DaveinOlyWA wrote:I guess they have to "go back" to a 1999 ALL manual Corolla like I did. I have no doubt they would be looking for another EV then... Like Me
FYI; The day of my accident; Costco Gas $2.559
Gas Yesterday when filling up (again!) $2.819
At $2.819 I could consider driving our PHEV more than the Leaf (maybe not, but it would be more reasonable), really gas around here is at least $3.05 a gallon, although it is very hard to find it that low, a more normal price is about $3.50 a gallon and some stations are as high as $3.79 a gallon.
Seriously, driving our PHEV as our primary car was costing us around $150/month in gas, that has now dropped to about $20 total between gas and charging our Leaf.....really can't beat that. And a prime example is in the Leaf, we can take a road trip from Long Beach to San Diego and worst case scenario is about $6 round trip if the free quick chargers aren't available in each direction, normally we can do it for absolutely nothing, so no, I don't plan on giving up my Leaf to go to an ICE vehicle. To be honest, when the time comes, I want to get a long range BEV to replace our PHEV. You can't beat the price of free to power the vehicle, of course I will admit to being lucky enough to live near quite a few free chargers, we actually don't even have a way to plugin at home, even with the trickle charger, but really the city, as well as some vehicle manufactures, EVSE manufacturers and dealerships are willing to pay for the electricity to charge my car, why wouldn't I do that?