pirracas77
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What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:44 am

Hello,

I didn't find in the user manual any information.
What does this blue "ECO bar" indicate? It increases/dicreases dinamically during the driving, but no idea the reason.

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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:48 am

As I understand it, the bar/ribbon indicates the amount of power being used by the drive motor. The ECO is either saying that you are in Eco Mode, or is indicating that the lower range is where you want to keep the motor power draw for best range economy. I don't use that page, so you may want to wait for a more definitive answer.
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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:25 am

The information display section of my 2018 manual is on page 2-27 and does not contain much on the various pages beyond the battery temp gauge.

I hadn't noticed the blue bar changing sizes, I thought it was a static bar that you wanted to keep the power level within to drive economically.
Or in other words, if you never apply more power than the matching blue bar you are supposedly driving economically.
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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:39 am

pirracas77 wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:44 am
Hello,

I didn't find in the user manual any information.
What does this blue "ECO bar" indicate? It increases/dicreases dinamically during the driving, but no idea the reason.

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I hope this is not your normal charging pattern...

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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:46 pm

DaveinOlyWA wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:39 am

I hope this is not your normal charging pattern...

It is what replaced the trees. For an understanding of the trees... Well, I never saw much sense it in so you will need to go elsewhere for that.
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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:38 pm

knightmb wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:46 pm
DaveinOlyWA wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:39 am

I hope this is not your normal charging pattern...

It is what replaced the trees. For an understanding of the trees... Well, I never saw much sense it in so you will need to go elsewhere for that.
Been charging mine to 100% for 7 years, don't scare them. :o
And why would good charging advice (not given if you hadn't noticed) be scary?
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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:59 pm

I just used that screen, and this is what it shows: it is indicating that the lower, marked range is where you want to keep the motor power draw for best energy/range economy. The power ribbon is dynamic, but the Eco hash marks are static.
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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:45 pm

The solid blue eco bar is definitely not static. It grows and shrinks all the time.

For example, at steady highway speeds it’s longer, reaching out beyond the word “Eco”. Other times it’s shy of the “c”.

I have no idea why it changes length. Would love to find out.
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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:50 pm

frontrangeleaf wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:45 pm
The solid blue eco bar is definitely not static. It grows and shrinks all the time.

For example, at steady highway speeds it’s longer, reaching out beyond the word “Eco”. Other times it’s shy of the “c”.

I have no idea why it changes length. Would love to find out.
Steady power consumption.
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Re: What does this indicator mean?

Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:30 pm

frontrangeleaf wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:45 pm
The solid blue eco bar is definitely not static. It grows and shrinks all the time.

For example, at steady highway speeds it’s longer, reaching out beyond the word “Eco”. Other times it’s shy of the “c”.

I have no idea why it changes length. Would love to find out.

I'm fairly sure that on my car the Eco section wasn't solid blue, but was instead white hash marks, and it didn't seem to grow or shrink during the 5 miles or so I used it. Interesting...
Steady power consumption.
Yes, that seems likely. That or power consumption below a certain threshold. Pirracas77, what mode were you in: D or D Eco? That may be the difference. I was in Drive - Eco.
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