Last updated: November 11, 2022.
How long does it take to charge an electric car? See 264 electric car charge times, the average and the electric car with the shortest charge time. How does your EV charge time compare?
Based on 264 electric cars, this article reveals how long it takes to charge an electric car. The charge times for each electric car are also listed.
Spoilers:
 It takes 7 hrs 54 mins to charge an electric car at home, on average, at 240V.
 It takes between 3 hrs and 15 hrs 18 mins to charge an electric car using standard 240V charging.
 Dual / high power charging at home can save you between 1 hr 18 mins and 8 hrs 15 mins (5 hrs 25 mins is average) of charge time.
 On average, it takes 1 hr 17 mins at a public charging station to fully charge an electric car.
Continue reading for more details and to see which electric car charges in the shortest period of time.
How long does it take to charge an electric car?
It takes 7 hrs 54 mins to charge an electric car, on average, based on the charge time of 264 electric cars.
This is the combined average for standard, dual and high power charging at 240V.
It takes between 3 hrs and 15 hrs 18 mins to charge an electric car using a standard 240V charger, with 8 hrs 43 mins being the average and 12 hrs being the most common.
Dual / high power charging at 240V reduces electric car charging times by between 1 hr 18 mins and 8 hrs 15 mins, with 7 hrs 15 mins being the most common and 5 hrs 25 mins being the average amount of time saved.
But that’s just the time saved, here’s how long high power charging takes…
It takes between 2 hrs 30 mins and 9 hrs 36 mins to charge an electric car using dual / high power charging at 240V, with 5 hrs 56 mins being the average and 4 hrs 45 mins being the most common charge times.
240V chargers are commonly referred to as Level 2 chargers, while 110V chargers are referred to as Level 1 chargers. Level 1 chargers are not as powerful and therefore offer slower charging times compared to Level 2 chargers.
On the other hand, Level 3 chargers, commonly available at public charging stations, typically deliver 440V charging. These chargers deliver the fastest charging times.
It takes 11 mins 36 s to 2 hrs 42 mins to charge an electric car at a public charging station, with 27 mins 12 s being the most common and 1 hour 17 minutes being the average charging times.
A simple calculation was done to estimate, due to all the variables, how long it takes to charge an electric car at a public charging station. Let’s get into this in more detail, before listing the charge time of over 264 electric cars.
But first, a quick summary.
The table below shows how long it takes to charge an electric car using various charging options.
Standard charging  Dual / high power charging  Public charging station  
Average charge time  8 hrs 43 mins  5 hrs 56 mins  1 hr 17 mins 
Most common charge time  12 hrs  4 hrs 45 mins  27 mins 12 s 
Fastest charge time  3 hrs  2 hrs 30 mins  11 mins 36 s 
Longest charge time  15 hrs 18 mins  9 hrs 36 mins  2 hrs 42 mins 
Again, the combined average charging times for standard and dual / high power charging (offered by some manufacturers) works out to 7 hrs 54 mins.
The standard and dual / high power charging times are more definitive – sourced from fueleconomy.gov (the official U.S. government source for fuel economy information). The complete list is below.
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However, the charging times using a public charging station are not as definitive due to the many variables. So let’s get into this in more detail now.
How long does it take to charge an electric car at a station?
It takes 11 mins 36 s to 2 hrs 42 mins to charge an electric car at a public charging station. The most common charge time is an estimated 27 mins 12 s while the average charge time is 1 hour 17 mins.
So how were these figures calculated?
According to the official U.S. government source for fuel economy information, fueleconomy.gov, it takes 20 minutes to charge an electric car to the point where it can travel 50 miles or more.
Using the conservative range of 50 miles per 20 minutes of charging (which is 0.4 minutes per mile) along with the shortest, longest, average and most common ranges identified from 277 electric car ranges (i.e. 29, 405, 192.93 and 68 miles respectively), it’s a simple calculation.
