Renault Zoe R110 ZE50 (2020)

The complete guide to the Renault Zoe R110 ZE50 (2020), from the car itself to running costs and charging.

Last updated: Apr 05, 2024 7 min read

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Range (WLTP):

245 miles

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Electric cost/mile:


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Rapid charge:


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EV type:

Battery electric


The Renault Zoe has been a hugely important BEV since launch, and the upgrade from 2020 will continue its relevance as a really strong, affordable offering. With a refreshed design that keeps the compact cuteness, but adds a little more dynamism, it features has a bigger battery & improved range, slightly improved performance and refinements to its interior. This guide is based on the ZE50 R110. The move away from exclusive AC charging (NB three phase 22kW charging remains) and the inclusion of DC rapid charging at 50kW on a CCS connector is also a smart move. All this, whilst maintaining its very competitive price.

Charging Details

Charging time for a Renault Zoe

The table below shows the estimated time to charge your Zoe from empty to full. For rapid charging, we show the time to charge from 20% - 80%, as charging tends to slow outside this range to protect the battery.

Charging method Typically found at Charging time* Range/hour**
Empty to full
3-pin plug Home 23 h 10 m/h
3.6kW Home / Work 14 h 16 m/h
7kW Home / Work / Public Locations 8 h 30 m/h
22kW Work / Public Locations 3 h 93 m/h
50kW Public Locations 50 min 97 m/30 min
150kW Public Locations 50 min 97 m/30 min

* Based on Pod Point estimates, charging time can differ based on the ambient temperature, the state of the battery (e.g. empty or half full) and variation in charging rate. Max charging rate may also be limited by the vehicle.
** Range per hour is the number of miles you can expect to get from an hour of charging at the relevant rate.

Connector type and charging rates

You can charge your Renault Zoe with a Type 2 connector at home, work or at a public charging point. There is also a CCS connector for rapid charging.

Slow / Fast: Type 2

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Max AC 1-phase rate: 7.4kW
Max AC 3-phase rate: 22kW
Rapid: CCS

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Max DC rate: 46kW
Connector location: Front - Middle
Connector location: Front - Middle

Where you can charge a Renault Zoe

You can charge your Renault Zoe conveniently at home, plug-in when you arrive at work or top up when you're out and about at locations including supermarkets and public car parks.

At Home

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7kW Solo Charger

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At Work

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7kW Solo Charger*

Find out more about Workplace EV Charging
Built Environment Charging

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7kW Solo or Twin Charger

Find out more about Built Environment Charging
On Public Networks

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7kW Solo Charger & Rapid Charging**

Charging on the Pod Point Network

* Other charging options are also available, speak to our team for more information.
** Available for vehicles with either CCS or CHAdeMO connectors.

Cost to charge

Cost of charging a Renault Zoe

The cost of charging your car will vary between home, work and public chargepoints (below are our estimates). Charging on the Pod Point Network can be accessed through the Pod Point App.

Place Avg. cost Cost/mile
Home (empty to full)* £13.83 6.64p
Public rapid chargers (20%-80%)** £13.04 10.44p

* Assumes tariff of 28p/kWh. The cost of home charging will vary depending on your electricity rate.
** Assumes tariff of 44p/kWh applicable to most network rapid chargers as of April 2022.

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Vehicle Specs

Official range (WLTP*) 245 miles
Pod Point Confidence Range** 208 miles

* For information on "WLTP" and more, please visit our Electric Vehicle Dictionary.
** Pod Point Confidence Range is the maximum distance we’d be confident driving on electric power between charges. Real range will depend on various factors including driving conditions, personal driving style, outside temperature, heating / air conditioning, etc.

0-62 mph 11.4 seconds
Top speed 84 mph
Engine power 107 bhp / 80 kW
Torque 225 Nm
Battery size 52 kWh
Usable battery (Pod Point estimate) 49.4 kWh
Official battery efficiency (WLTP) 280 Wh/mile
Battery efficiency (Pod Point estimate) 237 Wh/mile
Environmental impact
Official MPG (WLTP) N/A
Official CO2 emissions (WLTP) 0 gCO2/km
CO2 emissions from UK grid electricity usage (Pod Point calculated)* 28 gCO2/km

* This metric estimates the environmental impact of driving your electric vehicle based on how the electricity that powers your car is generated. We take the average carbon intensity across the UK grid measured throughout 2021 to calculate the expected grams of CO2 emitted per 1 km driven. The actual number will vary by region, when you charge (e.g. carbon intensity is usually lower overnight period) and whether your electricity comes from more renewable sources than the average.

Purchase, Tax & Grants

The Renault Zoe is eligible for the OZEV Plug-in Car and EV chargepoint grants. You will also benefit from £0 road tax and £0 London Congestion Charge.

OTR price* £29,995

* On-the-road price including Plug-in Grant, if applicable.

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) Amount
Year 1 £0
Years 2-5 £0
Benefit in Kind (BiK) tax year BiK tax rate Annual BiK value
For cars registered after 6 April 2020
22/23 2% £599
23/24 2% £599
24/25 2% £599

* For further information including how to calculate personal BiK liabilities, please visit our Electric Car Tax guide.

Local taxes Amount
London Congestion Zone Charge* £0
Ultra Low Emission Zone Charge** £0

* A £10 annual registration fee will still apply to each vehicle.
** For further information on London's Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ), please visit our ULEZ guide.

Insurance group 18
Grant name Eligibility Amount Benefit
OZEV EVHS Grant £350 Can be used to reduce the cost of a home charger with installation
OZEV Plug-in Grant £0 Used to reduce the cost of the vehicle
EST Domestic Charge Point Grant (currently unavailable) £300 Can be used in Scotland in addition to the EVHS grant to reduce the cost of a home charger with installation

* Prices for vehicles are typically displayed with the Plug-in grant discount already applied. Home charging grants are dependent on status of the grant, and subject to eligibility requirements of the applicant as well as the vehicle.