Harters, that is a really interesting post, my car has developed a rear end rattle when I go over bumps. I don’t think it is the suspension as I sometimes hear it when the front wheels go over a bump and the rattle is definitely coming from the rear, although it occurs more frequently when the rear wheels go over bumps. Eventually I will get around to taking it in to my dealer.
Looks like your car needs some welding too. I can’t believe different Zoe feels now the problem has been sorted.
@big277wave – If you have a rattle from the rear then it could well be the tailgate catch. You can try out my experiment which was to wrap a piece of insulation tape around the catch loop on the rear slam plate to see if that stops the noise like it did for me. As soon as I showed this to my dealer they said we know about that problem and will fit a modified part and it has been silent ever since 🙂