Mark Harrison drives a Kia EV6 GT Line RWD 2021 electric car.
This is Mark’s fourth electric car, he’s owned the EV6 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 he achieves 250 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
It has a super-fast charging speed, great range, loads of space and looks good.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Charge speed
- Interior space.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Heating/cooling – fixed under warranty.
What are the standout tech features of the car?
240kW charge speed, very good range on the motorway and auto-driving on motorway (adaptive cruise, steering, adaptive speed limit).
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
It is close to self-driving on a quiet motorway, e.g. auto steer, auto speed limit, auto cruise control.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Nothing for a while – would look at VW to allow V2H charging.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
zappi – great app, able to charge from solar or schedule on a cheap overnight rate.
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 – yes, perfect for EV cheap 4hr overnight rate.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
I get a discount with IONITY for their HPC chargers – they work very well but are limited in the UK; have used Shell, MFC and Instavolt fast chargers which have worked well at 100kW+.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
- Gridserve Electric Highway.
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.