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One of the primary questions drivers have about EVs is how long do their batteries last, and how much would a replacement cost in the future. We share our expert information on if electric car batteries are expensive to replace, as well as: where more expensive tires wear slower than cheaper alternatives; why a car in Europe might have a better warranty or more features than its US counterpart; warranty coverage for 48V mild hybrid batteries; whether standard, gas-powered vehicles lose range in cold weather like all-electric cars; and how to change the radio station preset on the 2023 Honda CR-V.
What Happens to the Old Batteries in Electric Cars?
Will an Electric Car Save You Money?
How Temperatures Affects Electric Vehicle Range
Best Tire Values Based on Consumer Reports’ Tests
Best Tire Brands of 2023
How Well Can an Electric Pickup Truck Tow?
00:00 – Introduction
00:45 – Question #1: Are EV batteries expensive to replace?
05:11 – Question #2: Why does it seem that European countries have better car warranties and features than the US?
09:14 – Question #3: How can you tell whether a tire will retain good performance over the its life?
12:40 – Question #4: What are the warranty coverages like for 48V mild hybrid batteries?
17:06 – Question #5: Is the drop in range on an EV in cold weather about the same as gas-powered vehicles?
22:10 – Question #6: Is it possible to delete a radio station preset from the favorites list on a 2023 Honda CR-V?
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