Lance N drives a FIAT 500e 2014 electric car.
This is Lance’s first electric car, he’s owned the 500e for 1-2 years and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 50,000-60,000 miles and he achieves 60 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your FIAT 500e out of 5.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Price and looks. I was able to trade 2 motorcycles for it, so I’m into it for very little.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- 2 cents a mile to drive
- over all reliability and looks
- initial price.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- a broken arm rest
- has had a repainted right fender due to a slight wreck.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of your FIAT 500e?
Very clear and fun to look at the dash with lots of information.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
Some secret compartments in it – kind of fun and weird.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Chevrolet Bolt – my son has one, is way cheaper than a Tesla but is good quality and has 250 mile range.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Just the standard FIAT 120/240
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
I don’t use any.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
I don’t use any.
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
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.