Citroën ë-Dispatch (2020)

The complete guide to charging your Citroën ë-Dispatch (2020), covering electric range, how long it takes to charge, how much it costs, and much more.

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Key stats
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Range (WLTP):

143 miles

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Electric cost/mile:


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Rapid charge:


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EV type:

Battery electric


This guide refers to the 50kWh Citroën ë-Dispatch (though a 75kWh is available), a very welcome addition to the selection of BEV vans in the market, with very similar spec to the Vauxhall Vivaro-e and Peugeot e-Expert but with its distinctively modern Citroën design at the front. While this is the shorter range variant it is still punching out well over 100 miles of range, plenty for many delivery applications, and 100kW DC charging means it can get another 100 miles with just ~30 mins of en route charge.

Charging Details

Charging time for a Citroën ë-Dispatch

The table below shows the estimated time to charge your Citroën ë-Dispatch from empty to full. For rapid charging, we show the time to charge from 20% - 80%, as charging tends to slow outside this range to protect the battery.

Charging method Typically found at Charging time* Range/hour**
Empty to full
3-pin plug Home 22 h 6 m/h
3.7kW Home / Work 14 h 10 m/h
7kW Home / Work / Public Locations 7 h 19 m/h
22kW Work / Public Locations 7 h 19 m/h
50kW Public Locations 40 min 68 m/30 min
150kW Public Locations 20 min 135 m/30 min

* Based on Pod Point estimates, charging rates can differ based on the ambient temperature, the state of the battery (e.g. empty or half full) and variation in charging rate.
** Range per hour is the number of miles you can expect to get from an hour of charging at the relevant rate.

Connector type and charging rates

You can charge your Citroën ë-Dispatch with a Type 2 connector at home, work or at a public charging point. There is also a CCS connector for rapid charging.

Slow / Fast: Type 2

Max AC 1-phase rate: 7.4kW
Max AC 3-phase rate: 7.4kW*
Rapid: CCS

Max DC rate: 100kW
Connector location: Left Side - Front
Connector location: Left Side - Front

* Optional 11kW on-board charger available.

Where you can charge a Citroën ë-Dispatch

Place Citroën ë-Dispatch Benefits Solutions
At Home The most convenient way to charge your EV is at home overnight for a full battery each morning. Find out more
At Work Plug-in when you arrive at work and leave fully charged at the end of the day. Find out more
On Public Networks You can often top up for free when you are out and about at convenient locations including supermarkets and public car parks. Find out more

Cost to charge

Cost of charging a Citroën ë-Dispatch

The cost of charging your car will vary between home, work and public chargepoints (below are our estimates). Charging on the Pod Point Network is usually free through the Pod Point App.

Place Avg. cost Cost/mile
Home (empty to full)* £6.30 5.18p
Public rapid chargers (20%-80%)** £7.02 9.63p

* Assumes tariff of 14p/kWh. The cost of home charging will vary depending on your electricity rate.
** Assumes tariff of 26p/kWh applicable to most Pod Point rapid chargers.

Recommended chargers and prices

Place Product Price
Home 3.6kW or 7kW Solo Charger From £449*
Workplace 7kW Solo or Twin Chargers** Speak to our team

* Price includes £350 OLEV grant, full price £799.
** Other charging options are also available, speak to our team for more information.

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Vehicle Specs

Official range (WLTP*) 143 miles***
Official range (NEDC*) N/A
Pod Point Confidence Range** 122 miles

* For more information on "WLTP", "NEDC" and more, please visit our Electric Vehicle Dictionary.
** Pod Point Confidence Range is the maximum distance we’d be confident driving on electric power between charges. Real range will depend on various factors including driving conditions, personal driving style, outside temperature, heating / air conditioning, etc.
*** 205 miles on 75kWh battery

0-62 mph TBC
Top speed 80 mph
Engine power 134 bhp / 100 kW
Torque 260 Nm
EV type Battery electric
Battery size 50 kWh
Usable battery (Pod Point estimate) 45 kWh
Official battery efficiency (WLTP) N/A
Official battery efficiency (NEDC) N/A
Battery efficiency (Pod Point estimate) 370 Wh/mile
Environmental impact
Official MPG (WLTP) N/A
Official MPG (NEDC) N/A
Official CO2 emissions (WLTP) 0 gCO2/km
Official CO2 emissions (NEDC) N/A
CO2 emissions from UK grid electricity usage (Pod Point calculated)* 49 gCO2/km

* This metric estimates the environmental impact of driving your electric vehicle based on how the electricity that powers your car is generated. We take the average carbon intensity across the UK grid measured throughout 2019 to calculate the expected grams of CO2 emitted per 1 km driven. The actual number will vary by region, when you charge (e.g. carbon intensity is usually lower overnight period) and whether your electricity comes from more renewable sources than the average.

Purchase,Tax & Grants

The Citroën ë-Dispatch is eligible for the OLEV Plug-in Car and Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) grants. You will also benefit from £0 road tax and £0 London Congestion Charge.

Price (excl VAT) £32,965
Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) Amount
Year 1 £0
Years 2-5 £0
Van Benefit Charge Annual benefit charge
20/21 £2,792
21/22 £0
22/23 £0

* For further information including how to calculate personal BiK liabilities, please visit our Electric Car Tax guide.

Local taxes Amount
London Congestion Zone Charge* £0
Ultra Low Emission Zone Charge** £0

* A £10 annual registration fee will still apply to each vehicle.
** For further information on London's Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ), please visit our ULEZ guide.

Insurance group TBC
Grant name Eligibility Amount Benefit
OLEV EVHS Grant £350 Can be used to reduce the cost of a home charger with installation
OLEV Plug-in Car Grant up to £8,000 Can be used to reduce the purchase price of the vehicle by 20% up to £8,000
EST Domestic Charge Point Grant £300 Can be used in Scotland in addition to the EVHS grant to reduce the cost of a home charger with installation

* Prices for vehicles and chargepoints are typically displayed with the Plug-in Car and EVHS grant discounts already applied.