10 Best Electric Cars For A Business Lease 2020

A business lease offers some of the cheapest monthly payments on brand-new cars. Plus, companies are increasingly switching to electric cars because of reduced taxes for employees and the company, plus their cheaper running costs. But which of the current EVs available on the market are most suited for business use?

Discover our list* of the 10 best all-electric vehicles for greener, more affordable driving on the job.

*All Moneyshake prices accurate as of 04/08/2020

1. Hyundai Kona Electric – from £227.92pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 292 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 100kW (80% charge in 30 minutes)
  • Boot space: 334 litres
  • Safety: 5-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty: 5 years/unlimited miles, plus 8 years/125,000 miles for the battery
  • Standard business features: 7” touchscreen display with smartphone integration (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto), steering wheel audio controls, USB charger in centre console, cruise control with smart adaptive speed control, parking system with rear camera and guidance, drive mode selector.

2. MG ZS EV – from £201.66pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 163 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 50kW (80% charge in 40 minutes)
  • Boot space: 470 litres
  • Safety: 5-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (inc. battery): 7 years/80,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Traffic jam assist (follows the vehicle in front, adjusting automatically while keeping you in the lane), 12v power socket, USB phone charging port, adaptive cruise control, rear parking sensors, driving modes (Eco, Normal, Sport), in-car sat nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, follow me home and auto headlights.

3. Nissan e-NV200 [5 seats] – from £303.71pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 124 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 50kW (80% charge in 40 minutes)
  • Boot space: 1,900 litres
  • Safety: 3-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (inc. battery): 5 years/60,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Foldable passenger seat with fixed table back, Nissan Intelligent Key (lock/unlock doors and boot, plus start/stop the car at push of a button), Bluetooth connectivity, large centre console big enough for a laptop, under-seat sliding drawer, 12v socket and USB charging port, NissanConnect EV tracks and exchanges vehicle data such as driver reports and battery status, instrument panel featuring info on state of charge, energy usage and remaining range.

4. Kia e-Niro – from £314.74pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 282 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 100kW (80% charge in 30 minutes)
  • Boot space: 451 litres
  • Safety: 5-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (inc. battery): 7 years/100,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Welcome and follow me home lights, rain sensing front wipers, roof rails, leather upholstery, heated steering wheel, electronic parking brake with auto hold, adaptive smart cruise control with stop and go, engine stop/start with smart entry, centre console storage box, luggage net hooks and load cover, USB fast charge port, wireless mobile phone charger, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with voice control, 10.25” touchscreen TomTom sat nav (traffic, weather, speed cameras updates and local search), front and rear parking sensors with reverse camera, trip computer showing distance, fuel consumption and average speed.

5. Mini Electric – from £227.13pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 146 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 100kW (80% charge in 20 minutes)
  • Boot space: 211 litres
  • Safety: NCAP haven’t crash-tested this vehicle yet.
  • Warranty (battery only): 8 years/100,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Climate and cruise control, built-in sat nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, steering wheel mounted controls, 5.5” colour digital  driver display (shows range and energy usage), 6.5” touchscreen with sat nav (featuring live traffic updates and re-route to charging point when battery is low).

6. Renault Zoe – from £176.73pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 239 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 50kW (80% charge in 45 minutes)
  • Boot space: 338 litres
  • Safety: 5-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (inc. battery): 5 years/100,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Cruise control, automatic lights and windscreen wipers, Renault keycard with hands free entry, driving style indicator, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, 12v socket and USB charger in dashboard, steering wheel mounted controls, anti-intruder device.

7. Audi E-Tron – from £409.99pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 248.5 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 150kW (80% charge in 30 minutes)
  • Boot space: 660 litres
  • Safety: 5-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (battery only): 8 years/100,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Audi virtual cockpit with personal route assistance navigation, adaptive air suspension, quattro all-wheel drive, power operated tailgate, electrically adjustable heated front seats with memory function, two-zone climate control, phone box with wireless charging, parking system with 360° display, cruise control with speed limiter, lane departure warning, first aid kit with warning triangle.

8. Nissan Leaf – from £206.88pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 170 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 50kW (80% charge in 40 minutes)
  • Boot space: 435 litres
  • Safety: 5-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (battery only): 8 years/100,000 miles
  • Standard business features: NissanConnect Services (8” touchscreen sat nav and entertainment system, rearview camera, active charging, eco-routing, driving range, nearby charging stations and preset air conditioning), Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Nissan Safety Shield (lane departure warning, intelligent emergency braking with pedestrian recognition, intelligent lane intervention, intelligent cruise control, rear cross traffic alert, high-beam assist).

9. Hyundai Ioniq Electric – from £200.02pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 193 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 50kW (80% charge in 40 minutes)
  • Boot space: 357 litres
  • Safety: 5-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (battery only): 8 years/100,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Heated front seats, automatic headlights with dusk sensor, high beam assist, solar glass with windscreen shade band, driver attention alert, hill start assist control, lane departure warning with lane keep assist, autonomous emergency braking, 10.25” widescreen navigation (includes traffic messaging channel and live services), USB charge port in driver’s armrest and the front, wireless phone charging pad, steering wheel audio/phone controls, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

10. Vauxhall Corsa-e – from £209.33pcm

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  • WLTP real range: 209 miles
  • Rapid charging: Yes, 100kW (80% charge in 20 minutes)
  • Boot space: 267 litres
  • Safety: 4-star Euro NCAP rating
  • Warranty (battery only): 8 years/100,000 miles
  • Standard business features: Comfort front seats, USB charging port, media and sat nav infotainment system with 3D maps, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, steering wheel media controls, cruise control with speed limiter, VauxhallConnect (live navigation, plus vehicle status and information), multi function trip computer (shows range, avg. speed and energy consumption), speed sign recognition, lane departure warning with lane assist, front camera system, rear parking sensors, service indicator, keyless start, hill hold and start system, driver alert system, automatic emergency city braking, emergency brake assist, tyre pressure monitoring and tyre deflation detection systems.

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