Electric Vehicles (EVs), in particular, require less maintenance than regular cars because an electric drivetrain features fewer working parts than are possessed by a combustion engine. Nevertheless, an EV still requires regular maintenance.
Below are the main areas of inspection during an Electric Vehicle service:
Gates Ford provide an extensive range of aftercare solutions. Service costs vary from vehicle to vehicle but, by taking out one of our Service Plans, you’ll be able to spread the cost of maintenance by making affordable, inflation-proof monthly payments
|Repairs||Fiesta Van||Transit Courier||Transit Connect||Transit Custom||Transit||Ranger|
|Standard Service from||£162.50||£162.50||£354.56||£295.00||£355.51||£360.00|
|Brake Fluid Change from||£49.99||£49.99||£49.99||£49.99||£49.99||£49.99|
|Front Brake Pads from||£178.64||£178.64||£172.26||£172.31||£172.31||£225.32|
|Rear Brake Pads / shoes from||£172.74||£172.74||£163.48||£181.15||£194.05||£256.81|
|Air Conditioning Regas from||£149.00||£149.00||£149.00||£149.00||£149.00||£149.00|
|Replacement Battery from||£173.04||£173.04||£169.48||£337.67||£212.64||£234.22|
It’s not unreasonable to expect your car’s battery to last for at least 10 years.
If you own an EV that runs out of charge, you won’t be able to drive it. However, there’s no need for this situation to arise if you plan your charges around your journeys. Certainly, charging your car overnight makes a lot of sense – and being aware of your nearest public charging point is advisable. To discover the full range of public charging options, please visit: https://www.zap-map.com/live/.
Generally speaking, an EV’s lithium-ion battery operates most efficiently at temperatures of between 20°C and 25°C. Extreme temperatures (hot or cold) can have a negative effect on range and even cause damage if exposure is prolonged.
With the Ford Mustang Mach-E, we recommend a service every 12 months (or 10,000 miles).
Yes. In this respect, they’re no different from regular cars. However, there is no need for an emissions or noise test as part of an MOT.