What first name would you like to appear in the review?
What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF 40kWh
What year was your EV registered?
How long have you owned your EV?
What is the mileage on your EV?
5,000 – 10,000 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?
It has enough range for all of our local driving plus day trips and is a really fun car to drive.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?
- Smooth and quiet to drive
- Very comfortable for longer journeys
- One pedal driving.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?
- Lack of battery thermal management could mean slower charging but I would need to be travelling a long way for this to be a big issue.
Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
It’s a much more fun drive than you would expect from such an average-looking car!
What EV are you interested in next and why?
This car will be fine for a few years!
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
No home charging. Mostly charge at work, occasional 3-pin cable through window plus public charging.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
I don’t have a special tariff due to current charging situation. Will research in future if things change.
What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
ESB and occasionally EasyGo both very reliable. Haven’t used any UK chargers yet.
Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
www.evinsurance.ie – they show a little more awareness of the needs of an EV driver compared to the standard companies.