Dacia Spring: E.Leclerc will offer the electric vehicle for rental in its supermarkets

Renault announces a partnership which will lead to the rental of 3,000 Dacia Spring electric cars in E.Leclerc stores. According to the manufacturer, the operation aims to allow as many French people as possible to test the vehicle, in the hope of accelerating the transition to all-electric.

Dacia Spring Electric
Credit: Dacia

Want to test an electric vehicle without breaking the bank ? A bit of patience ! Since the March 1, 2021, The stores E.Leclerc, already very advanced in the rental of vehicles at low prices, will offer two very interesting options: the Dacia Spring and the Renault Zoé. Unfortunately, we do not yet have all the details of the operation. At this stage, neither the price list nor the conditions of the offer are known at the 504 E.Leclerc rental agencies.

Dacia Spring Electric
Credit: Dacia

Nevertheless Renault announces in a press release that it has established a partnership with the brand to eventually offer 4,000 vehicles for hire, including 3,000 Dacia Spring, a highly anticipated SUV. “Thanks to this new partnership between Groupe Renault and E.Leclerc Location, the experience of electricity will be accelerated everywhere in France, and at the most affordable price on the market” explains Renault.

Before pointing out that 4000 vehicles (3000 Dacia Spring and 1000 Renault ZOE) have been ordered by the supermarket chain : “An approach which should encourage the testing and then adoption of this greener mode of transport by thousands of motorists”, wants to believe the builder.

Dacia Spring Electric
Credit: Dacia

The Dacia Spring Electric is designed as a cheap electric SUV. The vehicle has a range of 225 km in WLTP cycle and 295 km in WLTP City (homologation cycle comprising only the urban part of the homologated cycle) thanks to its battery 26.8 kWh, which according to Renault guarantees “Great versatility of use, urban but also peri-urban”.

Dacia Spring Electric
Credit: Dacia

The manufacturer claims that in city use, it is possible to use the car for 6 days without recharging it. The actual recharge takes 4 hours and 27 minutes with a standard 7kW adapter, or allows to reach 80% in just under an hour if you go through a fast charging station in direct current (50 min). Subject to having an adapter sold separately.

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The Dacia Spring Electric has a comfortable selection of on-board equipment. We have in particular a MEDIA NAV infotainment system with a 7 ″ screen, Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. There is also a parking assistance system and air conditioning.