JohnF drives a Hyundai IONIQ 38kWh 2020 electric car.
This is John’s first electric car, he’s owned the IONIQ 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 200 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your IONIQ out of 5.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Price and spec.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- driving experience.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- Lack of rear wiper
- push button gear selection
- wired Apple CarPlay.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Yes, one 12v battery failure.
What are the standout tech features of your IONIQ?
Adaptive cruise control & regenerative braking.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
Nothing I can think of.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
ORA Cat – for our second (city) car.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Ohme – generally very good.
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Gridserve – the only motorway option in many cases.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
Gridserve – no other particular 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.