BMW i3S 2019, Neil – EV Owner Review

BMW i3S 2019, Neil - EV Owner Review

What is your name?
Neil

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
BMW i3S

 

What year was your EV registered?
2019

 

How long have you owned your EV?
From new

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
10,000 – 20,000 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?
170

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Longest range EV on the company car list (at the time).

 

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

  • Performance
  • Looks
  • Ease of driving.

 

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

  • Inability to use roof bars/bike racks
  • Boot is small.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
Up to 30mph it’ll embarrass pretty much any other BMW.

 

What EV are you interested in next and why?
Tesla Model 3/Y, for access to the Superchargers.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Pod Point – highly recommended, works well and the large round case provides somewhere to wind/hang the tethered cable.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go – would recommend as it lets me do pretty much all of my charging at a cheap overnight rate.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Instavolt, IONITY and Shell Recharge. Electric Highway is also starting to improve since Gridserve got involved.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Company insure the entire fleet.

 

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