Renault Zoe ZE50 Iconic 2021, Glen – EV Owner Review

Renault Zoe ZE50 Iconic 2021, Glen - EV Owner Review

What is your name? 
Glen

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Renault Zoe ZE50 Iconic

 

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?
247

 

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Why did you choose this car?
The Zoe had an upgrade in 2020 with improved range, interior, lights and came in at a competitive price for a start in the EV market. Zoe also has a 7 year pedigree so has developed well. It’s fun to drive and cheap to run.

 

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

  • 245+ miles range
  • Looks funky with good spec
  • Drives very smoothly.

 

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

  • Seats are GT line spec and are a bit spongy
  • Too much hard plastic trim inside, especially on doors
  • Pedestrian horn noises sound weird.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
The interest we have received from friends family and co-workers, many questions on how it works, charges and drives etc. It’s a wonderful car to drive and I would buy one again.

 

What EV are you interested in next and why?
Not made that decision yet, we love our Zoe!

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
zappi or Pod Point – reviews look good and are reliable.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Still with EON on our normal tariff, looking to negotiate an eco tariff with cheaper night charging.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Pod Point generally are always working, Tesco offer free 7kw and 22kw for my Zoe.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Churchill (I think) as Direct Line were not competitive.

 

Renault Zoe ZE50 Iconic 2021, Glen - EV Owner Review

 

Renault Zoe ZE50 Iconic 2021, Glen - EV Owner Review

 

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