Nissan LEAF e+ N-TEC 62kWh 2021, Andrew – EV Owner Review

Nissan LEAF e+ N-TEC 62kWh 2021, Andrew - EV Owner Review

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

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF e+ N-TEC 62kWh

 

What year was your EV registered?
2021

 

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

 

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

 

How many EVs have you owned?
Owned more than 5

 

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?
More range than we need to satisfy our driving needs without a top-up before returning home to charge overnight.

 

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

  • Very cheap to run and maintain
  • Superfast performance
  • e-Pedal one foot driving
  • Pro-Pilot automatic driving
  • 360 degree cameras for easy manoeuvrability
  • Online App to monitor car
  • Ability to preheat/defrost car from phone before driving.

 

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

  • No negatives at all. It’s a fabulous car.

 

Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
No negatives at all. It’s a fabulous car.

 

What are the standout tech features of the car?
Pro-Pilot auto-driving and remote management App.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
You can track and find your car via the App.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Tesla Cybertruck because it’s super cool!

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Pod Point 7kW home charger. It has remote management via home network and uses the same account & stats reporting for Pod Point public charging. Manufacturer/service provider can connect and diagnose/remedy problems remotely. Very good indeed.

 

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 Energy – low rate night charging facility.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
GeniePoint because they always seem to be available and working at Morrisons Supermarkets. Pod Point public chargers because they seem to be the preferred service provider for shopping centres and they work on the very same account as my home charging.

 

List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

  • GeniePoint
  • Pod Point
  • Instavolt.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
LV insurance because they offer an EV-specific policy with recovery options. They are proper insurance company who actually answer the phone when required. Well worth the extra money.

 

Rate your insurance provider out of 5.

 

Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an EV compared to a petrol/diesel car.
£300.

 

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