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Range seems to be dropping 3 miles per 1 mile driven

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Hello! I just picked my truck up today and I love it! this may be too soon to ask, but my range seems to drop much faster than my actual miles driven. '23 Lariat ER, temp today was between 30-40 degrees F

I picked the truck up with 43 miles on the odometer and it said it had 306 miles of range available. i drove 8 miles to home and it showed 280 left in the tank. Then i got back in a couple hours later and it dropped to 270, Im assuming from the cold, and drove 5 miles, but it dropped to 260 miles available. Then took my wife around the block, 8 miles and it shows 240 now. Total ODO shows 67 miles on it but only 240 available, meaning the truck thinks i drove 70 miles today with a real distance of 20.

Am i looking to closely at this? I just want to nip it in the bud with the dealer if there is something wrong.
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Rather than depend on the range estimate, I am focusing on the kw/100 km or mi/kw. I was expecting at least 2 mi/kw on the highway. I live in the mountains and it doesn't seem to make a difference if I am going into the mountains or driving out of the mountains, my range is about 40 kw/100 km, or about 1.5 mi/kw. That means my 2023 platinum will only get about 328 km, or 203 miles on a full charge. Is this similar to other platinum owners experience?
Agreed. Energy efficiency is the important metric to go by, not a black box range guess with insufficient input data.

Please note that in all cases in your post, it should read kWh, not kw.
Thanks for the units comment. You are of course correct. I was being sloppy and inaccurate. Something in the back if my head noticed, but I failed to make the connection this early in the AM.

Back on topic. The range estimate is a recipe for disaster. Plan you trip based on kWh’s and you can’t go wrong. I am using 131 kWh battery capacity.
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