BMW i3 Charging Time

Use our tool below to calculate the charging time of the BMW i3. If you don’t find the battery size of your vehicle in the dropdown list below, feel free to use our universal EV charging time calculator.

About the BMW i3

The i3 first arrived back in 2013 when production started for the 2014 model year. Since then, it has been the recipient of numerous awards including World green Car of the Year in 2014. It’s a high-roof compact sedan model that’s now available in two variations, the i3, and the i3s. Outside of Tesla, it is also the first electric car to offer fully online services, including over-the-air updates.

The distinct compact exterior styling of the BMW i3 was done by Richard Kim and has continued as the defining style even into the new i3s models. The i3 was a unique offering in that it was actually offered as a kind of hybrid but with the primary powertrain being all-electric and the gasoline engine as a backup. It’s among BMW’s best-selling cars, with 200,000 units rolling off the production line by October 2020.

Key Stats:

Charging time calculator for BMW i3

Battery size

Starting charge level

Target charge level

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Charging power in kW

Total charging time

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Miles Kilometers

Distance per day

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Model energy consumption

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Total charging time

How long does it take to charge a BMW i3?

With a battery capacity of 42 kWh, charging a BMW i3 at home from 20% to 80% can take up to 18:40 hours with a 1.9 kW level 1 charger, or between 01:16 to 02:33 hours with an 11-22 kW level 2 charging station. With fast charging at a public station, the vehicle can be charged in less than 00:11 hours.

Charge time for a BMW i3

Charger levelCharging time
Level 1 charger 1.9 kWup to 18:40 hours
Level 2 charger – 11-22 kW between 01:16 to 02:33 hours
Public Station DC Fast Chargingless than 00:11 hours

Common questions and useful information

BMW i3 charging time calculator step-by-step guide

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