It takes 0.4 minutes at a public charging station to charge an electric car enough to go 1 mile. With this, the electric car range can be used to estimate the total time it’ll take to get to full charge from empty.
Simply multiply the total range by 0.4 to get the estimated charge time.
But electric cars won’t pull into a charging station with a completely empty battery.
In this case subtract the estimated range still available to the car (this should be noted on the console) from the car’s total range (listed online or in the manual), and then multiply that by 0.4.
However, not all electric cars and charging stations are the same. Some electric cars don’t accept fast charging and some fast charging stations deliver quicker charging than others. For example, Tesla Superchargers typically offer 480V fastcharging, while other charging stations report offering up to 900V DC fastcharging.
Also, electric car battery capacities and charging performances differ, and they deteriorate with age.
Ultimately, how long it takes to charge an electric car at a public charging station will depend on many factors including the EV model, the performance and charge state of the battery, along with the charging station’s facilities.
OK, now that the fastest, longest, average and most common electric car charging times are covered, let’s take a look at how long it takes to charge over 264 specific electric cars.
Electric car charge times – over 264 listed
The table below lists how long it takes over 264 electric cars to charge. The table is arranged from fastest charging time to longest.
The motor / battery details are also listed. This is because battery capacity has a significant impact on charge times – smaller capacity batteries will generally reach full charge quicker than larger capacity batteries.
Tip: if you’re looking for the charge time of a specific electric car, simply hit Ctrl + F (on Windows/Linux) or Cmd + F (on macOS OSX) on your keyboard and search for the model. If you’re on your cell phone, check your browser for a “Find in page” feature.
Electric car model  Charging time  Motor / battery information 
2019 smart EQ fortwo (coupe)  3 hrs at 240V  60 KW AC Synchronous 
2019 smart EQ fortwo (convertible)  3 hrs at 240V  60 KW AC Synchronous 
2018 smart fortwo electric drive coupe  3 hrs at 240V  60 KW AC Synchronous 
2018 smart fortwo electric drive convertible  3 hrs at 240V  60 KW AC Synchronous 
2017 smart fortwo electric drive coupe  3 hrs at 240V  60 KW AC Synchronous 
2017 smart fortwo electric drive convertible  3 hrs at 240V  60 KW AC Synchronous 
2017 MercedesBenz B250e  3.5 hrs at 240V  132 kW AC Induction 
2016 MercedesBenz B250e  3.5 hrs at 240V  132 kW AC Induction 
2015 MercedesBenz BClass Electric Drive  3.5 hrs at 240V  132 kW AC Induction 
2014 MercedesBenz BClass Electric Drive  3.5 hrs at 240V  132 kW AC Induction 
2016 Ford Focus Electric  3.6 hrs at 240V  107 kW AC PMSM 
2015 Ford Focus Electric  3.6 hrs at 240V  107 kW AC PMSM 
2014 Ford Focus Electric  3.6 hrs at 240V  107 kW AC PMSM 
2022 MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 door  4 hrs at 240V  135 kW DCPM 
2021 MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 door  4 hrs at 240V  135 kW DCPM 
2020 MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 door  4 hrs at 240V  135 kW DCPM 
2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric  4 hrs at 240V  88 kW AC PMSM 
2019 Honda Clarity EV  4 hrs at 240V  120 kW AC PMSM 
2019 Fiat 500e  4 hrs at 240V  82 kW AC Induction 
2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric  4 hrs at 240V  88 kW AC PMSM 
2018 Honda Clarity EV  4 hrs at 240V  120 kW AC PMSM 
2018 Fiat 500e  4 hrs at 240V  82 kW AC Induction 
2017 Kia Soul Electric  4 hrs at 240V  81 kW AC PMSM 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric  4 hrs at 240V  88 kW AC PMSM 
2017 Honda Clarity EV  4 hrs at 240V  120 kW AC PMSM 
2017 Fiat 500e  4 hrs at 240V  82 kW AC Induction 
2017 BMW i3 BEV (60 Amphour battery)  4 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2016 Kia Soul Electric  4 hrs at 240V  81 kW AC PMSM 
2016 Fiat 500e  4 hrs at 240V  82 kW AC Induction 
2016 BMW i3 BEV  4 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2015 Volkswagen eGolf  4 hrs at 240V  85 kW AC PMSM 
2015 Kia Soul Electric  4 hrs at 240V  81 kW AC PMSM 
2015 Fiat 500e  4 hrs at 240V  82 kW AC Induction 
2015 BMW i3 BEV  4 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2014 Honda Fit EV  4 hrs at 240V  92 kW DCPM 
2014 Fiat 500e  4 hrs at 240V  82 kW ACIPM 
2014 BMW i3 BEV  4 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2013 Honda Fit EV  4 hrs at 240V  92 kW DCPM 
2013 Ford Focus Electric  4 hrs at 240V  107 kW AC PMSM 
2013 Fiat 500e  4 hrs at 240V  82 kW ACIPM 
2012 Ford Focus Electric  4 hrs at 240V  107 kW AC Induction 
2020 BYD e6  5 hrs at 240V  75 kW DCPM 
2019 Kia Soul Electric  5 hrs at 240V  81 kW AC PMSM 
2019 BMW i3s  5 hrs at 240V  135 kW AC Induction 
2019 BMW i3  5 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2018 Kia Soul Electric  5 hrs at 240V  81 kW AC PMSM 
2018 BYD e6  5 hrs at 240V  75 kW DCPM 
