We drove these new electric cars until they DIED!

27 Lap 2020
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Thinking about switching to an electric car? Then you do NOT want to miss this video!
We’ve brought together six of the newest small electric cars to see just how true their claimed range is. We're starting off in London, and we're going to head north to find out just how far each of them will go, while also finding out just what happens when they run out of juice! Joining us for this video we have:
Honda e
Peugeot e-208
Volkswagen e-Up!
Vauxhall Corsa-e
MINI Electric
Renault Zoe
But which of them do you think will travel the furthest? And do you think any of them will hit 100% of their claimed range? There’s only one way to find… Sit back, relax, and join us for this all-new electric car range test!
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  • Are you following us on Instagram? If not, you're missing out on exclusive news, reviews, and behind-the-scenes shots from all of our video shoots! Want to join us? All you need to do is follow the link - instagram.com/carwow/

    carwowcarwowPrieš mėn
    • Hope those kind people who helped will watch this

      Mark RogersMark RogersPrieš 3 dienas
    • PLEASE CONVERT TO METRIC !!!

      Anglo Frenchy ChickAnglo Frenchy ChickPrieš 7 dienų
    • I will rather have an 20 year old Toyota Corolla than an Tesla

      Isaac ChongIsaac ChongPrieš 13 dienų
    • I don't have instagram.My wife won't let me 😂

      thechudovistethechudovistePrieš 24 dienas
    • This is a request for another ev range test do it with a Seat Mii Electric Skoda Citigo Electric And Volkswagen E up

      Trainz And Roblox Fan 2021Trainz And Roblox Fan 2021Prieš mėn
  • 29:20 and that made you yawning for sure

    Tricks And TravelTricks And TravelPrieš 4 minutes
  • To me, these sort of videos are more fun to watch than the drag races

    Rhydian Llyr MorgansRhydian Llyr MorgansPrieš 51 minutę
  • Great so what happens when your charge runs out on a motorway at speed or even in a traffic jam when there is no hard shoulder and there is some huge juggernaut bearing down on you. Electric cars are not eco friendly to produce and their batteries have a lifespan of around 10 years. They are also far too expensive. My 1993 Rover 214 is still on the road after 28 years and still in excellent condition. I don't think any of these will last as long. There will be piles and piles of electric cars just waiting to be scrapped. Meanwhile the government will be rubbing their greasy palms together from the increased taxation on electricity - which we use to heat our houses with. Electricity is a necessity but petrol is not.

    noel ondolenoel ondolePrieš 3 val
  • Why do you insist on doing a range test of an electric vehicle on a motorway, which has virtually no start stop and therefore virtually no regenerative braking. How could you ever hope to get anywhere near the manufacturers stated range doing that? Just how many journeys, as a percentage of all journeys are "go as afar as you can from point a without stopping, or breaks, or rests? These cars are designed around real world use and therefore optimized for the majority of use cases, not some small niche use case. It means that the people that do their twice weekly shop in it, or take the children to whatever activities they do, or do their twice a day 5 or 10 mile commute every day will almost never again have to visit a petrol station. For the twice maybe three times a year they go on the family holiday, or the wedding at the other end of the country, or they might have to think about where they will stop and take a break. But most people will do that with sat nav on. The children will need a break every 2 hours, the driver should take a break every 2 hours. A stop with children all using the toilet and looking at the magazines in the shop can quite easily take more than 20 minutes, unless you have a sergeant major for a Dad. To put it bluntly; your test is flawed. If you're testing the manufacturers' claims, your test is flawed as you are not performing the same test they do. If you're trying to get a real world range, your test is flawed as your driving is not typical of real world driving. You need to put away your ICE thinking where efficiency was all about steady state, minimum throttle and start thinking about EV design, where start stop is the most efficient, because it's been designed that way, because it's been designed around real world driving.

    Simon HandySimon HandyPrieš 7 val
  • 12:05 It looks like he took his dog with him.

