Are you currently in the market for an electric vehicle? Want to know how much you can save when switching over from a gas-powered vehicle to an all-electric vehicle? We will be comparing the cost to charge the Chevrolet Bolt to filling up the Chevrolet Cruze.


 

The Cost Analysis Comparing The Chevrolet Bolt To The Chevrolet Cruze

 

When purchasing an electric vehicle you are not only offsetting carbon emissions, but you are decreasing the cost to drive from a to b. Also, there are possible tax breaks when purchasing an electric vehicle and installing a home charging station. 

 

How To Calculate Cost To Charge An Electric Vehicle 

2020 Rochester Ny Electricity Rate Per kWh 10.73¢  2020



 

Electric Cost ___ Per kWh 

 

X

 

Vehicle Battery Capacity ___ kWh

 

 

___ Cost To Charge Vehicle

 




The Cost To Charge The Chevrolet Bolt 
 

 

According to https://www.fueleconomy.gov/, the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt has an annual electric cost of $550. The kilowatt-hour capacity or kWh/ of the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt is 28 kWh.The cost to fully charge the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt is about $3.00, this is based on Rochester, NY’s average residential electric rate at 10.73¢/kWh.  

 

The Cost To Fill The Chevrolet Cruze 
 

 


According to https://www.fueleconomy.gov/, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze has an annual fuel cost of $950. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze fuel tank size is 13.7 gallons. The cost to fully fill the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is about $30.27, this is based on Rochester, NY’s average fuel cost rate at $2.21 per gallon.
 

Savings

 

It is ten times more expensive to fill up the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze in comparison to fully charging the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt. By purchasing an electric vehicle you are not only saving on maintenance items such as oil changes, tune-ups, transmission servicing, replacing air filters, spark plugs, and belts. You are also paying a lower cost to fully charge your vehicle in comparison to filling up at the gas pump. 

 

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