Tapsak4
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:01 pm

Re: Who are you?

Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:08 pm

1. Company car driver - delivery August 14th
2. Model - 2019 Instyle
3. Facelift
4. What attracted you to the car initially - serial hybrid concept, 4x4,
5. Location - Kirkkonummi, Finland, Europe
6. Occupation (plus what that means in real language) - turbine & generator services, engineering
7. Experience of EV/REV/PHEV you have had before - I have an EM57 electric trials bike, and an electrically assisted fat bike - test drove everything from toyota to tesla :shock:

nickmc
Posts: 15
Joined: Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:56 am

Re: Who are you?

Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:54 pm

1. Owner as of Wednesday 14th

2. 2018 Juro, 2.4

3. no idea what face lift is

4. Hybrid, 2.4 engine for business miles claims, suitable for dogs, 4x4

5. Dalkeith, Scotland

6. Area Manager

7. no electric car experience before

narcophev
Posts: 6
Joined: Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:39 pm

Re: Who are you?

Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:38 am

1. Owner - today!
2. Model - 2014 White Aspire
3. Facelif - non facelift
4. What attracted you to the car initially - I really want an electric car, but can't justify the upfront cost at the moment + there are few options in Australia. I also wanted something a bit bigger than my prius to go camping in. the phev ticked most of the boxes.
5. Location - Cairns, Australia
6. Occupation - developer, mostly involved in salesforce integrations and customisations.
7. Experience of EV/REV/PHEV you have had before - no prior PHEV experience, but i've got a 2012 prius that I love, plug in hybrid was the next logical step. eventually would like to have a full BEV.

I love the sound it makes when you accelerate in EV mode!

Langers
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:17 pm
Location: UK

Re: Who are you?

Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:06 pm

1. Owner since 17th August 2019
2. 2015 GX4H Atlantic Grey
3. Non facelift
4. Was looking for something to replace my trusty Volvo XC70 as to next family wagon. Needed to be spacious, comfortable, capable of carrying loads of family ‘stuff’, and then something the XC wasn’t great at.... economy!
5. Location - Norfolk, UK
6. Occupation - Product and Solutions Manager in SatComms industry (aka Really Remote Communications; from handheld satellite radios to integrated vehicle/vessel voice and data solutions via satellite)
7. No previous experience of EV/PHEV - my first experience was the test drive a few days before I bought the car!
2015 GX4h Atlantic Grey
Since August 2019

aukelien
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:20 am

Re: Who are you?

Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:25 am

1. Owner: Will be the proud owner starting 30 August 2019
2. Model: White 2014 Business edition
3. Facelift / non facelift (after or before 2016 exterior change): I guess no Facelift
4. What attracted you to the car initially: the fact that it will fit my very tall husband (2.06m) and tall daughters (already 1.80 at 14 years old)
5. Location - city & country: Assen, The Netherlands
6. Occupation (plus what that means in real language): Finance and Project Officer
7. Experience of EV/REV/PHEV you have had before: none at all, but very eager to start driving EV

Pud
Posts: 1
Joined: Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:24 pm

Re: Who are you?

Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:16 am

Hello! Well I'm onto my 2nd one ...

1. Lease car Aug 15 to April 19
2. GX3h in white
3. Pre facelift
4. Tax benefits, size, 4x4 (always wanted a Landrover - this is getting close)
5. Gateshead, UK
6. Complicated, Facilities Manager and Building Engineer
7. None but curious

Then.....

1. Owner from April 19
2. GX3h+ in red
3. Post facelift (just), needed that electric heater and better suspension
4. Looked at a very wide range of options, but nothing else came close for features and economy.
5. As before
6. Even more complicated - just say Building Engineer
7. Now a convert. This car isn't perfect, but the positives far outweigh the negatives.

A couple of points:

1. Keen to find a battery reset method that actually works
2. I also like the EV acceleration noise (sounds like the Enterprise - if only in my head)

IslandLife
Posts: 15
Joined: Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:36 am

Re: Who are you?

Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:09 pm

1. Purchased Aug 14, 2019
2. 2018 MY - SE Touring Edition in Ruby Black w/ a tow hitch (it was one year old with 13,000 kms when purchased)
3. Facelift (2018 model year)
4. What attracted me? Only EV or PHEV available in North America that can handle the cargo of a 4 person active family with a dog (mountain biking, snowboarding, camping etc), that gets at least 30kms on EV only and doesn't cost more than 50k CAD. In North America, currently the Outlander PHEV has zero competition in this regard.
5. From Victoria, BC, Canada
6. I am a Director of Sales & Marketing for a large luxury hotel
7. This is my first experience with an EV/PHEV

KootenayLife
Posts: 7
Joined: Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:00 pm
Location: Cranbrook BC

Re: Who are you?

Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:53 pm

Bought a 2019 Outlander PHEV Aug 1 2019 traded in a V6 vehicle to go mostly on Battery
My brother owns a Chevy Bolt, however my wife wasn't ready for full BEV.
I Drive mostly around town so 35k (or so) is usually enough for a day or two of driving.
I live in the Rocky Mountains of Canada so I'll report back on extreme cold weather usage.
Will probably use this vehicle as a cross over to full BEV or new Outlander in 2021.
I wanted to reduce my carbon emissions but wanted something with AWD as the roads can get a bit sketchy here in the winter
Yes I put winter tires on the vehicle. Its required by law where I live from October 1 to April 1. Sometimes April 30 depends on weather (I told you the roads can be sketchy here in the winter)
Various rebates from the Governments helped with my decision

So far impressions? I have watched lots of Andy's videos however I'm not as concerned with the guessometer. I knew I wasnt buying a BEV. A fuel gauge is a guessometer was well. Sometimes you geut further on a tank than others lots of differing factors on that. like many in the forums the good outweighs the bad.

Ridfenfun
Posts: 16
Joined: Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:31 pm
Location: Calgary, AB Canada

Re: Who are you?

Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:46 pm

Purchased new , Sept 30,'19
Outlander GT,. Silver
Passed on my '15 Kia Sorrento (which has been flawless) to my son/family, as a great used car.
Live in Calgary, AB, retired by my wife still works as a realtor, so wanted to dip our toe(s) into the battery world, without being fully committed to battery only, as this is a primary vehicle for us.
Needed the SUV size room (dogs and hobbies)
Since much of our driving is locally, within 50-60 km runs or much less sometimes, this appears to fit our usage type very well.
So far I'm VERY happy with this choice!

Cividan
Posts: 48
Joined: Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:45 pm
Location: Montreal, Canada

Re: Who are you?

Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:12 pm

1. Purchased new, co-Owner since october 4 (it's my wife car but I'm the technical guy)
2. 2019 PHEV SE S-AWC
3. Facelift (facelift I guess since it's 2019)
4. Hybrid concept, environmental conciousness but she still wanted a SUV
5. Montreal area, Quebec, Canada
6. Information Technology sysadmin (Manage back end computer for retail business)
7. No experience before, this is our first EV or hybrid.
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