To be clear, the capacity bars are the thinnest bars all the way on the right, including the red ones. http://www.electricvehiclewiki.com/imag ... bars_s.jpg
is a 3 bar loser. Do not look at the "fuel bars" to its left (which read 12 on a full charge, regardless of remaining capacity). Do not look at the temp gauge on the left side of the dash.
Can you update your location info via your user name in the upper right > User Control Panel > Profile tab? That way, we don't need to ask in future posts/threads or do sleuthing to deduce it.
What are your daily driving needs in terms of miles? How much city vs. highway? Will you have the ability to charge at your work/destinations?
Where did this car reside before?
The capacity warranty (viewtopic.php?t=13192
) which didn't exist when the '11 and '12 were on sale as new are for 5 years/60K miles, whichever comes first. Clock began ticking the (first) original in-service date.