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Hi All

Yesterday I was city driving and noticed how much more you can drive with higher temperatures.
16.3kWh per 100km @ 24 degrees celcius.
That makes a range of 460km or 285 miles possible.


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It's 24 degC not 24 degF.
So warm enough~

Anyway I never see that low consumption yet.
yes, I meant that it's 24C now, but cold before with worse range (10C?). Wondering if the range loss in cold weather was due to resistive heating rather than heat pump. That's nice low consumption!
 

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Anyway I never see that low consumption yet.
I’ve seen efficiency as low as 17.6 kWh/100 mi., albeit it was a short trip, the temperature was 70F-ish and I’m a conservative driver. My cumulative efficiency over 500+ miles (have not reset the trip computer yet) is 31.6 kWh/100 mi.
 

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Did they not initially say they were going to offer them then the withdrew that and switched to the no option and no availability … which is odd with Canadian winters and all.
 

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Sorry about the cross-posting. The day before yesterday, as I was driving the XC40 P8, I saw an error message appear on the driver display about not having enough battery charge. I cannot recall the exact wording of the error message because it came and went so quickly. I also saw a picture of a turtle appear on the display for a few minutes and then disappear immediately. I checked the battery status and the car had about 67% battery left according to the driver display. I also double-checked by asking Google for the range and it reported 175 miles. I have not seen the message appear again and the car drove fine. Has anyone else seen this happen?
 

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Not seen it … sounds like a software or sensor glitch.
If the car thinks you are low on charge it will regard your energy usage so it is something to keep an eye out for.

Add to the list of things that will need looking at if she goes in for a service?
 

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Haven't tried the one pedal driving yet, but I hear it helps with range. Can others confirm this is true? Thanks
 

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I actually tried OPD, but it is very aggressive, since my wife drives the car and hates OPD we leave it off. I just coast more and get into the regen brakes as needed.
 

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Haven't tried the one pedal driving yet, but I hear it helps with range. Can others confirm this is true? Thanks
Give opd 4 hours to get used to it. By then you should be addicted and never want to go back. Of course everyone is different so as he Keith said you can always drive without it but opd is honestly a delight. My wife hated the idea swore she would never use it. 2 hour in and she wants ice cars to have an opd mode :)

More efficient? I would guess that breaking done perfectly ( never breaking past the regen threshold ) should result in the same result as opd unless there is some technical efficiency that we do not know about that comes from the battery spending a lot of time tricking charge in and out.

Try it and let us know :)
 

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OPD is for me one of the top three highlights of the XC40. So fun to drive, Much smoother city driving.
 
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