How much do electric car batteries weigh?

I’m considering buying an electric car but I don’t know much about them. I was wondering, how much does an electric car battery weigh?

Serena Aburahma · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It’s great that you’re thinking about getting an electric car, it’s definitely a
worthwhile investment
! While the weight of an electric car battery will fluctuate based on the car itself, it will roughly weigh around 1,000 pounds.
  • Electric car batteries are heavier than the average car battery.
  • The battery in an electric vehicle weighs so much due to their heavy battery packs.
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