BMW i3S 120 Ah 2019, Rob – EV Owner Review

BMW i3S 120 Ah 2019, Rob - EV Owner Review

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

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
BMW i3S 120 Ah

 

What year was your EV registered?
2019

 

How long have you owned your EV?
0 – 1 year

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
10,000 – 20,000 miles

 

How many EVs have you owned?
This is my 4th

 

What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?
180

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Performance, cost, features, manoeuvrability & interior design.

 

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

  • It’s fast
  • Proper 1 pedal driving
  • It handles really nicely around town
  • It has way more space inside than you would expect
  • It looks like nothing else
    Lightweight & efficient thanks to advanced materials.

 

BMW i3S 120 Ah 2019, Rob - EV Owner Review

 

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

  • Can’t open rear windows
  • Boot is a bit small
  • Charging speed is limited to 50kW.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
The voice control actually works!

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
EV6 GT – practicality and performance.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Polar (now BP Pulse) – basic but it works well; not the prettiest. I’ll get an Andersen next time.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Bulb EV tariff – good 2-6am rate, OK day rate. Good customer service. Hope they stay afloat.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
All of them!

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Admiral MultiCar – they’ve been great and decent value.

 

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