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Just checking if these things are only my car or if more have the issues.

- Charging at a 50 KWh CCS charger gives me an average of 17.5 KWh speed, this after driving the car 135 km and outside temperature about 0 degrees.

- Drivers window filles with fog near the rear mirror, outside temp. about 0 degrees and inside car AC on, temp. set to 18 degees. The passsanger side is clear and nice so I suspect the sealing is not tight at drivers side.

Will bring it up with dealer after holiday.

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I have same. Charging would not be faster as MX-30 can only charge with up to 37KWh. But has as well huge coldgate which is decreasing charging speed to 10-16kwh. Today I have spent 2h35min on DC CCS charging from 6% to 100%.
As for the fog, have same. If you change setup of your aircon from auto into window+legs, the fog would disappear...
 

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Thanks for the hint on fog!

One more thing to throw out,
Is it normal to hear a quite loud "purring" sound from the climate system, even when the fans are at "1" and the car is warm inside.

It's not the fans I'm convinced of but more the heater (compressor?)

Greetings!
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The battery charges faster the warmer it is ... so at cold days you have to warm it up before DC-Charging with fast driving ;-)
Also the charging stations can be throttled at some times, depending on how loaded the power grid is ...
But the highest power I got was 37kWh on a 100% powered DC-Station ... we have to wait for the summer ...
 

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37kw is max what this car can accept. And it is in a range of 10-60% battery load.
They have put charging speed of 1C which corresponds to battery size.

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If you drive with the Windows slightly open.. fog will dissappear usually. So I think its not the seal.

Mine fogs up fairly Quick as well. But when I use defogger its seconds before I can see clearly again.
I have my A/C on 20°c. Its cold here at the moment.

I think you notice the hum because the car is so quiet. With a combustion engine you would not notice it at all probably.

Gr

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Just checking if these things are only my car or if more have the issues.

- Charging at a 50 KWh CCS charger gives me an average of 17.5 KWh speed, this after driving the car 135 km and outside temperature about 0 degrees.

- Drivers window filles with fog near the rear mirror, outside temp. about 0 degrees and inside car AC on, temp. set to 18 degees. The passsanger side is clear and nice so I suspect the sealing is not tight at drivers side.

Will bring it up with dealer after holiday.

/Daniel
Hi Daniel
According to local Mazda dealership a major update will adress this. For Swedish owners this is a real issue. I dont think the battery heater starts when it should. Fingers crossed. Anders
 

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Hi Daniel
According to local Mazda dealership a major update will adress this. For Swedish owners this is a real issue. I dont think the battery heater starts when it should. Fingers crossed. Anders
Tip for mist on side Windows. Instead of Auto use heat window and feet. Press auto on the screen alternative appar choose window feet and it should work just fine.
 

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Thanks for the hint on fog!

One more thing to throw out,
Is it normal to hear a quite loud "purring" sound from the climate system, even when the fans are at "1" and the car is warm inside.

It's not the fans I'm convinced of but more the heater (compressor?)

Greetings!
Daniel
Likely the heat pump,
 

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Fastest I have got a dc ccs charger is 11kwh🤦🏻‍♂️. Absolute nightmare. It’s not cold here either, it’s 10c most days at the moment. Warmest the battery has ever been is the second segment on the dial. Even on the 50kw dc charger it’s taking me over 90 minutes to get up to 80% completely ruling out a top up on the road.
 

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Hi Michael, dont know gaelic so this will have to be in distorted Scandie English. You can absolutely top up on the road. The trick here is to drive for quite a bit and preferably get to around 10% state of charge. I wont be über fast but way better than 11 kW. Top speed 38 kW for my MX-30 first part of charging. Real charges with my MX-30: 10 kWh 21 min roughly 29 kW average. 4 kWh 8 min. Roughly 30kW.
Above 60% SOC things sloooow way down. Hopefully maybe things will improve with coming update. Dont give up, top up, have a coffee. Take a break and after 45 min u should have enough juice for another 100 km.
 

