Can you drive an electric car through water?

With the way gas prices are now, I’m seriously considering switching over to an electric car. I just have one caveat, which is that I live in an area prone to flooding. Can you drive an electric car through water?

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Answer provided by
Allison Stone
Answered on Jun 23, 2022
That’s a great question. Electric cars can drive through shallow amounts of water just like any other car, and you’re not at any kind of higher risk of electrocution just because the car is electric.
That being said, flood damage can be uniquely hard to deal with for any car, so use extreme caution when driving through water.
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