    Kawasaki KidKawasaki KidPrieš 7 val
  • How do these cars fair at towing a caravan

    smile laughsmile laughPrieš 14 val
  • The electromagnetic radiation in electric cars can cause all sorts of harm including cancer They don't tell you that do they

    R BR BPrieš dieną
  • In daylight, good weather and flat ..not a good test .

    David SheriffDavid SheriffPrieš dieną
  • Hahaha 30:34

    Piotr FederPiotr FederPrieš dieną
  • Can you do this with petrol and diesel cars

    THE BLUEEYESTHE BLUEEYESPrieš dieną
  • #PeugeoTesla I'm a fan Peugeot & Tesla

    20Timotei C0620Timotei C06Prieš 2 dienas
  • tesla: let me introduce myself

    Deividas zinomasDeividas zinomasPrieš 2 dienas
  • The hondA e can drive at 0%

    Archie BrownArchie BrownPrieš 2 dienas
  • Nice of Bernie Ecclestone to let you have some lecky

    matthew phillipsmatthew phillipsPrieš 2 dienas
  • based on your real-world miles vs cost (from Carwow) - what were the top 3 in terms of cheapest miles per pound?

    How To FuHow To FuPrieš 2 dienas
  • Doesn't really make sense when 1.0 litre petrol cars are the most efficient they have ever been in history and half the price.

    TerenceTerencePrieš 2 dienas
  • What is wrong with the two MG's?

    Mark RozeeMark RozeePrieš 2 dienas
  • electric cars are way way to expensive at the moment need to come down another £15,000... good video though,, the honda looks like an old vw golf lol

    Antony MurrayAntony MurrayPrieš 3 dienas
  • The Reno is the ugliest of all the eletric cars in this vudeo, but Reno build really nice cars otherwise

    AndersAndersPrieš 3 dienas
  • If the Honda had a petrol engine i could have bought it...

    Georgi VanevGeorgi VanevPrieš 3 dienas
  • 17:08 there’s a mclaren

    Kasseler TrainspotterKasseler TrainspotterPrieš 3 dienas
  • can someone tell me ,does uk have Chevrolet ?

    GD2005GD2005Prieš 3 dienas
  • Honda went to GM to build the car and no wonder it died first

    Marcello MicucciMarcello MicucciPrieš 3 dienas
  • Brilliant Mat. Very enjoyable and informative to watch without the unnecessary testosterone filled comments, excellent comparisons that majority of car drivers will find very useful. 👍

    Michael McCroryMichael McCroryPrieš 4 dienas
  • Any way you'll do a video with plug in hybrids? Lol

    Zach SZach SPrieš 4 dienas
  • It must be nice to sit at a charge station for an hour and a half, while at a gas station it is 5 minute if the service is slow.

    lee mua nguyenlee mua nguyenPrieš 4 dienas
    • Plan your trip to have lunch at the same time. A little bit of planning goes a long way

      Tom HillTom HillPrieš 2 val
  • who sees the camera car with the boot open!!!!!!!

    SebgSebgPrieš 5 dienų
  • He is on the wrong side of the road! 😂

    EmacEmacPrieš 5 dienų
  • this video was so much fun to watch!

    Carlos PeraltaCarlos PeraltaPrieš 6 dienų
  • British police: stop to make sure you're alright. American police: shoot you because you breathed too loudly.

    The secular humanistThe secular humanistPrieš 6 dienų
  • Seriously? With the aircon on?

    Vespa DavidsonVespa DavidsonPrieš 6 dienų
  • Will someone do a night winter test, Lights on, heater, wipers etc, would be interesting to see how it differs from a dry sunny day.

    krisscross44krisscross44Prieš 6 dienų
  • They need pedals hooked to a generator.

    john harrisjohn harrisPrieš 6 dienų
  • No hands free then🤷🏻‍♂️

    RobRobPrieš 6 dienų
  • Dry weight/wet weight... What kind of fluids do you put in your electric car? Except windscreen fluid?

