Battery included in every Renault electric car

Battery included in every Renault electric car
Renault Twizy, Zoe and Kangoo ZE
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At the moment, by checking the Renault online configurators we have the battery included option inย Portugal, Spain and Italy but other countries will soon follow.


Belowย we have the prices (VAT is not included) in Portugal and as you already know the Flex versions are the ones with the battery lease.


  • Twizy Life Flex: 6.252,03 โ‚ฌ
  • Twizy Life: 9.910,57 โ‚ฌ
  • Twizy Intens Flex: 6.902,44 โ‚ฌ
  • Twizy Intens: 10.560,98 โ‚ฌ
  • Twizy Bag Flex: 7.081,30 โ‚ฌ
  • Twizy Bag: 10.739,84 โ‚ฌ


  • Kangoo Z.E. Flex: 20.300,81 โ‚ฌ
  • Kangoo Z.E.: 25.800,81 โ‚ฌ
  • Kangoo Maxi Z.E. 2L Flex: 21.500,81 โ‚ฌ
  • Kangoo Maxi Z.E. 2L: 27.000,81 โ‚ฌ
  • Kangoo Maxi Z.E. 5L Flex: 22.300,81 โ‚ฌ
  • Kangoo Maxi Z.E. 5L: 27.800,81 โ‚ฌ


While in the Twizy the difference between buying or leasing the tiny 6,1 kWh battery isย 3.658,54 โ‚ฌ, in the Kangoo ZE is 5.500 โ‚ฌ – much more reasonable considering the 24 kWh battery.


The Renault Twizy is a great vehicleย for car sharing services in warm places, specially islands in Portugal, Spain and Italy. The option to avoid the battery leasing should help the sales. Yet I think that this model needs a newย generation with proper doors and heated seats to make a real success in colder countries. Something like the Nissan Land Glider Concept.


Nissan Land Glider Concept profile
Nissan Land Glider Concept profile


Regardingย Renault Kangoo ZE, the sales should also increase with this change in Renault’s strategy, but the big boost will come in the next months with a battery capacity increase and faster internal charger.


It’s good to see Renault finally improve its electric mobility strategy and I wonder how long will Volkswagen take to react. In my opinion now thatย the opening of the LG Chem battery cell plant in Poland next year is approaching, Renault will start to boost production and sales of the Alliance electric cars. Volkswagen and BMW that usually talk a lot about how great their electric cars will be, might be caught off guard.


What do you think? Is Renault finally waking up now that LG Chemย is about to have a battery cell plant in Poland?

Pedro Lima

My interest in electric transportation is mostly political. Iโ€™m tired of coups and wars for oil. My expectation is that the adoption of electric transportation will be a factor for peace and democracy all over the world.
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Stefan Ko
4 years ago

Also in AUSTRIA, there is now TWIZY COMPLETE or KANGOO ZE COMPLETE – battery included in the price ๐Ÿ™‚

I like it that you can choose now wether to take the EVs with or without the battery.
But after having a Q210 ZOE in 2014-2015 and now switching from my Leaf (with purchased battery) i will again take a rental solution with my new ZOE Q90 ZE 40 since i drive 30.000 km per year and therefore the ZE UNLIMITED (ZE RELAX in Austria) for monthly 119 EUR is a better option for me ๐Ÿ™‚

Pedro Lima
4 years ago
Reply to  Stefan Ko

Thanks for the information about Austria and I hope you enjoy your new car.

Jonas Jovial
Jonas Jovial
4 years ago

HI, Pedro!

Sorry to use this topic, but it will be more visible. Any news on the new Leaf 40kWh? When is te Vegas Show happening?


Pedro Lima
4 years ago
Reply to  Jonas Jovial

Hi, just wait a little more.

The press days are November 14-17, 2016, but Nissan might release a teaser image/video sooner.