2018 BMW i3s (94Ah)  5 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2018 BMW i3 (94Ah)  5 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2017 BYD e6  5 hrs at 240V  75 kW DCPM 
2017 BMW i3 BEV (94 Amphour battery)  5 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2016 BYD e6  5 hrs at 240V  75 kW DCPM 
2011 BMW Active E  5 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2019 Volkswagen eGolf  5.3 hrs at 240V  100 kW AC PMSM 
2018 Volkswagen eGolf  5.3 hrs at 240V  100 kW AC PMSM 
2017 Volkswagen eGolf  5.3 hrs at 240V (7.2 kW charger)  100 kW AC PMSM 
2018 Ford Focus Electric  5.5 hrs at 240V  107 kW AC PMSM 
2017 Ford Focus Electric  5.5 hrs at 240V  107 kW AC PMSM 
2021 Hyundai Ioniq Electric  5.8 hrs at 240V  100 kW AC PMSM 
2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric  5.8 hrs at 240V  100 kW AC PMSM 
2017 Nissan Leaf  6 hrs at 240V (6.6 kW charger)  80 kW DCPM 
2016 smart fortwo electric drive coupe  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2016 smart fortwo electric drive convertible  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2016 Nissan Leaf (30 kWhr battery pack)  6 hrs at 240V (6.6 kW charger)  80 kW DCPM 
2015 smart fortwo electric drive coupe  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2015 smart fortwo electric drive convertible  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2014 Toyota RAV4 EV  6 hrs at 240V  115 kW AC Induction 
2014 smart fortwo electric drive coupe  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2014 smart fortwo electric drive convertible  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2014 BYD e6  6 hrs at 240V  75 kW AC PMSM 
2013 Toyota RAV4 EV  6 hrs at 240V  115 kW AC Induction 
2013 Tesla Model S (40 kWhr battery pack)  6 hrs at 240V (single charger) 2.5 hrs at 240V (dual charger)  225 kW AC Induction 
2013 smart fortwo electric drive coupe  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2013 smart fortwo electric drive convertible  6 hrs at 240V  55 kW DCPM 
2013 CODA Automotive CODA  6 hrs at 240V  100 kW DCPM 
2013 BYD e6  6 hrs at 240V  75 kW AC PMSM 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV  6 hrs at 240V  115 kW AC Induction 
2012 CODA Automotive CODA  6 hrs at 240V  100 kW DCPM 
2012 BYD e6  6 hrs at 240V  75 kW AC PMSM 
2016 Volkswagen eGolf  3.7 hrs at 240V (7.2 kW charger) 7 hrs at 240V (3.6 kW charger)  85 kW AC PMSM 
2021 Kandi K27  7 hrs at 240V  20 kW AC Induction 
2021 BMW i3s  7 hrs at 240V  135 kW AC Induction 
2021 BMW i3  7 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2020 BMW i3s  7 hrs at 240V  135 kW AC Induction 
2020 BMW i3  7 hrs at 240V  125 kW AC Induction 
2017 Mitsubishi iMiEV  7 hrs at 240V  49 kW DCPM 
2016 Mitsubishi iMiEV  7 hrs at 240V  49 kW DCPM 
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV  7 hrs at 240V  105 kW ACPM 
2015 Chevrolet Spark EV  7 hrs at 240V  104 kW ACPM 
2014 Mitsubishi iMiEV  7 hrs at 240V  49 kW DCPM 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  7 hrs at 240V  104 kW AC Induction 
2013 Nissan Leaf  7 hrs at 240V (3.6 kW charger) 4 hrs at 240V (6.6 kW charger)  80 kW DCPM 
2013 Mitsubishi iMiEV  7 hrs at 240V  49 kW DCPM 
2012 Nissan Leaf  7 hrs at 240V  80 kW DCPM 
2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV  7 hrs at 240V  49 kW DCPM 
2011 Nissan Leaf  7 hrs at 240V  80 kW DCPM 
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV  7.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV  7.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Pro S  7.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Pro  7.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st  7.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD  7.8 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 6.5 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  198 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Volvo XC40 AWD BEV  8 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2022 Tesla Model Y RWD  8 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.4 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  209 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model Y Standard Range RWD  8 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.4 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  209 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Polestar 2  8 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2021 Nissan Leaf (40 kWhr battery pack)  8 hrs at 240V  110 kW DCPM 
2020 Nissan Leaf (40 kWhr battery pack)  8 hrs at 240V  110 kW DCPM 
2019 Nissan Leaf (40 kWhr battery pack)  8 hrs at 240V  110 kW DCPM 
2018 Nissan Leaf  8 hrs at 240V  110 kW DCPM 
2016 Nissan Leaf (24 kWhr battery pack)  8 hrs at 240V (3.6 kW charger) 5 hrs at 240V (6.6 kW charger)  80 kW DCPM 
2015 Nissan Leaf  8 hrs at 240V (3.6 kW charger) 5 hrs at 240V (6.6 kW charger)  80 kW DCPM 
2014 Nissan Leaf  8 hrs at 240V (3.6 kW charger) 5 hrs at 240V (6.6 kW charger)  80 kW DCPM 
2012 Azure Dynamics Transit Connect Electric Wagon  8 hrs at 240V  52 kW AC Induction 
2012 Azure Dynamics Transit Connect Electric Van  8 hrs at 240V  52 kW AC Induction 
