Electric vehicles have risen in popularity across the country due to reduced emissions and the increase in charging infrastructure.
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about electric vehicles asked by Cherry Hill, Mount Laurel, and Collingswood, NJ, that Cherry Hill Nissan has encountered.
Check out some EV FAQs and start shopping for yours today!
Electric vehicles require less maintenance than cars with gas engines since they have fewer moving parts. They do not require oil change since they have no gas engine.
However, they require regular maintenance, like any other car, including tire rotations and brake inspections.
The range of an electric vehicle depends on the model and the size of the battery. The range of EVs is, on average, between 100 and 300 miles. Generally, the larger the battery pack, the longer the range.
Yes, you can take an electric vehicle on a road trip. With ranges growing every day, you can go further in your EV.
It is recommended that you plan your route to ensure you have access to charging stations along the way.
Many resources are available to help EV owners plan their trips, including smartphone apps and websites that map out charging station locations.
You can charge your electric vehicle at home by plugging it into a standard 120-volt outlet or installing an EV charging station. This charging type can take eight to 12 hours to charge an EV fully.
Many EV owners install a charging station at home for faster charging times and added convenience. You can discuss this option when you purchase or lease an EV.
There are two main types of public charging stations:
Level 2 charging stations are the most common type of public charging station. Level 2 charging stations can fully charge an EV in about 4 to 6 hours. These are stations you may commonly find at big box stores, in office parking lots, and other places you may be for a few hours.
DC Fast Charging stations, also known as Level 3 charging stations, are the fastest option. These charging stations can charge your EV up to an 80% charge in under 45 minutes. This is a good option for drivers who need a quick charge on a road trip.
Not all EVs are compatible with all types of charging stations. It is recommended to check your vehicle’s manual or consult a team member to determine which type of charging station is compatible with your EV.
Now that you know a little more about electric vehicles, start shopping for ours at Cherry Hill Nissan.
Drivers around Cherry Hill, Mount Laurel, and Collingswood, New Jersey, can begin shopping for their EVs online or in person at our dealership. Contact us with any questions.