Porsche Taycan 2022 electric car owner review

Porsche Taycan 2022 electric car owner review

Mark N drives a Porsche Taycan 4S Sport Turismo 93kWh 2022 electric car.

This is Mark’s second electric car, he’s owned the Taycan from new and drives 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 0-500 miles and he achieves 250 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your Taycan out of 5


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Why did you choose this electric car?

I chose it for a combination of factors: practicality, sportiness & looks. Having owned sports saloons, and fast estates in the past I was looking for a sports saloon transition into EVs. To be honest, I don’t think there really is much else out there currently like the Taycan and offering the practicality of an estate body. Options are limited if you are a car lover, as opposed to looking for a practical a to b type car at a price point. If you are looking for something that feels truly like an engaging drive, I don’t think there’s much to beat it, although I’d love it to have been cheaper!


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car

  • It’s a great looking car
  • sports car’ish handling
  • awesome GT.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car

  • PCM can sometimes be a bit flaky with connectivity
  • the car is big, wish it was a bit more compact
  • basic options have to be purchased when they should be included as standard.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?



What are the standout tech features of the car?

  • Love the sports sound (extra)
  • love the screens and information provided
  • interior is really well put together with great ergonomics and implementation of screens – feels more traditional in setup rather than a massive iPad bolted onto a dashboard.


Porsche Taycan 2022 electric car owner review


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car

Great practicality with front boot and hidden storage under boot floor.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Another Porsche, possibly Cayman when launched as an EV.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Pod Point – no real recommendation but it does the job & hasn’t failed me. No bells and whistles, has timer function not much else. Nice app integration.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Octopus – best customer experience I’ve ever had, shame bills currently so high, but not supplier’s fault.


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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

IONITY – super fast and discounted through Porsche ownership.


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference)

  • Pod Point
  • bp pulse.


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

Admiral – best price I could get for a Porsche.


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Porsche Taycan 2022 electric car owner review


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