I ask and answer: Why won't my Taycan Charge as fast as I want it to?

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Thank you for all the info you are sharing with us - much appreciated. As you pointed out, charging issues are just early adopter problems (I hope). Porsche should do OTA updates to the charger maps, it would be ridiculous if they did not considering the rapid expansion plans of Electrify America.[\QUOTE]
I know they are actively updating their lists. How do I know this? I called Customer Support to say my local EA Stations weren’t in the App. Within 10 minutes the stations showed up. Coincidence? Maybe. Buggy? Maybe. Probably a “Hey Marie, can you jump ahead and add the station this crazy guy is parked next to? Somehow he got an early Taycan. Yeah, Thanks!”

Now that you drove around a bit more, what is your Wh/ mile average? I am curious how that compares to Tesla, so I can guestimate my future use in winter here in MN.
I’m still averaging right around 0.5kWh per mile. I’m pretty sure that includes all my preconditioning and sitting in the car learning the software.

Chart from the iOS app. Shows historical consumption rates.

(Notice the bug? :)

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0.5 KWh /mi is actually OK good considering the weather. For comparison, my wife's Tesla model 3 is currently averaging 0.43 kWh/mi in a not so bad last week (low 20s AM, 30s PM), some snow on the ground - I suspect similar to what you encounter. With that consumption your Taycan will be around 160-170 miles range in winter.
 

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I'm not quite certain how to read that Jalopnik chart ... Can you give the URL that links to the webpage with that chart? Maybe it's better explained there?

Yeah, there's no excuse for Porsche not supplying software in the car to show the car's ability to charge based on Soc and temperature.
 

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Interesting. There is so much we don’t know yet about what real world experiences will be like with a Taycan. I live in the Canadian prairies where winter overnight lows can average -22C (-8F) to -30C (-22F). While I park in a heated garage, so charging won’t be a problem, I wonder about range during the winter months. Will I lose 20%, 30% or more?
 

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In my BMW it is minus 35% in winter compared to summer
 

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Important to take into account the speed. Here in Finland most roads have different speed limits during the winter, as in many 120km/h roads are 100km/h instead and many 100km/h roads are 80km/h instead.

With this difference in mind I have seen some Audi E-tron owners report similar or sometimes even better range during winter time. The reduction in range normally reported does not take this into account, it is assuming similar speeds.

This speed limit difference affects most of the roads from my city so I expect that in country road / highway driving my range will not be significantly lower during the winter. City driving will be most affected by this but that doesn't really matter that much as the car has plenty of extra range for city driving purposes.

But yes, with similar speeds you can expect an approximately 30% reduction. We'll get more data about this as more test driving is done.
 



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