Patrick McGrath drives a Kia EV6 2021 electric car.
This is Patrick’s first electric car, he’s owned the EV6 from new and drives 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 1,000-5,000 miles and he achieves 270 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your EV6 out of 5.
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Why did you choose the Kia EV6?
I liked the look of it and its build quality.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- The look
- the range
- the performance.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
The paint is too soft and marks easily and it has a lot of orange peel.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
None at all.
What are the standout tech features of your EV6?
The rapid charging speed and HDA2.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about the Kia EV6.
The car handles extremely well for its size.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Hypervolt – the customer service is very good but it has some teething problems which are taking a long time to fix.
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?
IONITY – fast and reliable but expensive.
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?
Direct Line – have a multicar discount and the cost is the same as the diesel car it replaced.
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.