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Hey look! 176 mile range!

Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:09 pm


Yeah, NOT! seems to be a glitch from when my 12v battery went down to 8v. Love that problem, so much fun.

LeafSpy oddly showed appropriate range (80 miles), but the NAV energy details screen reflected same as instrument cluster. Powered on and off couple times, and even went around the block a couple. Of course the range dropped quickly, but not by much. Still shows 150 miles. Also reset my trip odometer so I can see what I'm really getting based on battery percent. I'm sure it will right itself eventually. Yes, I did just replace the traction battery, but no, it's not a 40kw 2018 model.

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Delivery Date: 06 Oct 2015
Location: Okanagan Valley British Columbia

Re: Hey look! 176 mile range!

Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:31 am

Too funny. I was looking at it and thinking "so what's wrong with 180? I get that all the time..actually closer to or at 200". Then I clicked into the fact it was miles not kilometres. LOL
2015 Smart Electric Drive convertible.
2016 Nissan Leaf SV 30KWh
EV only Family...well except for the big diesel motorhome. :shock:

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Delivery Date: 19 Jun 2016
Leaf Number: 311414

Re: Hey look! 176 mile range!

Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:14 am

teenage secretly drove the car 20miles/hr whole night :D
May-2018 15553mi 68.6Ahr 86%SOH 80%Hx
Nov-2017 11043mi 70.4Ahr 88%SOH 82%Hx
Sep-2016 1050mi 74.3Ahr 93%SOH 89%Hx
2016 Leaf White SV + no premium package + rain visor + 40psi :roll:
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Re: Hey look! 176 mile range!

Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:08 pm

For those who haven't been around here that long, and just to show that it can be done, several years back MNL member LEAFfan drove his 2013 24kWh LEAF 188 miles on flat ground before charging, at an average speed between 18-19 mph, averaging 8.8mi./kWh. This was a deliberate record attempt in the Phoenix area, done on a hot day to minimize drag. AFAIA this remains the un-recharged distance record for a 24kWh LEAF.
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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