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It's time for a review or my 1 1/2 years with the Renault Zoe

Since 1 1/2 years I drive my all-electrical Renault Zoe. Since my very first drive I know one thing exactly: I'll never go back to a gasoline car.

I could go on and write lots of arguments for an electric car, but I don't. There are lots of pros and cons around the web, I think that anyone must decide on its own if he is willing (or able because of the price) to drive an electric car or not.
I will only post some details about my charging behavior and the total costs I had the last 1 1/2 year, so this will be very objective review. 
So let us start with some facts: daily usage (Monday to Friday) for driving to work and back (12 kilometers one way)some trips during the weekends14.284 kilometers (~ 8.875 miles) drivenfrom October 1st, 2014 until September 30th, 2015 I charged the Zoe 89 times:37 charges at home3 charges at public charging points49 charges at public charging points with no costs (the local power company near my office provides them)overall charging costs of 85€ (…