John W Irwin drives a Polestar 2 2022 electric car.
This is John’s third 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 1,000-5,000 miles and he achieves 255 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Too long a wait for the BMW i4 to replace my i3. I then found that I like the Polestar better than the i4.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car
- build quality.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car
None worth listing
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of the car?
Best initial build quality I have ever experienced in a new car, including Genesis and Audi. Android Automotive is just like my Samsung phone and was instantly familiar. Perspective map is displayed on the driver’s display. All the performance one needs on public roads.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car
Edmunds says it outhandles the BMW i4.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Polestar 4 someday.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
ClipperCreek 24 amp
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What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Electrify America – 2 years free with purchase.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference)
- Electrify America
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
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Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car