Honda e

Welcome to a new age of Honda driving.

A comfortably insulated car in a virtually soundless world.

There are no gears in the vehicle, just the light touch of the accelerator pedal delivers seamlessly smooth power from a source that’s clean and efficient, with zero emissions.

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​The Honda e electric car, was first shown at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show and now it's no longer a concept; it’s a reality! In terms of the exterior design, aerodynamics is the name of the game. Everything on the exterior is designed to deliver the maximum amount of performance per charge. From the pop out door handles to the charging port located centrally on the bonnet, it's all about efficiency. 


The Honda e is home to a unique and relaxing environment. Surprisingly spacious, tt has been created with natural materials and wood finish accents. Living alongside the natural tones of the car is the wide variety of modern advancements. With a full width digital dashboard which is completely occupied by a whopping 12.3" LCD touchscreen. Added to these screens is a 8.8" TFT screen sitting behind the steering wheel to keep you across your journey's vital data. 


Available as either the Honda e or the Honda e Advance, even the base level model benefits from a wide variety of excellent tech. including the Side Camera System, Honda SENSING, Rear View Camera, Heated Front Seats​ and Adaptive Cruise Control. If you thought about going for the Advance model at only £2,220 more you'd get the added benefits of Auto Parking, Premium Audio, Blind Spot Information and a heated windscreen to help in those tough winter months.


The Honda e has been designed with the urban commuter in mind. To this end this new EV will achieve up to 136 miles on a single full charge running off a 35.5kWh battery. Honda have taken the average UK commute of 40-miles around when selecting and building the battery into the e. In regards to driving feel, as you would imagine, the Honda e is a silent runner. The battery positioning in the vehicle and rear wheel drive means that the vehicle enjoys 50:50 weight distribution


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You can reserve your Honda e now by giving your local Swansway Honda team a call now. Or by clicking the buttons to enquire online.

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Have it your way!

If you thought that the Honda e couldn't get better, then prepare yourself, as you can also have you choice of exterior colour too!

Choose from a variety of colours from the dark and moody Crystal Black Pearl through to the energetic, and aptly named, Charge Yellow.

Whatever your feeling, there's a Honda e colour to match.


What to look for in the Urban EV?

  • The Honda e has a sporty-looking appearance, while the front windscreen provides a wider drivers view.
  • An EV with compact proportions. This gives the car a planted, muscular stance that hints at a more sporty driving experience.
  • The Honda badge is backlit in blue, this is going to be a distinguishing feature on all future electric cars in the Honda brand.
  • Entry and exit from the vehicle is through the elegant, rear-hinged coach doors.
  • Interactive messages can be displayed between the headlights and tail lights. These messages can include greetings, charging status and even advice for other drivers on the road.


What to expect from your Honda e

Every area of the Honda e has been carefully designed to ensure you get the most out of it every time you step behind the wheel​. 

  1. Chassis created to provide exceptional handling and comfort
  2. Powerful electric motor drives the rear wheels to give you a better drive feel
  3. Battery positioning, along with rear wheel drive technology help give 50:50 balance 
  4. Keeping the battery cool is essential to maintaining battery performance 
  5. Lithium-ion battery compatible with Type 2 AC connector or CCS2 DC rapid charger.
  6. Centre location of charge point makes for ease of charging

Interior Extremely Spacious, mixing natural feels with modern tech
Aerodynamics Centre positioned charging point and fold away door handles
Trim Levels Choose from e or e Advance trims

Honda e FAQs

Reservation & Purchasing Process

Q: How long will a refund take to get to me?

We will refund a reservation fee normally within 24 hours, but it may take some time for the customers bank to receive the funds into the account. Ordinarily you should receive your refund within 3-5 working days but please allow up to 14.

Q: When do I know what place in the queue I will be?

We will not be communicating a specific numbered place in a queue but our reservation system will maintain a priority order based on a 'first come-first served' approach. When we are ready to start taking orders following on from Frankfurt Motor Show, Honda e reservation customers will be invited to visit their chosen EV dealership to place their order.

Q: Can I change my place in the queue if it looks like it is too early or late for me?

You won't be able to change your place on the priority list, but if you are not ready to place an order when invited to do so, we may offer those behind you in the priority list the opportunity to place an order. When you do decide you are ready to place an order, you can contact us or your local approved Honda e Dealer who will be able to advise you of the approximate vehicle delivery date based upon the date of your order. We would encourage you to place your order as soon as you receive your invitation. This will confirm your order and your priority delivery date. We will send reminders to reservation holders regularly, however delivery timing cannot be confirmed until an order is placed.

Q: Do I still need to go into the dealer to finish off the order?

Yes, once the priority order access window opens, you will still need to select an authorised dealer to purchase the vehicle.

Q: Are there any reasons why I would not get a refund - for example - I have just changed my mind?

No, the reservation is fully refundable and is non-binding.

Q: Can I order direct from a dealer?

Yes, you will be able to order the Honda e from an approved Honda e Dealer, but first you must have reserved a place in the priority queue to place an order.

Q: How much will it cost?

Please refer to the bulletin which was posted on the Extranet entitled ‘Honda e Order Bank is Open: Reservation and Order Process’ on Tuesday 10th September 2019.

Q: Can a customer cancel their order once it’s been placed?

A customer can cancel their order once placed. Please be aware however though there will be a dealer cancellation policy in place for orders placed in the system of £500.00 (Incl. VAT). This is because this car is currently built to order. In the case that a customer wishes to progress their reservation/order after a cancellation, you should inform them that their account is still active, and they would be required to proceed with a new reservation in order to be able to process a new order.

