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Old 12-13-2007, 03:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 66.29 mpg (US)
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It is really bad efficiency for an EV.

The car itself is better than that if you only consider energy use from the pack. But I'm including all losses from charging as well. Cold weather hurts in all the usual ways, and yes, battery capacity is down a lot.

I posted some more detailed info about the effects of charging on my MPGe figures in the FS build thread:
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