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My 2014 Gen 1 shows 11.3kwh extracted from battery in todays 10F temps today, how?

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So ass we know the gen 1 battery pack for 2014 has I believe a 10.7 usable size of the batter to get the 38 miles at least rated. So today in NY its been oh about 10 degrees all day. I was able to get 24miles out of what the monitor showed 11.3kwh. How can this be? Now my 4yr old volt has been averaging 10.3 for the last few seasons which is expected after being 4 years old so degradation is great. But how is it possible to get 11.3 on such a cold day? Note I did preheat the volt for one iteration of 10 minutes or cycle. Is it possible the 11.3kwh includes the extra amountt consumed while plugged in and preheating/pre conditioning?
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That's correct, that thing shows how much electricity is has been used since your last charge up until you switch to range extended (gas) mode.

If you've ever driven someplace, charged, and then unplugged before completing a full charge, you'll notice that it will keep going until you've used all of the electricity you added, so you'll get numbers like 14 or 15+ kwh

The same thing is true for ERDTT, since you're not technically in range extended mode, the electricity that the engine generated is added to the total.

Preheating does the same thing, specifically if you pull the plug prior to it completely topping off the battery. Again, the counter doesn't have the opportunity to reset itself.
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