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Received the "chill mode" version today. Is it true that regen is also "chilled" while on this mode?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by Victor3, Apr 19, 2018.

  1. Victor3

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    Acceleration is chilled, so conversely is regen deceleration also decreased while on this mode for those who may prefer a gentler drag?
     
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    Why would you ask the internet when you can just… try it?
     
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    Away from car but not in spirit. Don't let me down, my internet people.
     
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    Internet says, that it would not make any sense for CHILL mode to affect regen, because regen has its own independent setting.
     
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    It does NOT affect regen. I drove about 50 miles in chill mode today with the steering set to comfort. It makes the car feel very different, I think a lot of people are going to like it (feels like a Lexus ES or something).

    However, it's not for me. My car is back in sport steering and standard acceleration now :)
     
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    The "wife mode"!
     
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    I was really hoping chill mode only affected the autopilot, but unfortunately it also caps maximum output even in full-manual mode.

    Next patch, hopefully.
     
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    I personally do t care for the AP acceleration profile. I think it is too little early and too much at faster speeds.

    But to me, chill is for grandparents or younger folks learning to drive. I like it for that purpose.
     
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    Zero effect on regen as far as I can tell.
     
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    I don't get chill mode. Just don't press the pedal as far.
     
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    So don't use it.
     
  12. brkaus

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    Very useful for new drivers or older drivers.

    Not so good for a driver that typically used regular mode and finds themselves without the expected acceleration.
     
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    It changes the acceleration curve, pressing the pedal halfway still gives you the "jerky" feeling that some new EV drivers complain about before their right foot becomes calibrated.
     
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    lol, i don't. Good call though. :rolleyes:
     
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    yeah I could see that. Agreed on both aspects.
     

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