What is your name?
What is the make and model of your EV?
SEAT Mii Electric
How old is your EV?
Under 1 year old
How long have you owned your EV?
Under 1 year
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?
For commuting and short journeys.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?
- It was cheap in comparison to others with less range
- It is quite efficient
- It is reasonably well connected
- It can charge at 40kW
- Great standard features for its price.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?
- It’s the smallest car we have ever owned
- It does not charge at its advertised rate on AC
- Signing-up to the connected services can be tricky.
Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
It has a heated windscreen.
Stick or twist? If it’s twist, what are you considering and why?
Considering a 2nd hand BMW i3s to replace it as I like the styling, only a little less range, well built, sustainably built and a future classic!
What home charging unit do you use and would you recommend it to others?
Rolec HomePod 7kW – I’ve had no problems despite some horrendous reviews and some connecting issues with the app but nothing serious.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use and would you recommend it to others?
Octopus Energy Flexible currently but looking to move to Octopus Go as soon as smart meters are replaced.
What public charging networks do you use and would you recommend them to others?
Instavolt, definitely. Pod Point free and paid destination chargers definitely.
Who do you insure your EV with and would you recommend them to others?
Liverpool and Victoria – I would absolutely recommend them.