Cost: €34,010 on-the-road.
Contract hide deal: €495/month for three years.
Claimed: 20pc lower maintenance costs than conventional car
Claimed: 30pc less to run overall.
Claimed: 50pc less costly on fuel than Toyota Prius; 30pc better than BMW 118d.
Charging: Three to six hours with standard AC fast charge. Eight to 10 hours on standard domestic full charge. Eight-year battery warranty included.