Electric Vehicles Are Less Reliable Than Conventional Cars: Consumer Reports

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Owners of electric vehicles (EVs) continue to report many more problems with their cars than do owners of conventional cars or hybrids, according to the 2023 Consumer Reports’ reliability survey, released on Nov. 29.
On average, EVs were found to have had 79 percent more problems than gasoline-powered cars, when considering the past three model years, according to the report.
The least reliable were plug-in hybrids (PHEV), which had a whopping 146 percent more problems than gas vehicles.
Jake Fisher, senior director of auto testing at Consumer Reports, said that it’s not all that surprising that gasoline-powered cars are more reliable than EVs because the latter are a relatively new technology and time is needed to iron out the kinks….


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