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How many EV miles on your Hybrid?


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#1 OFFLINE   Tennesseecmax

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Posted 21 March 2018 - 05:56 PM

Hey all! 3 time Prius owner here, I've owned the cmax for about 5 month's now. Such a fun car to drive, I love it!

I think its super cool how it tells you how many EV miles you've driven over the lifetime in the 2013 ford cmax. I'm amazed how many miles mine has done over the last 109,000 miles.

My car has 42,000 miles of all electric driving. Isn't that amazing! Only a lifetime mpg of 39.5 so electric driving doesn't exactly mean super fuel efficient, but it does mean smooth and fun!
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#2 OFFLINE   SnowStorm

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Posted 21 March 2018 - 09:40 PM

Agree, the EV mile totals are indeed amazing!  Before getting the C-Max I would never have thought my car would go over 40% of the time with the engine off!  I'm at 152k miles and 64k EV with lifetime mileage at 49.0 mpg.  My yearly average to date (about 11 months so far) is at 51.3 mpg.  Unless you have lots of short trips or drive really fast, you can do a lot better than 39 mpg year-round average.  There's plenty of info on this forum about how to do it.  The other thing that came as a surprise is how nice it is to have a transmission that never shifts gears.  I love it.


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#3 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 10:14 AM

With 188495 mi. I have 97027 EV miles with Lifetime avg of 49.5 mpg. That works out to 51.5% EV miles.   I can add your Lifetime numbers to my Lifetime Score list thread. http://fordcmaxhybri...e-score/page-1 :)

 

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#4 OFFLINE   Tennesseecmax

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 11:33 AM

I've been a Hybrid driver for years and I've been very active (still am) on prius chat. But I just don't get amazing gas milage in this car. The reason being is I don't have LRR tires, and I drive on the highway a lot. I set the cruise to 70 mph

#5 OFFLINE   ptjones

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 12:43 PM

I've been a Hybrid driver for years and I've been very active (still am) on prius chat. But I just don't get amazing gas milage in this car. The reason being is I don't have LRR tires, and I drive on the highway a lot. I set the cruise to 70 mph

Using OEM Michelin's will improve MPG's noticeably over any other tire.

 

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#6 OFFLINE   Tennesseecmax

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 12:53 PM

I had some on a prius of mine once and I loved them! Got over 57 mpg on a road trip not even trying. Never could get anywhere near that with the cheap Chinese tires I had before. The tires I have now are in good shape so I can't justify replacing them at the moment. I sure do love the energy saver tires though!
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#7 OFFLINE   SnowStorm

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 03:29 PM

I've been a Hybrid driver for years and I've been very active (still am) on prius chat. But I just don't get amazing gas milage in this car. The reason being is I don't have LRR tires, and I drive on the highway a lot. I set the cruise to 70 mph

Another point is that the C-Max should be compared to the Prius V, not the "standard" Prius sedan.  The C-Max is taller and higher at the back (more like an SUV) than the Prius sedan, both of which hurt aerodynamics.  Its really only fair to compare to the V.  Anyway, I'm happy with 50 mpg, more headroom, ability to haul large items, more fun, etc!


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#8 OFFLINE   Tennesseecmax

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 03:57 PM

Yes I agree good sir! I had a prius v with the upgraded larger rims. Great car but got rid of it due to it starting to consume oil. I love my cmax, it doesn't use a drop of oil <3
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