Mike H drives a Polestar 2 Single Motor Pilot Plus 2022 electric car.
This is Mike’s second electric car, he’s owned the Polestar 2 from new and drives between 40,000-50,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 10,000-20,000 miles and he achieves 220 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
It’s a great looking car designed by a guy who went to the London School of Art. It’s really well put together, it’s quick and handles very well. It’s a quality motor and is really easy to live with. It reminds me of a SAAB, Swedes know about style and command comfort!
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Quality build
- it’s quick
- easy to live with
- the interior is really nice
- the stereo is good
- the infotainment system is easy to use and quick.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Bit of torque steer otherwise I can’t think of anything negative.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of the car?
- Matrix lights
- passive safety like the anti-collision
- the all round cameras.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
The designer Thomas Ingenlath went to the London School of Art .
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
The Dual Motor Polestar 2 – more powerful and 4 wheel drive.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
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
- InstaVolt – plentiful and usually reliable.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
- Shell Recharge.
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.