Nissan LEAF Tekna 24kWh 2014, Alison – EV Owner Review

Nissan LEAF Tekna 24kWh 2014, Alison - EV Owner Review

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

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF Tekna 24kWh

 

What year was your EV registered?
2014

 

How long have you owned your EV?
7 – 8 years

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
50,000 – 60,000 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?
70

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Because it was comfortable and enjoyable to drive. Much cheaper than driving an ICE car and well specced.

 

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

  • Reliable
  • comfortable
  • economical.

 

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

  • I have range envy with all the new cars on the market now. Other than that, I’ve no negative thoughts.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
It’s more spacious than it appears, it swallows up my gardening equipment including a mower, strimmer and various tools with ease!

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
I’m not really sure, definitely another EV but the market is growing by the day and it is not an easy decision now.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
I have an ancient Rolec. There are much better and smarter chargers available now so no, not recommended 7 years down the line.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Ours went bust so now with Octopus on their standard tariff. This question currently redundant because the market has broken!

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Instavolt – reliable and easy to use. Pod Point – destination chargers, usually free. We mainly charge at home.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Admiral – no claims experience with them so unable to answer this fairly.

 

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