    AmbergrisAmbergrisPrieš 7 dienų
  • I hope the next one will have the polestar 2, VW ID 3 and fiat 500e!

    Amadu KamaraAmadu KamaraPrieš 7 dienų
  • Nice mclaren 17:11

    CharkieeeCharkieeePrieš 7 dienų
  • Can u compare with tesla

    Rahul SomaRahul SomaPrieš 7 dienų
  • Who saw the McLaren at 17:12?

    The Average PilotThe Average PilotPrieš 7 dienų
  • Who else noticed the McLaren

    T̸h̸e̸_D̸a̸r̸k̸_S̸S̸n̸a̸k̸eT̸h̸e̸_D̸a̸r̸k̸_S̸S̸n̸a̸k̸ePrieš 7 dienų
  • The honda interior its remind me with my old Civic wonder in Indonesia😁

    nirandradonirandradoPrieš 7 dienų
  • the honda's interior and the renault's range. that would be great.

    Andre FontesAndre FontesPrieš 7 dienų
  • Our current car gets just over 300 miles on one tank of petrol which costs £50 to fill. That is mixed town and a significant amount of motorway driving. None of these cars on our current electricity tarifff would cost more than £7 to top up. Therefore I’m assuming that I’d get a whole tank of petrol for £15 tops! What’s not to like? I wish you’d included the MG ZS EV, as I’d love to know what the real range of that is. It boasts 163 miles, but…

    The Anorak channelThe Anorak channelPrieš 7 dienų
  • Honda need to reduce the weight

    Norman SchlongdongovicNorman SchlongdongovicPrieš 8 dienų
  • Blistering hot 21... Australia is laughing

    Brody SilkBrody SilkPrieš 8 dienų
  • The uptight river desirably grab because dancer electronmicroscopically harass through a drunk neon. scientific, unsuitable handicap

    Felicia BryantFelicia BryantPrieš 8 dienų
  • Bullshit at 0 °C the 2020 Mini does only 135Km And at 20°C it does 180 km . . .thats 110 miles . Its enough for the city and you will be the first one to leave at a stop . . unless you are next to a Tesla. So from that list , get the Mini or save some more and buy a Tesla

    Edward DragomirEdward DragomirPrieš 9 dienų
  • i wonder what sort of headaches these emerging EVs can be compared to problems we have with cp. like over heated chips, or can they die in the middle of driving, or will there be a chance when we have to turn the car on and off because it is experiencing some log, or a loose cable/charging port

    chester ingosanchester ingosanPrieš 9 dienų
  • Where is the Prius lolol🤪🤪

    bluetom kingbluetom kingPrieš 9 dienų
  • Anyone notice that mclaren?

    Tyler ClarkTyler ClarkPrieš 9 dienų
  • Matt loves the the Honda e

    Big man AwaisBig man AwaisPrieš 9 dienų
  • What kind of really stupid person would wear a mask driving down the road? Can not imagine that kind of irrational fear.

    Mike WhiteMike WhitePrieš 9 dienų
  • Middle lane hogs.......................................

    Steve BarbierSteve BarbierPrieš 9 dienų
  • Why don't you do a challenge drafting? Like if you don't have juice why not stick behind a Truck and make him drag you.

    WolfoxBennyWolfoxBennyPrieš 9 dienų
  • Just looked at 2016 zoe .battery lease is £49 a month for 4500 a year and a extra £10 a month for each 1500 miles

    laurence sweeneylaurence sweeneyPrieš 9 dienų
  • i can't wait for my cybertruck tri motor fsd to be here.. may order the S dual or tri? got 27 solar system battery backup too.I LOVE SPACEX & STARSHIP..to the moon & MARS..!!

    Florencio VelaFlorencio VelaPrieš 10 dienų
  • So the e up won the test then

    fred bloggsfred bloggsPrieš 10 dienų
  • That will teach you won't it matt

    fred bloggsfred bloggsPrieš 10 dienų
  • shame to peugeot and opel, shame.

