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Tesla Roadster Survey: Vehicle 23

Date Odometer Range Mode
Ideal Range
Ideal Range
CAC City
Jan 16 2013 05:20 PM PST 75,000 mi 169 mi Aptos, CA

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Submitted: January 16, 2013, 05:20 PM PST

Location Aptos, CA 95003
Survey Vehicle ID 23
Model Roadster 1.5
Model Year 2008
Battery Pack Classic (55 kWh)
Assembled 04/2009
Acquired 05/2009
Acquired New
Ownership Status Own
Battery Pack and PEM
Odometer  75,000 mi
Standard Mode Charge 169 ideal mi
Range Mode Charge n/a
Battery Swapped No
PEM Replaced No
Motor Replaced No
Charge Rate 240V/30A
Standard Mode Charge Frequency Daily
Range Mode Charge Frequency A few times per year
Use Type Daily driver, year-round
Driving Frequency Daily
Typical Roundtrip Distance 90 mi
Portion of miles driven on highways and freeways 80%
Typical Freeway Speed 65 mi/hour
Low Battery Warning Frequency Less than once per year
Hot Battery Warning Frequency Never
Hot PEM Warning Frequency About once per year
Hot Motor Warning Frequency n/a
Battery Drained 0
After 75000 miles, my roadster has gone from 194mi Standard to around 169. I drive it daily, and other than the frequency of having to replace the rear tires, I am still very happy with it. As I am approaching 100,000mi (maybe in late 2013 or early 2014) I am curious as to what my battery replacement options will be.

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