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V3 SuperCharging on Y?

Zoomit

Active Member
Sep 1, 2015
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SoCal
Total time was 68 minutes. Below is the breakdown...


1% - 5:20pm

10% - 5:23pm

20% - 5:25pm

30% - 5:28pm

40% - 5:33pm

50% - 5:39pm

60% - 5:46pm

70% - 5:53pm

80% - 6:00pm

90% - 6:09pm

100% - 6:28pm
Assuming a 75 kWh usable capacity and a little math, it’s possible to calculate the average power during these intervals

1-10%, 135 kW
10-20%, 225 kW
20-30%, 150 kW
30-40%, 90 kW
40-50%, 75 kW
50-60%, 64 kW
60-70%, 64 kW
70-80%, 64 kW
80-90%, 50 kW
90-100%, 24 kW

Overall, this charge session looks to have been significantly slower than what should be possible under ideal conditions.
 
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I hit 239 and it took about 20mins to charge to 80%
IMG_0160.jpg
 

user212_nr

Active Member
Aug 26, 2019
1,407
881
US
Assuming a 75 kWh usable capacity and a little math, it’s possible to calculate the average power during these intervals

1-10%, 135 kW
10-20%, 225 kW
20-30%, 150 kW
30-40%, 90 kW
40-50%, 75 kW
50-60%, 64 kW
60-70%, 64 kW
70-80%, 64 kW
80-90%, 50 kW
90-100%, 24 kW

Overall, this charge session looks to have been significantly slower than what should be possible under ideal conditions.

The way that the user has listed the times, with only hours and minutes means that there is a very large margin of error. If you look at 5:20 - 5:23, that could be 5:20:49 to 5:23:00. That yields 225 kW. Then consider that there is at least 30 seconds where the car is "preparing to charge", so giving 1.5 minute for 0-10 could yield 300 kW. That is especially reasonable given that 225 kW was calculated for 10-20.
 

user212_nr

Active Member
Aug 26, 2019
1,407
881
US
Same, Highway18...I went to a V3 supercharger last night after taking delivery yesterday, and was bummed that the car was only pulling 60Kw...but now I see, I was about 80% charged already so that number makes sense...huh. Who knew?!?

Unless you don't have home-charging setup, or are in a remote area, you don't want to bother with superchargers > 80%. On a road trip, there is a lot of sense in staying below 40%, due to the increased charge rate. This route planner tool does the numbers for that A Better Routeplanner
 

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