Trip computer?

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Weedman
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Post by Weedman » Sun May 30, 2021 9:39 am

Isn't it a bit odd that a car controlled by computers doesn't have a .... trip computer?

I am a newbie however - perhaps it's hidden somewhere in the menus and I haven't found it yet.

Three weeks into ownership, and really enjoying it.

scott28tt
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Post by scott28tt » Sun May 30, 2021 9:42 am

Vehicle > Data in the infotainment system.

You can also get information if you scroll the infotainment screen to the side twice.
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Weedman
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Post by Weedman » Sun May 30, 2021 10:45 am

Thanks for that - but as far as I can see that only gives you how many miles you are doing per kWh.

What about average speed, journey time, journey distance?

HeidiFlowerpt Driver
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Post by HeidiFlowerpt Driver » Sun May 30, 2021 1:49 pm

I think the screen that Scott has pointed you to does provide Journey time and Journey distance, if you're looking at the 'since start' page. I think it gives average speed too, unless my memory fails me.
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Weedman
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Post by Weedman » Mon May 31, 2021 9:00 am

Sorry, I haven't really made myself clear.

In my previous car - Focus ST - it had two trip computers. One I let run for lifetime figures, and the other i reset at the start of, say, a holiday, to give me total miles, mph and consumption on the holiday.

The id3 only has Since Start, Long Term, and Since Charge - nothing I can reset for a trip. Again, unless I'm missing something. I don't want to reset long term because I like to know the lifetime figures for the car.

Just seemed strange not to have that on a computer controlled car.

HeidiFlowerpt Driver
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Post by HeidiFlowerpt Driver » Mon May 31, 2021 12:44 pm

Hmm. You've raised an interesting issue. I see what you mean.

The 'Long Term' figures aren't the lifetime of the car, though. Mine is showing the mileage I've done since it had its 2.1 software update. I haven't tried resetting it.

The odometer reading you see in the instrument binnacle is the lifetime of the car.
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monkeyhanger
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Post by monkeyhanger » Mon May 31, 2021 1:49 pm

Long term info resets itself after 100 hours of driving.

roller469
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Post by roller469 » Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:02 am

I have the same issue I need daily miles since start resets if I leave the car for a couple of hours long term I like to leave to see my averages over time and since charge works unless I need to charge whilst I'm out I would make a note before charging but I know i would forget.

Steve_ID3
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Post by Steve_ID3 » Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:44 am

I find 'since start' works for me. It does reset overnight but seems to hold the figures most of the day. It also has time driving, miles and average mille per HW/hr. if you say call ID and ask for tripmeter it takes you there.

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Post by monkeyhanger » Sun Sep 05, 2021 11:11 am

Steve_ID3 wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:44 am
I find 'since start' works for me. It does reset overnight but seems to hold the figures most of the day. It also has time driving, miles and average mille per HW/hr. if you say call ID and ask for tripmeter it takes you there.
It holds the info for all trips until an inactive period of more than 2 hours has elapsed. If you're hopping in and out of the car all day, you'll have a day's worth of data.

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