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Better Range

I took my 70D in to get the LTE upgrade and I got the best range ever on my 90 mile return trip home.
I have 2,600 miles on the car and I've never come close to getting the range indicated on the speedometer.
For the trip home I got 260 Wh/mile when my norm is around 350 Wh/mile.
I started out with 209 miles range and after going 90 miles it showed 119 miles range.
Could they have found something wrong, fixed it and didn't let me know?


Well-Known Member
Aug 7, 2012
Toronto, ON
I don't think 2,600 miles is enough to give you a good sense of what "normal" is just yet. (I drive about that in a month). Even subtle things like temperature (HVAC use vs. windows opened) can affect range. Seasonal temperature swings, which may not be as big a deal in Texas as it is in Canada, can make a HUGE difference.


Active Member
Supporting Member
May 2, 2014
Maybe you did something slightly different to stay in torque sleep more. Did you happen to drive a little slower that day? Just a few MPH might have been enough.

Or, they are probably tweaking the torque sleep with different firmware releases -- did you happen to check which version you were on before and after the service? Maybe you got an upgrade that helped out.

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