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I have had my EQC for 10 months now. At the start of summer I noticed I was getting a range of 300 versus 160-170 in winter. Since then I’ve been getting around 220-240. Initially I thought it was the weather that played a significant factor, and I’m aware that driving style, use of car electric are all factored in.
Has anyone else been able to work out how to get some consistency in the range output?
 

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what is your average consumption ie miles per kwh? I picked my car up yesterday and so far over the 80km covered the mpg is 23.7kwh per 100km which gives a range of around 337km the specs say 430km to 480km. To achieve that I will need to improve my consumption to around 18.6 to 16.3 kwh per 100km.
The on board computer will be giving a range related to the average consumption achieved so say a motorway journey will skew things a bit. So as far as I can see the inconsistencies maybe related to inconsistencies in the type of journeys. Do you only use the car on the same regular daily trips or is their a lot of variety?
 

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I think Range is just your recent consumption divided into 80 (or multiplied by 80 for you Brits because your consumption is inverted). So for example my overall consumption since new (~3000km) is 21.3 kWh/100km which would give a range of 80/21.3*100 = 375km. Using arturner51's numbers for a Brit example.... 80*2.8 = 224 miles.

So it probably makes more sense to focus on your consumption numbers than your range, as range is just a consequence of consumption, and you can monitor consumption on the fly, not just when you've filled up. There are two excellent trip meters to help with that ("From Start" and "Since Reset") as well as a display for instantaneous consumption. "From Start" auto-resets whenever the car has been parked for > 4 hours, so it's useful for data on your current journey and will nicely span breaks etc. Once you've stopped for more than 4 hours it deems that your next trip to be a new journey and automatically starts afresh. "Since Reset" only resets when you use manually reset it. I reset that one each time I top up, and I rarely take it to 100% unless I'm about to launch on a trip.

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Another useful display is the consumption display. It will show you how much energy is going into propulsion Vs the 12V system Vs heating/cooling.

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Once underway, the instantaneous consumption gives you a live reading of kWh/100km (or probably miles/kWh for you Brits) but it has a neat feature whereby when you've stopped, even briefly at lights, it tells you how much power it's sucking just sitting there... 900W in this case. I have seen that as high as a few kWs on first start for the day, as it recharges the 12V lead acid battery, but typically only for 10 or 15 secs. That behaviour is very much like an alternator in an ICE vehicle.. it tends to do most of its work immediately after starting.. where you'll sometimes even hear the fanbelt squeal as it brings the 12V battery back up to charge (happily no fanbelts or alternators in EVs)
 

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Adquirí un Eqc en Enero del 2021 y estoy encantado con él. Al principio tuve un problema serio con la unidad de batería el cual me tuvieron que cambiar integralmente. Desde aquel entonces habré hecho unos 18000 km y mi rango de batería está en 22.7kw / h. Hice viajes a 35 grados de temperatura ambiente y pudo llegar fácilmente a los 390 km. Ahora con tiempo más frío los rangos han bajado bastante. Pero no bajan de 370 km temperatura ambiente de 5-10 grados.
El rango más alto fue de 480 km en Verano.
 

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22.7kwh/100 km is around the sort of fig I was getting in the summer. It is really creeping up now to around 27kwh/100km but I do a lot of short journeys so I am not surprised. I too am happy with the range meeting what they say it will do. it is just a really good car, and if this is the first one can only hope as they refine the technology things will get better still🤞
 

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as a follow up I turned off AC and heater today and gained 30 miles on range!!!
what is your average mile per kw consumption and what type of driving do you do ie city or mix or mainly dual carriageway/ motorway?
I genuinely do not find the range is far off what mercedes say or what I expected from reading up on BEV and the effects of colder weather on battery performance.
 

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Very limited data set for my ave m/Kw but 170 motorway trip the other day averaged 2.3m /kw or 184m from a full charge on that trip. Hopefully that’s largely due to currently UK temperatures as I’d hoped to clear at least 200 miles worst case. Ave from reset is showning 2.1m/kw or 168 miles range :confused:
Hopefully as mileage and data set increase the range will too!
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as a follow up I turned off AC and heater today and gained 30 miles on range!!!
Found that myself on a trip to Leeds for Xmas, needed to turn the heater / ac on to prevent the glass from steaming up. Ended up turning it on and off for 1-2 min bursts every 20mins or so to demist and the range dropped significantly each time only to resume pretty much where it was beforehand.
Dare say it wouldn’t be of concern on shorter journeys but I’d intended to do the 160 trip non stop, which I did with 37m range remaining iirc. Was a bit disconcerting though.
 

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what is your average consumption ie miles per kwh? I picked my car up yesterday and so far over the 80km covered the mpg is 23.7kwh per 100km which gives a range of around 337km the specs say 430km to 480km. To achieve that I will need to improve my consumption to around 18.6 to 16.3 kwh per 100km.
The on board computer will be giving a range related to the average consumption achieved so say a motorway journey will skew things a bit. So as far as I can see the inconsistencies maybe related to inconsistencies in the type of journeys. Do you only use the car on the same regular daily trips or is their a lot of variety?
Hi there any ideas on how to fully reset the average driving consumption?
 
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