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sotek2345

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I'm also upstate NY. I'm assuming the MY22 XLT SR will get about 120 miles of highway driving in the winter at 80% charge. 1.5m/kwh x 98 x .8 = 118 miles
Seems about right, you might get a little more, but good to plan conservatively.

It is a bit counterintuitive for EVs, but winter range reduction is less the faster you drive since the heater is a constant draw and going faster means the kW used for heat is less for each mile. Air resistance is still a thing and important to consider, but we found we had more range in winter on the highway than going slow around town.
 
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Seems about right, you might get a little more, but good to plan conservatively.

It is a bit counterintuitive for EVs, but winter range reduction is less the faster you drive since the heater is a constant draw and going faster means the kW used for heat is less for each mile. Air resistance is still a thing and important to consider, but we found we had more range in winter on the highway than going slow around town.
My average daily drive is around 90 miles, so I should be fine. If I feel any anxiety, I'll likely just charge to 90% in winter and 80% all other times. This gets me another 10+ miles. I assume the battery will be able to take on the seasonal bump.
 

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My average daily drive is around 90 miles, so I should be fine. If I feel any anxiety, I'll likely just charge to 90% in winter and 80% all other times. This gets me another 10+ miles. I assume the battery will be able to take on the seasonal bump.
I plan on doing 90% for daily use year round. That is what Ford recommends for the Mach-e (and what we do).
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