    Diego DiegosovichDiego DiegosovichPrieš 10 dienų
  • I'd make it illegal for a car company to sell an electric car that doesn't drive AT LEAST 200 miles. (320 km)

    Umaxen 00Umaxen 00Prieš 10 dienų
    • I would make it illegal to drive on a motorway without more than 50km range remaining

      Julian Paul KingJulian Paul KingPrieš 9 dienų
  • I was wondering if a car has two blocks or sections of battery. And two ports to charge it. Will it help in speeding up the charge time.

    vicsie58vicsie58Prieš 11 dienų
  • I'm gonna remember to roll down my window if my car's range falls below 10%

    Jeremy BanksJeremy BanksPrieš 11 dienų
  • Hmm, electric cars are going to have to improve the battery technology a lot before I would consider them

    Kevin PriceKevin PricePrieš 11 dienų
  • What does one do when it's minus 8 c and everything is frozen, how much does the heater use.Thanks.

    Andrew WhitnetAndrew WhitnetPrieš 11 dienų
  • Only idiots run out of charge....

    BigAl60504BigAl60504Prieš 11 dienų
  • I’m sorry but that Honda is Rank!! 🤢 x

    I d KI d KPrieš 11 dienų
  • £30K For a 135hp Zoe?! No. I'll check-in when they are nearer to 20k.

    speedmattersspeedmattersPrieš 12 dienų
  • Until electric cars are priced between 10-15k and can do between 300-600 miles on a charge, they are useless imo. Not obtainable for a lot of people.

    mrjrountreemrjrountreePrieš 12 dienų
  • Who cares

    saxonsince81saxonsince81Prieš 12 dienų
  • That honda definetely has some VW dna i it, golf to be precise lol

    WidaroWidaroPrieš 12 dienų
  • Where is Tata Nexon

    Nirmal DavisNirmal DavisPrieš 12 dienų
  • I can use everything on my car and it does over 400 miles on one charge of the tank even tho it’s automatic and constant 4x4 and there’s places everywhere I can get a recharge of my tank , wonder how HGV’s boats ships and helicopters and planes are going to get on 🥴

    Theho UsholderTheho UsholderPrieš 12 dienų
  • It would be intresting to see the range in -20 degree

    Vidar EkbladVidar EkbladPrieš 13 dienų
  • The would perform better with, well, let's see, something reasonable...like a Sonny's 1000 or something like that.....

    Cindy LawrenceCindy LawrencePrieš 13 dienų
  • What? No MG? :-)

    Svein HanssenSvein HanssenPrieš 13 dienų
  • *Pfff* I can't bring myself to buy a car with electric steering after my ''petrol powered Peugeot'' steering started to lock for 2-4 seconds on bends/corners, heart stopping stuff! O_o i'd been doing 80+ from london to birmingham in the rain not even 10 minutes before it happened for the first time. New ecu & all sorts of replaced sensors later i ran out of patience hair & money.

    BoonyBoonyPrieš 13 dienų
  • Not very helpful really. None of these cars have a practical useful range. If you want to drive 300 miles to Scotland you'd have to make stopovers to re charge and the journey would be quicker by coach or train. If your sat nav sends you on a wrong turning you run out of power miles from anywhere - so useful.

    Cosens-PriorCosens-PriorPrieš 13 dienų
    • ever heard of rapid charging? most of this cars would add about an hour to the trip. now unless you travel 300 miles in one direction every day, i don't see how that is that big of a deal.

      yvs 666yvs 666Prieš 2 dienas
  • 4:40 pathetic wasnt it

    Alex TaylorAlex TaylorPrieš 13 dienų
  • where is the smart forfour eq and bmw i3?

    Xanthus Chew Theng ShinnXanthus Chew Theng ShinnPrieš 13 dienų
  • 29k for a tiny Honda??? You'd have to be mental.

