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90% Of Electric Car Owners Won’t Return To Gas

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by TMC Staff, Jan 11, 2019 at 6:38 PM.

  1. TMC Staff

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    A massive 88 percent said they would not return to internal combustion-powered cars. Almost nine in 10 electric vehicle drivers would never go back to driving a car powered by petrol or diesel, according to new research. A study by electric vehicle YouTube channel Fully Charged found that 88 percent of plug-in car drivers said...
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  2. Mr X

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    Unfortunately I'll have to drive a gas car every once in a while since I'm turning in my Volt. But I'll never purchase a gas vehicle ever again.


    Standard Battery can only come as soon as possible!
     
  3. Kanting

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    I won't buy another ICE, but I want to keep my old ICE cars as long as possible.
     
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  4. jboy210

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    I am very happy with my Model X and cannot imagine getting an ICE car when my lease is up in a couple of years. I may not get a Tesla next time, but I am pretty sure I will get another EV.
     
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  5. hill

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    we got a plugin minivan & unloaded our beloved X (lease) due to dissatisfaction with V9 UI - ghosting windshield - cost of its lease vs time in the shop - future repair cost concerns - 1/2 shaft shudder - discontinuance of features - yellow screen boarder, etc. Despite the down sides of the particular X we ended up with, if just a couple of the issues wouldn't have made the list - we'd have kept it.
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  6. tomas

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    That was >5 years ago for me. Haven’t (4 EVs bought since 2012) and won’t buy ICE again.
     
  7. Lozza12

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    I’m a driver of a lowly 24kWh Leaf and I can’t stand driving the Toyota Corolla fleet cars at my work. CVT gearboxes are particularly awful but ICE cars in general are unresponsive, smelly and lurch a lot. Can’t wait for the RHD Model 3!
     
  8. AZGLFR

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    Bought my 2015 S85D seven months ago , sold my Prius V to another family member . I will never go back to ICE ...
     
  9. ORB

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    Great to hear, and welcome to TMC!
     
  10. Latorre

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    Agreed. I Love driving my MS. My wife called me out the other day because she noticed I always take the long way home so I can get a few more miles of drive time.

    I've own'd Honda, Toyota, Ford, Acura, BMW and Tesla...I can not wait to see the rest of the car world to catch-up to Tesla. The competition will produce vehicles that we can't even imagine. I want that Electric BMW MX6 or the 2021 Tesla Redesign. Can't wait for the announcement!
     
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  11. mrgrtt123

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    The article is true, only a few will want to have a car that is run by gasoline nowadays.
     
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  12. StealthP3D

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    We bought our first EV, a Long Range Model 3, in May and were so blown away by the convenience, comfort and performance that we bought another Model 3 (Performance) in September. Both are awesome and anytime I have to drive an ICE vehicle I'm shocked by how crude and ancient it feels (even if it's new). Count me as one that could never go back to the old way and all the disadvantages that entails.
     
  13. gilscales

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    This Exactly!, my brother-in-law bought a model 3 as well and now he is converted, we will never go back!
     

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