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What is this witchcraft!? 5.6 miles/kWh without even trying!
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This trip included a stint on the motorway at 70mph too. I've come from a Leaf 40 and I don't think I've ever seen 5.6 miles/kWh and definitely not if I wanted to drive any of the trip at 70mph.
 

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What is this witchcraft!? 5.6 miles/kWh without even trying! View attachment 145807

This trip included a stint on the motorway at 70mph too. I've come from a Leaf 40 and I don't think I've ever seen 5.6 miles/kWh and definitely not if I wanted to drive any of the trip at 70mph.
Averaging 5.2 over 6500 miles.

Indeed it is driven by mystical forces! 馃槉
 

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I have no desire to top others stories and these days and I am also regularly seeing figures between 5 and 6 with mid 4's on fast motorway journeys. But my flabber was well and truly gasted the other day. I was leaving a tiny village near Clitheroe with around five miles of narrow lanes to get to the A59. It was a warm day and there were no hills around.

Just as I set off a tractor pulled out in front and created a roadblock but also enabled us both to proceed very sedately, without stopping along those single-track roads as every other car simply gave way to let us through. Just as I approached the main road I glanced down and saw 8.1.

What?

I pointed that out to my wife and it immediately dropped to 8.0 and then 7.9 as I pulled onto the main road. 10 miles of A59 and then 15 miles of a very busy M6 brought it down to 5.9 then back to 6.0 over the next 3 miles of B roads, including a long downhill section in Parbold, but even that is truly impressive. These cars are unbelievable at times.
 

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Coming from a Leaf I鈥檓 also impressed in how accurate the GOM is - yesterday car charged to 100% GOM read 180 miles, drove to destination 90 miles away and had 90 mile range and 50% battery left ! I must admit I gave it a quick top up at an InstaVolt on the return journey where it was charging at 42kw which was not bad.
 

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Speed, aero, rolling resistance and weight are all factors. In the summer my e-Up! gives me 5+ kWh on a regular basis, that's thanks to lower weight and better rolling resistance (or lack of) in comparison with more expensive cars.

I'm assuming the Ioniq is similarly blessed.
 
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