What Are the Benefits of Electric Cars?

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV on Street


If you’re in the market for a vehicle that’s efficient, offers a great fuel economy, and is environmentally friendly, an electric vehicle (EV) is a great option. Thanks to major advances in automotive technology, there’s a growing number of new and pre-owned electric vehicles in the market, making it easy for Kansas City drivers to move away from their traditional, gas-powered automobiles. From the environmental benefits of electric cars to the fuel-saving perks, keep reading with Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission as we explore the upsides of investing in an EV!



Benefits of Electric Vehicles

The benefits of electric vehicles range from having a better impact on the environment to saving you lots of money and time at your local Shawnee Mission gas station. Check out some of the perks of EVs that you can look forward to:

  • Zero Emissions: Electric cars have close to zero tailpipe emissions. What’s more, most electric cars don’t even have an exhaust system, so exhaust emissions are not abyproduct of the vehicle running.
  • Renewable Energy: EVs can also use renewable energy. Since they’re powered by electricity, they can even be powered by renewable resources like solar, wind, or even water! That’s just one of the many environmental benefits of electric cars.
  • Reduced Maintenance: Full electric vehicles don’t necessitate the use of engine oil, so you don’t have to worry about oil changes.
  • Quieter Driving Experience: Of the benefits of electric vehicles, this one of perfect for Overland Park drivers who enjoy some quiet time on the road. EVs don’t have any engine noise so there’s less commotion in the cabin.
  • Enthusiastic Performance: Don’t underestimate EVs when it comes to performance! Electric motors are just as capable of producing near-instantaneous speed and torque, so you can still enjoy a thrilling driving experience.

There are many other benefits of electric cars, and we invite you to visit our dealership in Merriam to learn even more. If you have a specific model in mind, or you have a certain set of requirements that you desire in your next vehicle, use our vehicle finder service to streamline your search.

What You Should Do Before Buying an EV

  1. Prepare Your Garage for a Charging Station: The number of public charging stations across the United States is increasing, but you’ll likely use an at-home charging station to fuel up your EV. You’ll need to research your options–Level 1 and Level 2 charging setups offer different charging times. Then, have your charging system installed by a professional.
  2. Locate Local Charging Stations: Drivers can use apps like Google Maps, PlugShare, or ChargeHub to find charging stations in your area. This is especially useful when you’re traveling long distances and would like to know locations along your route where you can charge your vehicle.
  3. Browse Incentives: Electric vehicles are usually eligible for more incentives and tax credits than gasoline cars.

Explore the Electric Cars at Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission Today!

Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission is here for you if you have any more questions about the benefits of electric vehicles. Visit our dealership so we can walk you through the brand’s selection of EVs such as the Chevy Bolt EV and the Chevy Bolt EUV. Or, you can give us a call at (913) 305-3320. We look forward to speaking with you!


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