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On gen1, each trip odometer showed the gallons of gas used. There may have also been a lifetime gallons of gasoline used too. Anway, is that available in the gen2 menus? I couldn't find it.

I guess the best alternative is to get the gallons of gasoline data from volstats....
 

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The center screen has gallons used since the last charge...


But I don't believe that's on the trip meters anymore. Maybe there's a lifetime view on the center screen that shows it?
 

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Dear GM,

Why was the "Gallons of gas used" on the trip meters removed?

I find this very useful on my 2013. I have used the gas to a tenth of gallon from empty. It is pretty consistent when filling up, within a tenth.

I don't want "The number of miles to go before Empty" because it kick over to "Low Fuel" when below 30 miles.
 

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I don't want "The number of miles to go before Empty" because it kick over to "Low Fuel" when below 30 miles.
A better solution (to me anyway) would be for GM to not kick over to "LOW" below 30 miles. Anyone know what the Gen 2 does in this case?
 

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A better solution (to me anyway) would be for GM to not kick over to "LOW" below 30 miles. Anyone know what the Gen 2 does in this case?
Mine shows less than 30 miles on the fuel gauge if I let it go long enough. I think it was at ~15 miles that it switched to "LOW". If you completely "run out" of fuel (the car keeps a reserve in the tank that you can't use), it will switch to "Engine Not Available" reduced power mode and you can drive several miles in order to reach a gas station, but once those several miles are up, the car will shut down until you charge it or put more fuel in it.
 

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Mine shows less than 30 miles on the fuel gauge if I let it go long enough. I think it was at ~15 miles that it switched to "LOW". If you completely "run out" of fuel (the car keeps a reserve in the tank that you can't use), it will switch to "Engine Not Available" reduced power mode and you can drive several miles in order to reach a gas station, but once those several miles are up, the car will shut down until you charge it or put more fuel in it.
Still an improvement over G1. If I fuel shortly after getting "LOW", I can put 7.6 gallons into the tank. Which means there's easily over a gallon and a half and 60 miles left. But the "LOW" bothers me, as though it were thirsty, and stop and put more in. Probably doesn't matter in the long run, but...
 

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Still an improvement over G1. If I fuel shortly after getting "LOW", I can put 7.6 gallons into the tank. Which means there's easily over a gallon and a half and 60 miles left. But the "LOW" bothers me, as though it were thirsty, and stop and put more in. Probably doesn't matter in the long run, but...
It won't let you use all the gas in the tank. It will keep I think around a half gallon to a gallon in the tank when it switches to "Engine Not Available" to prevent air from getting into the fuel system.
 

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The problem I have with the G1 "LOW" is that it is not consistent. One time it was 8.4 then the next time it was 7.8 when it kick on. But with the gallons used. 95% of the time it is within a tenth of gal. when filling up. I usually let the pump kick off then fill up to the next higher dollar.

Is it better with G2?
 

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It won't let you use all the gas in the tank. It will keep I think around a half gallon to a gallon in the tank when it switches to "Engine Not Available" to prevent air from getting into the fuel system.
Interesting, thanks.

The 15 miles switchover to "LOW" is also an improvement for sure. The Gen 1 seems to switch to LOW when about a gallon is left, which is a bummer.
 

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my gen 1 was accurate to the tenth when i filled up-the gallons burned was spot on. the gen 2 doesnt have that and the miles left is not close. one tank showed 56 miles left and when i filled up i got more in it than it holds !!! you cant trust it !
 
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