Peugeot e-208 GT 2021, Luke Carey – EV Owner Review

Peugeot e-208 GT 2021, Luke Carey - EV Owner Review

What name would you like to appear in the review? 
Luke Carey

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Peugeot e-208 GT

 

What year was your EV registered?
2021

 

How long have you owned your EV?
From new

 

What is your estimated annual mileage?
15,000 – 20,000

 

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?
I chose this model based on a few things. Obviously, it’s an affordable model and test driving both the e-208 and the Corsa-e, I decided on the e-208 GT based on looks and performance. Although they’re both technically the same shell, the Peugeot, both inside and out, wins hands down on looks and technology.

 

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

  • Looks
  • Handling
  • Tech
  • Average range
  • Styling.

 

Peugeot e-208 GT 2021, Luke Carey - EV Owner Review

 

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

  • Winter range
  • Lack of wireless apple CarPlay.

 

Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Rear break squeal which is apparently a fault on some of them which Peugeot are looking into.

 

What are the standout tech features of the car?

  • Apple CarPlay
  • Auto dip headlights
  • Sat nav
  • 3D i cockpit is a brilliant feature
  • 10” screen.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
Speed warnings!! They scare the hell out of you when you first get the car and it approaches a red light or speed camera.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
I love the styling of the Kia EV6. I think they look amazing.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Don’t have one.

 

Rate your home charging unit out of 5.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
N/A

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Instavolt – never once had an issue with these.

 

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

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Insurance included with lease.

 

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.
£150.

 

Peugeot e-208 GT 2021, Luke Carey - EV Owner Review

 

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