‘Renault Zoe ZE50’ drives a Renault Zoe ZE50 2020 electric car.
This is ZE50’s fifth electric car, they’ve owned the Renault Zoe ZE50 between 1-2 years and drive between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 10,000-20,000 miles and they achieve 200 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose the Renault Zoe?
We’ve had a few Zoes starting with the original 80 mile range one.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Cheap to run
- not too expensive to lease
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Drop hangers get noisy very quickly
- panel gaps are crazy
- if you bump into anything harder than a sponge it falls apart.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Drop hangers are made out of paper mache.
What are the standout tech features of your car?
Reverse camera and CCS charging.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
The remote app actually works most of the time and it has pre-heating which is a boon in the winter months, being in Yorkshire that’s about 10 months of the year!
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Tesla Model Y.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
I don’t remember which charger we have, it’s green and does the job.
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Agile – sorry but I couldn’t recommend them as a supplier when things go wrong they go really wrong.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
InstaVolt because they work.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
- Pod Point
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Just some generic insurance company and again, I wouldn’t recommend them.
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.