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Electric Vehicle Maintenance Guide
Written by Lisa Iscrupe
Edited by Hannah Hillson
Last updated 12/16/2022
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- Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) have less maintenance than internal combustion engine (ICE) conventional vehicles.
- Electric vehicles (EVs) have fewer mechanical components to maintain.
- BEVs do not require standard vehicle upkeep, such as oil changes, transmission care, and replacement of small parts like spark plugs.
- The primary maintenance on a BEV includes tires, brakes, filters, wipers, and lights.