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Old September 11th, 2013, 06:00 PM   #56
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The "this charge" screen really only captures a day of driving but it does give you a true lifetime average.

Electric miles has been consistently at 44-46 per charge but there have been times I have been projected at 50 (have driven 20-21 but still have projected 30 left) it all depends on driving style and how much you run the A/C or heat (all uses the battery power).

My lifetime mpg has dropped to 54.6 after an 800 mile road trip to Louisville with a bike rack on the back.... read "Parachute". That trip I only averaged 33 mpg while on gas which was a bit disappointing, but I did do 75MPH the entire way with a rack and a fully loaded down car.

Charge time remains the same, about 4-5 miles of range per hour of charge and the charge estimates about 30 minutes longer than actual. Last night for example I was going to have a full charge at 2:15 am but I got a text it was complete at 1:45. Yes, the car sends me text messages.

I was really hoping to get 40MPG highway, so the 33 isn't something I'm thrilled about, but I have burned almost no gas during my daily commute/driving since I've got the car and the dedicated line run.

Still working on getting my charge station put in on consumers dime. I'll update if that ever happens.

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