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Anyone else having traction issues?

Even on damp (not really wet) roads, I seem to spin the wheels quite easily. Parking on my usual slightly grassy/ muddy verge to go for a run, I had some issues getting moving. Same sort of place that I've parked half a dozen other cars without issue.

I don't think of myself as having a particularly heavy right foot.
 

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Eco tyres with rubbish wet grip ?

Had the same on my Leaf 30 on the original Dunlop Eco tyres. Wet ground meant wheelspin away from the traffic lights unless I feathered the accelerator. (And they had plenty of tread left) I have CrossClimate+ on the car now and can't get it to spin even if I floor it from stationary with the front standing in a puddle! Night and day difference in wet grip between the different tyres. Ride is a bit harsher now though.

Let us know what kind of tyres are fitted and maybe others can comment on their merits or lack thereof.
 

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They're Michelin Primacy 4, supplied with the car, with plenty of tread on them. I can't imagine Onto would be keen on giving me a new set!

Do you notice any difference in efficiency?

Really not looking forward to snowy slush this winter - never really had a problem in winter before.
 

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I like the performance increase from my ZE40 R90 to the ZE50 R135 but it does wheelspin more on damp roads, especially if any lock is applied.

I was pleased they moved away from Eco tyres and the Michelin did well in AE test this year.

 
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100% torque from a standing start, and a TCS built for the torque curve of an ICE. Only Tesla seems to have got EV power delivery right so far.
 
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Anyone else having traction issues?

Even on damp (not really wet) roads, I seem to spin the wheels quite easily. Parking on my usual slightly grassy/ muddy verge to go for a run, I had some issues getting moving. Same sort of place that I've parked half a dozen other cars without issue.

I don't think of myself as having a particularly heavy right foot.
There’s a lot of torque in the motor and the traction control response isn’t that great.

You need to learn to modulate the go pedal. ;)
 

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Yup, my R110 was the same, slightest amount of damp and wheels not completely straight and the wheels would spin so easily.

Didn't have too much trouble in mud & grass though. Went to Alton Towers fireworks display last year, had to park on a very wet & muddy field. Walking back to the car and there were plenty of people getting stuck in their SUVs and having to get pulled out, but with a bit of careful driving we were able to drive straight out
 

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Have noticed this in my ze40 with some brand new Pirelli’s. Easily avoided by not going lead-foot onto the pedal 😎
 

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have you guys got the 'eco' button pressed down by the gearshifter? - think I heard if it on it cuts out the ASR - or have I got that round the wrong way that if you have it turned off it cuts down the anti slip regualation? - try it both ways , but indeed I think I did read that the eco button has some effect on ASR/ESP/ESC/Traction control
 

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have you guys got the 'eco' button pressed down by the gearshifter? - think I heard if it on it cuts out the ASR - or have I got that round the wrong way that if you have it turned off it cuts down the anti slip regualation? - try it both ways , but indeed I think I did read that the eco button has some effect on ASR/ESP/ESC/Traction control
I think you’d struggle to make the Zoe move quick enough to make the wheels spin with Eco mode enabled 😅
 
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