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EV your 'primary' car?... could it be your only car? Is it? Choose all that apply.

100% EV household? Multiple options; choose all that apply

  • Only own an EV or (EVs); PHEVs count as ICE

    Votes: 96 59.6%
  • Rented an ICE for trips

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Rented a truck for projects

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Own a 2nd vehicle for (rarely used)

    Votes: 53 32.9%
  • Own a 2nd vehicle (used for trips)

    Votes: 13 8.1%
  • Own a 2nd vehicle (used for projects)

    Votes: 17 10.6%
  • I can get to the airport for trips :)

    Votes: 25 15.5%

  • Total voters
    161

mknox

Well-Known Member
Aug 7, 2012
10,104
1,898
Toronto, ON
None of the above. I drive a Model S and my wife drives an older ICE. She is not a "car person" and does not want to spend money on a new car for herself. We use the Model S for road trips (i.e. to see our daughter in Chicago). She will take her ICE to Chicago if she's going alone. She drives her ICE to work (short trip) and I drive my Model S to my work (long trip).

Not sure what boxes to tick to this use scenario.
 
None of the above. I drive a Model S and my wife drives an older ICE. She is not a "car person" and does not want to spend money on a new car for herself. We use the Model S for road trips (i.e. to see our daughter in Chicago). She will take her ICE to Chicago if she's going alone. She drives her ICE to work (short trip) and I drive my Model S to my work (long trip).

Not sure what boxes to tick to this use scenario.

This. I have the S and she has F150.
 
I own a LEAF which is my primary car. My wife drives a company truck. We still own our Accord for trips. When Model X arrives we will sell the Accord and only own EVs. At some point she won't have the company truck anymore and one of us will drive Model X and the other the LEAF to work. Model X will be used for trips.
 
Two EV family, loving the silent motoring.

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Own a Sprinter Van for the fun stuff hauling 5+ bikes, paddle boards, rocket box, fishing gear, kayak, towing trailer, 3 kids and newfoundland. So, that's probably not too common.Wife drives the S since she racks up the miles shuttling kids. Trips along the superchargers we take the S, into the backcountry with the gear we take the van. Will be a long time before we get an EV to handle that job, but the van doesn't get that many miles a year. I drive it to work 7 min away or bicycle.
 

gene

Active Member
Supporting Member
Feb 11, 2013
2,404
14,236
Santa Barbara, CA
My S85 is my only car and I do a lot of long distance road trips. 3 years ago, that was difficult. At this point with so many Superchargers I can go anyplace I need or want. What irks me is the end of the Consumers reports 25 minute video car talk #76, they say only people with two cars can own even the P85D!

talking cars consumers reports 76 - Google Search
 
My S85 is my only car and I do a lot of long distance road trips. 3 years ago, that was difficult. At this point with so many Superchargers I can go anyplace I need or want. What irks me is the end of the Consumers reports 25 minute video car talk #76, they say only people with two cars can own even the P85D!

talking cars consumers reports 76 - Google Search
Personally, taking anything other than a Model S on a road trip is pure misery.
 
Not a 100% EV household, but my Model S is the only car I own and drive. Others in the household own/drive a 2013 C-Max Energi, 2002 Explorer, and 1997 Odyssey.

>95% of my driving is just the 46 mile/day commute. Furthest I've driven in a day was about 90 miles, to work, then airport, then home.

As for trips, the first and so far only trip I have planned is to Yellowstone next year. And yes, I intend to drive my 60 all 1700 miles each way.
 

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