Volkswagen ID.3 2022 electric car owner review

Volkswagen ID.3 2022 electric car owner review

Tug drives a Volkswagen ID.3 Family 2022 electric car.

This is Tug’s first electric car, he’s owned the ID.3 from new and drives between 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 210 miles range from a full charge.

 

Rate your ID.3 out of 5.

 

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Why did you choose this electric car?

Last 3 cars have been Volkswagen, always received good service.

 

Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.

  • Easy to drive
  • comfortable ride.

 

Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.

  • Navigation system poor compared with TomTom
  • the We Connect App has limited functions
  • software updates slow in coming.

 

Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?

The car occasionally goes offline.

 

What are the standout tech features of the car?

Adaptive cruise control

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.

Don’t believe the range quoted by the manufacturer. The actual maximum range achieved is down by 15 to 20 % on average.

 

What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Not decided yet.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Pod Point – recommended. Very easy to set the charging schedule.

 

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 – low overnight charging rate.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

Pod Point

 

List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

Rarely use public network.

 

Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

LV= prompt and friendly service.

 

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.

£50

 

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