Hyundai IONIQ Charging Guide

The complete guide to charging your Hyundai IONIQ, covering range, charging time and charging cost.

Hyundai IONIQ Range

The Hyundai IONIQ has a 28kWh battery which provides up to 174 miles range on a single charge. This figure may be affected by environmental factors (e.g. ambient temperature) as well as your driving style.

Hyundai IONIQ Charge Time

  • Charging your Hyundai IONIQ at home with a standard 3 pin plug takes between 9-10 hours.
  • Home charging point will charge your IONIQ in only 4-5 hours.
  • IONIQ can charge at home with a 3.7kW or a faster 7kW charging point.
  • Opt for the faster charging option to make sure your battery is always full before leaving the house.
Hyundai IONIQ Charge Time:
Charger Speed 3.7kW 7kW
7-8 hours 4-5 hours

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Hyundai IONIQ Charging Cost

Charging your Hyundai IONIQ at home is the most cost-effective way to charge. Charging your battery to full will cost about £3.00.

  • Typical overnight electricity rate of 10p per kWh.
  • Full charge on the IONIQ will cost about £3.00.
  • Running costs equate to only about 2p per mile.
  • If you drive 20 miles a day, your fuel spend will be less than £120 a year.

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How to charge a Hyundai IONIQ

You can charge your Hyundai IONIQ at home, work or public destinations you regularly visit. At home you can charge with a standard 3 pin plug or a dedicated home charging point.

  • Home charging points are the most convenient and cost-effective way to charge. Your vehicle can be plugged in overnight for a full charge every morning.
  • Public charging stations are often free to use and are found in destinations like car parks, retail parks, supermarkets and others.
  • Employers are increasingly offering workplace charging stations for their staff as an incentive.
  • Rapid charging stations found in motorway service stations charge up your car in minutes but typically cost about £6.50 for 30 minutes of use.

Hyundai IONIQ Charger Cost

A typical home charger for the Hyundai IONIQ costs between £400-£500 fully installed with the OLEV grant.

POD Point is offering Hyundai IONIQ customers a free 7kW home charging point until 31 December, 2016 (subject to extension).

  • 3.7kW home charging point typically costs £400 - currently free with POD Point.
  • 7kW home charging point typically costs £500 - currently free with POD Point.
  • Prices above include the £500 OLEV grant and assume standard installation.