Rach drives a MINI Cooper Electric 2021 electric car.
This is Rach’s first electric car, she has owned it from new and does under 5,000 miles per year. The current mileage on her MINI Electric is under 5,000 miles and she achieves 100 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your MINI Electric out of 5.
Why did you choose the MINI Electric?
Loved the look of the car and know that MINI are a good make.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Looks great
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Would love more miles out of a full charge.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of your MINI Electric?
I love the console and the fact it changes colour. The navigation is great and love being able to warm up the car before I even get in it.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this MINI Electric.
Flighty little car.
What car are you interested in next and why?
Likely a small Audi as always liked these cars and slightly more spacious and range.
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?
SSE – currently on standard rate but looking for EV offers if available.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
I’ve only used the Pod Point and one fast charge which was excellent.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
Not tried many out.
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Lease car – insurance included.
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.