Last updated on March 31, 2023
How long it takes exactly to charge an electric car depends on many things. However, to give you a somewhat accurate estimation, here's a quick overview of average charging time estimates.
How long does it take an electric car to charge?
- When using a fast charging station (level 3 charging). The average time it takes to charge a medium-sized electric car lies somewhere between 17 and 52 min.
- When using a home charging station (level 2 charging). The average time it takes to charge a medium-sized electric car lies somewhere between 1 hour and 45 min and 6 hours.
- When charging your car without a charging station by using your regular outlet at home (level 1), the average time it takes to charge a medium-sized car will be about 19 hours.
*Approximate time to charge the battery from 20 percent to 80 percent state of charge (SoC). For illustrative purposes only: Does not reflect exact charging times, some vehicles will not be able to handle certain power inputs, and/or do not support fast charging.
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