Reactions Flood In as Tesla Driver’s Annual Electric Bill Leaves Everyone Astonished!

People are astounded by the cost of electricity to run a TesIa for an entire year. Considering the high initial cost of Tesla vehicles, it’s not unreasonable to think that operating them might be pricey. While electric cars are gaining popularity, the increasing electricity expenses could deter some buyers.

Recently, on X (formerly known as Twitter), a man shared his electric bill after a year of owning a Tesla – and the amount was indeed surprising. The man sarcastically captioned the post: “First time I have had a bill within the Iast 12 months. ‘This sucks.'” This sarcastic tone stemmed from his shock at seeing that his electricity bill amounted to just $2.37 (£1.89) after a year.

But how is this possibIe? Upon closer inspection, it appears that the process is still quite expensive. The user’s cover photo displayed a Tesla Powerwall, a large battery that integrates with your home’s power system and is useful if you have solar panels. This setup allows excess solar energy to charge the Powerwall, which in turn charges your car. However, Powerwalls come with a significant cost, ranging from $11,500 (£9,000) to $15,000 (£11,800).

If you plan to keep your Tesla for several years, this expense may be justified to some extent, potentially making it cost-effective in the long run. However, not everyone has the means to make such an investment.

In response to the Tesla owner’s sarcastic post, commenters joked about starting a GoFundMe campaign to support him. Others expressed mock sympathy for his situation.

Tesla gained attention again this year with the reIease of their latest creation: the Cybertruck.