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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:53 pm 
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Same here with the new tires. On the originals, I consistently saw Guess-O-Meter readings over 100 miles and when they were really worn, I was seeing 110 a 120 regularly in the summer. This summer with the new tires the highest estimate has been 96 miles. I have about 2,000 miles on them at this point.

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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:14 pm 
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I have not checked the exact range with the new tires, but it does not make so much of a difference. Winter is coming up and it is nice to get the balding tires off and replacing them with ones with traction.


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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:51 pm 
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I live in Los Angeles County. I have had the Fit EV since December of 2013. I have 84,000 miles on it. My commute to work is 80 miles round trip. The tires were changed once. The brake pads have never had to be replaced. I have not noticed any degradation in the range. No significant repairs have been needed.


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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 2:50 pm 
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I turned mine in this past Feb, 4.5 years into the lease with 81,500 miles. It was a great car but opted not to finish out the last 6 months due to an awesome deal on an e-golf I just couldn't pass up.

No issues whatsoever. The battery held up great as I didn't notice any significant loss in range. Only complaint would be the cloth seats that stained like crazy.


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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:13 pm 
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i totally agreed. Almost 4 years into the lease with 82,000 miles on it, I have had no problems whatsoever---except 4 or 5 nails in the tire. Still don't see much range degradation even with so many miles------minimum 75 miles per charge.

When you return your car, did they fully inspect the car and did you have to return the flat repair kit and the 120V charger?


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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 11:14 am 
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I live in Los Angeles County. I have had the Fit EV since December of 2013. I have 101,700 miles on it. The tires were changed once. I let the dealer inflate the tires at the 7,500 scheduled pit stops. I have not had to put any air in the tires myself. The brake pads have never had to be replaced. I have not noticed any degradation in the range. No significant repairs have been needed.


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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:34 pm 
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Congratulations Pippin. :)

How well has the interior and paint held up?

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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 10:37 am 
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That's amazing Pippin! Quite a milestone. And great to hear that the battery is holding up well after so many charges. How much longer do you have it?


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 Post subject: Re: Highest mileage Fit EV?
PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 12:15 pm 
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The interior has held up fine. Some of the black surface on the dashboard chipped off. It was about the size of a nickel. But that was my fault for allowing a GPS unit to be too close to the dashboard. I got the car December 6, 2013, so I am in the last year of my 2-year lease extension. If they offer me additional time, I will most probably take it. If I don't take it, it will only be because I switch to the Clarity BEV. The only mechanical problem was a yellow light bulb burned out in the right front turn signal socket a couple of years ago, which Honda replaced at its cost (probably 15 cents for the bulb).

I am amazed at how well Honda built this car, especially given that it was a "conversion" from an ICE car. I have nothing but the highest praise for Honda.


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