Jaguar I-PACE HSE 2019, Nikos – EV Owner Review

Jaguar I-PACE HSE 2019, Nikos - EV Owner Review

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

 

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

 

What year was your EV registered?
2019

 

How long have you owned your EV?
From new

 

What is your estimated annual mileage?
10,000 – 15,000

 

What is the mileage on your EV?
20,000 – 30,000 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?
240

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Design and overall form and shape, battery size and range, engine power, interior quality & brand name. At the time of purchase, the only alternatives were the Tesla Model X and S which were 30% more expensive than a better equipped I-PACE and not as well built; or the Nissan LEAF with a much smaller size battery and no 4WD.

 

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

  • Looks
  • power
  • build quality.

 

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

  • S/w is dated
  • slow changing rates
  • inefficient engines.

 

Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Yes, brake warning and steering wheel heater as well as heated seats not heating. All resolved with s/w update by Jaguar Assistance mobile unit on the same day.

 

What are the standout tech features of the car?
Very good supervised self-driving capabilities, 360 camera and overall camera coverage, configurable dashboard & heads-up display.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
If you leave it unlocked for 10 seconds, it sends you a message in the app to ask you if you forgot to lock it. Also the Dynamic/Sport mode gives you more range than the Economy mode.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Kia EV6 GT due to far higher charging speed and even more power.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
bp polar tethered – I would recommend, never went wrong.

 

Rate your home charging unit out of 5.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
BT solar power – only recommended if you feed into the network via solar panels.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Instavolt – the best for simplicity, convenience and trouble-free operation.

 

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

  • Instavolt
  • bp polar
  • Gridserve.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Direct Line – they are OK.

 

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.
£200.

 

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