Eoin Woods drives a Jaguar I-PACE 2022 electric car.
This is Eoin’s first electric car, he’s owned the I-PACE from new and drives between 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 500-1,000 miles and he achieves 220 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Previous positive experience with the brand, excellent sports saloon handling, attractive aesthetics, excellent performance, reasonable price, great build quality in the examples I had seen and very comfortable and luxurious interior.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Handling, handling, handling
- Design both inside and out
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Charging speed
- Mobile apps could be better, in-car interface could be more intuitive.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of your car?
- Preconditioning using the charger is a nice feature
- The mobile app is functional if unremarkable
- High resolution displays with good use of graphics.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this I-PACE.
Drives like a go kart! Fantastic!
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Don’t yet know. Will depend on the market in the next 3 years. Could be another Jaguar, perhaps a Tesla, perhaps a Porsche or Audi.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Wallbox Pulsar Plus
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What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Shell Energy – ‘Energy August 2023 Direct Debit’
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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Not enough experience yet to be sure.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
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.