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Decrease in mileage per charge
12-25-2016, 05:58 PM
Post: #1
Decrease in mileage per charge
Hi,
I'm new to this Forum so I hope I am posting to the correct page....
I have a Zoe which, when I bought in May I was achieving around 90 miles per charge.
Now I am lucky if I get 60-65 miles per charge.
I have been told that in the colder months the battery can't charge up as much as in warmer weather.
I don't know how accurate that info is, and wondered if any other Zoe owners can help?
I have had the car back to Renault twice, who each time say they have completed an update on the car....
Any info or advice would be great!

Thanks in advance
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12-25-2016, 08:10 PM
Post: #2
RE: Decrease in mileage per charge
Yes, the colder the ambient temperature the less range - welcome to the world of EV's! With my Renault, I get 60 in summer, and I lose 33% when the temp drops to 6C or lower.
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12-27-2016, 08:03 PM
Post: #3
RE: Decrease in mileage per charge
Thanks for such a quick reply.
That's quite a drop isn't it?.... At least I know that it's just the way it is in the cold weather.
Thanks again for your help.
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12-27-2016, 08:26 PM
Post: #4
RE: Decrease in mileage per charge
It is, but even a torch suffers the same way. My replacement EV will have a system to heat the battery (pre conditioning) before a trip, so there are ways round the issue... but a shame not with the Fluence!
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