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Old 12-23-2011, 11:47 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by drmiller100 View Post
...wintertime driving for an electric car is a definite problem.
Many of the folks over at MyNissanLeaf are seeing their first winter with
their LEAF and are posting on their experiences/explorations of the effect
of cold weather on their range. Reductions of only 25 - 33% are possible...
but to see only that little, you're got to be really careful/creative about
battery preheat (during charging) and heater/defroster use.

Very interesting read if you're contemplating an EV, especially if your
contemplated daily use is out near the max range.

My Nissan Leaf - One more winter range post- 33*, 80% to 0 bars: 32.8 miles
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