BMW i3 REx electric car owner review

BMW i3 REx electric car owner review

Dlabichra drives a  BMW i3 94Ah REx 2018 electric car.

This is Dlabichra’s second electric car, they have owned the i3 between 3-4 years and drive between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 20,000-30,000 miles and they achieve 110 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your BMW i3 out of 5.


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Why did you choose this electric car?

Technology and designed from start to be electric.


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

  • Build quality
  • looks
  • high seating position.


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

  • BMW service costs.


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



What are the standout tech features of your i3?

Radar assisted cruise control, carbon fibre shell & the sound system.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this i3.

Can turn on a dime.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Rivian SUV – size and design.


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

zappi – integrates solar.


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 Energy – innovative EV friendly tariffs and no locked in contracts.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


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

None, they are all terribly unreliable.


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

  • Tesla
  • Gridserve.


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

Direct line – price.


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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