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Yeah, I heard that. But, I'm still programmed for November. If it's earlier, great! However, I'm not going to hang my hat on that.
Yeah, I heard that. But, I'm still programmed for November. If it's earlier, great! However, I'm not going to hang my hat on that.
Yeah, I heard that. But, I'm still programmed for November. If it's earlier, great! However, I'm not going to hang my hat on that.
Yeah, I heard that. But, I'm still programmed for November. If it's earlier, great! However, I'm not going to hang my hat on that.
Yeah, I heard that. But, I'm still programmed for November. If it's earlier, great! However, I'm not going to hang my hat on that.
In my opinion AOA always does a thorough and unbiased review. If you research his archived reviews you’ll find he has owned a Mustang Mach E for about a year which he recently sold and now his daily driver is a top tier AWD EV-6. So when he compares both of those models in this video to the Ariya you know he has spent considerable time in the drivers seat of each.
 

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In my opinion AOA always does a thorough and unbiased review. If you research his archived reviews you’ll find he has owned a Mustang Mach E for about a year which he recently sold and now his daily driver is a top tier AWD EV-6. So when he compares both of those models in this video to the Ariya you know he has spent considerable time in the drivers seat of each.
He had an early Mach-E without BlueCruise. It never was OTA-ed onto his car.

He's not a fan of 1PD which leaves him in the 5-10% minority.

I do think he spends too much time (along with Redline) with cosmetic things. I do like how sometimes he measures the dB noise level but doesn't consistently.

In general his and Redline reviews are great but you always need multiple opinions.
 

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He had an early Mach-E without BlueCruise. It never was OTA-ed onto his car.

He's not a fan of 1PD which leaves him in the 5-10% minority.

I do think he spends too much time (along with Redline) with cosmetic things. I do like how sometimes he measures the dB noise level but doesn't consistently.

In general his and Redline reviews are great but you always need multiple opinions.
Agreed. This was the best explanation I’ve heard by any EV reviewer why Nissan may have chosen to go with FWD in their two wheel drive model line up. Of course drifting is likely the design priority for other EV manufacturers. LOL
 

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I'm in the minority as well, 1PD works if you live in congested cities with traffic lights, but where I live backroads and highways, like in the video above, abound and 1PD is a nuisance. Coasting is preferred. I turn off 1PD.
Not a fan here either, makes the drive too jerky. Not worth the few miles that it might save...
 

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makes the drive too jerky
That's what I said and on a certain EV forum and was flamed for not knowing how to drive :).
Apparently one is supposed to constantly modulate the go pedal just right even when going downhill🤷‍♂️ and you are supposed to like it too or you are an EV hater on top of being a person of poor driving acumen. 🙂
 

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I'm in the minority as well, 1PD works if you live in congested cities with traffic lights, but where I live backroads and highways, like in the video above, abound and 1PD is a nuisance. Coasting is preferred. I turn off 1PD.
EVs (and 1PD) are best for urban environments with lots of slower stop and go traffic. EVs have pretty terrible efficiency at highway speeds and in cold climates.

While I love EVs... it's not the solution to everything. It's like 1PD... not a solution for everybody. I've pushed for PHEVs for 80% of the population as folks can drive locally with EV efficiency and on the highways at gas efficiency (gasoline is more energy dense even though we only utilize 20% of the energy). Fellow RAV4 Prime owners brag about filling up gas once every 5K or 10K miles...PHEVs can use cheaper LFP batteries and we can build 4 batteries for every single BEV battery.

As for 1PD.. it depends on the implementation. Some are smoother than others. Polestar 2 and Bolts have the smoothest.
 

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I'm in the minority as well, 1PD works if you live in congested cities with traffic lights, but where I live backroads and highways, like in the video above, abound and 1PD is a nuisance. Coasting is preferred. I turn off 1PD.
Good point. If I’m not mistaken AOA lives out in the sticks in Northern California so maybe he’s with you as to why he’s not a big fan of 1 pedal? Our first generation Leaf was too early to offer e-pedal and we also drive a minimum of 10 miles from home to get within the city limits. So I guess you could add me to the minority and/or include me to many who don’t know what they may be missing.
 

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Good point. If I’m not mistaken AOA lives out in the sticks in Northern California so maybe he’s with you as to why he’s not a big fan of 1 pedal? Our first generation Leaf was too early to offer e-pedal and we also drive a minimum of 10 miles from home to get within the city limits. So I guess you could add me to the minority and/or include me to many who don’t know what they may be missing.
For three years I have been driving a 2019 Kia Niro plus-in hybrid. It does not offer 1PD but I have honed the art of coasting to stop signs and lights. While this is not always possible I also live in the Pacific North West with many hills so coasting the the way I roll.
 
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