Renault ZOE can take up to 17 banana boxes, which is comparable to larger-sized vehicles.

The all-new Renault ZOE turns out to be quite roomy. According to Bjørn Nyland's banana box test, the French subcompact is able to take up to 17 boxes when the rear seats are folded (six boxes in the trunk compartment).

That's a surprisingly good result for a small city car (the trunk is deep), which is comparable to the bigger Tesla Model 3 (17 boxes, including 1 in frunk) and the older Nissan LEAF (2013) (5/18 boxes).

We are not fully sure about the changes in methodology as three boxes were slightly smaller than a normal banana box, although it might not have an impact (or just by one box).

Renault ZOE was often considered as a very practical city car and if you were considering roominess as an important factor, ZOE didn't disappoint.

There is no comparison to the previous version of the car (2012-2019), as it wasn't tested (results should be similar).

Bjørn Nyland's banana box test results (number of boxes: trunk/total)

VW e-Crafter: 156/156

Nissan e-NV200: 50/50

Model X 5 seater: 10+1/28

Model S pre-facelift: 8+2/24

Model X 6 seater: 9+1/23

Audi e-tron: 8/23

Kia e-Soul: 7/23

Kia e-Niro: 8/22

Model S facelift: 8/22

Nissan Leaf 2018: 7/21

Kia Soul EV: 6/21

Mercedes-Benz EQC: 7/20

Jaguar I-pace: 6/20

Volkswagen ID.3: 7/19

Hyundai Ioniq: 6/18

Nissan Leaf 2013: 5/18

Renault ZOE: 6/17

Opel Ampera-e: 5/17

Tesla Model 3: 6+1/17

VW e-Golf: 5/16

Hyundai Kona: 5/16

Mitsubishi i-MiEV: 3/16

VW e-up: 4/14

BMW i3: 4/14

Fiat 500e: 1/8

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