# of miles before losing the first battery capacity bar

0-10,000
7%
19
10,001-20,000
22%
65
20,001-30,000
33%
96
30,001-40,000
23%
66
40,001-50,000
8%
24
50,001-60,000
3%
9
60,001+
3%
10
 
Total votes: 289
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evnow
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Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:43 pm

The thread below talks about losing the first bar after 52k miles (in UK).

viewtopic.php?f=31&t=16510

What is the largest # of miles someone drove before losing a bar in the US ? Has anyone driven 52k miles without losing a bar ?

ps : Select 20,000 if you lost the bar between 20,000 and 30,000.
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:27 pm

evnow wrote:What is the largest # of miles someone drove before losing a bar in the US ? Has anyone driven 52k miles without losing a bar ?

Easy - TaylorSFGuy lost first bar at 76,000 miles:

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=12781
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:40 pm

If I went 25,000, is that 20,000 or 30,000? :?

[note: Originally the poll stated only 10K, 20K, etc. without ranges. They've fixed that]
Last edited by gbarry42 on Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:00 am, edited 1 time in total.
And there goes the first capacity bar! At 24,000 mi on 9/9/2013.
Second bar at 30,500 mi on 2/7/2015.

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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Sat Apr 19, 2014 8:27 am

Might it be clearer with ranges?
0-10,000
10,000-20,000
and so forth.
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Sat Apr 19, 2014 8:49 am

Stoaty wrote:
evnow wrote:What is the largest # of miles someone drove before losing a bar in the US ? Has anyone driven 52k miles without losing a bar ?

Easy - TaylorSFGuy lost first bar at 76,000 miles:

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=12781



ya, too bad Nissan did not see fit to give him a 2013 for trade on his 2011. It would have been less than 2 years to find out definitively whether the batteries were actually improved... As for me? It will take the full 3 years of my lease and I will still have to extrapolate.
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Sat Apr 19, 2014 9:23 am

Less than 10,000 for me. Although it might have lasted longer if I got the software update before the first bar fell.
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Sat Apr 19, 2014 3:20 pm

If you are intending to use the poll data for something keep in mind that your data will come up with an estimate that is earlier than average because the poll excludes those who have not yet lost a bar.

Our LEAFs are at 21k and 14k and neither is close to losing the first bar.
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Sat Apr 19, 2014 5:13 pm

evnow wrote:What is the largest # of miles someone drove before losing a bar in the US ? Has anyone driven 52k miles without losing a bar ?

I'm currently over 60k miles (and 3 years) and haven't lost any bars yet. Everything is still holding steady, so I'm not sure when I'll lose my first one...
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:05 am

dgpcolorado wrote:Might it be clearer with ranges?
0-10,000
10,000-20,000
and so forth.

Good idea, edited.
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Re: Poll : Number of miles before losing the first bar

Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:34 am

^ Changed my vote...got lumped in with the 20-30k group, when I should have been with the 30-40k group.
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