knightmb
Posts: 420
Joined: Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:41 pm
Delivery Date: 15 Sep 2013
Leaf Number: 414897
Location: Franklin, TN

Re: Aerodynamic Improvements for Longer Range

Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:46 pm

TomT wrote:One thing I have noticed about my Gen 2 Volt is just how much better the aerodynamics is compared to the Leaf... Higher speeds don't have nearly the efficiency impact that they do on the Leaf (even at a continuous 66-70 I always easily beat the EPA 53 mile rating)...

Can you give an example? I am curious what the Volt gets at 70 mph for efficiency. If my Leaf gets 4.2 m/kwh for example at 70 mph on level ground, what does the Volt get?

DougWantsALeaf
Posts: 375
Joined: Fri May 10, 2013 8:21 pm
Delivery Date: 18 May 2013
Leaf Number: 407811
Location: Chicago North Side

Re: Aerodynamic Improvements for Longer Range

Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:07 pm

Ok, it’s 2019. Who has done any testing with aero mods on a 2018 or 2019 leaf?

Please post your results.
2013 SV Black
Miles: 35000
Average Carwings/Dash Efficiency: 4.5-6.5M/KWh (summer) ~2.8-3.9 winter
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