Matey drives a Polestar 2 2021 electric car.
This is Matey’s first electric car, he’s owned the Polestar 2 from new and drives 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 10,000-20,000 miles and he achieves 220 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Economy and performance.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car
- Good looking
- cheap to run.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car
- tyre cost
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Drive shafts replaced
What are the standout tech features of the car?
Remote access from app, great for heating and cooling the car.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car
The way it accelerates!
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
I’m not sure, waiting to see what is coming.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Hypervolt & Rolec – both easy to use. The Hypervolt is smart so has an app with timer which is great for cheap off-peak charging.
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What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go – cheap 4 hour overnight tariff 28kW for £2.10.
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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
IONITY – always work & customer service great.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference)
- Pod Point.
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