What first name would you like to appear in the review?
What is the make and model of your EV?
Mini Cooper SE
What year was your EV registered?
How long have you owned your EV?
0 – 1 year
What is the mileage on your EV?
20,000 – 30,000 miles
How many EVs have you owned?
This is my 3rd
What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?
Why did you choose this car?
Just love MINI and electric cars. Both together is a win-win situation.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car?
- FUN to drive
- Cheaper to run
- Never scraping ice from a window.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car?
- Could do with a couple more kWh in the battery but don’t make it any heavier.
Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
I use my car for automatic driving lessons. Customers love driving electric.
What car are you interested in next and why?
The next generation MINI when it’s a ground up EV.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
I have the Project EV charger, if you want simple charging and preconditioning please look elsewhere.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus EV Go – 5p per kWh at night means the MINI costs 1p per mile.
What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
- Instavolt – very reliable and easy to use
- Gridserve – up and coming and improving the electric highway
- Pod Point – can’t resist a free top up when shopping.
Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
I need specialist insurance for driving lessons.