wfam5
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:39 pm

2719 miles. 137 mpge lifetime, 158 last "tank"

Arktctr
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Location: Southern California

Re: List your miles and MPGe

Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:20 am

12 months, 8,799 miles, 126 lifetime MPGe
2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT
Lime, Fast Charge
(02/2015 Build Date)

lude219
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:33 pm

Hey guys, new Sparkie owner here roaming around LB/cypress/cerritos area :D

She's still in her "break in" (is there such a thing for ev cars?) period with 254mi on the odo. So far the lifetime mpge is 133 and I get 6.2mi/kwh. Very impressed with what chevy has done with the spark!

brunoylupe
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Fri May 27, 2016 8:04 pm

49 mile commute with 4000 ft climb. 57 MPh i get to work , at 67 probably not. I tried it once, had to abort.
I will lease a Bolt until my model 3 is ready.
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no gas

2015 green 2 LT w/ fast charging 20150306
Clipper Creek 25 P
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Chocula
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:42 pm

147 MPGe @ 18324 miles.

agdodgerfan
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:09 pm

Latest update I am now up to 74,368 miles. 121 mpge. My leadfoot is really affecting my mpge. No traffic on my way to work doesn't help.

NORTON
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:46 am

agdodgerfan wrote:Latest update I am now up to 74,368 miles. 121 mpge. My leadfoot is really affecting my mpge. No traffic on my way to work doesn't help.
74.3 k miles !!
That's awesome. Are you the record holder? Do you log the battery capacity?

With my '14 I'm at 33.9 k miles with a 3.4 mi/kWh 'Lifetime' showing on the app. Where do you find mpge? Same thing basically, no?

EDIT: But 4.7 mi/kWh 'Since Full Charge'. And that was a fast commute! Bumped the 90 mph limit once this morning....
That lifetime number does not seem to move over time....
Used '14 2LT w/ DCFC. +69 K miles.
Mostly free charging! Only one LONG visit to the shop....
GM needs Modern Troubleshooting tools for Modern EV's.
3 step Trouble Tree, 2nd guess not covered by warranty and cost $800. 3rd guess fixed the problem.

PhilPen
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:37 am

There are three main ways to calculate mpge (1) based on economy (how far you could go based on how much electricity you could buy for the price of a local gallon of gasoline) (2) based on pollution equivalence (how far you could go with the net emission of the same quantity of CO2 produced by burning a gallon of gasoline). These first two values will vary with either your local electricity rates & gasoline prices, or how clean your electric power generation is https://oaspub.epa.gov/powpro/ept_pack.charts (3) based on energy (how far you can go on the equivalent energy contained in one gallon of gasoline. Somewhat surprisingly in some areas of the country all three of these values can be quite similar. The epa/car manufacturers use a value of 33.7 kwh as being equivalent to one gallon of gasoline https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miles_per ... equivalent . If we use this latter value many of the above listed mpge values are very understated. Ecomodder has a nice mpge conversion calculator but the calculator doesn't give an input for miles/kwh, the most useful input listed for us is wh/mile, to convert miles/kwhr to wh/mile you have to invert the value (take the reciprocal) and multiply by 1000. http://ecomodder.com/forum/tool-conversions.php#_top My average mpge for my total 4,200 miles of largely winter and highway driving is 135 using method #3 and the miles/kwh quoted in the car's display (which probably does not include a correction for charger efficiency?).
2015 Spark EV 2LT electric blue with DCFC
2016 Spark EV 2LT salsa red with DCFC

MrDRMorgan
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Location: Manteca, California

Re: List your miles and MPGe

Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:24 am

agdodgerfan wrote:Latest update I am now up to 74,368 miles. 121 mpge. My leadfoot is really affecting my mpge. No traffic on my way to work doesn't help.
What year is your Spark EV? Have you recently calculated your battery capacity using the data on the info screen? It would be interesting to all to know if and by how much your battery might have degraded over this number of miles.

SparkevBlogspot
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Re: List your miles and MPGe

Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:07 am

Over 18K miles, mine shows 5.3 mi/kWh on average (I never reset the trip meter). If you go by 33.7 kWh/gal of gas, that works out to 179 MPGe.

http://sparkev.blogspot.com/2017/02/spa ... world.html

If you assume 7.5% loss in charging with DCFC, it's 165 MPGe. If you assume 15% loss with L2, it's 152 MPGe. If you assume 20% loss with L1, it's 143 MPGe (4.24 mi/kWh).

However, electricity price has gone up by 12% in past year to $0.20/kWh and gas prices are again down to $2.60/gal. Doing the math, MPG equivalent in $ works out to 55 MPGe$ (with L1). If you factor in eVgo OTG membership for DCFC, average electricity price becomes about $0.30/kWh (I use a lot of DCFC), which makes it equivalent to 42 MPGe$ when using DCFC, 37 MPGe$ when using L1.

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