2011 smart fortwo electric drive coupe  8 hrs at 240V  30 kW DCPM 
2011 smart fortwo electric drive cabriolet  8 hrs at 240V  30 kW DCPM 
2021 Ford Mustang MachE AWD  8.5 hrs at 240V  198 and 198 kW AC PMSM 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus  8.5 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range  8.5 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range  8.5 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Ford Mustang MachE RWD  8.8 hrs at 240V  198 kW AC PMSM 
2021 Hyundai Kona Electric  9 hrs at 240V  150 kW AC PMSM 
2020 Hyundai Kona Electric  9 hrs at 240V  150 kW AC PMSM 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric  9 hrs at 240V  150 kW AC PMSM 
2020 Tesla Model X Standard Range  9.2 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 6.2 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model S Standard Range  9.2 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 6.2 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model S Standard Range  9.2 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 6.2 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV  9.3 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV  9.3 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV  9.3 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2021 Porsche Taycan Perf Battery  9.5 hrs at 240V  240 kW ACPM 
2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Perf Battery  9.5 hrs at 240V  194 and 280 kW ACPM 
2021 Kia Niro Electric  9.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW AC PMSM 
2020 Kia Soul Electric  9.5 hrs at 240V  201 kW AC PMSM 
2020 Kia Niro Electric  9.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW IPMSM 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus  9.5 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Kia Niro Electric  9.5 hrs at 240V  150 kW IPMSM 
2021 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 6.2 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  69 and 201 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV  10 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2021 Audi etron Sportback  10 hrs at 240V  141 and 172 kW Asynchron 3Phase 
2021 Audi etron  10 hrs at 240V  141 and 172 kW Asynchron 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD (21in Wheels)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  158 and 219 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  147 and 211 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  158 and 203 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Mid Range  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Performance AWD (20in)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  147 and 211 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Performance AWD (19in)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  147 and 211 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Performance AWD (18in)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  147 and 211 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  147 and 188 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model 3 Long Range  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo  10 hrs at 240V  170 kW ACPM 
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV  10 hrs at 240V  150 kW ACPM 
2020 Audi etron Sportback  10 hrs at 240V  141 and 172 kW Asynchron 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Mid Range  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD Performance  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  147 and 211 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  147 and 188 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range  10 hrs at 240V(standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  211 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Audi etron  10 hrs at 240V  141 and 172 kW Asynchron 3Phase 
2018 Tesla Model S 75kWh  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  270 kW AC Induction (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Mid Range  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  202 kW AC 3Phase 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD Performance  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  147 and 202 kW AC 3Phase 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  147 and 188 kW AC 3Phase 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  202 kW AC 3Phase 
2017 Tesla Model S (60 kWhr battery pack)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S (70 kWhr battery pack)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (70 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S (60 kWhr battery pack)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S (60 kWhr battery pack)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  225 kW AC Induction (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2014 Tesla Model S (60 kWhr battery pack)  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  225 kW AC Induction (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2013 Tesla Model S (60 kWhr battery pack)  10 hrs at 240V (single charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (dual charger)  225 kW AC Induction 
