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Charging a BMW i3S


The BMW i3s combines excellent driving dynamics with the most modern technology. With an impressive 3.4 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km/h, a typical one-pedal feeling, and its progressive design, it unleashes the dynamics of a sports car in an electric vehicle.

BMW i3S Driving Range

According to BMW's NEDC test, the electric range for the i3S is 240 km.

However, this numbers is calculated in a laboratory environment. In our experience the actual range is lower and depends on various driving conditions such as weather, road and temperature.

BMW i3S Charging Costs

The BMW i3S can be fully charged for €6.60. This price is based on the average UK price of €0.20 per kWh for charging at home (energy prices differ per region and provider). Learn more about  EV costs  and  public charging tariffs .

BMW i3 Charging Time

The BMW i3S can be charged in 4 hours 30 min.

The charging time is estimated by dividing the battery capacity by the charge capacity of the charge point. What is the right charge point for you? Find out more about charging times and charge points below.

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The right chargepoint for the BMW i3S

With a regular wall socket, the BMW i3 can take up to 14 hours to charge. However, with the right charge point charging times can be decreased significantly.

As displayed in the overview, the BMW i3 is compatible with 3-phase 16A charging. On a 400 Volt network, this results in charging speeds of 11 kW.

The charging time is estimated by dividing the battery capacity by the charge capacity of the charge point. Actual times may differ.

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