Grapevine (I-5) Summary of Actual Consumption in kWh of a Nissan Leaf

By Paul Gipe

We’ve now made four trips from Bakersfield over the Tejon Pass via the Grapevine and back. This is enough trips to account for variations in the weather and some variations in driving style. As noted elsewhere, both EVTripPlanner and the tabular estimator based on Tony Williams range chart are useful tools at estimating the kWh required for a particular route segment.