What are the Benefits of Electric Vehicles?

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If it’s time to trade in your current vehicle and you’re looking for ways to elevate your Leawood commute, consider a Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle! We know this can be a significant change for many drivers, which is why we have your guide to the environmental benefits of electric cars. Explore our current inventory, and don’t hesitate to contact our sales team for more information.

Benefits of Electric Cars

There are many reasons why Overland Park, KS shoppers opt for an electric vehicle. They’re becoming more popular due to their many benefits, not to mention they’re equipped with the latest technology features. Additional benefits include:

  • Zero Emissions: One of the many environmental benefits of electric cars is that they have close to zero tailpipe emissions. Most electric cars don’t have an exhaust system, which means exhaust emissions are not a byproduct of the car running.
  • Renewable Energy: They can also use renewable energy. Because they’re powered by electricity, you can take advantage of renewable resources like solar, wind, or even water.
  • Reduced Maintenance: Since fully electric vehicles don’t require engine oil, say goodbye to oil changes.
  • Quieter Drive: Since electric vehicles don’t have any engine noise, you can expect a serene ride.
  • Performance: Electric vehicles provide unbeatable performance. The electric motors can produce near-instantaneous torque to make your drives more exciting.

What to Do Before Buying an EV

  1. Prepare Your Garage: While more charging stations are popping up in the Stilwell, KS area, they’re not everywhere just yet. Have your garage prepared for home charging. Learn about your options (Level 1 and Level 2 charging setups offer different charging times). Then, have your at-home charging system installed since this will be your main method of EV charging.
  2. Find Local Charging Stations: Know where your nearest charging stations are, especially if you’re heading out of state or beyond Lee's Summit for trips.
  3. Explore Incentives: EVs are often eligible for additional incentives and tax credits than gas vehicles. You may be able to secure up to a $7,500 tax credit by purchasing an electric car!

Learn More About Electric Cars at Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City!

If you have any additional questions about the benefit of electric cars, don’t hesitate to reach out to our sales team. We’ll make sure that you find the new electric Mercedes-Benz vehicle best suited for your driving needs. Explore our inventory and current offers before stopping by for your test drive.


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