DougWantsALeaf wrote:Compared to what this Norway test shows, the 62kWh battery does substantially better at temp mgmt and charge rate at temp.
That is an EU LEAF which means it has RapidGate SW adjustment that we don't get so yeah, it would be better...
Just let the battery cook more with increased battery degradation, great solution, right? Not here in U.S., as Nissan's battery
replacement liability would be a financial nightmare, besides the bad press.
If you buy a BEV without TMS and expect to drive intercities in the U.S., realize the negatives!
#1 Leaf SL MY 9/13: 76K miles, 47 Ahrs, 5.0 miles/kWh (average), Hx=70, SOH=78, L2 - 100% > 1000, temp < 95F, (DOD) > 20 Ahrs
#2 Leaf SL MY 12/18: 8.5K miles, 115 Ahrs, 5.2 miles/kWh (average), Hx=98, SOH=99, DOD > 20%, temp < 105F