The main reason why electric vehicles are not popular is because of the high cost. Electric vehicles cost more than traditional vehicles. They also have a shorter range and take a long time to charge, which makes them less convenient to drive than conventional cars.
The average weight of an electric car is about 4000 lbs, which is 750 lbs heavier than a gas-powered car. Although EV electric motors are only about 60% as heavy as a comparable petrol engine, electric vehicle batteries which can weight between 1000 and 2000 lbs.