BMW i3 120 Ah, Lord – EV Owner Review

BMW i3 120 Ah, Lord - EV Owner Review

What is your name? 
Lord

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
BMW i3 120 Ah (40kWh)

 

How old is your EV?
Under 1 year old

 

How long have you owned your EV?
From new

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
500 – 1,000 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?
160

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Test drive was great.

 

Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?

  • Smooth & relaxing
  • Nippy
  • Quiet
  • Cheap to run
  • Full ‘tank’ every morning for pennies.

 

Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?

  • I’m struggling to find much…seats could be more comfortable for longer drives, but they’d have to be bigger and heavier so I’m happy to make do.
  • BMW Connected can be a bit patchy but I guess that’s down to the mobile network so beyond our control, definitely not EV-specific.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
I’m enjoying it more than the Porsche it replaced.

 

What EV are you interested in next and why?
Keen to see a more sporty car, an electric MX5 perhaps? Taycan leaves me cold.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Hypervolt – awaiting installation…

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
EDF Go Electric 35 – 4.5p/kWh for five hours every night.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Only tried GeniePoint locally which worked fine but relatively expensive.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Admiral – good value, big name.

 

BMW i3 120 Ah, Lord - EV Owner Review

 

BMW i3 120 Ah, Lord - EV Owner Review

 

BMW i3 120 Ah, Lord - EV Owner Review

 

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