    Patrick HodsonPatrick HodsonPrieš 13 dienų
  • Great review!

    Michael FuzeMichael FuzePrieš 13 dienų
  • You could've included an VW id3 in there...

    George F.George F.Prieš 14 dienų
  • the design of the honda is stunnin'

    George F.George F.Prieš 14 dienų
  • wait a minute... its the same guy driving all the cars and hes talking to himself on the walki 😂

    WHOWHOPrieš 14 dienų
  • 32:43 : As a french, the invective from this old man really made me laugh. Love the franco-british rivalry

    Phil PRTPhil PRTPrieš 14 dienų
  • Aptera: *laughs*

    spelare 1spelare 1Prieš 14 dienų
  • No one ever says how far they will go with a full car - 4 passengers / baggage .lights on ,heater on stop and start traffic . They only say one driver no baggage ect -What bloody good is that ?

    mike clarkmike clarkPrieš 15 dienų
  • i like how they say it’s a hot day outside and i’m like: “that’s only 87.8 degrees fahrenheit. that’s cold!” a hot day for me is like 123!

    Fuzed ElementalFuzed ElementalPrieš 15 dienų
    • One difference: in the UK we have no air conditioning inside.

      readysaltedsomethingreadysaltedsomethingPrieš 13 dienų
  • No E golf or id3 🤔

    Craig JonesCraig JonesPrieš 15 dienų
  • Love the show but your driving on the motorway using a walkie talkie is that not the same as a mobile don’t get banned now lol

    Lee BoyceLee BoycePrieš 16 dienų
  • At those prices they will never take off , it’s ridiculous, and the price of the batteries is beyond all credibility...I can’t see them ever replacing a conventional car at those inflated prices..So it doesn’t matter how good or bad they are because they are just unaffordable..Now in years to come if the prices fall and the range is improved then yes they will very probably become the norm..

    Tom SmithTom SmithPrieš 16 dienų
  • My thoughts exactly, great performance but would never buy a French car.

    Jonny 7Jonny 7Prieš 16 dienų
    • @Sarang Tambe I wondered how long it would take for someone to reply. There is nothing wrong with French cars in fact they make some of the best looking cars on the road as my wife says during our business road trips, it’s just that I’m a patriot and would not buy from any car company so close to home. Even though most Uk based car companies are foreign owned a fair proportion goes back into the Uk economy. Please do not take my comment as a insult on the French car industry.

      Jonny 7Jonny 7Prieš 15 dienų
    • Why?What's the problem with buying a French car?

      Sarang TambeSarang TambePrieš 15 dienų
  • You missed the MGZS

    Inacio F. MarquesInacio F. MarquesPrieš 16 dienų
  • So only one of these cars is capable of doing one of my work journeys that can be required in 15 minutes notice, if it's kept fully charged all the time.

    System11 YTSystem11 YTPrieš 16 dienų
  • Can’t you do this one but with suvs?

    Random Guy 2.0Random Guy 2.0Prieš 16 dienų
  • HONDA E IS THE BEST DESIGN FOR ME SPECIALLY HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES ALOT OF PEOPLE WILL BUT IT HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES..

    Melvin O. MercadoMelvin O. MercadoPrieš 16 dienų
  • 2030 they ban gas and diesel and this will be our miserable existence...

    Victor DalecarliaVictor DalecarliaPrieš 16 dienų
  • The real important number is how long it takes to recharge? In the same mode or same charger units! Intereting video though, interesting that the acs sacrificed in eco mode. In the cold weather (Ie less than 0) would another interesting test as cold batteries ain't the best. That's my understanding from putting batteries on trains

    fabriglasfabriglasPrieš 16 dienų
  • I fucking hate electric cars , by the way for people who think there good for the environment remember that they need plugging in to the national grid , the national grid pushes fumes into atmosphere, plus the battery’s after time need replacing , where do you put old batteries 🔋

    James PowlettJames PowlettPrieš 17 dienų
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