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We compared two vehicles with similar horsepower, Tesla 3 (283 HP), and Infiniti Q50 (300 HP). The monthly operating costs of each compared vehicle were:
for the model, Tesla 3 electric vehicle was US$426.10/month, including purchase and depreciation US$333/month, fuel (electricity) US$27.8/month, maintenance US$65.3/month.
for the model, Infiniti Q50, the internal combustion engine car was US$583.7/month, including purchase and depreciation US$321/month, fuel US$166/month, maintenance US$96.7/month.
Marco Miotti, Geoffrey J. Supran, Ella J. Kim, and Jessika E. Trancik Environmental Science & Technology 2016 50 (20), 10795-10804 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00177