How Long Does It Take for Electric Cars to Pay for Themselves?

Electric vehicles are not inexpensive. Not the well-known ones like the Ford F-150 Lightning 

or the Tesla Models 3 and Y, at least. Cheap electric vehicles (EVs) with minimal mileage are available for less than 

 $20,000, but most people would prefer to be able to go more than 100 miles between fill-ups (or charging the battery).

So, we contrasted well-known gas automobiles with well-known, long-range electric cars. 

The cost of buying an electric automobile is often higher than that of a gas-powered vehicle.

For instance, a 2022 Ford F150 Pickup 2WD with gas power costs roughly $31,000. A 2022 

Engine choices for something like the Ram 1500 include a 3.6-liter V-6 (305 hp/269 lb-ft) and a 5.7-liter V-8 (395