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EV Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the Subaru EV FAQ page. Below are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Subaru vehicles and whether an Electric Vehicle is right for you. If you don't find the information you're looking for, please don't hesitate to contact your local Subaru dealer for assistance or head to our customer support FAQs page.

What is an electric vehicle?

What different types of EVs are available?

How do EVs drive differently to conventional vehicles?

How do I know an electric vehicle is right for me?

What are the benefits of electric cars?

Are EVs more environmentally friendly?

Are EVs as safe as other cars?

Can you tow with an electric car?

What can affect the range in an EV?

How can I get more range out of my EV?

If the battery in an EV runs out, will the car just stop?

Does temperature affect the range in an EV?

Will driving with my lights on reduce my range?

How long does it take to charge the Subaru Solterra?

Where can I charge my Subaru Solterra?

How far can I drive in a single full charge in the Solterra?

How fast can the Solterra go?

What is the total capacity and rated capacity in the Subaru Solterra?

What is the voltage in the Subaru Solterra?

What types of charger cable will Solterra accept?

What equipment do I need to charge my Solterra?

What are the service intervals on the Solterra?

What warranty does the Subaru Solterra come with?

Is there an app that comes with the Subaru Solterra?

How long do electric batteries last?

How do I charge my EV?

Can I overcharge my EV?

Can I charge my EV when it’s raining?

How long does it take to charge an EV?

How much does it cost to charge an EV?

Do I have to pay Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) on an electric vehicle?

What company car tax would I pay on electric cars?

Is there still a government grant available to buy an electric car?

Does it cost more money to service or repair an EV?

Why are EVs cheaper to maintain?

How much does it cost to service an EV?

What is an electric vehicle?