Sheila D drives a Nissan LEAF e+ 62kWh 2019 electric car.
This is Sheila’s second electric car, she’s owned the LEAF from new and drives between 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 10,000-20,000 miles and she achieves 200 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose the Nissan LEAF?
I liked the drive, very easy, smooth with some good features.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Very economical
- Looks good.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Start-up statement is irritating
- No CD player.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Infotainment system failed within 3 months, took two replacements before problem was resolved.
What are the standout tech features of your Nissan LEAF?
- Good all-round camera system
- Eco switch
- Remote pre-heat feature
- Lane assist.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Nissan LEAF.
Front & rear heated seats.
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?
Rolec – it’s fine, reliable, easy to use and does what it says on the tin.
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What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go – very impressed with their customer service.
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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
InstaVolt – reliable, fast & generally working!!!
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
- Osprey Charging
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Aviva – very reasonable premium.
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Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.