Lozza drives a BMW iX3 Premier Edition 2022 electric car.
This is Lozza’s second electric car, they’ve owned the BMW iX3 from new and drive 10,000-15,000 miles per year. The current mileage is less than 500 miles and they achieve 210 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your BMW iX3 out of 5.
Why did you choose the BMW iX3?
To go greener and it was a special offer via the NHS lease scheme.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Extremely nice drive
- Perfect for a family size car
- Low running cost.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- The wheels aren’t the nicest
- The car can sometimes be a bit too clever for its own good
- Would have been nice to have a split tailgate on it perhaps.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
None so far but then again only had the car for 3 weeks. If it’s anything like our MINI Electric then I would think it’ll be just as good. I am not anticipating there being any faults.
What are the standout tech features of your BMW iX3?
- The app to do various things on your car remotely, like preconditioning. It’s nice to have a warm car ready for you of a morning.
- The adaptive regeneration braking system is pretty handy
- A good size car also.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this BMW iX3.
The ambient lighting is very cool as are the puddle lights when on at night. Performance in the car is so smooth and so quiet.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
BMW iX5 if they ever do one.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
We use Pod Point 7kW and would highly recommend it.
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
We use Octopus Go and would recommend it.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Never used them.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
Never had to use them to date.
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
It’s all wrapped in the lease.
Rate your insurance provider out of 5.
Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.