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Tesla batteries will live longer than expected, survey finds

04/17/2018   [Original: Autoblog]
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Filed under: Green,Ownership,Tesla,Car Buying,Used Car Buying,Technology,Crossover,Sedan,Luxury,Performance Tesla batteries retain over 90 percent of their charging power after 160,000 miles, according to data gathered by a Dutch-Belgium Tesla owners group. According to its survey of over 350 owners, the EVs dropped about 5 percent of their capacity after 50,000 miles, but lose it at a much slower rate after that. If the trend holds, most Tesla vehicles will still have 90 percent capacity after around 300,000 km (185,000 miles), and 80 percent capacity after a whopping 800,000 km (500,000 miles).Continue reading Tesla batteries will live longer than expected, survey finds Tesla batteries will live longer than expected, survey finds originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink? |?  Email this? |?  Comments