MINI Electric Level 2 2020, Linda – EV Owner Review

MINI Electric Level 2 2020, Linda - EV Owner Review

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What is the make and model of your EV?
MINI Electric Level 2


What year was your EV registered?


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


What is the mileage on your EV?
10,000 – 20,000 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?
I have had 3 MINIs previously and enjoyed driving them all and after a test drive in the MINI Electric, I was hooked.


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

  • Fun to drive
  • nippy
  • cheap to run.


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

  • I have the corona wheels which I love but are easily curbed, my fault I know but the yellow rims scratch really easily!


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
No faults.


What are the standout tech features of the car?

  • Auto headlight main beam works brilliantly
  • Courtesy light on the driver’s side on the pavement
  • Clear reversing camera.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
There is a driver’s side ‘MINI’ light and it’s a preconditioning car so it’s nice and warm and defrosted. Makes driving a real pleasure on winter mornings.


Rate your EV out of 5.


What car are you interested in next and why?

Another MINI Electric!!


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
I have a BP Chargemaster unit and have had no problems with installation or use.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


BP Chargemaster wall unit - Electric Road review



What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go – has a brilliant, cheap rate for charging EVs.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
I don’t use public points.


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


Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Direct Line – been with them for years and easy to deal with.


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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