According to Plugincars.com, there are a few disadvantages of owning an electric car, including: Electric cars have a shorter range than gas-powered cars. Recharging the battery takes time. They are usually more expensive than gas-powered cars.
How long do electric vehicle batteries last?
Consumer Reports estimates the average EV battery pack’s lifespan to be at around 200,000 miles, which is nearly 17 years of use if driven 12,000 miles per year.