2022 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD  10 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 9.6 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  131 and 190 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model 3 RWD  10.4 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 5.8 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  192 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S  10.5 hrs at 240V  TBD ACPM 
2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo  10.5 hrs at 240V  TBD ACPM 
2021 Porsche Taycan Perf Battery Plus  10.5 hrs at 240V  280 kW ACPM 
2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Perf Battery Plus  10.5 hrs at 240V  210 and 250 kW ACPM 
2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S  10.5 hrs at 240V  120 and 170 kW ACPM 
2020 Porsche Taycan 4S Perf Battery Plus  10.5 hrs at 240V  120 kW ACPM 
2021 Ford Mustang MachE AWD Extended  10.7 hrs at 240V  209 and 209 kW AC PMSM 
2021 Ford Mustang MachE RWD Extended  10.9 hrs at 240V  216 kW AC PMSM 
2021 Nissan Leaf SV/SL (62 kWhr battery pack)  11 hrs at 240V  160 kW DCPM 
2021 Nissan Leaf (62 kWhr battery pack)  11 hrs at 240V  160 kW DCPM 
2020 Nissan Leaf SV/SL (62 kWhr battery pack)  11 hrs at 240V  160 kW DCPM 
2020 Nissan Leaf (62 kWhr battery pack)  11 hrs at 240V  160 kW DCPM 
2019 Nissan Leaf SV/SL (62 kWhr battery pack)  11 hrs at 240V  160 kW DCPM 
2019 Nissan Leaf (62 kWhr battery pack)  11 hrs at 240V  160 kW DCPM 
2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD  11.2 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 9.3 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  98 and 195 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Ford Mustang MachE RWD California Route 1  11.4 hrs at 240V  216 kW ACPM 
2022 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD  11.5 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 9.6 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  91 and 200 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD  11.5 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 9.6 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  98 and 195 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD  11.6 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 9.6 hrs at 240V (with 48A high power charger connector option)  131 and 190 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD  11.8 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 6.6 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  133 and 179 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD  11.8 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 6.6 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  133 and 179 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model X Performance (22in Wheels)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  205 and 375 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model X Performance (20in Wheels)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  205 and 375 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model X Long Range Plus  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model X Long Range  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model S Performance (21in Wheels)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model S Performance (19in Wheels)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model S Long Range  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model X Performance (22in Wheels)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 (front), 205/375 (rear) kW ACPM 
2019 Tesla Model X P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (with 80A dual charger option)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2019 Tesla Model X Long Range  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 (front), 205/375 (rear) kW ACPM 
2019 Tesla Model X 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (with 80A dual charger option)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2019 Tesla Model X 100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (with 80A dual charger option)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2019 Tesla Model S Performance (21in Wheels)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model S Performance (19in Wheels)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model S P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (with 80A dual charger option)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2019 Tesla Model S Long Range  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  193 and 205 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Tesla Model S 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (with 80A dual charger option)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2019 Tesla Model S 100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (with 80A dual charger option)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2018 Tesla Model X