Hyundai IONIQ 2020 electric car owner review

Hyundai IONIQ 2020 electric car owner review

Mr B drives a Hyundai IONIQ Premium 38kWh 2020 electric car.

This is Mr B’s first electric car, he’s owned the IONIQ from new and drives between 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 20,000-30,000 miles and he achieves 185 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your IONIQ out of 5.


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Why did you choose this electric car?

The car was selected off a salary sacrifice scheme. It offered the best balance of value and mileage, was comfortable on a test drive and well equipped.


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

  • Efficient
  • comfort
  • surprisingly brisk.


Hyundai IONIQ 2020 electric car owner review


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

  • Poor quality plastics
  • looks like an Uber
  • local dealers.


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

Flat 12v, corroded alloys and door handle trims.


What are the standout tech features of the car?

Smart cruise control & easily controlled regen.


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

Despite having quite a steeply raked roof line my 6”6 son can sit behind the driver’s seat with his 6”3 brother behind the passenger seat and my 5” youngest in the middle seat!


Hyundai IONIQ 2020 electric car owner review


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

BMW iX3 ( already ordered) – more space and range.


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

Rolec (smart) and yes.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

British Gas – standard tariff.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


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

InstaVolt – reliable.


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

  • InstaVolt
  • Pod Point
  • Electric Highway/Gridserve.


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

Work policy


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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