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Inconsistencies between Miles Remaining and Usage

3511 Views 8 Replies 5 Participants Last post by  Dewg
Since the factory recall updates my Bolt is giving me some inconsistencies on mileage.

Full charge. Hill-top reserve is on, so should be charging about 90% of the pack, or 54kWh.

Range remaining on the dash shows 200 miles when I fire up the car. Now I drive about 4 miles per kWh, which can be confirmed on the usage display on the center console screen. It'll say kWh used since last charge: 1kWh. Miles driven: 4.0 Miles. And it stays pretty consistent for me: 2.0kWh used, 8.2 Miles. So based on that, I should be getting about 216 miles on my 54kWh charge.

So while I'm driving, the battery gauge will start dropping as normal, but seems to drop much faster. Each bar on the battery gauge is 3kWh (as there are 20 bars and the pack is 60kWh). So at "half a tank" I should have 30kWh of battery left, or 120 miles of range.

But after a long drive, I'll get home and the battery gauge says I have just over 1/4 tank left (6 bars), but the usage display on the center console screen says I've used 26kWh and gone about 105 miles.

So which is more accurate? The battery gauge on the dash, which seems to indicate I have 18kWh of power left (6 bars) which translates to 72 miles left - or the usage display which says I have used 26kWh, which should leave me with 28kWh left (54 at charge and 26 used), which would be 112 miles left...

Or is this indicating I have battery loss?!?!
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just a guess that you recently had the recall done?
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