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Mini Road Trip Statistics

Discussion in 'Model S' started by AMPd, Aug 24, 2015.

  1. AMPd

    AMPd Active Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    Northern California
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Another trip to SoCal from NorCal... [/COLOR][COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Drove to San Diego 3 weeks ago, loved it! This time the destination was a bit closer, Los Angeles! [/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]I know there are plenty of stats floating around, but I figured a few more couldn't hurt, something for new owners to look at as they get accustomed to their cars.[/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Vehicle specs-[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Standard 85kwh model[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]21 inch wheels with continental extreme contact dw tires[/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Depart- Sacramento CA- 144 RM[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Arrived- Manteca CA- 62 RM[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Actual Miles Driven- 69.7[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Wh/M- 330[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Average Speed- 71 MPH[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Climate Control- OFF[/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Manteca SC was empty, but it was around 4AM, so I expected it to be empty! [/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Depart Manteca CA- 185[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Arrived- Harris Ranch SC- 33[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Actual Miles Driven- 132[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Wh/M- 322[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Average Speed 70 MPH[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Climate Control- OFF

    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Harris Ranch was also empty, however on the trip back there were 3 cars there with a fourth one arriving a few minutes before we left. [/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]There are 10 spots![/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Depart Harris Ranch SC: 162[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Arrived Tejon Ranch SC: 30[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Actual Miles Driven: 116[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Wh/M: forgot to log [/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Average Speed: 70mph [/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Climate Control: 66 degrees[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]There was 1 car when we arrived, but they were leaving, I was the only one charging. [/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Another driver pulled up as we were leaving.[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]However on the trip back we got the last spot, once we were done at chipotle and ready to leave there were 3 cars waiting for a spot.[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]A gentleman from Tesla was on site, not sure what he was up to, he was talking to a few owners and I did not want to butt in![/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Depart Tejon Ranch SC: 169[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]Arrived at Destination: 80[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]In Los Angeles I charged at the StubHub Center during the LA Galaxy vs NYCFC game.[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]However once the game was over I was a few miles short of being able to reach Tejon Ranch so I stopped at the Redondo Beach SC. [/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]After a quick restroom break and a red bull purchase (cost 14 bucks for 2 cans, purchase at your own risk) I departed for Tejon, only to get stuck on the 405 due to a major traffic collision. [/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]So that's my experience.[/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]I absolutely love this car! It's unbelievable that I just drove nearly a thousand miles and paid zero for fuel![/COLOR]
    [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.701961)]The superchargers are so convenient, I hate driving for long periods of time, so the 100 or so mile apart breaks are fantastic! [/COLOR]

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