Revealed: This Is The Best New Small Electric Car You Can Buy Right Now

The Parkers New Car Awards are back for another year, and here's our winner...

Fiat 500 Electric

by Grazia |

Parkers – the definitive resource for car buying advice in the UK – has again partnered Grazia Daily to bring you the award for the Best Small Electric Car in the prestigious Parkers New Car Awards 2022. The winner is the Fiat 500 Electric, and it is one of a total of 20 award winners revealed this week by Parkers.

The 500 Electric easily won this award because it combines style, the latest tech and a nippy driving experience without having to use a drop of petrol. The interior is sleek and simple to use with up-to-date tech. It has all the space two people will need from a small city car. There are a high number of trim levels and colours available, with loads of personalisation options, along with two battery options to cater your needs. Sun-seekers can also have a soft-top roof as well.

Fiat 500 Electric

Parkers editor Keith Adams said: ‘What makes a great city car? Slick looks, titchy overall dimensions, a tight turning circle, and zero emissions are good starters, and the new Fiat 500 Electric ticks all those boxes and more. The Parkers team has fallen for this car big time, and I can understand why, thanks to all of the above and an agreeable starting price. Top all that off with a model line-up that includes a cheap entry-level model with a smaller battery, as well as a long-range version that can turn its hand at motorway driving, and you have a great all-rounder that’s difficult not to love.’

It finishes ahead of last year’s winner, the Renault Zoe, an appealing and easy-to-live with electric car with a 200-plus mile and the excellent Vauxhall Corsa-e, which comes in a number of versions and is offered with some cracking finance deals right now.

The winning car has been tested rigorously by the team, which judged the best small electric cars on a combination of value, quality, reliability, cost-per-month on finance deals and fitness-for-purpose. You can also compare electric car insurance here.

Fiat 500 Electric

Keith Adams added: ‘In this year’s New Car Awards, we’re excited to have come up with such an interesting selection of winners. We’ve taken what we know about what our users are viewing on Parkers, with the team’s combined 100+ years of editorial expertise. We’re more than happy to our winners – they’re all part of a brilliant line-up of cars.’

Now in its fifth year, the Parkers New Car Awards 2022 continue to reflect the views of Britain’s car-buying public, with winners decided by a combination of the site’s expert reviewers’ verdicts in thousands of miles of road testing and the purchasing habits of the website’s 2.3+ million users actively involved in the buying process.

More details about the Best Small Electric Car award can be found alongside all of the winners in the Parkers New Car Awards 2022 on the Parkers website.

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