I had the opposite experience to you, Mike. On Sunday, my wife and I went for a "country" drive to a winery to pick up our club shipments. Then we took freeway for about 15 miles coming home. Whereas I normally lose the first bar at 6 miles, on Monday I lost it at 4.5. And I used 5 bars to get to work instead of 4. Tuesday, first bar went at 5 miles and I was thinking I would call up my PD and ask for a battery check. By today, I was back up to >6 for the first bar, and average of 7 overall. I pretty much count on 7/bar. My commute is nearly identical to yours.
Oh yeah, I took the LEAF up to SF for our BayLEAFs gathering on June 4th. It was cold and rainy and I still got 7 mi/bar. Go figure.
I'm a full time D-mode driver now. Only use ECO when going through residential neighborhoods, where kids may spill out into the street. ECO is a good governor.
2011 LEAF SL brilliant silver + QC
DRL's, Seat Heaters, Horn, LEDs and EVSE upgrades
Over 24,300 miles gas-free
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