Danny B drives a DS3 Crossback E-Tense Sportline + 2021 electric car.
This is Danny’s first electric car, he’s owned the DS3 under 1 year and drives 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 180 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose the DS3 Crossback E-Tense?
It is a company car so only a few to choose from but thought it looked nice, not too small or big and nippy also.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Fluid drive
- exterior looks
- interior is super quiet.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
Already had a few reliability issues e.g. broken main screen, sometimes it still freezes and locks me out too.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Main screen died & needed replacement which took over a month. The car locks me out quite a few times and sometimes the screen still freezes.
What are the standout tech features of the car?
Headlights are very good.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
How quiet it is inside, it’s very, very quiet!
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Hyundai IONIQ 6 when it arrives.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
SyncEV Mini 7kW – very small, tidy and reliable.
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
British Gas variable – wouldn’t recommend their EV tariff. It is cheaper at night but then considerably more than variable the rest of the time which is not good.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Not tried any yet sorry.
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.