16 Jul '18, 2am

Very interesting & informative - News: Why I traded my Chevy Bolt EV for a Tesla: one reader's story

John Voelcker Apr 5, 2018 Follow John Add to circle Used 2015 Tesla Model S P85D on day of purchase [photo: Jay Lucas] Enlarge Photo (12) Cold-weather performance seemed better in the Tesla. On a day last year with temperatures in the 20s (degrees F), my Bolt EV's fully charged range was down from the usual 240 miles to 165 miles showing. A comparable decline in the Tesla, from 243 miles to 220 miles, was far more tolerable. (13) Tesla has world-class acceleration , at least in its "P" performance models. My Bolt EV was spunky off the line, but on a recent trip in the Tesla, I had to pass some fully loaded gravel trucks on a winding two-lane mountain road with a very limited passing zone. 2015 Tesla Model S P85D vs Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG at drag strip [photo: George Parrott] Enlarge Photo The Tesla shot me past the trucks well before the dotted line became solid, far faster...

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