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I thought the small battery would be more efficient. But I reset my Trip A in the Touring and did 75mph from SJ to SF and could not pass 3.3miles per KWh (with heater on 70F in 50F ambient)
On the way back i drove a bit faster (between 75-80mph) and averaged 3.1 miles/KWh. But in both cases i didn't use any significant acceleration and mostly just cruised.

Either way, i don't see how people are getting even close to 4.
I got 3.7 in the DEP with 21s cruising at 70 from LA to AZ. Doable, but boring.
 
I thought the small battery would be more efficient. But I reset my Trip A in the Touring and did 75mph from SJ to SF and could not pass 3.3miles per KWh (with heater on 70F in 50F ambient)
On the way back i drove a bit faster (between 75-80mph) and averaged 3.1 miles/KWh. But in both cases i didn't use any significant acceleration and mostly just cruised.

Either way, i don't see how people are getting even close to 4.
Try 70mph, 67F in winter 75F in summer. I drove the same segment on 101 and I5 between Fremont and Pasadena. 19s help.
 
I am going to bet yes that is the case. My guess is that Lucid was packaging 2023 Touring and 2023 Pure AWD with the same motors and battery specs. The motor output is software limited in 2023 Pure AWD to differentiate from Touring. When Touring range was initially assessed EPA testing was more lenient. The 2023 Pure AWD range is 410. This is all speculative and I have no proof to these claims. ;)

Personally I don't pay too much attention to the range number. For me the more impactful metric is how many miles can I drive between 20%-80% SOC and require a charge.
For what it's worth, my 2012 Pure can only charge to 409 miles. Lol
 
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