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Does SPORT steering setting help save battery?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by race3, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. race3

    race3 Member

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    Just a thought and wondering... does having the SPORT option selected for steering, help save some battery? I'm guessing it requires less use of the assistive motor that's used during the comfort or standard settings?? Does that make sense? I'm sure it's a very minor battery savings, but wondering if this is still likely, even if minor?

    I prefer the sport setting anyhow...

    -marc
     
  2. David99

    David99 Active Member

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    Technically it does use a little less power, but the difference would be so small that it doesn't make a noticeable difference on range.
     
  3. scottm

    scottm Active Member

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    Changing the incandescent license plate bulbs for LED would save more juice.
     
  4. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    Agree it will technically save energy, but certainly a negligible amount and you would never be able to detect the difference.
     
  5. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Agreed. Negligible savings, if any.
     

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