What is your name?
What is the make and model of your EV?
BMW i3 REx 94 Ah
What year was your EV registered?
How long have you owned your EV?
1 – 2 years
What is the mileage on your EV?
90,000 – 1000,000 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?
Looks, interior quality and range extender capability for longer journeys.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?
- Range extender
- Looks inside and out
- Eco pro + mode really does give you extra range around town.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?
- Expensive and limited tyre choices
- Firm ride.
Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
Incredibly agile considering the skinny tyres.
What EV are you interested in next and why?
Tesla Model S or VW ID.4 as I need more space. I want something that feels as special as my i3 which is proving difficult.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Daily commute 50-60 miles per day, only ever needed and used a standard 3 pin plus charger.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Currently with Scottish Power, would not recommend, looking to change to EV tariff soon.
What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Don’t use public charging much. However, Ecotricity has been very unreliable on the few occasions needed.
Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Admiral MultiCar policy – happy with the service so far.