Will James drives a Peugeot e-208 GT Premium 2021 electric car.
This is Will’s second electric car, he’s owned the e-208 from new and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 1,000-5,000 miles and he achieves 190 miles range from a full charge
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Why did you choose the Peugeot e-208?
Style and technology. Price played a part also. Was considering Tesla but the cost and lack of quality put me off. Wasn’t keen on any of the Citroen offerings or anything else on the market.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Enjoyment of driving.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Updating of firmware and nav maps takes too long for my liking
- The fact the alarm doesn’t set when it locks from walking away.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
My first e-208 had traction fault. Ended up being replaced under warranty. So far no problems with this one though.
What are the standout tech features of your Peugeot e-208?
All of it!
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Peugeot e-208.
None that I can think of.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Hoping for the fully electric 308 to be available soon.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Hypervolt – yes, I’d recommend it.
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What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go Faster – it’s the sensible and only choice in my opinion.
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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
I don’t really need to use them so cannot comment.
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?
Elephant – they have been good over the last 4 years.
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Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.