Hyundai IONIQ Premium SE 38kWh 2021, Steve – EV Owner Review

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What is the make and model of your EV?
Hyundai IONIQ Premium SE 38kWh


What year was your EV registered?


How long have you owned your EV?
From new


What is the mileage on your EV?
1,000 – 5,000 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?


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Why did you choose this car?
Efficiency, currently averaging 5.5 m/kWh.


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

  • Efficiency
  • High level of technology
  • Comfortable.


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

  • Lane keep assist can be over sensitive
  • Lower maximum charging speed compared to the 28kWh model.


Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
It tells you when the car in front has moved if you don’t pull away at the same time.


What car are you interested in next and why?
Hyundai IONIQ 5 – love the looks and modern interior.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Had a Chargemaster unit installed 5 years ago, if I was getting one now I would recommend a zappi.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
British Gas – not on a cheap off peak or EV tariff so looking to move in January to a different provider.


What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Instavolt, Gridserve, Osprey & Pod Point. Reliable fast or rapid charging and contactless payment (Pod Point is app-based but it’s a reliable app and easy to use).


Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Tesco insurance – can’t comment on recommendation as never had to contact them for anything.


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