What is your name?
What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF N-Connecta 40kWh
How old is your EV?
2-3 years old
How long have you owned your EV?
2 – 3 years
What is the mileage on your EV?
5,000 – 10,000 miles
How many EVs have you owned?
This is my first
What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?
Why did you choose this car?
In 2018, choice was between this and the BMW i3 but as the LEAF is a 5-seater with more room and more range it was chosen.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?
- Quiet & easy to drive
- Cheap to run.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?
- A little tinny on the door handles/doors perhaps.
Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
It took me 6 months to convince my wife it will work for us…within 3 weeks she loved it and I couldn’t get the keys off her.
Stick or twist? If it’s twist, what are you considering and why?
Twist – I’ve ordered my 2nd EV as a replacement for the LEAF.
What home charging unit do you use and would you recommend it to others?
Rolec – yes, no problems to report.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use and would you recommend it to others?
Octopus Agile with the Ohme Smart Cable – yes, no issues.
What public charging networks do you use and would you recommend them to others?
I rarely use paid public charging.
Who do you ensure your EV with and would you recommend them to others?
pluginsure – yes.