What is your name?
What is the make and model of your EV?
Hyundai IONIQ Electric
How old is your EV?
1-2 years old
How long have you owned your EV?
1 – 2 years
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?
Why did you choose this car?
Battery maintenance/protection and reliability having had two Hyundai ICEs.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?
- Economical (does what it says on miles)
- High specification.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?
- Windows do not go up/down from the key fob
- Seats over firm
- Some plastics are low quality.
Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
Mileage ‘guessometer’ is very accurate. On full charge if it says 190 miles that’s what it does.
Stick or twist? If it’s twist, what are you considering and why?
Stick, it does what we need at present.
What home charging unit do you use and would you recommend it to others?
zappi type 2 – yes I would recommend if you want battery/solar in future.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use and would you recommend it to others?
Octopus Energy – green power and good tariffs for EV owners.
What public charging networks do you use and would you recommend them to others?
CYC – yes but currently not been as good as being taken over by SWARCO.
Who do you insure your EV with and would you recommend them to others?
Churchill insurance – very competitive pricing.