Q: When will the order bank open?

Honda e reservation customers will be invited to visit their chosen EV dealership to place their order and enter into a purchase contract following the order bank opening at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Q: When will the first deliveries commence?

Summer 2020.

Battery & Charging

Q: How far can you travel with a full battery?

The WLTP-rated range is stated as up to 136 miles.

Q: Can you keep track of battery level and range?

Yes, you will be able to keep track of battery level & range. This will be displayed on your Infotainment System.

Q: How long does the battery take to fully charge?

On a fast charge, the battery can be boosted to 80% capacity in just 30 minutes.

Q: Does low battery affect the vehicles performance?

Yes, as the battery level drops, the performance may be affected but Honda believes the power and range available is more than adequate for most people, most of the time.

Q: Where can I dispose of the dead battery?

We have no information about this currently but it should be available later in the year.

Q: How much does a new battery cost?

We have no information about this currently but it should be available later in the year.

Q: What happens if the battery runs out whilst I am driving?

Much like a petrol or diesel-powered car, you’ll come to a stop. However, new electric car owners tend to be more conscious of their range – often referred to as "range anxiety". However, knowing that your electric car can travel up to 136 miles between charges should be enough to alleviate any such fears. Plus, electric cars have a gauge, like a petrol-powered car, to provide you with plenty of time with audible and visual warnings of low range.

Q: What is the battery lifespan?
We have no information about this currently but it should be available later in the year.
Q: Does it charge while driving such as whilst braking?
Yes, the Honda e features 3 levels of brake regeneration. This can be configured by the driver as they drive to change the characteristics of the car. The greater the brake re-gen, the more power is re-captured and recovered by the Honda e.
Q: What is the cost for charging?
Charging at home will cost approximately £3.64 for a full charge while charging at public stations and public charging points – like supermarkets or car parks – are often free to use for the duration of your stay. Rapid charging points are found at motorway service stations and typically cost around £6.50 for a 30-minute charge.
Q: Are all chargers the same?
No, there are a number of charging solutions available. The Honda e will cater for all current and planned charging solutions available.
Q: Which Charger will I need?
The Honda e features a range of charging cables to connect to the various charging solutions available.
Q: How much will a home charger be?
No price has yet been announced for the Honda e charger.
Q: Where can I find a list or website of charging points in my country?
There are a number of sites which provide interactive maps of the UK which exhibit charging points across the country. Some of these providers also operate an app.
Q: How much will I get charged for charging at public charging points?
Cost to charge at a public charging point depend on a number of factors; borough, charger type and by supplier. Most suppliers will either charge a monthly subscription to cover a certain amount of charging, or will charge per charging event at a cost per kWh used.
Q: Are Honda going to do a charging point network - like Tesla?
We have no information about this currently but it should be available later in the year.
Q: How long are the charging cables provided?
We have no information about this currently but it should be available later in the year.
Q: Can I get longer charging cables? What length are they?

We have no information about this currently but it should be available later in the year.


Servicing FAQs

Q: How many services do I have to do per year?

Electric cars need servicing. Usually, a pure electric car has just these main components: the electric motor, an on-board charger, the battery and an inverter.

Q: Will every dealer be able to service my car?

Yes, every dealer in the Honda UK automobile network will be able to service your electric car.

Q: What courtesy car will I get when it is being serviced? Will it be electric?

Each UK Honda Dealer has access to a courtesy car of their choice however it will not be an electric vehicle.

Q: What roadside or breakdown support will there be?

In line with the rest of our Honda Car range we will be offering roadside and breakdown support for the Honda e.

Q: Will it be the same government testing - MOT?

Yes, all motor cars have to have an annual MOT after 3 years. The Honda e is no exception.


Terms & Conditions: New retail Honda e orders from 01 October 2020 to 31 December 2020 and registered by 31 December 2020. Subject to model and colour availability. Offers applicable at participating dealers (excluding Channel Islands) and are at the promoter’s absolute discretion. Not to be used along with any other offers currently available. *Prices for the Honda e include the Government Plug-in Car Grant discount, worth £3,000 at the current level. The value of this Grant is approved by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). OLEV reserve the right to alter or withdraw the Plug In Car Grant at any time. Any changes in the Plug in Car Grant will be reflected in the overall Honda e price. All figures are correct at time of publication but may be subject to change. **5 years £649 service package: This is applicable to all new retail Honda e models ordered from 01 October 2020 to 31 December and registered by 31 December 2020. Visit for more information. 5.9% APR representative Honda Aspirations (PCP): Maximum customer deposit 30%. At the end of the agreement, there are three options: i) Retain: Pay the optional final payment to own the vehicle, ii) Return: Return the vehicle, or iii) Renew: Part exchange your Honda for a new one. You do not have to pay the Final Payment if you return the car at the end of the agreement and you have paid all other amounts due, the vehicle is in good condition and has been serviced in accordance with the Honda service book and the maximum annual mileage has not been exceeded. Excess mileage charge includes VAT at current rate. Indemnities may be required in certain circumstances. Finance is only available to persons aged 18 or over, subject to status. All figures are correct at time of publication but may be subject to change. Honda Franchise Dealers are credit brokers, not lenders. Credit provided by Honda Finance Europe Plc. Cain Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1HL. Honda Financial Services is a trading name of Honda Finance Europe Plc. A company registered at Companies House No 03289418. Honda Finance Europe plc is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Services Register number 312541