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I have a 2018 Nissan Leaf, range affected by cold for sure, known issue for Ev’s.
by the way, should never use cruise control on snowy icy roads, and turn off regen braking on icy roads as well, won’t be able to control vehicle when starts spinning out or sliding.
 

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I’ve had the leaf for 4 years, love it for our daily commuter and children drop off on weekends, the one pedal driving is so nice, I can drive whistler to vancouver no problem without charging, but vancouver to whistler requires a significant charge in squamish. when test driving the rivian this weekend in Vancouver was blown away by the luxuriousness of it and the build quality, funny thing is, although the nissan battery test shows still have 12 bars of 12 bars battery health, it sure seems to lose quite a bit of range in the winter months, even though it’s not really that cold in vancouver. But all leaf forums and testing show battery quite affected by cold, hopefully my oct- dec 2023 R1S (expected delivery) won’t be as affected by that, my leaf has the 30 kWh pack..
 

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Very interesting comments, thanks so much for everyones thoughtful inputs. I have read comments about tires as well, I keep switching from the stock 21 inch (best range) to the 20 inch AT for better winter grip, but think maybe the best idea is to buy proper 21 inch winter tires and switch them out each winter. Any thoughts? The only connection to the slippery winter roads is the tires. Winter driving is a issue for EVs.
 
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