Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin 2021, Greg – EV Owner Review (Australia)

Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin 2021, Greg - EV Owner Review

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

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin

 

What year was your EV registered?
2021

 

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?
200

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Liked the size, style and power.

 

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

  • It’s a Volvo
  • Love the looks
  • Amazing acceleration.

 

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

  • Software issues with app
  • Not very efficient
  • Could be quieter (note we have 20-inch wheels).

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
To get the remaining range you have to say, “Hey Google, what’s my range?”, as it isn’t displayed on the instrument cluster!!

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Not sure, will probably have this car for many years before buying a new car.

 

Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin 2021, Greg - EV Owner Review

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Just the standard 10 amp 230V cable provided with the car.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
We’re in Australia – using Powershop. 100% green power and they have an overnight EV rate, although the company has just been bought out by Shell…

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Don’t use it too often but mainly Chargefox as it’s the cheapest fast charger in Australia.

 

Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin 2021, Greg - EV Owner Review

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Shannons – all cars with them.

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