According to a report from automotive market research firm, JD Power, most electric vehicle (EV) drivers vow to never return to combustion engines. Good.
JD Power says that 82% of EV early adopters definitely will consider buying another electric vehicle. However, it seems drivers arent totally loyal to the brand of their current EV, and overall satisfaction matters when it comes to their next purchase decision.
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It seems that drivers are making purchase decisions mostly on range, and availability of chargers. Factors like driving enjoyment, vehicle quality, and cost savings fall lower on their list of priorities.
The Tesla Model S ranked highest in terms of user satisfaction in the premium EV segment. The Kia Niro EV ranked highest in the mass market battery electric vehicle segment.
Credit: Tesla – Website
Teslas Model S received a range bump earlier this year, an important feature for EV drivers.
Maybe youre considering buying an EV, or are sitting on the fence about what the experience might be like. If thats the case, know that the sizeable majority of drivers that make the switch dont regret it.
You can read the full report here.
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Published January 22, 2021 — 09:15 UTC

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