The Pros of Plugging In: Why You Should Get an EV or PHEV

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Kia Niro EV on Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 6:54 pm
2019 Kia Niro EV exterior in white side profile

As recently as a few years ago plug-in vehicles that ran on electricity were all the buzz, but fairly unattractive to buyers thanks to minuscule electric ranges and few charging ports. The good news is that a lot has changed in the last few years and electric models and plug-in hybrids are now affordable and convenient for all types of drivers. We break down three reasons to consider an electric car for your next vehicle below.

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3 Reasons to Consider an Electric Car

2018 Kia Optima PHEV while chargingTax Incentives

Depending on where you live, there may be some significant tax incentives for purchasing an electric model. These incentives help to make the cost of purchasing a new electric car more affordable and accessible to a larger variety of buyers. Check with your local officials to see if there are any tax incentives for your area.

Fuel Savings

While there is still a cost associated with charging your electric model, it’s a lot smaller than the price of fuel for a traditional vehicle. Over time, you could see significant savings in powering your vehicle. A variety of plug-in charging ports are available including mobile models in some parking garages and parking lots and in-home charging options.

They’re Environmentally Friendly

Most vehicle shoppers interested in electric models are drawn to the concept for its smaller environmental footprint. We believe that more and more electric vehicle technology will be developed in the next few years that will propel this vehicle segment even further forward to make an even larger positive environmental impact.

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The Kia Niro, Optima and Soul lineups have all-electric and/or plug-in hybrid models available. Visit the Moritz Kia dealership in Fort Worth, TX to learn more or to schedule a test drive.

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