Are Electric Vehicles Better Than Gas Vehicles?

We take acceleration, price tag, fuel, and sustainability into consideration.
Loukia Papadopoulos

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In the past few years, electric cars have become a viable option. This has resulted in a hot debate over what is better: electric vehicles or gas ones?

The truth is there are many elements to consider and not one clear answer. At the end, it all comes down to the driver's personal preferences.

But to help you make that decision we have covered in this video factors relating to acceleration, price tag, fuel, and sustainability. We also try to cover what the future may hold for each vehicle.

Let's start with acceleration. Electric cars can accelerate far faster than internal combustion engine vehicles because they generate instantly available torque, and they are able to deliver it to the wheels more efficiently. In electric motors, maximum torque is produced from the get-go.

That is definitely not the case with gas vehicles. For gas-powered cars, maximum torque is achieved at the point where the combination of fuel, air, and spark coincide to produce the largest vertical force.

But is that a good enough reason to pick them over gas vehicles? Surely not! You need to take into consideration all elements including the cars' impact on the environment. So watch our video to find out all you need to know to make an informed decision.