redpoint5 wrote:Is 0 miles range really near actual shutdown point, unlike every petrol powered vehicle?
There is no 0 miles!
The Mileage Gauge goes to LOW at about 20 miles left. There is no numeric showing of miles after that as I discovered on my Las Vegas to Victorville drive at 70 MPH to 3% battery remaining.
Based on a previous comment, it appears the car will continue to drive with reduced power until reaching 0% state of charge. It would be great if Chevy included a %SoC gauge, but I'm sure aftermarket solutions can provide that info. Perhaps Torque with the correct PIDs programmed would accomplish this.
What would be very cool is a gauge that showed overall miles/kWh, instantaneous miles/kWh, and remaining kWh. This would be akin to overall MPG, instantaneous MPG, and gallons of fuel remaining in a petrol vehicle. With these figures, very accurate estimates of range can be made.