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Howdy,

So after 7 months of ownership I have cracked 100 miles. Still had 15 on the GOM, didn't fancy pushing my luck.
So it's been a week of city traffic, no heater or ac, eco mode, and not too many quick getaways. Granted this isn't 142 miles like the chap on here achieved.

Average of 4.8 m/kWh best I've seen.
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#Jealous

Best I've managed was 94.7, not really trying either, when I do try to get range I get mid 80's lol
 

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I managed 101.6 miles on my last charge, all short journeys in London, I was not using Eco, for the last 2 mile journey the battery was red with no miles remaining shown. When I charged I had 6% charge left. It's been reasonably warm last week so the air con had been doing quite a lot of work.
 

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I am now an official member of the 100 mile club (y)

Charged up last Saturday and did a bit of trotting about and then my weekly commute which is just under 80 miles and by Friday evening I had done 102.6 miles with 16 miles remaining. My eco score has gone up to 93/100 too and I am at 4.84 mpkw. This is running in Eco with no aircon as I prefer having the windows down when the weather is like it is at the moment. I have only done reset ofter my first full charge. I am just resetting the A trip after each charge.

My previous week I had done 96 miles with 25 miles remaining, but as it wasn't 100 actual miles on the trip I didn't post it.

To say I am pleased is an understatement. I thought the Zoe would suit my laid back driving style and weekly commute, but its performing much better than I imagined. Its costing me around £2.75 to charge which is a bit different to the £18 a week in diesel. Its working out to about 2.6ppm at our current non Economy 7 electric rate.

I am going to be very interested to see how much its changes in the winter. I know there is going to be a big difference, but even if its half I will still be happy :D
 

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well done my max 140+ miles i never use eco mode, i can get over 100 easy but with 10% battery lose it getting harder, i always get my good miles at motorway driving
 

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. Its working out to about 2.6ppm at our current non Economy 7 electric rate.
You may want to take a look at Economy 7 from first:utilty. It has a lower day rate that the big 6 and slightly lower night rate. If you decide to switch PM me as you can get Amazon voucher if introduced :)
 

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You may want to take a look at Economy 7 from first:utilty. It has a lower day rate that the big 6 and slightly lower night rate. If you decide to switch PM me as you can get Amazon voucher if introduced :)
We have thought about Economy 7 but my partner is at home all day and uses a fair amount of electric, so we're not sure that would work for us. We definitely wouldn't want to run the dishwasher, washing machine etc. at night as our bedroom is above the kitchen.

The other thing is I prefer to charge at the at the end of the week once I put Zoe in the garage and know that the charging starts ok and unplug at the end of the evening once its done and not having to rely on the timing schedule. I wouldn't want to go out to the car and find it hadn't charged.

Thanks for the offer of the introduction though :)
 

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I think we need pictures of the Eco screen on R-link to verify 100 milers.

140+ miles on 22kw of battery on motorway driving, haha ok. You do realise that's over 6mpkwh!
 

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I think we need pictures of the Eco screen on R-link to verify 100 milers.

140+ miles on 22kw of battery on motorway driving, haha ok. You do realise that's over 6mpkwh!

The 140 miles is on YouTube if it's the same user. Wasn't done on the motorway if I recall.

100 miles is pretty easy for town driving during the warmer weather.
 

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We have thought about Economy 7 but my partner is at home all day and uses a fair amount of electric, so we're not sure that would work for us. We definitely wouldn't want to run the dishwasher, washing machine etc. at night as our bedroom is above the kitchen.

The other thing is I prefer to charge at the at the end of the week once I put Zoe in the garage and know that the charging starts ok and unplug at the end of the evening once its done and not having to rely on the timing schedule. I wouldn't want to go out to the car and find it hadn't charged.

Thanks for the offer of the introduction though :)
Sounds like an ideal application for Solar panels. They provide the power during the day when you say you use it. That should lower the day time use a lot. I try to charge my car at weekends when it is at home during the day and the Sun is out.
 

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100 miles is pretty easy for town driving during the warmer weather.
Agreed, on motorway, fast dual carriage way, or even regular A and decent B roads its not so easy. I've struggled to get much over 90miles on those routes.

I just want potential new owners to be aware of the limitations on the "100 miles is easy" statement.
 

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Just about to buy a Zoe and the discussion has been really helpful thanks. It would be really good to know how much difference the eco mode makes. Is there anyone who has done some comparison as to how much difference there is with it on and off when doing the same journey?
 

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Strangely it makes very little difference.

I'll be testing more thoroughly over next couple of weeks as I've got a big trip planned that's barren of chargers.
 

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Thanks Sandy - will be interested to know as one of our possible journeys will be to shropshire - not sure how practical that's going to be in on one charge as ironically, its about 101 miles :)
 

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No chance, I've not seen anyone claim 100+miles on 1 journey, they'll all be pottering around town, never more than a couple of miles from a charger.
 
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