Kia Soul EV 2016, Rob – EV Owner Review

Kia Soul EV 2016, 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?
Kia Soul EV

 

What year was your EV registered?
2016

 

How long have you owned your EV?
2 – 3 years

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
30,000 – 40,000 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?
90

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Better quality than the Nissan LEAF (my previous car).

 

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

  • Nice to drive
  • Loads of kit
  • Cheap to run.

 

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

  • Wish it had more range
  • Wish it had heated mirrors
  • A sunroof would be nice.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
People love the styling.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Maybe the MG5 (for the range).

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Wallbox Polar Plus – small and programmable.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
OVO – would recommend them. They sorted out the mess that Octopus made of my Economy 7 meter.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Instavolt – good because of contactless. Electric Highway – because all motorway services have one, although the older chargers are very temperamental.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Can’t recall.

 

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