What are the Benefits of Electric Vehicles?

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If it is time to upgrade your car in the Salem area and you’re considering buying an electric car, you might be wondering about the benefits of electric vehicles. You’ll enjoy a refreshing driving experience that’s unlike driving a traditional gas-powered car. Plus, by just making the choice to purchase an electric model, you’ll be more eco-conscious! Discover more with Lum's GMC below, especially if you’re trying to decide between a hybrid and electric vehicle.

Environmental Benefits of Electric Cars

When thinking about electric vehicles, the first thing most people think about is their positive environmental impact. But do you know exactly why they’re considered environmentally friendly? Learn in detail here:

  • Zero Emissions: When you’re driving an electric vehicle, a major environmental benefit is the close-to-zero tailpipe emissions. Most models don’t even have an exhaust system, so exhaust emissions are not a byproduct of the vehicle running.
  • Renewable Energy: Electric cars can use renewable energy. Since they’re powered by electricity, they can utilize renewable resources, such as solar, wind, or even water.

Other Benefits of Electric Cars

Besides environmental perks, there are also other advantages that’ll affect your driving experience in Newberg and Hillsboro more directly:

  • Reduced Maintenance: Fully electric models don’t require engine oil, so there’s no need for constant oil changes.
  • Quieter Drive: You’ll notice immediately how serene the ride is. Electric vehicles don’t necessarily have any engine noise, so there’s less commotion in the cabin!
  • Performance: If you’re worried about the performance, you shouldn’t be! The electric motors are capable of producing near-instantaneous torque, so you can still find thrill on the roads.

Find Out More About EVs from Lum's GMC!

After learning more about the benefits of electric vehicles, are you ready to make the leap and switch to an electric vehicle? Lum's GMC can help with that! You can reserve the GMC Hummer EV SUV or pickup with our McMinnville dealership or browse our used inventory for a model at an affordable price. Get started today!


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