Nissan LEAF Acenta 40kWh 2018, Simon – EV Owner Review

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What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF Acenta 40kWh


What year was your EV registered?


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


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


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Why did you choose this car?
Had the best reviews for the price range I could afford.


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

  • Silent
  • cheap to run
  • nice-looking.


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

  • sat nav doesn’t alert you when you drift over the speed limit.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?


What are the standout tech features of the car?

  • Pro-pilot
  • mobile phone charge
  • climate control.


Rate your EV out of 5.


What car are you interested in next and why?
Haven’t considered it yet.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
3kW Granny charger, waiting for 7kW to be installed.


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 Go.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Pod Point – free at Tesco.


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

  • Pod Point
  • bp pulse


Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Direct Line.


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.


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