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      02-06-2013, 08:09 AM   #82
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Originally Posted by jdong View Post
Imported my numbers. http://www.fuelly.com/driver/jdong/activehybrid-3

Remember that the bulk of these tanks are 25% highway trips (50 mile weekend trips mainly) but 75% Californian commutes to work in dense traffic. The one tank at 29mpg was 150 highway miles mixed with a week's commute.
Very good. Do you have a smartphone, you could use the Fuelly mobile site bookmark (equivalent to an app) to input the data during your fill ups.

What driving mode have you been using?

Yesterday I was in really heavy traffic for 30+ minutes. Average speed ~15mph. I think the AH3 could make do with an even bigger battery! I could easily cruise along at 15mph on pure battery, but it depletes quickly, maybe 1% per second? Once it gets down to 7%, the ICE of course comes back on, and you really can't run in pure eDrive until the battery charge gets up to ~ 30%.
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