BMW 330e Charging Guide

The complete guide to charging your BMW 330e, covering charging cost, charging time, range and more.

BMW 330e Range

  • BMW 330e provides an electric range of 25 miles.
  • Up to 370 miles combined with the petrol engine.
  • With the electric battery, BMW 330e can achieve MPG of 100 miles per gallon.
  • Perfect balance between city-based electric driving and long-range hybrid journeys.
BMW 330e Range by Mode:
Electric mode Hybrid mode
25 miles 370 miles

BMW 330e Charge Cost

  • Charging your BMW 330e at home is the most cost effective way to charge.
  • BMW 330e charge costs as little as 3p per mile.
  • Based on overnight electricity cost of 10p per kWh, charging a BMW 330e costs only 75p.
  • If you commute 20 miles a day, you will spend only £220 a year in fuel costs.

Click here to read more about the cost of charging an electric car.

BMW 330e Charge Time

  • Charging a BMW 330e at home with a standard 3 pin plug takes about 3 hours.
  • Charging using a home charging point takes only 2 hours.

BMW 330e can only charge with a 3.7kW chargepoint so cannot take advantage of the 7kW charging speed, but the 7kW option can future-proofing your home for your next plug-in vehicle (while the government grant is still available)

BMW 330e Time to Charge:
3.7kW charging point 2-3 hours
7kW charging point 2-3 hours

Click here to read more about how long it takes to charge an electric car.

How to charge a BMW 330e

You can charge a BMW 330e anywhere where there is access to a reliable electrical supply, but the vast majority of charging takes place at home with a dedicated electric car charging point.

  • Home charging points provide the safest and fastest way to make sure your plug-in vehicle is fully charged.
  • Public charging points at car parks, retail parks and supermarkets across the UK are often free to use for the duration of your stay.
  • Charging points at work are becoming more common and are typically offered as a staff incentive.
  • Rapid chargers at motorway service stations charge your battery to 80% in about 30 minutes (but cost ~£6.50 per charge).

How much does a BMW 330e charging point cost?

A BMW 330e home charging point costs about £500 fully installed with the government OLEV grant. A charging provider like POD Point takes claims the OLEV grant on your behalf.

  • 3.7kW charging point typically costs around £400 installed.
  • 7kW charging point typically costs around £500 installed.
  • All prices quoted include the £500 OLEV grant.

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