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Old 11-10-2016, 12:12 PM   #109 (permalink)
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So this morning I decided to do an experiment and drive in "L" like usual but in "sport" mode i.l.o. "normal" mode.

I was wondering what would use less of a charge:

A - my usual leisurely pace taking off from a light while keeping the green ball in the circle in "normal" mode and easing the car up to cruising speed


B - a quick launch in "sport" mode to get me up to cruising speed quicker

Normally I use right around 4.0 kWh on my way to work, and this morning I used 4.5 kWh, so I guess that answers that question!

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