Detailed list of Electric Vans

April 7, 2015

We often talk about electric cars, however today we’ve compiled a list of electric vans to help you find the perfect vehicle for your commercial needs.

As we all know, electric cars have become very popular due to their low emissions, running costs and smooth quiet driving! But have you ever considered an electric van?

What are the benefits of an electric van?

  • Road tax exemption
  • Congestion charge exemption in London
  • Exemption from BIK (Benefit in kind) for business users

1) Nissan E-NV200 Electric

Nissan eNV200The Nissan e-NV200 is based on two multi-award winning vehicles – the Nissan Leaf Passenger car and the NV200 van. The e-NV200 is a compact van with a seating capacity of 2 passengers. It is also available in a five-seater combi option as well.

With no exhaust or noise pollution, the e-NV200 is environmentally friendly and according to Nissan, the e-NV200 offers class leading running costs of just 2 pence per mile.

The Nissan e-NV200 offers a single charge range of 106 miles with a top speed of 76 miles per hour. Due to its zero emissions, the car is exempt from the London Congestion Charge and benefits from free vehicle excise duty (VED).

Take a look at some key facts about the Nissan e-NV200:

Body Style Van Combi
Length 4560 millimetres 4560 millimetres
Height 1858 millimetres 1858 millimetres
Width (Without mirrors) 1735 millimetres 1755 millimetres
Wheelbase 2725 millimetres 2725 millimetres
Cargo Volume Space (Metres Cubed) m3 4.2m3 2.3m3
CO2 emissions 0 grams per kilometre 0 grams per kilometre
Single Charge Range 106 miles 106 miles
Seating Capacity 2 5
Number of sliding doors 2 2
Accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour 14 seconds 14 seconds
Maximum Speed 76 miles per hour 76 miles per hour

2) Renault Kangoo Z.E

Renault Kangoo Z.EThe Renault Kangoo Z.E is the first electric van from the brand. It is available in several different options such as the two seat van, a two seat long wheelbase ‘Maxi’ and a five seat crew-cab Maxi. The electric version is based on the normal diesel model. Both models are similar and you won’t find any major difference.

The electric version of the Renault Kangoo claims a single charge range of 106 miles. Renault says the servicing costs of the electric version is round 20% lower than the conventional petrol or diesel version.

To fully charge the Kangoo Van Z.E will take you around 6 to 8 hours for a 100 mile range. The van also benefits from free road tax due to its zero emissions.

Take a look at some key facts about the Renault Kangoo Van Z.E here:

Body Style Kangoo Van Z.E Kangoo Maxi Z.E Kangoo Maxi Crew Van Z.E Kangoo Maxi Crew Van CAB Z.E
Length 4282 millimetres 4666 millimetres 4666 millimetres 4666 millimetres
Height 1805 millimetres 1810 millimetres 1802 millimetres 1802 millimetres
Width (Without mirrors) 1829 millimetres 1829 millimetres 1829 millimetres 1829 millimetres
Wheelbase 2697 millimetres 3081 millimetres 3081 millimetres 3081 millimetres
Cargo Volume Space (Metres Cubed) m3 3.4m3 4.6m3 3.4m3 3.6m3
CO2 emissions 0 grams per kilometre 0 grams per kilometre 0 grams per kilometre 0 grams per kilometre
Single Charge Range 104 miles 104 miles 104 miles 104 miles
Seating Capacity 2 seats 2 seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of doors 4 4 4 4
Accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour 20.3 seconds 22.4 seconds 22.4 seconds 22.4 seconds
Maximum Speed 80.8 miles per hour 80.8 miles per hour 80.8 miles per hour 80.8 miles per hour

3) Peugeot Partner Electric

Peugeot Partner ElectricPeugeot have launched their all-electric Partner van based on their diesel and petrol versions. Currently it is available in one body style and powered by a 49kW (kilowatt) electric motor and a 22.5kWh (kilowatt-hour) lithium ion battery pack promising a range of 106 miles from a single charge and has a pay load of 695 kilograms.

Body Style Peugeot Partner Panel Van
Length 4380 millimetres
Height 1828 millimetres
Width (Without mirrors) 1857 millimetres
Wheelbase 2728 millimetres
Cargo Volume Space (Metres Cubed) m3 3.2m3
CO2 emissions 0 grams per kilometre
Single Charge Range 105 miles
Accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour 18.7 seconds
Maximum Speed 68 miles per hour

4) Citroen Berlingo Electric

Citroen Berlingo electricCitroen have also announced their all-new electric Berlingo van at the Birmingham NEC last year. Based on the standard Berlingo, the zero-emission electric van features a 49 kilo watt electric motor and 22.5kwh (kilowatt-hour) lithium ion battery pack, made up of 80 cells; offering a range of up to 106 miles and has a top speed of 69 miles per hour.

The Citroen Berlingo Electric is set to go on sale later this year and is expected to qualify for the Government’s Plug-in Van Grant scheme.

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