The 2021 Renault Fluence Z.E BEV is an electrified version of the popular French sedan. There are no cardinal innovations and significant changes compared to the fuel version, everything is also simple, practical and convenient.
Exterior and interior 2021 Renault Fluence Z.E BEV
2021 Renault Fluence Z.E BEV. – “good old” Renault Fluence with a slight restyling. The changes affected only the radiator grille of the car, which in the electric car is represented by a square air intake and taillights. Only a small icon indicates that the car is running on electricity. The body design of Renault Fluence Z.E., like that of an analogue internal combustion engine, is rather controversial. There will be admirers and those who criticize him for imperfection.
Salon. Here everything is “as before”. The layout is identical to the standard vehicle. The only difference is the changed display that pops up on the dashboard information. Now, instead of the fuel reserve, the data on the battery charge and the remaining power reserve are displayed. The center console, LCD display, front and rear row of seats remain the same.
A little “handed over” the trunk. To the detriment of its volume, a set of rechargeable batteries installed here fell.
Technical and running characteristics
verything is very modest. For a vehicle of dimensions Renault Fluence Z.E. engine power 90 HP it is very little. Also, the 70 kW electric motor is not happy with the acceleration dynamics. 13 seconds to hundreds is not an indicator for modern electric cars. But the range of 185 km is a good indicator, as well as the capacity of lithium-ion batteries is only 22 kW • h. Car charging is also in line with electric vehicle standards. You can charge an electric car from a regular outlet at 16 A in 6-8 hours, it has no fast charging option.
First impressions of driving a Renault Fluence Z.E. the joy of the fact that the driver is immediately available all the torque. And at first it seems that the car is rapidly accelerating, but when the revs reach the limit, it becomes clear that the dynamics and power are not enough. Otherwise, the car is very comfortable. Nice suspension, informative control, “weighty steering wheel” everything is in order. The driving is relaxed but confident and safe. Renault Fluence Z.E. definitely a good choice for an electric family car.
Renault Fluence Z.E. safety
The electric vehicle is equipped with standard active and passive protective equipment. In case of hard braking, the ABS system will help the driver; on a slippery road, the exchange rate stability system will come to the rescue. In a collision, you can count on the protection of the front and side airbags.
The car is equipped with excellent brakes, additionally enhanced EBD (Brake Force Distribution) and AFU (Emergency Braking) systems.
All the equipment in the complex allowed achieving excellent safety performance according to the world rating organizations, which were recognized by Renault Fluence Z.E. one of the most reliable electric vehicles in its class.
Photos 2021 Renault Fluence Z.E BEV