfortable cabin that embraces a futuristic aesthetic. The Zoe offers ample space for both passengers and cargo, making it a practical choice for everyday use. The intuitive dashboard and user-friendly controls enhance the driving experience, while the latest connectivity features keep you connected and entertained on the go.

Safety is a top priority in the Renault Zoe, with a range of advanced driver-assistance systems designed to provide peace of mind on every journey. Features such as lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind-spot monitoring contribute to a safer driving experience.

If you want to find out more about the highly rated Renault Zoe then be sure to check out our used Renault Zoe for sale. Contact our sales team today to arrange a viewing. 

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So will you be thinking about making the switch to an electric vehicle? 

If you want to buy any of our small electric cars for sale then you’ll have plenty to choose from. Our vehicles also come with charging cables, and two sets of keys included and we can arrange for UK delivery if required. 

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