Cameron drives a Volkswagen ID.4 2021 electric car.
This is Cameron’s first electric car, he’s owned the ID.4 from new and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 300 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your ID.4 out of 5.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Previously had an Audi and they did not have a model available when I was ready to go electric. Also, being part of VAG common technology.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Cheap running costs
- Good size.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Cold weather limits range
- charging time at home
- queueing to charge.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of your ID.4?
- Initial acceleration is impressive
- more interior space
- car cameras are impressive
- sat nav works well
- infotainment system is good.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
Being rear wheel drive gives a better turning circle.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Unsure as I’m very happy with the ID.4.
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?
Shell Energy standard tariff
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
ChargePlace Scotland – there is free charging available at some of points.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
- ChargePlace Scotland
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
- VW own insurance – yes, I would recommend them as their policy manages EV cars very well.
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.