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Hi Michael, dont know gaelic so this will have to be in distorted Scandie English. You can absolutely top up on the road. The trick here is to drive for quite a bit and preferably get to around 10% state of charge. I wont be über fast but way better than 11 kW. Top speed 38 kW for my MX-30 first part of charging. Real charges with my MX-30: 10 kWh 21 min roughly 29 kW average. 4 kWh 8 min. Roughly 30kW.
Above 60% SOC things sloooow way down. Hopefully maybe things will improve with coming update. Dont give up, top up, have a coffee. Take a break and after 45 min u should have enough juice for another 100 km.
I think this shows the real weakness of the MX30. A small battery is no problem because most people only occasionally drive long distances. So charging while travelling will be a relatively rare event for most of us, and why pay money for something you rarely use. But when you do need to charge on the go, it must be done fairly quickly. A cup of coffee and a pee takes about 20 min, and in that time the battery must be 80% again. Alas, in the MX30 it takes at least twice a long.

In NL we now have an app that simulates how long it takes to travel in an electric car. ANWB Routeplanner elektrische auto | ANWB. So I tried to plan a trip from my home in Utrecht to Lucerne in Switserland. It would take 14 hours and 8x charging. In a petrol car you would do it in 8-9 hours. In a Tesla it takes about 9-10 hours. The problem with the MX30 is not just the small battery, but slow charging above all.
 

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Hi Bert, you absolutely have a point. On the other hand you get what you pay for. You have good safety, great seats, great stereo, terrific lights. The basic fast charging is just that, basic. Hopefully this might improve a bit with updates. The idea of a fossil range extender is kind of weird in Europe in this day and age. Some customers like myself would prefer to pay for a slightly bigger battery and better fast charging abilities. With the REX comes maintenance, oil changes etc etc. Maybe Mazda worried about battery longevity and fast charging and decided on a very conservative approach???
 

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When you plan to drive big distances frequently. This car isnt the one.
That was very clear for the people doing their homework.
At least to me it was.

Max charging of 35kwh is not much.. but then again the majority of charger will not give you more than 11-22kwh

Unless you plan to fast charge a lot.. in that case this is also not the car for you.
People should be aware, and not be tempted by the looks and options.

If you worry about 20 extra minutes.. go buy an ICE car please.
Please stop rambling a good bit of kit which obviously isnt for you.
If roadtripping is your thing and you can not entertain yourself and the family for an extra 20 minutes.
DONT BUY THE MX30!!
obviously you are not the target consumers.. walk away.. even though its very nice.

Facts are facts. And doing your homework will point these things out

Gr from a super satisfied user
 

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I did my homework too which told me the car can charge 20-80 in 40mins for that occasional event. That has turned out to be a barefaced lie unfortunately for some. It’s not even anywhere close to that.
:D:D(y)

Thankfully I am lucky that I would be experienced enough not to have not based my purchase on believing the brochure, and also a car that only does 80% of advertised range and 60% slower than advertised charge is still more than adequate for me as I commute 4kms.
 

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Wow its great to see someone defend the MX 30. But you are letting Mazda off the hook way too easily. This is Mazda s first EV. And its really and truly a good start. But Mazda needs to up their game and start taking EVs seriously. Seriously.
Level 2 charging should be three phase in Europe. Fast charging should be at an acceptable speed. REX is politically and taxwise dead in the EU from the get go. If they want this to sell in Europe maybe Mazda needs to do their homework? Glad you enjoy your MX 30 I do too😃👍. Tesla Fan Boys refuse to see negativities with their Teslas. I like to think MX-30 drivers are smarter than that.
 

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When I tested the car.. I've driven it almost empty end charged it myself. Like anyone should do.
I've had it for almost 1 day, and the dealer did not complain.

I dont believe anyone, any brochure. Doing your homework is not taking someone else's for granted.

Most of the time I be destination charging (1-2 times a week) and that's enough for my use.
My commute is also 4km and I drive home every break.
So I don't experience the charging as a negative, I knew what I was going into

Mazda mx30 is the a small battery, one of the slowest EV's to accelerate, slow charging.

It's written all over the Internet, people know.
If despite all hat you still like it.. you should buy.
Be honest with yourself and don't be deceived by the price/quality/design.

I think mx30 could have been far worse for a first EV, and to be honest I think the battery degradation will be almost non existent with these charging speeds.
And for this price... you would not be even getting a bare ID3. (For the plastic lovers among us)
 

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I’m not blind to the cons of any car just because I own it, over a month now, and I do love it. I love it more than any other car I’ve had in the last 20 years, despite Mazdas lies about the battery performance (y)
 
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