Renault Zoe Dynamique Intens 22kWh 2015, Andy D – EV Owner Review

Renault Zoe

What name would you like to appear in the review? 

Andy D

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
Renault Zoe Dynamique Intens 22kWh

 

What year was your EV registered?
2015

 

How long have you owned your EV?
4 – 5 years

 

What is your estimated annual mileage?
under 5,000

 

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?
70

 

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Why did you choose this car?
To see if I like electric cars.

 

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

  • Low running costs
  • Well specified
  • Lovely to drive.

 

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

  • Lack of range
  • Poor heater
  • Poor headlights.

 

Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
No.

 

What are the standout tech features of the car?
Being able to refuel at home.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
When you pass petrol stations it makes you smile.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Volkswagen ID.3.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Rolec – fitted by a local electrician found using Google. It’s been reliable so far and if a fault occurs the electrician is only a few miles away.

 

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 Next standard tariff – I don’t need a special tariff, charging is cheap as chips in any case.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Pod Point; Instavolt is great just tap a credit card & GeniePoint. All are pretty reliable.

 

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

  1. Instavolt
  2. GeniePoint
  3. Pod Point.

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Admiral – they are fine. More companies do EV insurance now. Shop around!

 

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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