24 Nov '13, 2pm

Study: The mystery of the Chevy Volts that go more electric miles than Nissan Leafs

Study: The mystery of the Chevy Volts that go more electric miles than Nissan Leafs

When it comes to the country's two most popular plug-in vehicles, a premium-gas-powered security blanket can make the difference of about four all-electric miles a day. That's the crux of the US Department of Energy's EV Project Vehicle Summary Report for the second quarter of 2013 on how drivers use the Chevy Volt (PDF ) and Nissan Leaf (PDF ). In a nutshell, Volt drivers put on about 760 all-electric miles a month (or about three-quarters of their total, the rest being powered by the car's on-board gas-powered generator), while drivers of the all-electric Leaf put on about 630 miles a month. So despite the fact that the Volt's electric range is about half of the Leaf's 76-mile single-charge range, Volt drivers actually drove about 20 percent more miles on electrons. The average Volt driver went 41 miles per day when the vehicle was driven (74.6 percent of that, 30.5 mile...

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