misterbleepy
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Joined: Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:53 am
Location: Newquay, Cornwall, UK

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

JoeS wrote:
misterbleepy wrote:
misterbleepy wrote:My iOn is 3 3/4 years old, and now has 25,551 miles on the clock, and is still serving us very well.
It's coping with the extra weight of a 4th passenger without a problem (a dog in the boot).
We just part-exchanged the iOn for a new VW ID.3.
It served us well for just over 8 years, during which we put just under 50,000 miles on it.
MisterBleepy, sorry to see you go and thanks for your contributions over the years. VW has elected to exclude the ID.3 from the US - pity, as there are few new small BEVs in this country, the Mini-E being a fun example.
I plan on popping in occasionally - there's always a few interesting posts to read.
The ID.3 is nice, and seems very quick (we have the 200+hp version, with a 58Kwh battery).
Externally it is a similar size to our Renault Zoe (which has a 52Kwh battery), but it seems so much bigger inside.
Both cars are a lot of fun to drive (as was the iOn) but they are so much wider, and that's taking a little time to adjust to, especially on the narrow country lanes in this part of the world.
Keith B.
driving a Zoe & ID.3
jray3
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Location: Tacoma area, WA
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Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

Thx for stopping by, Mr Bleepy.
MR BEAN is likely to rollover 130,000 miles in July, just in time for a new mistress.
He's been demoted to the second most-used car in our household for two years now (having put over 30k miles on a Kia Soul EV during that time), but he's still my wife's daily driver.
My daughter gets her drivers license in a few weeks, when a new chapter begins for the Bean!
Long Live the Bean! (God Save the Bean) :?
-Jay
2012 i-SE "MR BEAN" 128,000 mi, 34 ah
2016 KIA SOUL EV, 76k miles
2000 Mazda Miata EV, 78 kW, 17 kWh
1983 Grumman Kurbwatt EV,170 kW
1983 Mazda RX-7 EV 43 kW 27 kWh
1971 "Karmann Eclectric" EV 240 kW 19 kWh
1pk
Posts: 86
Joined: Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:34 am
Location: Chemainus, BC

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

My little i just passed 200,000 km today, three weeks shy of its 8th birthday. I am going to surprise it by replacing its two most degraded cells for its birthday.
JoeS
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Location: Silicon Valley, California

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

1pk wrote:My little i just passed 200,000 km today, three weeks shy of its 8th birthday. I am going to surprise it by replacing its two most degraded cells for its birthday.
Congratulations! Yes, deserves the cell replacements - hope they go well for you.
EVs: Two '12 Wht/Blu SE Prem., '13 TeslaMS85, three 156v CorbinSparrowsLi(NMC), 24v EcoScoot(LiFePO4)
EV Conversions: 156v '86 Ram PU, 144v '65 Saab96, 48v1kW bike
RIP(2021) ICE: Orig.Owner '67 Saab96V4, '88 IsuzuTrooper; '76 MBZ L206D RHD RV
PV1
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Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

Bear is now at 50,822 miles.
Photon (my Bolt) recently surpassed 41,000 miles.
Koorz is close to 27,000 miles, having 19,300 miles on when I purchased it in 2015.
The Model 3 joined the family at 12,500 miles and is now at 15,059 miles, having already done two 300+ mile day trips.

All in all, I'm sitting at 102,000 miles of electric driving since 2013. On my drive in this morning, I set a new personal record in that I traveled 18.7 miles and only used 3 miles off the RR gauge (went from 54 to 51), courtesy of bad conditions last night and a stiff tail wind this morning. I've still yet to beat my best RR of 96 miles, and unless I get a new pack, I doubt I'll ever see a number in the 90's again. That record was set shortly after getting a new pack on a very hot day with heavy traffic all the way into Pittsburgh.
"Bear" - 2012 Diamond White Pearl ES with QC
"Koorz" - 2012 Cool Silver Metallic ES with QC
"Photon" - 2017 Bolt EV LT in Orange with QC
2018 Tesla Model 3, LR AWD, MSM
Solar-powered since 10/10/2013
Don
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Location: Biloxi MS

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

Our original 2012 SE just found a new home - It has just over 35,000 miles on it. We gifted it to our daughter in law who now has her first car!
2012 iMiEV SE Premium, White
2012 iMiEV SE Premium, Raspberry Metallic
2012 iMiEV SE, White
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Glacier White Metallic
2014 Ford Transit Connect XLT SWB wagon
2006 Itasca Navion Sprinter Motor Home
jray3
Posts: 1752
Joined: Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:05 am
Location: Tacoma area, WA
Contact: Website

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

Approaching our ten year anniversary of I-MiEV ownership at the end of this mont, MR BEAN has racked up over 125k miles. The 2012 collision-salvage battery that I swapped in a couple of years ago at 106k miles has now given almost 20k miles of service in its second life, and after my wife’s sedate driving in 45 degree rain, still returns an RR of 77! (38 Ah according to the MUT III).
Charge On!
-Jay
2012 i-SE "MR BEAN" 128,000 mi, 34 ah
2016 KIA SOUL EV, 76k miles
2000 Mazda Miata EV, 78 kW, 17 kWh
1983 Grumman Kurbwatt EV,170 kW
1983 Mazda RX-7 EV 43 kW 27 kWh
1971 "Karmann Eclectric" EV 240 kW 19 kWh
ed5000
Posts: 255
Joined: Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:22 pm
Location: Castro Valley, CA

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

I'm coming up on 6.5 years since I bought my Silver I-Miev used. It had 2,100 miles when I bought it and it now has 62k miles. So I've put 60k on it myself but Mitsubishi did thankfully replaced the battery pack back in March of 2017.

I thought I would be driving my new 2021 Bolt by now but my wife's father has been ill lately and she had been driving the Bolt nearly everyday to help out which is a 100 mile round trip commute. I've been thankful the bolt was on sale last April instead of paying the usual stepped up car shortage prices we've had this year.

Can you imagine if she drove her 2003 Ford Explorer everyday with our nearly $5 gas? :? The Ford generally gets about 15 mpg but with rooftop solar (and the Bolt) we pay very little, mostly the amortization cost of the solar plus a $6 daily bridge toll.

Btw: The Bolt has 14,500 miles on it in less than 8 months! :o Most of it put on by my wife. Gas around here is at least $4.50 per gallon so... if she kept up her driving with the Ford, we're talking about $4,350 in gas! :shock:
2012 ES, Cool Metalic Silver, very basic, no extras. Over 60K miles!
Phximiev
Posts: 1262
Joined: Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:25 pm
Location: Phoenix

Re: Our Gas Free Miles Travelled

Phximiev wrote:
Phximiev wrote:
Phximiev wrote:
Four years and 47k miles! And hope again that everyone is looking forward to another Happy New Year! :D
Five years and just under 51k miles!

RR today = 50 after a full charge. :roll:

Canion ah: 29.1 as of the last screen shot a month or so ago. :roll:

In any event, hope again that everyone is looking forward to another Happy New Year! :D
Six years and 53k+ miles.

RR today and chilly for Phoenix: 51.

Not as much usage due to COVID.

Hope everyone is looking forward to a Happy New Year!
Seven years and 55,515 miles, (RR 45), mileage this year: 2,353, Ah: 26.4 per Canion. Though, this year we seem to have experienced some noticeable degradation, even with not so much use. :(

Between the Volt and the iMiev, we are well over 100,000 miles of electric driving.

Hope again that everyone is looking forward to another Happy New Year! :D
2012 iMIEV ES
2014 Chevy Volt

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