BrockWI
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:38 am

I am confused, you say you pulled in with low battery from going 134 ish miles on a Leaf Plus? What did you start with?

Assuming 4.0 m/kWh and 55kWh battery you should get 220 miles?
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DaveinOlyWA
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:46 am

Flyct wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:12 am
DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:05 pm
Ok, will post the full report when back, but traveled 242.4 miles today on a charge, all but about 6 miles on the free way. Travel from northern suburb of Chicago to Bloomington IN................
Average speed over trip 48MPH due to coffee and bathroom stops, thick traffic through Chicago and a couple slow spots near the border. Divided highway Cross traffic stop lights in 30 miles south of Indy also slows down the average, and punishes efficiency. Speeds between Chicago and Bloomington were generally between 60 and 70mph. Maybe a touch faster in spots where I wasn’t paying attention.

Low battery kicked in at 107 GIds and 8.3KWh remaining (dash at 5% maybe 6%). Average efficiency 4.4 miles / kW overall.

4 adult passengers, maybe ~600Lbs + 2 suitcases and a full cooler. AC on entire trip, though set in mid-upper 70s.
Doug,

Great efficiency. I can’t seem to get over 3.8 miles/kw when traveling 60-65 mph flat roads in Florida. I do this 125 mile trip several times a month.

I run tires at 40 psi, maybe 500 lbs passengers etc

What’s your Secret ? Any advice to boost efficiency?
Drive in Eco B. Use E Pedal only for quick slow downs but not to a full stop (rarely needed on freeway anyway) if possible.
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:48 am

DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:08 pm
I was digging through some old posts and came across one that suggested that opening the hood can reduce the rate of battery temperature increase.

Has anyone else tried that? Any success?
A myth most likely since the batteries are not under the hood. Besides everything under the hood as its own cooling system and even if opening the hood helped, it wouldn't affect battery temps in any way.
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DougWantsALeaf
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:22 am

So I tried it on my quick charge after I got back from Indiana. The wind was blowing, so I felt like having it open may have directed some airflow into and under the car.

I did add 20% charge with only a 6 degree battery temp increase, which was pretty good and less than my other QCs. Now the QC was running only at about 35-37 KW (which now feels like forever compared to the 70 KW at the other one in town, but this one at the dealer ship was free).

Not enough data to tell anything substantial.
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:24 am

One thing I do appreciate about having the SV vs. the SL is that by not having a sun roof, we have a few extra inches of head clearance in the back.
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NotATesla
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:36 am

DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:24 am
One thing I do appreciate about having the SV vs. the SL is that by not having a sun roof, we have a few extra inches of head clearance in the back.
I have an SL without a sunroof :)
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:57 am

Can you order an SL, and ask them not to put the sunroof in? I would have liked the leather seats, but didn't want the stereo or the sunroof.
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NotATesla
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:12 am

DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:57 am
Can you order an SL, and ask them not to put the sunroof in? I would have liked the leather seats, but didn't want the stereo or the sunroof.
I honestly haven't seen an SL WITH a sunroof. We test drove 3 in different parts of Ohio, and the ones we looked at online in MD didn't have sunroofs either. I'm not sure it's an option to have a sunroof in the SL (at least from what I've seen), you can't add one when you build one online either.
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webeleafowners
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:57 am

NotATesla wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:12 am
DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:57 am
Can you order an SL, and ask them not to put the sunroof in? I would have liked the leather seats, but didn't want the stereo or the sunroof.
I honestly haven't seen an SL WITH a sunroof. We test drove 3 in different parts of Ohio, and the ones we looked at online in MD didn't have sunroofs either. I'm not sure it's an option to have a sunroof in the SL (at least from what I've seen), you can't add one when you build one online either.
I have never seen a sunroof on the option sheet. Wasn’t on ours for our 2020 Eplus.
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Re: 2019 "60 kWh" Leaf e-Plus

Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:57 pm

DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:24 am
One thing I do appreciate about having the SV vs. the SL is that by not having a sun roof, we have a few extra inches of head clearance in the back.
Nissan doesn't have a sun roof optional or standard in the LEAF that I'm aware of. Someone here once got one done aftermarket in a 2015, but that's the only one I've seen.
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