Electric Car Service & Repair

If you own an electric car and you live in or around Wigan, you’re in luck because MJP Autocentre is the leading independent garage in the area with Level 4 qualified mechanics and the appropriate tools and machinery for all your electric vehicle repair and servicing needs. We’re members of HEVRA – the Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Repair Alliance – so you can be confident that your car is being serviced safely and with expertise.

Although it’s true that your electric car will have fewer mechanical issues than a standard car, MJP Autocentre is still here to take care of any repairs or servicing that you do need doing. We recommend regular servicing just to make sure that it continues to run smoothly and safely and also so that our technicians can pick up any small issues and get them fixed before they become bigger and more expensive.

We’re happy to work on all makes and models of electric cars and our reputation for quality work, excellent customer service and competitive pricing precedes us. We only use approved replacement parts and work to manufacturer specifications so that any warranty remaining on your car is protected.

Located in the heart of Wigan and very much at the heart of the community, MJP Autocentre repair and maintain all makes and models of cars. We work to high standards and are known in Wigan for honest, value-for-money work that stands the test of time.

To find out more about Electric Car Service & Repair in Wigan, contact us online or call us directly on 01942 498444

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Are electric cars cheaper to maintain?

Electric vehicles have fewer moving parts that can go wrong so are generally cheaper to maintain than a traditional car.

Are electric cars reliable?

Yes, as electric cars are much simpler vehicles than conventional cars, they generally break down less.

Do I still have to pay congestion charges?

No, electric vehicles are exempt from urban congestion charges so you don’t have to pay anything.

Do I still have to pay road tax?

No, you don’t have to pay road tax because your electric car doesn’t give off any exhaust emissions.

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

It will depend on the size of the battery and on the charger you use.

How far can I drive in one battery charge?

Most electric cars have a range of about 130 miles although some can go a lot further. As technology improves, the distance of one battery charge will increase.

How long is the battery life?

You can expect the battery life to be about ten years although its capacity will have reduced by that time.

Can I charge my electric car at home?

Yes, once you’ve had a charging point installed this will probably be the most convenient way to charge your electric car.

Where can I charge my electric car?

You can charge your car when you park in public places such as supermarkets, gyms, cinemas, retail parks and town-centre car parks.

Does an electric car need a regular MOT?

Yes, as with petrol and diesel cars, electric cars will need an MOT after they are three years old however, the difference is that they don’t need emissions tests.

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