Published on January 29th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan9
In Cold, Electric Cars Save You Even MORE Money
January 29th, 2014 by Zachary Shahan
You should know by now that electric vehicles can save you good money. It costs ~3 to 4 times less to drive an electric vehicle (EV) than to drive a gasmobile. So, even though EVs often cost a bit more up front, the lifetime cost of the vehicles is often considerably lower.
But I’ll bet you didn’t know this: EVs save you even more money in cold temperatures. A recent analysis conducted by FleetCarma shows that EVs save you 12.4¢/mile at 73°F/23°C, 13.9¢/mile at 32°F/0°C, and 14.8¢/mile at 0°F/-18°C. Pretty sweet. Here’s the full infographic, which also points out that EV range shrinks more at cold temperatures:
Pretty interesting, eh?
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