John drives a MINI Electric Level 3 (Cooper) 2021 electric car.
This is John’s second electric car, he’s owned the MINI Electric from new and drives 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 1,000-5,000 miles and he achieves 140 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your MINI Electric out of 5.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
The MINI brand and reputation.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- No light in the charger plug area for night-time use.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of the car?
Dashboard layout and software features.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
Just excellent features all around.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
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?
OVO Energy standard tariff – considering a night-time one but that will result in a higher day-time unit rate. May not bother though as my mileage is so low. Yes, I would recommend OVO, they’re as good as anyone else from what I’ve read.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
IONITY – ease of use and availability are my main reasons.
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?
MINI Flex – no contract & cheaper (for me!).
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.