Honda e 2020, Peter – EV Owner Review

Honda e 2020, Peter - EV Owner Review

What name would you like to appear in the review?
Peter

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Honda e

 

What year was your EV registered?
2020

 

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

 

What is your estimated annual mileage?
5,000-10,000

 

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?
110

 

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Why did you choose this car?
This is my seventh Honda so, after research, it made sense to begin my EV journey with the ‘e’. Whilst it was a little more expensive and a little short on range, it was bought for short to medium length journeys and I have no regrets. It’s fun to drive with loads of helpful tech and some bonkers!!

 

The one pedal driving is great and easy to get use to. The sensors for anti-collision and parking assist work well. The turning circle is great, smaller than a black taxi. Acceleration is spritely, which adds to the fun on the open road. The rear view screens are very clear and the dashboard screens are big and easy to scan through. Using our Pod Point home charger overnight, the car costs about £2 per 100 miles. The Honda e can be described as a town car + and I love it!

 

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

  • Like the retro look
  • loads of tech
  • comfortable
  • so cheap to run.

 

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

  • There is nothing I ‘really don’t like’ but the short range is restricting. However, I knew that when purchasing.

 

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?
One pedal driving, rear vision cameras and parking assist sensors.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
Personally speaking, you don’t read or appreciate how fun it is to drive until you get in and just go.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Kia e-Niro.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Pod Point.

 

Rate your home charging unit out of 5.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
E.ON – as they offer an annual deal that includes Economy 7 for half price overnight rates.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Pod Point at Tesco (they’re free!!!).

 

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

  • Pod Point
  • bp
  • Shell.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
M&S – good rates.

 

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.
£100.

 

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