Michael Gibson drives a BMW iX xDrive50 M Sport 2022 electric car.
This is Michael’s second electric car, he’s owned the iX under 1 year and drives 15,000-20,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 340 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your iX out of 5
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Towing capacity and range.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car
- ability to tow more than 1800Kg.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Main beam failure, 1 headlamp.
What are the standout tech features of the car?
Air suspension, app control & assisted steering.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car
The headrest plastic insert is dangerous for people under 5’4″.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Kia EV6 – good range, good towing and cheaper than the BMW iX.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
22kW 3 Phase unit – self-built so hard to recommend unless you want to pay me to build one!
Rate your home charging unit out of 5
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
No idea, the wife does all that.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
IONITY – always works, high power and expensive so no queues.
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