Myth busted - Electric vehicles cost more to maintain than gas cars do
When electric vehicles became available in a variety of choices about 3 years ago one of the positive aspects of ownership promised was that they would be maintenance free. This was of course an exaggeration, but it had some elements of truth. Historically, maintaining a car was focused on the internal combustion engine (ICE). This meant that the owner’s cost to maintain the car was closely linked to the engine. Since the EV has no engine of this sort, maintenance could be less expensive. Let’s look closely at the two top selling EVs to see is this is actually true.
Tesla Maintenance Costs Compared to BMW or Lexus
We are big fans of the Tesla Model S here, and we like Elon Musk. Both a