Nissan LEAF 24kWh 2015 (Gen II), Lettice – EV Owner Review

Nissan LEAF 24kWh 2015 (Gen II), Lettice - EV Owner Review

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

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF 24kWh

 

What year was your EV registered?
2015

 

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?
85

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Environmental reasons and not many used EVs I could afford.

 

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

  • Zippy driving
  • Great in traffic
  • Cheap mileage
  • Funky looks
  • Zero emissions
  • Pre heat cabin for frost free screens.

 

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

  • Nissan app tricky to set up and slow to respond. It’s the only thing!

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
I love pre-heating the cabin on winter mornings, no more frosty windscreens.

 

What EV are you interested in next and why?
Happy with this one, not researching yet but would include a newer LEAF in my research next time.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Rolec with extras: meter, key lock and choice of amperage. We have solar panels, so if it’s not bright sunshine, I can charge more slowly. Rolec was a reasonable price, we don’t have or need a smart meter.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Ecotricity on their EV tariff, which is lower for night rate. I like the way they invest in their own wind turbines and make green gas instead of just buying green ‘credits’.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Almost always charge at home. As my recent experience is low, I will leave comments to others.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
LV – because they have a specific EV policy.

 

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