According to US DOE, between December 2010 and July 2018, most of the plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S. are battery electric.
The study shows that 77%-82% of energy put into BEV is used to move the car down the road. That is despite about 16% being lost during charging
The US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy has compared electric vehicle power draw to some common electric appliances
The DOE’s presents a unique way to look at the adoption of EV in the US, by charting plug-in vehicles relative to the population by state
An average electric vehicle consumes some 2,800 kWh every year (for 9,697 miles of travel), less than water heating, 2X a refrigerator