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Electric vehicle battery warranties

Nov 05, 2017

Do you really know what the electric vehicle battery warranties are? I hope this bring them into the light.

Electric Vehicle Battery warranties

Do you know what the battery warranty is on your plugin vehicle? Have to had experience with a battery problem? How did the dealer and company treat you?

When you check you will find the warranties vary. I had always heard they were all 8 years 100K miles but after checking I found out some are different. In fact one is unlimited. Here are some references to check what I found. In fact maybe you have had problems and will share your story of the good or bad about these warranties.

PLEASE Let us know what you have experienced.

Volvos Plugin Hybrid battery warranty is only 4 years

Porsche Hybrid and spyder are only 6 and 7 years

KIA SOUL EV is 10 years

Mercedes is 15 years

Tesla is 8 years unlimited miles

In California they have to be longer at 150K miles

The New Hyundai IONIQ Is LifeTime warranty. A World leading industry 1st best!

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Fact #913: February 22, 2016 The Most Common Warranty for Plug-In Vehicle Batteries is 8 Years/100,000 Miles

Battery Warranty Periods for Model Year 2016 Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

Table showing battery warranty periods for model year 2016 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles Note: Warranties typically allow for some limited loss of battery capacity during the warranty period. PZEV sold in California have a mandated battery warranty period of 10 years/150,000 miles.

*Manufacturer specification for warranty miles could not be located for this vehicle.

**Original owners; secondary owners receive 10 year/100,000 mile warranty.

Source: Compiled by Oak Ridge National Laboratory from manufacturer and industry websites, February 2016.

Fact #913 Dataset

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