It became known why Ukrainians refuse to buy electric vehicles

It became known why Ukrainians refuse to buy electric vehicles

In Ukraine, in 2022, due to the spring fuel crisis, the demand for electric vehicles increased. However, Ukrainians are in no hurry to buy cars with an electric power plant. The main reason is the high cost of electric cars, according to a new survey of the YOUkraina social project, writes today.ua.

It became known why Ukrainians refuse to buy electric vehicles

In particular, 71% of Ukrainians do not want to buy electric cars because for their high cost.

26% of Ukrainians are against buying cars with an electric power plant, since there is no charging station infrastructure for them. For 22% of Ukrainians, electric cars do not meet their current needs.

18% of Ukrainians say that electric cars in Ukraine's climate have problems with operation, and 17% of respondents said they do not want to buy such cars because repair problems.

In addition, 12% of Ukrainians do not plan to buy electric vehicles because of problems with battery disposal and because they have no experience in operating them.

Between However, according to a survey by the YOUkraina project, 31% of owners of cars with an internal combustion engine are considering buying an electric car, while 51% are not considering buying an electric car (29% definitely do not consider it, and 22% rather do not consider it).