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With our 2016 Volt I have noticed electric miles accumulated while going down hill. We have quite a few mountains here in northwestern Oregon. When running in hold mode I noticed I can climb a mountain from sea level, via Oregon Coast Highway 101, to 600-700 feet or so, at the crest I place the drive system in electric mode, from 16 miles of range on top at the bottom it would now read 20 miles or so at the bottom. Now at the bottom I place in hold mode and hit another mountain and do the same, now at the bottom of that mountain I will have 23 miles of electric range. I can now place in normal mode, electric and make it home easily which is about 18 miles away. Even having to climb another mountain on pure electric on the way home I normally arrive home with anywhere with 1-3 miles left. Usually the 130 mile round trip, Summer conditions of course, ends up being 50 mpg on gas and 65-70 miles on electric.

How many cars today can do that?
 
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