Volkswagen ID.4 2021, Andy Smith – EV Owner Review

Volkswagen ID.4 2021, Andy Smith - EV Owner Review

What name would you like to appear in the review?
Andy Smith


What is the make and model of your EV?
Volkswagen ID.4


What year was your EV registered?


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?
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?


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Why did you choose this car?
Comfort, features, load capacity & range.


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

  • Comfort
  • performance
  • reliability.


Volkswagen ID.4 2021, Andy Smith - EV Owner Review


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

  • User interface.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Not always online hence app and navigation doesn’t always work. Local dealer useless and uninterested.


What are the standout tech features of the car?
Pre-heating (when it works).


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
As a car, it just works.


Rate your EV out of 5.


What car are you interested in next and why?
Not yet.


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


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 Green 12 month fixed. No smart meter.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Gridserve & Osprey.


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

  • Gridserve
  • Osprey.


Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Admiral – seem to be reasonably priced and we’re not scared off by an EV or the vehicle value.


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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