Nissan LEAF Tekna 30kWh 2016, Richard – EV Owner Review

Nissan LEAF Tekna 30kWh 2016, Richard - EV Owner Review

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

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF Tekna 30kWh

 

What year was your EV registered?
2016

 

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

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
70,000 – 80,000 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?
Didn’t want any more expensive dpf problems. Great price at the time and always wanted to try electric.

 

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

  • 360 parking camera
  • Saving £100-£200 in diesel each month due to free charging
  • So easy to drive.

 

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

  • No NISMO body kit or any really
  • Advertised 120 range but lucky to hit 70/80
  • Boot not the smallest but can’t fit much in.

 

Nissan LEAF Tekna 30kWh 2016, Richard - EV Owner Review

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
It’s very, very quick off the lights, look up Santa Pod Raceway videos.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
All the new 2020 models. Maybe an MG next, fancy an SUV.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
3 pin plug – can charge at work for free and live next to 3 supermarkets.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Bulb – non-ev though.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Instavolt and BP are the main ones near me.

 

Nissan LEAF Tekna 30kWh 2016, Richard - EV Owner Review

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Hastings Direct – was slightly cheaper than my Mondeo.

 

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