Another admirable "round trip" achievement was made by another forum member, Ari_C, who drove his 2012 Volt slowly (in the 20ish mph range) around the relatively level perimeter road of a pro football stadium parking lot. He drove 81.8 miles (131.6 km) on a full charge (9.8 kWh Used, 8.3 miles/kWh).
The 2011/2012 Volt’s ev range estimate display is limited to a max reading of 50 ev miles (80.5 km). Looks like you’ve achieved it! I last did that at the end of my third summer of owning my 2012 Volt.
Actually this is my real record, because I have to stop over night and in the morning with 7 celsius outside rest of the battery drain in 10km instead 17. So if I've keep going in the same day until battery empty I probably finish with 107km on one charge. Also my avg is 1.6 as you see in the picture attached.
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I achieved 90.5 km once on my regular morning commute. I had a following wind over the first 50 km of level terrain, max speed 80 km/h. Then dropped down Hamilton "mountain", and stop and go through the city - and on to the highway, max speed 90 km/h but some stop and go. It has gotten to the point I appreciate stop and go while I still have EV mileage left!
My best all day was yesterday at 160.5 km. 80 in the morning and 60 in the evening after nearly 9 hours of 110 charge at work. Then I left the car at my wife's workplace and took her truck, and it charged on 110 for about 3 hours more and she got another 20 km.
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