The electric car revolution is in full swing, and these vehicles are now more mainstream than ever. However, there are still drawbacks to owning an electric car which is why the market is still developing. For gas-powered vehicles to be fully replaced, an electric car will need to function in almost all the same ways.
In addition, an electric car needs to have an affordable entry-level option. The marketplace for electric cars is quite expensive, and repairs can be quite costly as well. Let’s break down 20 reasons that electric cars aren’t going to become the norm just yet via Goliath.
20: Expensive Battery Replacements
The first and most obvious issue with owning an electric car is the cost of a battery replacement. The average American family doesn’t even have $500 in savings for an emergency, much less the cost of thousands a battery replacement can cost. This replacement can be a detailed repair job that the average mechanic won’t be able to do.
Until the cost of a replacement battery comes down in price an electric car just won’t be a feasible option for the average consumer. Many families need an affordable option and that means repairs that are reasonable to afford.