LDB415 wrote:My "long" trips are when I go meet family for lunch on the opposite side of Houston, around 95-105 miles round trip depending on where we choose, maybe 5-6 times a year. Mostly it's 1-3 trips per day round trip around home, usually less than 10 miles round trip each and some less than 5.
These trips would require a charge stop once the battery is down to warranty replacement level in roughly 10 years. The warranty is for 8 years.
Are you OK with stopping for a charge? Or replacing the car in 8-12 years?
Leasing is more extreme version of this, by replacing the car in 2-3 years. Higher cost, but a almost new car all the time.
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