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After fully charging a GTE, the electric range shown in the driver information system is not as much as the brochure says. Why is this?

The displayed ranges are calculated based on the most recent fuel consumption. The range depends on speed, driving style, switched-on appliances (especially air conditioning, heating and music), outside temperature, maximum load and topography. The calculation of the electric range is based on the last 13 miles you’ve driven – this gives the most accurate estimation. You’re most likely to see 25 miles of electric range showing after a full charge, although under ideal conditions you will be able to achieve more.


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