2023 Fisker Ocean Early Review | Consumer Reports

2023 Fisker Ocean Early Review | Consumer Reports 1

The 2023 Fisker Ocean is an all-new electric SUV from an all-new auto manufacturer. The Ocean may be the strangest car we've ever encountered: a bizarre delivery experience, disappearing safety features, pull-out taco tray, and a “California mode” that opens nearly every panel of glass on the vehicle. The electric SUV stands out even among an increasingly quirky crop of new EVs.

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20 Comments on "2023 Fisker Ocean Early Review | Consumer Reports"

  1. @BartSantello | March 22, 2024 at 4:04 PM |

    Software update to 2.0 will solve most of the nuisance warnings.

  2. @Ocean1_FSR | March 22, 2024 at 4:17 PM |

    I have driven over 5,500 miles in our Fisker ocean. It’s simply the best car I’ve ever had It is so fun to drive. It’s fast fun has great features and is lovably quirky.

  3. @TheTjeerdo | March 22, 2024 at 4:25 PM |

    I own an Ocean Extreme. One of the best cars I have ever driven… everybody loves the way it looks…

  4. looking forward to my test drive! Sea Grass 💚

  5. @Entrepreneurshipdog | March 22, 2024 at 4:32 PM |

    I loved this review! He mentioned everything that is still wrong with the fisker technology, but he did it in such a professional manner. Also, reviewed the nice elements that everyone seems to love about the fisker in a possitive manner. I rate Consumer Reports non bias and very professional! you got a new fan and follower here!

  6. The people I know who have these love them.

  7. Best , Fun CR Video.

  8. @CarsSimplified | March 22, 2024 at 5:05 PM |

    Very interesting car! I like the rotating screen, but it makes me wonder how long that feature will last when it comes to wear and tear.

  9. @CRISPBeatss | March 22, 2024 at 5:16 PM |

    BEAUTIFUL ride. Getting mine soon.

  10. @alatmancave7093 | March 22, 2024 at 6:00 PM |

    Best review on Fisker by far

  11. @shivpalvansadia9152 | March 22, 2024 at 6:24 PM |

    Thanks for your early review. I’ve had my Fisker Ocean One for two months, 1,600 miles and have zero major issues. Just as you review said, some warning lights come and go, but are resolved quickly with a soft reset—similar to how we turn off/on the smart phone. The software update 2.0 has resolved most of the warning problems. The features on the car are incredibly unique—the new software shows how much energy the SolarSky roof has generated and is actively generating. The build is top quality, and the look beyond sexy! Hope folks continue to give the car a look.

  12. @cellman1829 | March 22, 2024 at 7:02 PM |

    I think a lot of people hate hearing the truth , if more than one person speaks about it then it probably has some truth to it. Don’t get upset about facts

  13. @FiskerOceanSpecialist | March 22, 2024 at 7:16 PM |

    I’ve been driving mine since December 3rd.

    It’s nice being one of the ONLY EV companies with no panel gaps. I LOVE MINE and drive it every day.

    Buy one and enjoy!

  14. @Ocean1_FSR | March 22, 2024 at 7:17 PM |

    CR, the Ocean has a small learning curve. Also, if any light stays on for any length of time, simply do a soft reset by pressing the two inner most buttons on the steering wheel at the same time for 20 seconds. We love our Ocean. It’s fast, fun, and amazing. A little quirky, but I love that too. It sure stands out in a crowd and is brutally fast in fun and hyper mode.

  15. @A.Deveneaux | March 22, 2024 at 9:49 PM |

    I’m really hoping that Fisker can get over this situation, really push software updates to address some of the glitches and bugs. With good pricing and improvements, they might have a surviving chance.

  16. @jacksoft2597 | March 22, 2024 at 10:43 PM |

    I love the driver display which is better than a Tesla since they don’t have a driver display

  17. I’ve had my ocean since January with version 1.11 and only had a few ADAs errors in the beginning. Much less frequent now for whatever reason. It’s my daily driver car and I have had no reliability issues like the supposedly common dead 12volt battery or dying in the middle of the road thing. I do have some annoyances with it currently, which is the loud fan noise from the rear view mirror and the rear passenger light coming on and off randomly, which will be fixed with replacement part that’s currently in back order. The fan noise went away after 2.0 part 1 update. I’ve driven a Tesla and Polestar 2 before, their software is definitely smoother and more responsive. Fisker’s software is a bit laggy and I hope that improves with future updates. The regen is definitely better in the Tesla and Polestar. The regen on the Fisker with the default highest setting is jerky if you’re not use to it but once you adapt to controlling it, it becomes second nature. It’s otherwise a good car. I enjoy driving the car and people in my building compliments it. Just doesn’t help that if they research it, all they’re going to see is bad press, which is very likely the cause for the poor sales. All the bashers and trolls that have nothing better to do don’t know what they’re talking about and just echoing MKHBD and so are all the other crap youtubers that are trying to piggy back off his name to get views, (Tailosive EV and salomondrin to name a few). It’s a shame that some bigger power out there doesn’t want this company to survive.

  18. @toronado455 | March 23, 2024 at 12:46 AM |

    I really like the roll down rear quarter windows, and also the roll down rear hatch window. Very cool. I also like the “taco tray”. Why on earth has nobody done that before. The in-dash electronics is where things are not very promising.

  19. @rmorales1029 | March 23, 2024 at 2:09 AM |

    I am enjoying our Fisker Ocean. Like you said, reaching out to customer service and getting a response back to address issues continues to be a challenge.

  20. Give this guy more on air time. He is excellent!!!

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