How to buy a used electric car?
I'm looking for an electric vehicle, and I don't want to pay an arm and a leg, so it looks like I'll have to get something pre-owned. How do I buy a used electric car?
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Electric cars can be pretty pricey, but they save you some money in the long run. Used electric vehicles are just as valuable if you know what to look for before buying.
The first thing you should know is that it’s not the same as buying a used gas-fueled vehicle. Electric cars require more focus on things like software and battery health since EVs are very dependent on both. Once you’ve prepared yourself, you’ll know exactly what to look for.
Here’s what to look for when buying a used electric car:
- Check conditions like price range, seating, cargo capacities, vehicle range, and charging equipment.
- Check the remaining warranty.
- Take advantage of any potentialrebates (though you will not be eligible for the $7,500 federal tax credit).
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