FIAT 500e 2021 electric car owner review

FIAT 500e 2021 electric car owner review

Sophia_1522 drives a FIAT 500e La Prima Cabriolet 42kWh 2021 electric car.

This is Sophia’s first electric car, she’s owned the 500e from new and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and she achieves 130 miles range from a full charge.

 

Rate your FIAT 500e out of 5.

 

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Why did you choose this electric car?

I wanted a fun car that would put a smile on my face while driving it.

 

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

  • Cabrio roof
  • Beautiful celestial blue colour
  • Handling makes it super fun to drive.

 

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

  • The cabrio boot allows rain to enter the boot when you open it after rain
  • FIAT dealerships range from amazing to terrible
  • The charging speed defaults to medium level after every software update.

 

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

  • The cabrio boot allows water into the boot when you open it after heavy rain
  • Autonomous braking sees phantom things
  • Lane assist is too fierce
  • A piece of chrome side trim has fallen off.

 

What are the standout tech features of your FIAT 500e?

The La Prima model is fully loaded, the only option I had to add was heated seats. Auto folding wing mirrors would be the only possible thing I would wish for.

 

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

Everyone looks at you while driving around. The navigation volume is adjustable while music is playing. Other FIAT 500e drivers will wave at you, like the good old days.

 

What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Skoda or MG5 as we want a family-size second car.

 

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

zappi – as we have solar panels.

 

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 for the overnight tariff.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

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

Pod Point as they are very reliable.

 

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

  • Pod Point
  • InstaVolt
  • Tesla.

 

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

LV and their partners as they do great EV premiums.

 

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.

£80

 

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