h8ten drives a Tesla Model 3 Performance 2019 electric car.
This is h8ten’s second electric car, he’s owned the Model 3 for 2-3 years and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 10,000-20,000 miles and he achieves 290 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Relaxing drive, cheaper to run & better for the environment.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Relaxing drive
- performance if needed
- over the air updates.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Not a hatchback
- changing control switching interactions
- no heated steering wheel.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Squeaking from front suspension, due to go in in for correction soon.
What are the standout tech features of your car?
The over the air updates and improvements that are carried out almost in the background to add new features to the vehicle or improve current features without any need to go to into service.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Model 3.
How quickly you can travel long distances with just a little bit of planning for charging stops.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Another Tesla Model 3. I find this car does everything that I need for my car to do. A Model Y is a bit on the large side for my needs although I do like the higher driving position.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
myenergi zappi – integrates well with my solar panels and, if I had it, battery storage.
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What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go – cheaper rate for 4 hours for overnight charging without the day rate being overly expensive.
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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Tesla Supercharger network, just turn up, plug in, charge up and go.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
- Tesla Supercharging network
- ChargePlace Scotland
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Sainsbury’s Bank Insurance – great service and a competitive price.
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Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.