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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:07 pm

I drove my ICE car less than 1700 miles last year; I was kind of surprised it was that much, however. I need to drive it next week to get the oil changed, since it has been a year and a half. My LEAF mileage was about 8500 miles last year.

I usually take a 2200 mile trip in the ICE car every year but had to skip it last year. So my ICE car mileage is typically around 3000 miles per year.

My hope is to replace the LEAF with a Tesla Model III in a few years and finally get rid of the ICE car. Then the only ICE I would have would be my chainsaw.
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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:59 pm

We mainly use the Prius now to take the dog to the beach. The Leaf still looks like new, and I'm trying to keep it that way.
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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:17 pm

Yes. We have 3 cars. (2) ICE, (1) Leaf. We were going to sell one of the ICE cars but my wife and I realized that there is about 6-10 days a year where we both need a long range car. Keeping the third car, with cheap minimal insurance and registration fees still makes it cheaper than renting one those days.
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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:34 pm

For local electrical work I can get an 8', 6' and 4' ladder c/w most hand tools and some inventory in the Leaf (with the hatch closed), but if I have to get higher or out of town, its the Ford van. Waiting for a 48 kwh ENV200 .
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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:30 pm

Lasareath wrote:I had to use my ICE car today :(

Had to fill up the tank, took $32.00 of regular gas. I had to go to a client that was 140 mile round trip. My 10 year old Hyundai Elantra hatchback gave me 27.5 miles per gallon with all the windows and sunroof open and the music blaring!

Do you still use your ICE car?

I was really depressed, I wanted to drive my LEAF so bad :(

Lasareath


I use it when I'm going out for a drive and I don't have any real idea where I'm going. I use it when I drive over 25 miles on a cold night.
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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:21 am

I initially kept my 2002 van so I could visit our daughters in San Diego and LA from San Jose a couple of times a year. They have both moved, so now it is only going to Tahoe once each June. We have decided to keep it one more year and evaluate our usage again at that time. Still loving my LEAF in San Jose.

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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:44 am

We put about 7,000 miles a year on our ICE on trips that are beyond the range of the Leaf.
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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:32 pm

My ICE has been gone for 7 months.

I had it for the first 15 months that I owned the LEAF and I used it 4 Times!!!!

It was not worth all the money wasted for insurance to keep it around!

I don't miss it at all.

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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:56 pm

No ICE now for over a year and a half, never going back:)
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Re: Today I drove my ICE Car, Do you still use your ICE car?

Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:25 pm

If you include our boat, I have seven ICEs (twin inboard engines on the boat, a dinghy outboard engine, a 5Kw genset on the boat, a 7Kw portable generator at home, a portable power washer, and a car)...
59,991 miles/12 bars/289 Gids/68.54 AHr/101% SOH/101.64% Hx 7May15 w/ new Lizard (barely made the warranty).
71,770 miles/12 bars/256 Gids/59.04 AHr/88% SOH/87.92% Hx 3Mar16 at lease return.

Now driving a 2017 Volt Premier. Model 3 reserved.

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