BMW i3 2020, John – EV Owner Review

BMW i3 2020, John - EV Owner Review

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

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
BMW i3

 

What year was your EV registered?
2020

 

How long have you owned your EV?
1 – 2 years

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
5,000 – 10,000 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?
150

 

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Why did you choose this car?
The look. I have owned quite a few BMWs over the years so like the brand. Range is OK as a second car but it wouldn’t work for me as my main car.

 

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

  • Responsiveness
  • size (helps on the country roads)
  • fun to drive.

 

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

  • Range below published one
  • not that keen on suicide doors
  • takes too long to charge up.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something surprising about this car?
The handling, the slowing down without using the brakes and the acceleration. I was surprised about all 3!

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
BMW X3i.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
bp charge master – yes, simple to install, works and looks OK.

 

Rate your home charging unit out of 5.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus variable.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks do you use? Would you recommend them to others and why?
I don’t use any. I have tried at a couple and they were both broken!

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
LV – definitely.

 

Rate your insurance provider out of 5.

 

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