Why do electric cars require less maintenance?

I've read that electric vehicles require less maintenance over time, but I have no idea why. Why would an electric car cost less to maintain?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
While it may seem counterintuitive, electric cars do require less maintenance than their gas-powered counterparts.
First of all, electric vehicles (EVs) do not have the same internal combustion engine, and therefore they don’t require all the maintenance that goes along with them. Furthermore, the parts that do keep an EV running generally require little to no repairs. Most manufacturers put the vehicle’s battery under an 8-year or 100,000-mile warranty.
Brake wear is also reduced significantly due to regenerative braking, and fewer fluids are required to keep even the most affordable electric vehicles in tip-top condition.
In addition to saving money on maintenance costs, EVs may also come with cheaper
car insurance
depending on the model. To get the best rates, however, you’re going to want to comparison shop with
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