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Rear wheel vs all wheel drive range

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by thebeezknez, Aug 23, 2018.

  1. thebeezknez

    thebeezknez Member

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    Does anyone have a real data the shows the distance rwd vs. awd can get? I’ve heard some say that the rwd has more range is that true?
     
  2. usofrob

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    This is a pretty good comparison, but your actual mileage will vary significantly on local conditions. But I think this allows you to compare the different versions reasonably well:
    Tesla Model S/X/3 range at 65/70/75/80 mph
     
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  3. Daniel in SD

    Daniel in SD Active Member

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    One quibble is that I would expect the range of RWD and AWD to get closer at higher speeds as aerodynamic loss becomes a higher percentage of the energy use.
     
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