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 your experience of home charging been?

Q: What’s your experience of home charging been?

I live in a flat so I depend on the public charging networks. I am lucky that the local Asda is no more than a thirty meters away from me for charging purposes.

Chris Collins, Woking, Surrey – Kia Soul EV owner

Issue free.

Matt Martin, Leicester, Leicestershire – Renault Zoe owner

Fantastic, very simple and so convenient.

Joanna Benbow, Taunton, Somerset – Nissan LEAF owner

30 seconds. Just plug in and let the charge timer do the rest.

Mark Tebbutt, Chorley, Lancashire – Nissan LEAF owner

Excellent. Charger was simple enough to install.

Aidan O’Byrne, London – Renault Zoe owner

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