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It has begun to warm up in the northeast and I have been enjoying the increase in battery milage status. This morning (approx 60F) I have 71 miles instead of the rated 53. I think in another month it will beat a Tesla!
 

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I drove my 2016 home from purchasing it this Friday. I got 65 miles on the battery and this was with 4 people in the car...my wife and two daughters. Yep, its a keeper ;)
 

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When I purchase mine I'm hoping to make my 62 mile round trip commute all electric in the non winter months.

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When I purchase mine I'm hoping to make my 62 mile round trip commute all electric in the non winter months.

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Should be doable as long as it is not interstate driving. The Volt really shines on back roads.
 

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I drove my 2016 home from purchasing it this Friday. I got 65 miles on the battery and this was with 4 people in the car...my wife and two daughters. Yep, its a keeper ;)
I most certainly hope you will keep the wife and kids!!!
 

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In the rough Chicago winter, I was lucky to hit 45 on a full charge in non-highway driving. Now that it's above 60 consistently (for now...), I've been getting over 60 miles per charge. I hope one day to break 70, but I don't think it's flat enough for that here.
 

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That might remain to be seen. Remember, for some reason the new volt always goes to the wife. :D
I understand ;) My original Volt stayed with me, so I would expect this one too as well. My wife drives an 08 Saturn Outlook XR all whee drive. It is aging well, but we would like to replace it. We debated getting a Pacifica Hybrid, but decided (when considering all factors, especially money) to get another Volt as our DD. We only use the Outlook on really long trips when we need the extra cargo. The Pacifica is not out of the question now, but it is doubtful.
 

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In the rough Chicago winter, I was lucky to hit 45 on a full charge in non-highway driving. Now that it's above 60 consistently (for now...), I've been getting over 60 miles per charge. I hope one day to break 70, but I don't think it's flat enough for that here.
There is a rather complicated formula the car uses to compute your Mileage that shows up after charge. It takes samples from a lot of sources which essentially is ambient temperature and sensors that essentially monitor your style of driving. If you are a lead foot or easy on the pedal or if you stop on a dime rather than allow the car to coast and regen will have a dramatic affect on your projected mileage number.

I am NORTH of Chicago so the terrain is similar. In the summer (70's and up) the car mileage readings after charge have routinely been in the 80's. I will say that the car tends to shine in city under 40 mph driving. I believe the ability to coast and brake (regen) has a lot to do with that. also at lower speeds you use so much less power from the battery.


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