EV Owners

See what electric car owners really think

Choosing a new car is certainly exciting – but can also be a little daunting. You can read the reviews, visit the websites and take a short test drive – but how can you find out what the car of your dreams is like to live with, day-in day-out?

Electric cars are new to most of us, so it’s understandable that you want to know more. How easy are they to charge? How far can you really go? Are the savings as big as people say?

There’s no one better to ask than the electric car owners and drivers themselves. The people that live with these cars on a daily basis. The people who really know what it’s like to make the switch to electric.

All opinions expressed and range, fuel economy and cost claims made by our owners are based upon the drivers’ personal views and experience. These are not necessarily shared or endorsed by Go Ultra Low, and we accept no responsibility for the opinions given. None of the claims made have been independently verified or corroborated and do not necessarily reflect the official figures from the manufacturer. All official fuel consumption and CO2 figures are obtained under standardised EU test conditions (Directive 93/116/EEC). Test figures are intended for comparison purposes and may not reflect real driving results.

Q: What’s the best thing about your electric car?

Q: What’s the best thing about your electric car?

The fact that I am not smelling diesel fumes any more helps. There is instant heat if I need it and it’s put the pleasure back into driving. I just love being able to hear myself think.

Chris Collins, Woking, Surrey – Kia Soul EV owner

She’s cute and different in the sense of innovative and standing out from the crowd.

Indira Chima, St Albans, Hertfordshire – Renault Zoe owner

Lots; but if I had to choose just one – low running costs.

Sheila Joynes, Worcester, Worcestershire – Nissan LEAF owner

Saves so much money! And air is so clean and fresh!

Joanna Benbow, Taunton, Somerset – Nissan LEAF owner

The running costs. 32,865 miles for £344.21 in electricity.

Mark Tebbutt, Chorley, Lancashire – Nissan LEAF owner

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