Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it's important to have a plan.
I thought to buy a LEAF but saw a Tesla Model 3 was only $3k more so I bought the Tesla.
There are about a dozen models of electric vehicles on the US market today that offer at least 200 miles of range.
We definitely wondered how having an EV would impact our electric bill, but the impact has been minimal.
I don't think we could ever go back to a gas car. It's quiet, much better for the environment, quick and responsive with virtually no maintenance.