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Looks like the Volt does some range learning, as I've noticed that the fully charged range keeps going up with each charge. I'm assuming that the Volt is keeping a log of my energy consumption and is estimating the range of each charge accordingly?

When I first bought my Volt a couple weeks ago, the fully charged range was stated to be 38 miles. It's steadily gone up each day, and this morning's estimated full charge range was 50 miles. Nice!
 

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Yeah, it's a pretty neat car. Keep driving it nice and easy and let us know how high you can make it go! My 2017 has had some problems so its in the shop right now, but on the 2nd day I drove it I noticed I got 31 miles on the odometer while only using 21 of my electric miles. Color me impressed!
 

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Mine is a 2014.

I have been trying to drive efficiently, too, so I can see how the estimates would go up. I wonder how high I can make it go...so far I've been able to go anywhere from 20-50% further than the estimates, depending upon conditions. By my estimation I think I should be able to make an average of 55 miles per charge based on my commute and driving profile. My daily commute is 36 miles, and on average I've been getting home with 15-18 miles left of estimated range.
I'm lucky in that my commute is all surface streets and level. I haven't done much testing with further driving (errands and such) to fully drain the battery between charges, so it's hard to tell actual to estimates yet, especially considering that the estimates are still rising. I've only run out of battery once so far.... 10.6kw used.
 
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