Strengths and weaknesses of electric car rental in 2020

The onslaught of electric cars is visible on city streets. While the advantages and disadvantages of electric cars and the survival of current standard models ignite controversy, a glance at the highways confirms one: electric cars have multiplied in recent years.

The numbers confirm a marked trend. Piret Pukk, chief analyst at Statistics Estonia, wrote in the statistics blog that for the last 5 years The number of hybrid vehicles in Estonia increased four times. However, the number of electric cars almost doubled.

So, should you rent another electric car?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of this choice?

All of this is covered in this blog post in a brief but in-depth review. Finally, you can make the decision you like!

NB! The pros and cons of electric cars depend on some aspects on the specific model and year of manufacture. It is clear that electric car technology is constantly evolving. The following overview is based on market averages and excludes exceptions.

PLUS: Electric cars are quiet

Many electric car owners praise the flat nature of the vehicles. Electric vehicles are almost noisy compared to conventional cars. You only hear the humming of the electric motor, but even with some loud sounds it may be almost inaudible.

Väike elektriauto laadimas

CONS: Electric cars have a narrower driving range

With today's state-of-the-art electric car technology, you will travel far fewer kilometers after one charge compared to one refueling. More takes each charging takes incomparably longer time when refueling a vehicle with a combustion engine.

PLUS: Electric cars can speed home-work-home driving

Did you know that an electric car could crash in Estonia? If you drive an electric car, vyou can use public transport lanes. In busy traffic hours, you can save a lot of time from your daily commute.

CONS: Charging an electric car takes time

Of course, with a long lease, you can schedule electric car charging in such a way that they cause as little trouble as possible. However, you need to be aware that depending on the battery you may be from zero to full charge, from four hours to more than 10 hours. It all depends on the specific model and year of manufacture.

PLUS: Electric cars save the environment

There are many ways to measure the environmental impact of vehicles. One of them is the production of exhaust gases in the course of driving. Unlike cars with combustion engines electric cars do not emit harmful gases when driving. By doing so, you will keep Estonia's air among the cleanest in the world.

Elektriautode variatiivsus

Cons: Less variability among electric cars

Although the production of electric vehicles is expanding, today it is however, for more demanding car users, the choice is narrow. Electric cars have not become so commonplace that they would have the same variability as conventional vehicles.

Final words: Strengths and weaknesses of electric car rental

Have you thought about renting an electric car? We brought it out the main pros and cons for renting an electric car:

+ You save during daily driving environment.
+ You can used for public transport thought rad.
+ Electric cars are quiet.

- Electric cars include less diversity.
- After loading driving radius continued narrower.
- Everythe procedure will take much more than refueling time.

Therefore, consider the different strengths and weaknesses to make the personal or business choice.

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