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Old 06-13-2018, 01:38 PM   #79 (permalink)
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As I said, this is not just me, but also my spouse and our 20 year old son. My son does a majority of the miles, actually, since he drives it when he works on the north shore. And those trips are largely on highways.

We bought the Bolt EV, while we are leasing a 2017 e-Golf - so the lease limits how far we can drive it per day, on average. Whenever we need to go farther than the ~32 miles on a given drive - we use the Bolt EV.

I put it into neutral to coast, and since the e-Golf coasts by default, my co-drivers have learned to like coasting, too. That is basically the only thing we do differently. It came with excellent Michelin tires - it coasts very well, indeed. The extended average on our e-Golf (about 3,500 miles?) is 5.6 miles / kWh (which has the equally excellent Bridgestone Ecopia tires).
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