Nissan LEAF Tekna 40kWh 2020, Stephen Wong – EV Owner Review

Nissan LEAF Tekna 40kWh 2020, Stephen Wong - EV Owner Review

What name would you like to appear in the review? 
Stephen Wong


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


What year was your EV registered?


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?
10,000 – 20,000 miles


How many EVs have you owned?
This is my 2nd


What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?


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Why did you choose this car?
Went for a test drive and found the seats to be very comfy, no back ache & very easy to drive.  Good spec like cruise control, 360 cameras front and rear, parking sensors, auto white auto lights, also found that the boot was bigger than a Golf I used to have.


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

  • Cruise control
  • e-Pedal
  • App control from mobile.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car.
All vehicles should be designed with two charging ports, one at the front and one at the back.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Noisy steering rack with one fault – noisy drive shaft clunk when pulling off and braking.


What are the standout tech features of the car?
Adaptive cruise control and autopilot.  Autosteer is an excellent feature, a relaxing drive, especially on motorways and in traffic. Also, the sound system is of good quality and I like the keyless entry function.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
The amount of money it saves you, you don’t realise.


Rate your EV out of 5.


What car are you interested in next and why?
Nissan LEAF 62kWh extra mileage or VW ID.3 or ID.4.


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

bp pulsar Chargemaster.


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?

  • bp pulsar
  • Instavolt
  • Gridserve.


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

  • Instavolt
  • bp
  • Gridserve.


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


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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