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Which is more parroting overseas reviews and not as relevant here in Australia. Most Tesla users don't use the supercharger network in Australia and prefer the other networks.
:unsure: Still, I'm sure the investment in infrastructure to support their cars certainly contributed to the quicker uptake in Teslas. Smart if you ask me. Certainly beats having 1 charger that may or may not be working/occupied when you get to it. Just my opinion of course:)
 

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Ha, in WA the Tesla supercharger network is 4 sites. 1 at an inner suburban shopping centre, and the other 3 in the south west.

The Williams one would be handy for road trips to Albany though. Hopefully they open that up before the State Government network comes online
 

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Ha, in WA the Tesla supercharger network is 4 sites. 1 at an inner suburban shopping centre, and the other 3 in the south west.
The moral of the story here is that with Australian operations being based on the east coast for all these car brands that nobody seems to give a crap about WA. Hard to get your cars, hard to find somewhere to charge, and eastern based CSRs who don't seem to care.
 

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There are so few EVs in the market in Australia, it makes sense to compare based on price mostly because some segments only have 1-2 cars in them. I know I cross shopped a Leaf, M3, Ioniq, the mini electric and, a Kona with the PS, so a pretty diverse list of cars. Pretty much any car that was eligible for both the stamp duty subsidy and the 3k nsw rebates was on my list.
 

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The Tesla and even fuglier EV6 were never options for me. I do like the Ioniq 5 and it's 80s vibe and would have looked at Mach-E if that had been an option but I got by far the pick of the bunch IMO. I test drove an EQA but its a joke that it was more expensive than the P2. Should be half the price.
 

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My efficiency is so So much worse but here in Canberra we are working with rubbish temperatures that don’t get above 8-9C all day… I’m over 20kwh/100 right now I’m sure of it.. but my trips would be lucky to be 22km each way and it’s warming up at each end of the day, so the drag on useage by seat warmers and hell even the steering wheel warmer is (i suspect) significant too.. I would never have thought that I would ever use a steering wheel warmer… but wow.. amazing for here. After lunch today I left it installing the update too so that’s a win..
now to sign up for the performance upgrade hmmmmmm..
 

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I would imagine the SRSM with plus would be the most efficient, certainly more so than the heavier and more powerful LRDM

For what it's worth my SRSM, pilot only not plus, had its best run with preconditioned battery etc of 16.4/100km, going from Sydney to Gosford in the morning with temps around 10c. Short trips under 5km in the cold morning are more like 25/100km
 

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My efficiency is so So much worse but here in Canberra we are working with rubbish temperatures that don’t get above 8-9C all day… I’m over 20kwh/100 right now I’m sure of it.. but my trips would be lucky to be 22km each way and it’s warming up at each end of the day, so the drag on useage by seat warmers and hell even the steering wheel warmer is (i suspect) significant too.. I would never have thought that I would ever use a steering wheel warmer… but wow.. amazing for here. After lunch today I left it installing the update too so that’s a win..
now to sign up for the performance upgrade hmmmmmm..
I’d note mine is single motor so that will help, as for the rest, both driver and passenger seat warmers on 3, and steering wheel heat on 2 (because 3 would give 3rd degree burns 😂)
 

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For what it's worth my SRSM, pilot only not plus, had its best run with preconditioned battery etc of 16.4/100km, going from Sydney to Gosford in the morning with temps around 10c. Short trips under 5km in the cold morning are more like 25/100km
Short trips are killer on efficiency, but this had no preconditioning. The luck for me was temperature, 15 at the start, 16 at the end
 

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My efficiency is so So much worse but here in Canberra we are working with rubbish temperatures that don’t get above 8-9C all day… I’m over 20kwh/100 right now I’m sure of it.. but my trips would be lucky to be 22km each way and it’s warming up at each end of the day, so the drag on useage by seat warmers and hell even the steering wheel warmer is (i suspect) significant too.. I would never have thought that I would ever use a steering wheel warmer… but wow.. amazing for here. After lunch today I left it installing the update too so that’s a win..
now to sign up for the performance upgrade hmmmmmm..
Do you use OPD?
 

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Every study I've seen says OPD in blended brake EVs is more efficient though not by a lot. Varies from 2% to 5%. I've used OPD exclusively since new and have averaged 18.5kWH/100km for those 1500km.
 

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It is significantly worse for me. About 15% better off than OPD on light. I cannot use OPD on full, it annoys me too much when performing slow manoeuvres.
 
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