Used 2012 Peugeot iOn Electric Hatchback Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Peugeot iOn Electric Hatchback

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 Pros The iOn is very basic mechanically with a single speed gearbox and simple electric motor. That means minimum maintenance and little cost. .

 Pros The iOn provides a comfortable ride with little or no body roll although the car is reasonably tall with a small footprint.

 Pros The iOn has a maximum speed of 85 miles per hour.

 Pros Electric cars are gems for city driving, with no gear changes necessary making for steady acceleration and level power usage.

 Pros While the iOn's batteries can be charged from a regular domestic energy supply, Peugeot provide owners with the option to purchase a fast trickle unit that can replace 80 % of the charge within 30 minutes.

 Cons Some of the iOn's rivals are more practical in terms of battery power and utilization.

 Cons The iOn's interior design is somewhat austere.

 Cons There is little or no information on how the iOn will fare on the open road.

 Cons So far the electric vehicle niche has failed to capture the imagination of many with less than 0.2 percent of global sales being made in the sector.