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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:39 pm

Backup Sensors
I believe you get front and rear proximity warnings when Pro Pilot is on. Not enough, though, if that's the case.
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:50 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:39 pm
Backup Sensors
I believe you get front and rear proximity warnings when Pro Pilot is on. Not enough, though, if that's the case.
I'm not sure if it is a trim or Pro Pilot package thing, but mine has backup sensors and backup sonar that actually use the rear speakers to give you a left, right, center ping sound to get an idea of which side the "object" is on behind the car when you can't see it.
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:09 pm

knightmb wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:50 pm
LeftieBiker wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:39 pm
Backup Sensors
I believe you get front and rear proximity warnings when Pro Pilot is on. Not enough, though, if that's the case.
I'm sure if it is a trim or Pro Pilot package thing, but mine has backup sensors and backup sonar that actually use the rear speakers to give you a left, right, center ping sound to get an idea of which side the "object" is on behind the car when you can't see it.
Yup, along with a graphic display showing what zone the obstacle is in. Unfortunately, the cars go Nuts when I back them out of the rather tight space in the garage.
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Tue Nov 23, 2021 11:16 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 3:56 pm
The range estimator is accurate enough for some people (like my housemate and myself) who drive on relatively flat roads, usually taking the same routes. I think that to be truly accurate, the estimator would have to be able to access and read terrain maps of the route, along with speed limit and traffic congestion info.
With experience you can use the guessometer's inaccuracy to derive 2nd-order information. I.e., how quickly is the GOM estimate diverging from the actual miles travelled? You can then calibrate the "virtual GOM" in your head for given conditions.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:16 am

Indeed. We should be thanking Nissan for providing us with this wonderful mental workout, rather than just giving us the actual estimated range as if we were lowly Tesla drivers.
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:02 am

This is why I like the Leafspy readout. It has a dynamic range estimator based on the efficiency of your current trip. It shows up as the t@ x.x on the bottom right and is very helpful for trips where you are cutting it close.
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:20 pm

The Gen I and 1.5 Leafs actually have a good range estimator built into the Nav system. It gives both the we'll-say-"optimistic" GOM range and, in a smaller concentric circle, both superimposed on a map, the range you are likely to get. It doesn't take elevation changes into account, though. I keep meaning to look for it in the Gen II Leafs, but never remember.
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:51 am

LeftieBiker wrote:
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:20 pm
The Gen I and 1.5 Leafs actually have a good range estimator built into the Nav system. It gives both the we'll-say-"optimistic" GOM range and, in a smaller concentric circle, both superimposed on a map, the range you are likely to get. It doesn't take elevation changes into account, though. I keep meaning to look for it in the Gen II Leafs, but never remember.
My 2021 Leaf DOES take elevation into account, based on how it draws the range perimeters around Denver. I can’t speak to how accurate it is though.
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:53 am

It sounds like they improved it further. Is the estimated range roughly half of the GOM's estimate?
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Re: What Do You Wish Your Leaf Had?

Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:09 pm

In the European Leaf post 2020 it looks like the map gives a remaining battery estimate at destination (Bjorn's videos show the fesutre). I was hoping that would show up here in the USA in an update.
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