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Agreed, there鈥檚 no reason for it to not be able to hold the speed better on inclines.

And yes, I鈥檝e had a speed camera fine for 2km/h over the limit; for those in Australia on Fitzroy St in St Kilda, Melbourne. And if you declare that in the US on your insurance they treat it as a citation and it impacts your premium. Which is why I really like the variable speed limiter feature that is not available on US cars but is common place now in other countries.
It used to hold the speed just fine with OPD enabled on either setting, but a few releases back they changed it along with the beahviour of some slack before OPD deceleration kicked in when ACC was disabled when cruising (which is a good thing).

However, I don't drive with OPD enabled at all, so it has always had the overspread on downhill, underspeed on uphill for me since 1.8 and it's quite annoying. Everytime you come to an incline, I need to manually accelerate in a considered manner to keep the set speed constant which gets tiring.

I get that their trying to make the car more efficient, but some of us don't care about every poofteenth of kw/100kph, and would love an option to have better accuracy over economy.
 

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As an owner of one of the first PS2 in the UK, the cruise control was accurate and kept you at the set speed. It became less accurate with the performance enhancements. As a UK driver with the 10% + 2mph leeway, I would rather the performance than the accuracy. You can't please everyone!
 

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You can't please everyone!
I mean.... you can. Performance of the car is not related to the ACC accuracy at all. They totally can have both. The ACC accuracy was changed likely for efficiency and QoL improvements when disengaging while OPD is active on cruise, not related to performance. Our ACC was exactly the same before and after the 50kw power upgrade.
 

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Wish we could select the temp for pre-climate like pretty much any car that has a pre-climate type feature.. seat/steering wheel selection added into timers would also be an improvement
I don't think my Volvo V60 ever had a choice to select the temp, pre heating was always to "ambient" which they class as 21/22 I think?

I think the seat heater just came on full whack.
 

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I don't think I've ever really noticed a huge over speed on my standard cruise, maybe a couple of MPH over, but I think you also notice it more on a digital speedo, I think you'll find it's almost impossible to keep a vehicle dead on a speed setting for every situation.
 

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I don't think I've ever really noticed a huge over speed on my standard cruise, maybe a couple of MPH over, but I think you also notice it more on a digital speedo, I think you'll find it's almost impossible to keep a vehicle dead on a speed setting for every situation.
Other cars I have owned did not do the elastic thing the Polestar does. They had digital Speedos too. According to previous statements here, the elastic is in software which was introduced in an update.

I find it disconcerting and tend not to use cruise control as much as I would if it worked normally.
 

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As an owner of one of the first PS2 in the UK, the cruise control was accurate and kept you at the set speed. It became less accurate with the performance enhancements. As a UK driver with the 10% + 2mph leeway, I would rather the performance than the accuracy. You can't please everyone!
For me it was perfect right upto v2.2 (or was it 2.1!?). It held the speed going up and down inclines, but yet was a little abrupt when disengaging and not ready to apply throttle. I much preferred that approach as you can be in control of applying throttle. It is pointless to use ACC if I have to be in control of maintaining its speed. But what I find weird is that ACC is not exactly new or unknown ground breaking technology. It has been around for donkey years, why are they even having issues with it.

For the rest of the updates; meh. Winter will be over by the time that comes out. The dev team once again just doesn't get it at Polestar.
 

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I don't think I've ever really noticed a huge over speed on my standard cruise, maybe a couple of MPH over, but I think you also notice it more on a digital speedo, I think you'll find it's almost impossible to keep a vehicle dead on a speed setting for every situation.
I previously had a Hyundai Ioniq EV and even on sharp declines it would keep the overspeed to 2/3km/h and bring it back to the set speed pretty well. The Polestar 2 just accelerates to 5-8km/h over and stays there. If you catch up with another car it slows down, so clearly there is the capability but the software doesn't control it properly. I agree with you that it would be near impossible to stick exactly to the set speed constantly but the Polestar software really should do better.
 

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I previously had a Hyundai Ioniq EV and even on sharp declines it would keep the overspeed to 2/3km/h and bring it back to the set speed pretty well. The Polestar 2 just accelerates to 5-8km/h over and stays there. If you catch up with another car it slows down, so clearly there is the capability but the software doesn't control it properly. I agree with you that it would be near impossible to stick exactly to the set speed constantly but the Polestar software really should do better.
Mine doesn鈥檛 do that, it accelerates to 2 to 3mph above the set speed downhill and when it levels out again slows down to the set speed again.

It don鈥檛 matter if I use the ACC, Pilot or Limiter they all do this on down hill sections.
 

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Mine doesn鈥檛 do that, it accelerates to 2 to 3mph above the set speed downhill and when it levels out again slows down to the set speed again.

It don鈥檛 matter if I use the ACC, Pilot or Limiter they all do this on down hill sections.
Oh sure it does eventually pull back to the set speed but it takes way longer than it should after you hit the level. I go over a steep incline/decline bridge with an 80km/h limit and if I set the ACC to 80, I'll be doing 88 within a few meters of hitting the peak of the bridge. At the bottom of the other side it levels out and heads around a bend and there is often a copper with a hairdryer around that bend. Unless I intervene, the car will still be doing 85/86 a good 100m after levelling out.
 

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Oh sure it does eventually pull back to the set speed but it takes way longer than it should after you hit the level. I go over a steep incline/decline bridge with an 80km/h limit and if I set the ACC to 80, I'll be doing 88 within a few meters of hitting the peak of the bridge. At the bottom of the other side it levels out and heads around a bend and there is often a copper with a hairdryer around that bend. Unless I intervene, the car will still be doing 85/86 a good 100m after levelling out.
Definitely not my experience in the 2 years I鈥檝e had the car, yes there鈥檚 been adjustments that make it go slightly faster or slower downhill since then but on completely level ground it slows down pretty quick. If the ground isn鈥檛 completely level and is still angling down it will maintain the increased speed for longer.

80kmh is 50mph and my car won鈥檛 speed up to more than 52 or 53mph depending on the gradient, it definitely doesn鈥檛 increase speed by 10% of the set limit. I drive with OPD off and have done for over a year, so not sure if having it on or off makes a difference to the amount the speed increases by.

Our coppers are more advanced these days they don鈥檛 use the speed guns as often on major roads, they just stick a van by the side of the road or over the bridge and snap all vehicles in both directions at the same time. Cover 6 lanes of traffic with one vehicle and depending the direction you鈥檙e going in, won鈥檛 even realise until you get the letter in the post.
 

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Definitely not my experience
Or in mine, I've yet to see more than a few MPH over the set limit - very similar to my previous SAABs/Mercs/VW's

Just for a bit of levity - around here they built a grass/crete stand for their vans by a main road (bit like parking behind road signs in the US) as they they kept sinking in the mud and booked about 200+ people. Then they then got a court writ for parking/building on private property (they built the stand on someone else's property 馃榿) so they had to let them all go.
 

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That's awesome if true. The ACC is way to variable on uphill/downhill, hopefully it will stick closer to the preset and doesn't prioritise efficiency, or at least gives us the option to toggle.
My ACC worked well until V2.2. Now it always is 2mph faster than set when on a downhill that obviously requires braking rather than driving.
 

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My ACC worked well until V2.2. Now it always is 2mph faster than set when on a downhill that obviously requires braking rather than driving.
Same here. 4 or 5 km/h too fast downhill.
 
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