Are EVs affordable?

Today, most electric vehicles cost only slightly more to purchase than their traditional counterparts, but they cost much less to operate and maintain every year. EVs require little to no maintenance on the drivetrain, and electricity is significantly cheaper (and cleaner) per mile than gas or diesel fuel.

Additionally, there are many state and federal rebate and tax credit programs available. Be sure to search for all available programs in your area including discounts through special promotions, such as "group-buys," where dealers offer electric vehicles at a lower price to incentivize a large volume of sales. The Four Corners office of resource efficiency (4CORE) has great information on available incentives and upcoming opportunities in our region.

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1. What are considered "electric vehicles"?
2. Where can I learn more about electric vehicles?
3. How long does it take to charge an EV, and what’s the difference between level-1, level-2, and level-3 chargers?
4. What are the different plug or connector types?
5. Where can I charge my electric vehicle in Durango?
6. How far can an EV travel on one charge?
7. What types of vehicles can use the DC fast charging stations (level-3 stations) at the Transit Center?
8. Are EVs affordable?
9. How do winter conditions affect electric vehicles?
10. Do electric vehicles really reduce emissions?