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How many miles did you get for your first full charge?

nitzmahone

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Feb 28, 2018
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Mine showed 317mi on my first full charge (which I also did after about 2 weeks). It sounds like there's a bit of a range that people have seen. What I'm not clear on though is if driving habits affect the reported range or if it's purely a mapping from battery SoC/capacity to estimated mileage... Most people seem to think so, but I haven't paid close enough attention.
 
305 sounds like the low end of normal. I got 311 on first full charge, after about 3 weeks and 900 miles with all previous charges at 80% or 90%, usually with a few days of driving between charges.

What I'm not clear on though is if driving habits affect the reported range or if it's purely a mapping from battery SoC/capacity to estimated mileage...

It is a direct mapping of battery SoC to mileage based on the EPA test cycle (245 kwh/mile, I believe) but the assessment of the SoC can drift a bit over time. Supposedly deeply discharging and then fully charging can recalibrate that algorithm.
 
To the best of my knowledge the mileage of any EV depends on few factors : (1) weight ( number of passengers ), (2) Wind resistance ( if you happen to drive into high head winds and (3) Battery load/usage- electrical subsystems in operation - AC/Heater/ Lights etc. So exact comparisions are difficult... so if you are getting ~ 300 miles at full charge - be happy- and enjoy the drive!
 

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