P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2018 Tesla Model X 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2018 Tesla Model X 100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2018 Tesla Model S P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2018 Tesla Model S 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2018 Tesla Model S 100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model X AWD – P90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model X AWD – P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model X AWD – 90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model X AWD – 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model X AWD – 60D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model X AWD – 100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model S AWD – P90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model S AWD – P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model S AWD – 90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model S AWD – 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model S AWD – 60D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model S AWD – 100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model S (75 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2017 Tesla Model 3 Long Range  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.5 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  192 kW AC 3Phase 
2016 Tesla Model X AWD – P90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model X AWD – P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model X AWD – 90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model X AWD – 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model X AWD – 60D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – P90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – P85D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – P100D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 375 (rear) (100 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – 90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – 85D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – 75D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – 70D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (70 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S AWD – 60D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 3.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  193 (front) 193 (rear) (60 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S (90 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S (85 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2016 Tesla Model S (75 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (75 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S AWD – P90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  164 (front) 350 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S AWD – P85D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  164 (front) 350 (rear) (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S AWD – 90D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  140 (front) 140 (rear) (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S AWD – 85D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  140 (front) 140 (rear) (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S AWD – 70D  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  140 (front) 140 (rear) (70 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S (90 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  285 kW AC Induction (90 kWhr battery pack) 
2015 Tesla Model S (85 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  270 kW AC Induction (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2014 Tesla Model S AWD (85 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  180 and 350 kW AC Induction (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2014 Tesla Model S (85 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (80 amp dual charger)  270 kW AC Induction (85 kWhr battery pack) 
2013 Tesla Model S (85 kWhr battery pack)  12 hrs at 240V (single charger) 4.75 hrs at 240V (dual charger)  270 kW AC Induction 
2012 Tesla Model S  12 hrs at 240V  260 kW AC Induction 
2021 Jaguar IPace EV400  13 hrs at 240V  147 and 147 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Jaguar IPace  13 hrs at 240V  147 and 147 kW AC 3Phase 
2019 Jaguar IPace  13 hrs at 240V  147 and 147 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Lucid Air Grand Touring with 19in wheels  13 hrs at 240V  198 and 498kW ACPM 
2022 Lucid Air Dream Range with 19in wheels  13 hrs at 240V  198 and 498kW ACPM 
2022 Lucid Air Grand Touring with 21in wheels  13 hrs at 240V  198 and 498kW ACPM 
2022 Lucid Air Dream Performance with 19in wheels  13 hrs at 240V  198 and 498kW ACPM 
2022 Lucid Air Dream Range with 21in wheels  13 hrs at 240V  198 and 498kW ACPM 
2022 Lucid Air Dream Performance with 21in wheels  13 hrs at 240V  198 and 498kW ACPM 
