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I’m getting over the 289 range the Premiere was advertised at - driving mostly city miles, with a 15-20 minute commute to work each way in ECO mode, B drive, and e-Step most of the time. Seat warmers and heated steering wheel on in the mornings only. Anyone else? Don’t know if this was expected but it’s a nice surprise to me.
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There's a Driving Analysis tab on the Nissan Connect app. December averaged 3.1 mi/kWh, January so far is 2.9. There are daily numbers as well but depending on the day, it goes anywhere from 2-4+

The range has definitely been going up since I first got the car a month ago so for those who are concerned it's showing lower than you expected, it really does take your driving habits into account. It's my first EV and I didn't know that it could go up higher than the estimated. I fully expected lower. 😅
 

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Californians really don't understand that there's a world outside of California, do you?

Of course you're going to get better than the EPA range in SoCal, the EPA's test isn't designed around absolute perfect driving conditions, which you typically have in SoCal. Your temperatures in SoCal are almost always the perfect temperature for EVs; it's relatively flat; it's mostly city driving or at least low-speed highway driving. Why are you shocked that, given absolutely perfect driving conditions, your car does better than it does for the average American?
 

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Californians really don't understand that there's a world outside of California, do you?

Of course you're going to get better than the EPA range in SoCal, the EPA's test isn't designed around absolute perfect driving conditions, which you typically have in SoCal. Your temperatures in SoCal are almost always the perfect temperature for EVs; it's relatively flat; it's mostly city driving or at least low-speed highway driving. Why are you shocked that, given absolutely perfect driving conditions, your car does better than it does for the average American?
10 out of the last 19 days in LA have been raining/pouring. Average temps have been 50-65. If that's your defintion of "absolutely perfect", I'm sorry you chose to live somewhere near hell.

I average 70+ MPH on freeways when I drive there weekends. "Low-speed highway driving" is a thing I've heard said about LA ad nauseam - we do not have traffic everywhere all the time, it's a myth. And to reiterate, it's my first EV and I had low expectations - both of which makes me an incredibly average American.
 

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10 out of the last 19 days in LA have been raining/pouring. Average temps have been 50-65. If that's your defintion of "absolutely perfect", I'm sorry you chose to live somewhere near hell.
I chuckled reading this, as an Irvine resident living in very similar temperatures and precipitation. Regrettably, I note that my experiences with the “long-range” Venture+ (documented here) have seemingly been the opposite of yours. After a suspiciously promising start, my range has gotten worse, well under the 304 miles advertised. Seriously wonder what’s going on with your battery - and mine.
 

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Just for reference, my in-law's 2023 MY LR consumes about 2/3 battery capacity during a 160-mile SoCal round trip between San Diego and Orange County at 70-75 mph, so the range is approx. 240 miles at 70-75 mph speed.
 

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I’m getting over the 289 range the Premiere was advertised at - driving mostly city miles, with a 15-20 minute commute to work each way in ECO mode, B drive, and e-Step most of the time. Seat warmers and heated steering wheel on in the mornings only. Anyone else? Don’t know if this was expected but it’s a nice surprise to me.
Congrats for achieving a better-than-expected range. Sounds like you have your Ariya set up for success by doing all the right things for the best range possible .

I'm coming from a background of owning a 2018 Leaf for 4.5 years (now at 72k miles), and my daily goal is always to get the highest miles per kWh - usually 4.5 to 5.2. I already know my Premiere isn't going to come close, but I'm determined to try. One thing you can add to your list of efficiencies is to use the app's preheating option while your vehicle is plugged in. That way you draw from the source, rather than your battery, to heat the cabin. You'll start with a toasty warm interior at no cost to your battery range and no hit to that day's miles/kWh number.

PS - Leaf owners call the range indicator a GOM (Guess-o-Meter) because the range after each charge is a reflection of the car's advertised range that is increased or decreased by the miles/kWh of your last driving trip.
 
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