Kia e-Niro 4+2021, Rich – EV Owner Review

Kia e-Niro 4+2021, Rich - EV Owner Review

What is your name? 
Rich

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Kia e-Niro 4+

 

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?
1,000 – 5,000 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?
280

 

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Why did you choose this car?

  • Environmental benefits
  • Range
  • Pricing.

 

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

  • Long range
  • Wealth of features
  • Excellent for use as a mobile office.

 

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

  • Charging times
  • Boot space and space in engine compartment could be improved (seen DIY solutions just by removing some of the plastics etc. or adding a tray to the engine space)
  • Rear window visibility is limited.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
On a short trip to my local town (about 5 miles downhill), with the regenerative braking I can get over 10 miles per kWh!!

 

What EV are you interested in next and why?
Unsure – hope to see a breakthrough in battery technology first.

 

What home charging unit do you use, would you recommend it to others and why?
Andersen A2 – easy to use App, with great looking charger and integrated cable, ideal for where it is visible on the front of the house.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use, would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Agile – recommend it as it encourages you to think more about when you use electricity most.

 

What public charging networks do you use, would you recommend them to others and why?
Not used any yet!

 

Who do you insure your EV with, would you recommend them to others and why?
Churchill – good options for EVs and were very competitive even though I do not have any No Claims Discount

 

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