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Yeah, even older Teslas can be looking at 300-500k miles.I knew "high insurance" was a ridiculous argument, and I knew the "high repair costs" argument was bogus (setting aside Teslas, the parts are inexpensive and reliable; I thought the batteries were more expensive but due to good battery management software they've proven to be long-lasting.)
How Long Does a Tesla Battery Last?
Range anxiety is one of the main concerns for potential electric car buyers. But the technology used in electric vehicles has improved by leaps and bounds since the introduction of the first EV. Tesla has been at the forefront of this development, with most of its models having 300-400 miles of...
The problem here was we produce a huge amount of electricity, but high reserves could not be shared. But we are working on that now with grid interconnects.I didn't realize the grid was in that good of shape, and hadn't realized the battery costs had come down that much though. Good to know!
Even the Model 3 batteries are $6k now.