Wee John
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Tue Jul 31, 2012 8:20 pm

With your 65km round trip commute, that should be no problem. Here's a video of my morning commute of 31.5 miles with 21 miles of freeway some at top speed. I suffered through this trip with no radio for you so you could hear the i. ;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeqadrAep3Q

MLucas
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Location: Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada

Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:53 am

Interesting video, although I got dizzy watching it. Very impressive results.

Like Dylan...I went electric.

  • Purchased: June 29th, 2012
  • Mileage on June 29th, 2013 - 25,431 km / 15,802 miles
  • Mileage on June 29th, 2014 - 51,286 km / 32,616 miles

List of Oil Spills: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oil_spills

Sheky
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:43 pm

3 yr old miev with 6,000 miles on clock
Had he car a few weeks now and only achieving 55 miles on a full 240v charge
I haven't found anyone with a lower range, I am driving in E mode and using regen breaking as much as possible
I assumed cell failure but mitsubishi says car is ok

tonymil
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Location: Latham, NY

Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:30 pm

Sheky wrote:3 yr old miev with 6,000 miles on clock


How did you get a 3 yr old MiEv? Where do you live?

Sheky
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:11 pm

Have since discovered that my car is one of the test vehicles used in the 'charged' one year test on 20 imievs
Local dealer selling it, affordable so had to have one

Sheky
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:27 pm

UK car
59 plate which I thought meant 2009 but not necessarily so
Built in 2010 it seems

iMiEVNZ7
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:37 pm

Cool, the Charged testing ones, I'd love to get the one They lent Robert Lewennin !. It would be worth buying and shipping all the way to NZ I think..He had a series called Gearless, plus one called Fully Charged on youtube, loved it.

He later got a Leaf on loan, plus a solar panel set for his house, which gave him enough power for the car and some for the house.

I wonder if he reads this forum ?.

PV1
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:24 am

After burning my way up the driveway last night, this morning's RR was 56 miles. 11 miles later with no heat and normal driving, I arrived at work with 14 bars (normal) and 39 miles RR (usually in the high 50's, low 60's). I believe this is a new record for Bear (once had 40 miles RR at full charge, but that was with MAX heat. This morning was no heat and only considering motive power).
"Bear" - 2012 Diamond White Pearl ES with QC - 2/21/2013
Solar-powered since 10/10/2013

"Koorz" - 2012 Cool Silver Metallic ES with QC - 1/5/2015

2017 Bolt EV LT in Orange with QC - 7/31/2017

Driving electric since 2-21-2013.

ChaplainBill
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:51 am

I was getting only 32 miles RR with a full charge at home. I took it to the dealer and gave them copies of news articles about battery problems at the battery manufacturer and the $30 million dollar settlement to make it right in Japan.
They tested for weeks, over and over, techs from Japan, etc. and FINALLY agreed to replace my battery when they also got only 32 miles RR at their shop!
My new battery seems stronger, does not go down as quickly while driving my normal route, but the RR has only increased to 45 miles MAX in the two weeks since I have had it back. This vehicle had 85-90 mile RR consistently when new. Is my computer system in the car confused and does not recognize the new battery?
I almost gave up on my I-Miev, and in my weakness ordered a new Chevy Bolt which I hope to pick up in Portland before the end of the year for another tax credit, and a EV with a 238 mile range!!! I have an early deposit in on a Tesla 3, but felt I could not wait that long to get back into a dependable EV. I will enjoy a coastal road trip with the new Bolt before shipping it to my home in Hawaii... Aloha!

PV1
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Re: What's the WORST range you've gotten

Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:36 am

Do you have an OBDLink dongle? You could purchase the EVBatMon app, which will query the car on amphour capacity. Initially, my range didn't change much from the original battery before failure, but since then I have gained about 3 Ah of capacity. The computer will slowly update as it learns the new battery.

Do a few 2 bars or less to full recharges and see if it improves.

After returning home last night, I still had 39 miles RR, even with heat usage (reading taken after turning HVAC off). RR didn't spike up, but instead stayed steady most of the trip (it did increase by 1-2 RR for each downhill regen, though). It was 73 RR this morning (normal).
"Bear" - 2012 Diamond White Pearl ES with QC - 2/21/2013
Solar-powered since 10/10/2013

"Koorz" - 2012 Cool Silver Metallic ES with QC - 1/5/2015

2017 Bolt EV LT in Orange with QC - 7/31/2017

Driving electric since 2-21-2013.

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