You can compare the fuel cost per mile between a typical gasoline car vs our electric car by using the calculator below. Costs, such as: oil changes, tune ups, muffler replacement, and engine overhauls of a gasoline car, and battery replacement are not included.
There are many Environmental Benefits of electric cars. Since Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions they significantly reduce all forms of air pollution in urban areas. In fact, EVs are considered zero-emission vehicles by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pure Electric cars don’t have a gasoline powered engine, and therefore consume no power and create no pollution of any kind, when sitting idle at traffic lights or waiting in lines at fast food restaurants, banks, railroad crossings, and similar situations. According to the EPA, “A conventional gas car emits more greenhouse gases than an electric car driven in any area of the United States.” Studies have shown that when all factors are considered, electric cars produce less than half of the pollution of typical gasoline powered cars. Also, keep in mind, that somewhere for every gallon of gasoline we don’t use, up to 8 kilowatts of electricity are saved.