Jaguar I-PACE 2020, Nash Kumar – EV Owner Review

Jaguar I-PACE 2020, Nash Kumar - EV Owner Review

What name would you like to appear in the review? 
Nash Kumar

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Jaguar I-PACE

 

What year was your EV registered?
2020

 

How long have you owned your EV?
From new

 

What is your estimated annual mileage?
20,000 – 30,000

 

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?
185

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Nice to drive, large boot and a good range for 95% of my journeys. I like the look of the car and it is sign written now for work because it catches the eye. Good range of options available plus the standard spec is quite high.

 

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

  • Speed
  • comfort
  • looks.

 

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

  • Slow interface radio system
  • odd software problem but hasn’t affected driving the car
  • turning cycle is large.

 

Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
SIM card for sat nav stopped working.

 

What are the standout tech features of the car?
The seamless acceleration and comfortable ride with large boot. Steering wheel controls are good along with the adaptive cruise control.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
There are hidden storage compartments under the rear seats with an umbrella holder under the centre rear seat which I use for stationery.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Taycan, RS e-tron or fully electric combi van.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
zappi – great software and if you have solar you can charge via the panels and stay grid free.

 

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 Energy costs have been increasing however they haven’t let me down and have been reliable.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Anything 50kW and above: Instavolt, IONITY & Shell.

 

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

  • IONITY
  • Instavolt
  • Shell.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Flint Insurance – only just changed a couple of months ago. Much more competitive.

 

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.
£250.

 

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