Today’s EV batteries are built to last.

Every new electric car’s battery carries a minimum replacement warranty of 8 years or 100,000 miles, increased to 10 years or 150,000 miles in some states. And several brands of plug-in electrics  (BEVs and PHEVs) are proving that they in fact will perform very well for hundreds of thousands of miles, and even go beyond the warranty period while showing very little to even no noticeable loss of usable electric range.

To learn more about the engineering secrets of modern electric car battery longevity, and some tips on basic battery care and feeding, watch this episode of our electric rEVolution YouTube series (and see our Executive Director take the ICE bucket challenge) in “Expect Reliability from an Electric Car: Batteries” (5:37).

Back to FAQ main page

Advertisements