Renault Zoe 22kWh 2016, Gerry – EV Owner Review

Renault Zoe 22 kWh 2016, Gerry - EV owner revew

What first name would you like to appear in the review? 
Gerry

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Renault Zoe 22kWh 2016

 

What year was your EV registered?
2016

 

How long have you owned your EV?
3 – 4 years

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
20,000 – 30,000 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?
80

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Cost of fuel, tax and mechanical problems with previous conventional cars. Downsizing because kids have grown up and no longer go on car holidays.

 

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

  • Reliability
  • Cost
  • Driving experience.

 

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

  • Range is fine for us but could be limiting for others
  • Makes a noise when charging but is not a major issue
  • Sunlight reflects off the trim onto the windscreen.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
I have owned a 3.0 V6 jaguar S type sport. The Zoe ‘feels’ faster!

 

What EV are you interested in next and why?
Zoe ZE50 probably. Maybe Tesla but not really thought about it. Happy with the current car.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Never charged at home. Don’t have a home charger.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Not applicable. Don’t charge at home.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
ChargePlace Scotland or whatever it’s called now. Yes, I would recommend it if you live in Scotland.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Don’t know. Ask my wife!

 

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