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Charging Tesla

With Elon’s Post about charging to 90-95%, what about the other end......should you use the car until the battery gets to a certain level before charging? Frequency?

Earl and Nagin ... | April 17, 2019

at the bottom: don't leave it below about 10 - 20% for very long.

jordanrichard | April 17, 2019

What post by Elon about charging to 90-95% ? I know that he had previously Tweeted about the whole ideal charging level of 70% and that event 80% is just fine. Don't recall any Tweets about charging to 95%. One shouldn't be charging to 95% and let the car sit there.

Micpad | April 17, 2019

Elon Musk explains why you shouldn't charge your Tesla battery to 100%

https://mashable.com/article/tesla-battery-charge-max/?europe=true

jordanrichard | April 18, 2019

That would be IMHO the other reason to not charge to 100%, but the main reason is you shouldn’t leave the batteries sitting at 100%, in net effect, cooking.

EVRider | April 19, 2019

@Micpad: The 90-95% charging recommendation in the article was for a particular owner who needed extra range. 90% is the recommended maximum for most people.

nothotpocket | April 19, 2019

Nightly charging of 80%-90% is recommended. No problem taking it down under 5%, but don't see that there's a mention of any benefit in doing so.

https://insideevs.com/teslas-new-stance-on-charging-habits-elon-responds...