Why keep your electric vehicle well maintained and serviced?
Electric vehicles have been on the market for well over 10 years, but really seen considerable growth in sales during the last 5 years. That means that there are number of vehicles now on the road that are at that stage in their life where regular servicing is becoming more important.
There are a number of reasons why you should be keeping your EV in good condition, whether it’s a Volkswagen group EV or another brand, we can help. Find out all about EVs and whether they’re for you in our electric vehicle buying guide. Here are some reasons to stay on top of your EV maintenance:
Regular maintenance can help ensure that your EV is safe to drive. It can help identify potential issues before they become major problems that could compromise your safety while driving.
Maintaining your EV can also help improve its overall performance. Regular maintenance can help ensure that the battery is functioning at its best, that the brakes are in good condition, and that the tyres are properly inflated, all of which can impact the vehicle’s overall performance.
A well-maintained EV can also be more efficient. Properly inflated tyres, balanced and aligned wheels, and a well-maintained battery can all contribute to better efficiency and a higher range, which can save you money in the long run.
Regular maintenance can help extend the life of your EV. By identifying and addressing issues early on, you can help prevent major problems that could shorten the lifespan of your vehicle.
Finally, keeping your EV well-maintained can help maintain its resale value. A vehicle that has been well taken care of is generally more attractive to potential buyers and can command a higher price than one that has been neglected.