Steven drives a MG ZS 130kW Trophy EV 51kWh 2022 electric car.
This is Steven’s first electric car, he’s owned the ZS EV from new and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 500-1,000 miles and he achieves 160 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your ZS EV out of 5.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
I’ve retired early due to ill health and I wanted a car I could step into and out of easier and an SUV suited me. I wanted an automatic so it also ticked that box. I do less miles than previously and my Vauxhall Insignia was costing just under £100 to fill a tank of diesel. As much as I really liked that car it was time to go. I had seen a lot of MGs around where I lived and I liked the look of it.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Cost of tax and fuel over 5 years pays the difference between the EV and the old diesel car
- Style and look of the car
- Suitability for my needs
- Safety features
The list is endless!
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?
What are the standout tech features of the car?
Honestly, everything in the brochure.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
My friends and family have been impressed and surprised by the sunroof as it opens and the general comfort of the car.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Only had this one for two weeks but a longer range one.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
A Pod Point has been ordered.
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Scottish Gas standard dual fuel.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
ChargePlace Scotland (only one I’ve used so far).
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.