Fordey drives a Tesla Model 3 Performance 2021 electric car.
This is Fordey’s first electric car, he’s owned the Model 3 from new and drives between 30,000-40,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 275 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
BIK and Supercharging and charging costs.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- New technology
- It’s fast.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Lots of glass
- Rear window vision.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Yes, rear boot opener which was replaced at 5000 miles.
What are the standout tech features of your car?
Live view map.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
Average watts per mile in the summer is 205, in winter it’s 270. I drive in Chill mode to conserve the tyres.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Tesla 3 – newer model (NIO ET5 or Audi).
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Pod Point 7kW
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Bulb – just normal usage.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Do not know only use Superchargers.
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?
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.