wishboneash wrote:Could have easily beaten the EPA 73 mile range today - covered 68 miles with 9 bars effectively used up. With a full charge and using up a couple of more bars would have made 80 miles comfortably.
Total Miles Driven : 68
Date : Aug 6, 2011
Leaf End Condition : Started with 11 bars and ended with 2 bars left (14 miles est range)
Route / Terrain : Pleasanton -> via 680/24 -> Tilden Park (Inspiration point, ~1000ft -> Berkeley dwntn -> via 80/580-> Pleasanton. Lots of elevation changes on Wildcat canyon Rd and Dublin grade on the return
Speed : range of speeds from 25mph to 60mph
Weather : temps 18-25C, no climate control used
Miles/kWh : did not measure
when would you expect turtle to kick-in, with the last est 14 miles? Trying to understand your best guess range before turtle?