How Many Types of Electric Vehicles Are There?

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Join the growing number of eco-conscious drivers in Oneida and Canastota who are making the switch to fuel-efficient models, reaping both savings at the pump and environmental benefits. At Sun Chevrolet, we offer a diverse selection of electric vehicles, catering to your desire for a seamless transition to a new driving experience. Curious about the types of electric vehicles available? You’ll have the pleasure of choosing from hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, battery-powered electric vehicles, and fuel cell electric models. Allow us to shed light on each option, so you can find your perfect match from our inventory today!

 

 

Variety of Electric Vehicles

Within the realm of electric vehicles, four distinct types stand out, each with its unique advantages, tailored to elevate your Canastota commute with exceptional features. Here’s a breakdown of what each type has to offer:

  1. Hybrid Electric Vehicles: These vehicles feature a self-charging motor with a limited electric range. When the battery depletes, the gas engine takes over, ensuring you’re not left stranded on Canastota roads. Keep some gas in the tank for a smooth start.
  2. Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Equipped with a powerful battery and motor, these models require charging to regain mileage. Perfect for those exploring fuel-efficient options, you’ll find accessible charging stations around Oneida and beyond.
  3. Battery Electric Vehicles: Experience a fully electric model with a larger motor and battery, minimizing overall maintenance requirements. Enjoy a quieter drive with no engine noise during your Utica travels, and keep a home charger for uninterrupted mileage.
  4. Hydrogen Electric Vehicles (Fuel Cell): Although less common and more expensive, fuel cell hybrid electric vehicles are available in select locations with limited charging stations for these cars.

Distinctive Features of Each Electric Vehicle Type

The various types of electric vehicles boast unique components, capabilities, and engineering. Delve into the specifics of each model to determine the best fit for your next Canastota adventure:

Hybrid Electric Vehicles:

  • Engine
  • Electric motor
  • Battery pack with controller & inverter
  • Fuel tank
  • Control module

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles:

  • Electric motor
  • Engine
  • Inverter
  • Battery
  • Fuel tank
  • Control module
  • Battery Charger

Battery Electric Vehicles:

  • Electric motor
  • Inverter
  • Battery
  • Control Module
  • Drive train

Hydrogen Electric Vehicles (Fuel Cell):

  • Electric motor
  • Fuel-cell stack
  • Hydrogen storage tank
  • Battery with converter and controller

Find Your Ideal Electric Vehicle at Sun Chevrolet

With an overview of the various electric vehicle types, you can now explore our selection and discover the perfect fit for your Utica travels. Browse our new and used electric vehicles for sale at Sun Chevrolet, where we offer enticing savings through new vehicle specials or national offers and incentives. Our sales team is at your service to answer any questions about hybrid or electric cars, and you can even apply for financing and value your trade-in online from the comfort of your home. Contact us today to schedule your test drive at our dealership in Chittenango!

 

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