I have had my 4000Li for four months and have just over 1800 miles on it. Yesterday I tested the range limit and was able to cover 45 miles on the odometer on a single charge. I weigh 225 and had a passenger on the back. City driving, so a lot of stop and go. 90 degrees in Phx AZ. Some hill climing, and speeds varying between 20 and 40.
I felt 45 miles was pretty good all things considered. The red light was not flashing as I pulled into the garage, so I could conceivably have gotten another 5 miles out of it, but I hate the idea of over stressing the batteries. Is the low voltage cutoff pretty reliable on these? My hub motor felt hotter than 125 degrees F, so I am still wondering when it will hit that magic overheat cutoff number and shut down, but it hasn't yet. Has anyone else seen the hub motor shut down due to overheat? We have many 110 degree days coming this summer in Phoenix. Thank you!