Electric vehicle maintenance cheaper than combustion vehicles

 

Electric vehicle maintenance cheaper than combustion vehicles

Source: Green Car Reports New research suggests electric cars could cost 35 percent less to maintain than their combustion counterparts. A study found that over eight years, with a relatively low annual mileage of 5,000 miles per year, a typical small combustion-engined car would cost over $4,000 in maintenance whereas an equivalent electric vehicle would cost over $2,000 in maintenance. Read more.

In our Vehicle Trends & Maintenance Costs Survey Report, over 80% of respondents typically spend less than $1,000 on parts and labor per annual per vehicle on their fully electric light duty cars and trucks. 60% of respondents typically spend less than $1,000 on parts and labor per annual per vehicle on their fully electric medium duty trucks.