Daily Charge

Daily Charge

Our charge fluctuates , what does everyone else get for a daily charge and how long does it take ?

redacted | April 12, 2014

It would be useful to clarify the question better. Answer depends on your charge limit, your state of charge before charging, and your charging infrastructure. Listed range will depend on if you are using ideal or rated miles and battery size, or if your preference runs to metric.

jordanrichard | April 12, 2014

Do you mean you total range fluctuates daily. Meaning, one day a full charge gets you 265 miles and the next day you get 260....?

Like redacted, I don't understand the question.

Rheumboy | April 12, 2014

I think he meant flatulence

J.T. | April 12, 2014

@Rheumboy +1

renwo S alset | April 12, 2014

Our charge flatulates? That is a new one.

Bighorn | April 12, 2014

that's stamp collecting right?

NO2PTRL | April 12, 2014

I am using 110 so it takes me forever to charge, but I got my P85 up to a 303 mile charge.

I hope that is what you were asking?

Captain_Zap | April 12, 2014


303 ideal miles at 100% SOC, I assume. The lower the charge rate the better in the long run.

I noticed that get fewer ideal miles on a 100% trip charge when I charge at 80A instead of 40A.

NO2PTRL | April 12, 2014


redacted | April 12, 2014

@sterling, how many weeks did it take to get to a full charge?

Muzzman1 | April 12, 2014

I always charge at 80A (19kw), isn't this well below the "1C" rate of charge? The HPWC charges at .25C
How would this negatively affect my batteries ?

Although I respect your knowledge based on your many threads and comments, I have to disagree that 80A vs. 40A is better in the long run.

NO2PTRL | April 12, 2014

Ha Ha redacted,

I am moving next month and don't want to install the 240 in this house, so....., drip drip drip.

The car came with a full charge and I can get a 50 to 70 mile charge over night, and once and I while I take my ICE and then I have a full charge.

I cant wait to install a real charging system!

Brian H | April 13, 2014

1C means the same kW as your battery's capacity. That would be 85 kW for an 85 kW battery. LiIon can theoretically take up to 6C without damage, AFAIK. 510 kW!

chrisdl | April 13, 2014

That's 6C discharge. Maximum charge rate for LiIon depends on chemistry but is probably around 1.5C for the Tesla battery.