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i3 (2018)

Battery
42 kWh
Connector
Type 2
Charge Speed
35 mph
Range
193 miles

The BMW i3 is available with a 42.2kWh battery which offers a WLTP range of 193 miles. It has outlasted the Range Extender edition which featured a small petrol generator to boost the range. Charging time for the BMW i3 is about six hours using a dedicated home charge point like those below. If you use a public rapid charger, you can charge the battery to 80% in about 36 minutes.

Method
kW
Typical location
Charging time (empty to full)
Standard three-pin plug
2.3 kW
Home
18.3 hours
Dedicated home charging point
7.4 kW
Home
5.7 hours
Fast charger
22 kW
Home/Work
1.9 hours
Rapid charger*
150 kW*
Motorway services/car parks
1.9 hours* (limited to 22kW by car)

BMW i3 (2018) EV Chargers

Pod Point

Pod Point

Solo Smart

Pod Point

from

£569

  • 3.6kW
  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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Zappi from myenergi + (hub)

Zappi from myenergi + (hub)

eco - smart EV charger

Zappi from myenergi + (hub)

from

£749

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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ProjectEV

ProjectEV

Smart PRO Earth

ProjectEV

from

£449

  • 7kW
  • Untethered
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Hypervolt

Hypervolt

2.0 Home Charger

Hypervolt

from

£699

  • 3.6kW
  • 7kW
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Wallbox Pulsar Plus

Wallbox Pulsar Plus

Smart - compact

Wallbox Pulsar Plus

from

£590

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
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Rolec

Rolec

Wallpod:EV HOMESMART

Rolec

from

£719

  • 3.6kW
  • 7kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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Energy tariff comparison

Weekly mileage

192Miles per week

10000Miles per year

Green Future

Standing Charge:26.81p / day

Peak Rate:18.33p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:18.33p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:N/A

3.99p

Per Mile

£7.70

Per Charge

£399.00

Per Year

Better Energy

Standing Charge:22.89p / day

Peak Rate:16.73p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:16.73p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:N/A

3.64p

Per Mile

£7.03

Per Charge

£364.00

Per Year

EV4 30 Electricity Standard

Standing Charge:28.77p / day

Peak Rate:15.91p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:15.91p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:N/A

3.46p

Per Mile

£6.68

Per Charge

£346.00

Per Year

GoElectric 98

Standing Charge:27.91p / day

Peak Rate:18.06p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:9p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:9PM-7AM

1.96p

Per Mile

£3.78

Per Charge

£196.00

Per Year

Octopus Go

Standing Charge:25p / day

Peak Rate:14.12p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:5p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:00:30AM - 4:30AM

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1.09p

Per Mile

£2.10

Per Charge

£109.00

Per Year