I have recently bought a used 2015 i3 with 16,500 miles. I have driven it 1,000 miles in two months. I love it.
The car charges to about 72 miles maximum. And the mileage declines 25 miles in the first 12 miles of driving.
This is in Santa Fe NM in February and March while the usual temperature is in the 40 to 55 degree F range. And the altitude ranges from 6,000 to 7,500 feet. I usually charge at about 6,200 feet and then drive around town and back home to 7,500 feet, about 12 miles. The mile-o-meter shows 72 miles after charging and then shows 47 miles when I get home to 7,500 feet at home, 25 miles loss after 12 miles actual driving.
Question, does altitude affect the mile-o-meter? And does altitude affect the actual useable mileage?
I would like to take a road trip to Colorado, Pagosa Springs, and Rex will support that, I'm sure, but I still would like to know what mileage I can expect from the electric on a road trip. The route to Pagosa has very few charging stations.