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How many times a year do you supercharge?

Discussion in 'Charging Standards and Infrastructure' started by Discoducky, Dec 3, 2013.

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How many times do you supercharge per year?

  1. 10

    44.4%
  2. 20

    25.9%
  3. 30

    18.5%
  4. 40

    11.1%
  5. 50

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. 60

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. 70

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. 100

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. 200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. More than 200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Discoducky

    Discoducky Active Member

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    #1 Discoducky, Dec 3, 2013
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    Extrapolate if necessary, but please have at least a few months of actual data. Also, remark if estimate, actual full year of data or anticipated charging in a given year based on TM supercharger infrastructure build out.

    Example: We might supercharge more when/if there is a supercharger in Seattle
     
  2. scaesare

    scaesare Active Member

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    Just had counted up and extrapolated the number of times (~10-12) and had some thoughts in it's value HERE.
     
  3. JPP

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    Have driven for 6 months/8000 miles and never supercharged (no long road trips yet)...
     
  4. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    So far none. No Superchargers along the route I typically travel (and very likely there won't ever be). I should be able to go to one in the next few weeks though.
     
  5. JohnQ

    JohnQ Active Member

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    8 months, never needed to supercharge until the T'giving road trip when I did so 6 times. I expect I'd use one about a dozen times a year. I often charge on a 30A in Boston for day trips since I have 10 hours at the office to do so.

    I'm 20 miles, tops, from the Darien charger and only used it once as a novelty to test out the hardware.
     
  6. wraithnot

    wraithnot Model S VIN #5785

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    Since I got the car in March, I've done three trips to the Santa Lucia wine country and back, one trip to Paso Robles and back, two trips to Vegas and back, and one trip to LA and back which should work out to 26 total supercharging stops (Gilroy 8x, Harris Ranch 5x, Tejon Ranch 5x, Barstow 4x, Hawethorn 2x, Buelton 1x, and Atascadero 1x). Extrapolated to the full year is about 39.

    We're planning a trip to Las Cruces NM for Xmas and a trip to Seattle next spring so 40 charges a year seems reasonable.
     
  7. dave

    dave Member

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    Weird poll, since there are very few owners who have their Model S for a year. Also, many of us, including myself, have zero Superchargers anywhere within range of us and have thus never supercharged. Hopefully this changes at some point...
     
  8. SCW-Greg

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    About 10 per year driving a couple of times from PDX to Seattle and back, as well as going from PDX to central OR too.

    Now that we can drive to southern Cal, Palm Springs, and more, we'll add 10+ easy in just one round trip... but I'm not sure I'd count that as an annual trip, but more likely every other year.

    I'm sure we'll find that it just gets easier and easier to do, so that our future use will increase beyond our current usage patterns.

    I've used Centralia WA twice this last week, first time for me. Would've used Detroit OR twice the week before that had they had it online, which it's likely live now. These will be my two most used chargers.
     
  9. TsRocket

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    Seattle to Palm Springs October 28-october 31

    1. Centralia, WA
    2. Woodburn, OR
    3. Springfield, OR
    4. Grants Pass, OR
    5. mt. shasta, CA
    6. Corning, CA
    7. Tesla, Fremont, CA
    8. Gilroy, CA
    9. Harris Ranch, CA
    10. Ft. Tejon, CA

    Looking for Quartzite, AZ Soon. But haven't made it yet.
    Looking for Indio or LaQuinta/Palm Desert/ or other when its available.
    Fabulous fun trip south ... Thanks Tesla!
    had Vacaville been available would have gone there. Makes perfect ...
    1,277 miles
     
  10. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    No "Zero" or <10 option??
    some of us haven't had access to a Supercharger during the entire first year of ownership.
     
  11. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Voted 10 as I've supercharged 6 times already just for kicks even without any true road trips; thrice each at Gilroy and Fremont.
     
  12. Btrflyl8e

    Btrflyl8e Active Member

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    I agree there should be a <10 option. I've used a supercharger 3 times in 7 months but likely won't use one again for at least a year or more...
     
  13. derekt75

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    I live in California, surrounded by superchargers.
    I've supercharged once in 11 months of ownership.
    I voted for the minimum number, 10.

    Three times this year I've driven over 100 miles from home.
    Once I supercharged. Once I gained a few dozen miles at 120V from a hotel over a couple days. Once I took a gasoline car.
     
  14. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

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    This seems like a California or NE centric thread. LOL

    So far 0 times. I think the closest supercharger is still ~500 miles away...
     

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