What is your name?
What is the make and model of your EV?
Renault Zoe ZE40 41kWh
How old is your EV?
3-4 years old
How long have you owned your EV?
2 – 3 years
What is the mileage on your EV?
20,000 – 30,000 miles
How many EVs have you owned?
This is my 2nd.
What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?
Why did you choose this car?
Second hand Renault Zoes (older ones) are a relatively cheap entry point into EV ownership because of the battery lease. Also, it’s the right thing to do for the planet.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?
- Ease of driving with the ‘automatic’ transmission
- Cheapness to run.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?
- Can’t think of any really intense dislikes. The short range perhaps but it suits my lifestyle.
Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
That you can safely charge it even in pouring rain!
What EV are you interested in next and why?
Another Zoe, hopefully a battery-owned one.
What home charging unit do you use and would you recommend it to others?
Rolec – yes, mine has been fine.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use and would you recommend it to others?
Ecotricity – yes.
What public charging networks do you use and would you recommend them to others?
Never use them so can’t comment.
Who do you insure your EV with and would you recommend them to others?
RAC – yes.