2022 Tesla Model X  14 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  243 and 248 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model X Plaid (20in Wheels)  14 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  230, 230 and 230 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model X Plaid (22in Wheels)  14 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  230, 230 and 230 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model S Performance (21in Wheels)  14.7 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.2 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  149 and 276 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model S Performance (19in Wheels)  14.7 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.2 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  149 and 276 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model X Performance (22in Wheels)  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.3 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  151 and 273 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model X Performance (20in Wheels)  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.3 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  151 and 273 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model X Long Range Plus  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.3 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  180 and 189 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model S Plaid (21in Wheels)  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  250 and 250 kW AC 3Phase 
2021 Tesla Model S Long Range  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.3 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  179 and 186 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model S Plaid (21in Wheels)  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  250, 250 and 250 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model S Plaid (19in Wheels)  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  250, 250 and 250 kW AC 3Phase 
2022 Tesla Model S  15 hrs at 240V (standard charger) 8.3 hrs at 240V (with 72A high power charger connector option)  247 and 247 kW AC 3Phase 
2020 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus  15.3 hrs at 240V (standard charger)  193 and 375 kW AC 3Phase 
Source: fueleconomy.gov.
These times are for 240V charging, which requires a Level 2 charger. 110V, Level 1, charging times will be longer.
Unsure about what a good Level 2 charger looks like, and what performance benefits they offer?
Here’s a great, efficient and versatile example of a Level 2 charger: ChargePoint Home Flex Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger. This smart device is ENERGY STAR certified and enables you to schedule charging when electricity is cheapest, helping you to keep your costs low.
Speaking of costs, let’s take a brief look at charging costs next.
How much does it cost to recharge an electric car?
It costs $5.59 to charge an electric car at home.
This assumes a kWh rate of 13 cents (the US average in 2019) and a battery capacity of 43 kWh (the average worldwide).
It costs $50.51 per month, $606.15 per year, to recharge electric cars enough to travel 13,476 miles annually (the average for US drivers).
Get more details on the cost of charging an electric car at home, including 6 tips to keep your charging costs low.
Related post: Cost per mile for 277 electric cars.
What’s your cost per charge and cost per mile? Use this Electric Car Electricity Cost Calculator to find out.
Now that we know how long it takes to charge an electric car and how much it costs, let’s take a look at how far they go when they’re fully charged and how much electricity they use per mile.
How far do electric cars go when charged?
Electric cars can travel 193 miles, on average, when charged.
However, 68 miles is the most common range worldwide for electric cars.
Overall, electric cars can travel 29 miles to 405 miles when fully charged.
Get more details on how far electric cars can go, including which electric car can go furthest, in this complete list of 277 electric car ranges.
Electric cars use 0.346kWh of electricity per mile, on average. Get more details in this related post: Average Electric Car kWh Per Mile [Results From 231 EVs].
Overall, electric cars have a kWh per mile consumption that ranges from 0.24 kWh to 0.87 kWh.
Final thoughts
Electric car charging technology is enhancing rapidly.
Charging times are dropping, while travel distance is increasing.
Electric cars are becoming increasingly environmentally friendly. However, the power they need tends to come from the burning of fossil fuels. 63% of US electricity comes from the burning of fossil fuels according to the Energy Information Administration (providers of “official energy statistics from the U.S. Government”).
If you’re interested in reducing your carbon footprint even more, consider getting in touch with your energy provider and asking about their green energy options.
Also, did you know that there are greener, more efficient, EVs? Don’t miss this recent post: eScooter Vs eBike Vs eCar [Which Costs Less Per Mile?].

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