Tesla Model Y 2022 electric car owner review

Tesla Model Y 2022 electric car owner review

Eric P drives a Tesla Model Y Long Range 2022 electric car.

This is Eric’s second electric car, he’s owned the Tesla Model Y from new and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is under 500 miles and he achieves 260 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your Tesla Model Y out of 5.

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Why did you choose the Tesla Model Y?

I liked the Tesla technology and wanted cheaper running costs.


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

  • Performance
  • handling
  • technology.


Tesla Model Y 2022 electric car owner review


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

  • Delivery process
  • long learning curve to operate everything through the single screen
  • no spare tyre
  • auto wipers are not great.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?

Not yet.


What are the standout tech features of your Tesla Model Y?

  • Acceleration
  • regenerative breaking
  • autopilot
  • over the air updates
  • supercharger network
  • Tesla mobile app
  • MyTeslaMate analytics.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Tesla Model Y.

Boom box megaphone feature is awesome and so are the downloadable lightshows!


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Kia EV6 – beat the Model Y in recent What Car? test.


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

Ohme – a bit fiddly to use but works adequately. Probably wouldn’t recommend though.


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 Go Faster – would recommend Octopus but all prices are going up.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

Tesla supercharger.


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

  • Tesla supercharger
  • Tesla supercharger
  • Tesla supercharger.


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

Admiral MultiCar is good. The website is very easy to use and manage your cars with.


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.



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