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How dependable are electric cars?

My partner and I are about to buy an electric car, and I want to make sure that we can rely on it. How dependable are electric vehicles?

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Chanice Boyd · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Awesome! Electric cars are pretty dependable and are becoming more so as manufacturers fine-tune their designs.
We expect
electric cars
to be more dependable than cars with internal combustion engines. In reality, they should be due to the vehicles’ fewer moving parts and simplicity. They aren’t more reliable because electric car manufacturers don’t have the same hundred years of experience as their gas-fueled counterparts.
A Consumer Report study found that most electric car owners are delighted with their vehicles regardless of their reliability. The study also showed that lower-priced EVs are more dependable than luxury electric cars in the $75,000 and over groups.
So the name of the game is patience. Most EVs for sale right now are relatively dependable, but it cannot be said that they are more dependable than gas cars. However, it won’t take long to catch up. Until then, you should ensure that your car insurance coverage protects in all areas.
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