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How do most people drive around town in the hybrid version?
I find no difference in performance but do notice more regeneration when slowing down (releasing the throttle slows the car more) and slightly more time spent in electric when in 'B'.
Annoyingly though the EV indicator doesn't light on the dash when in EV mode whilst driving in B gear!

What's your preference?
 

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DrMagical said:
...do notice more regeneration when slowing down (releasing the throttle slows the car more)
In B-mode the regeneration is actually less because you are using the engine to slow down instead of electric motor, this lower mileage (higher fuel consumption). B-mode should only be used on mountain roads only.
 

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you should only really choose between sports ,normal or eco , i must say that sports mode does seem to make it feel a bit more livelier or it could just be noisier lol
 

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It does help breaking but doesn't help the regenerative system. It uses the compression of the ICE ( without fuel ) as a "burning resistor" . Most of the breaking energy becomes heat instead of electricity.

BTW Quick breaking doesn't help to fill the battery. The battery cannot handle all that instant energy.

So. This was my first post. My C-HR is expected to be delivered in January. In the mean time I'm watching all the Weber University video's ;)
 
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