How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Car?

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4XE Charging in Nature

 

Are you thinking about switching to an electric or hybrid vehicle like the Jeep Wrangler 4xe for your Rogers, but you’re wondering about the time involved in charging one? How long does it take to charge an electric car? That answer depends on how you choose to charge the vehicle. For example, charging the Jeep Wrangler 4XE can take around 2 hours or 12 hours to get a full charge, depending on whether you employ Level 1 or 2 charging. What is Level 1 charging and Level 2 charging? Let’s delve into the details below. 

How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Car at a Public Charging Station?

Fortunately, there are more and more electric charging stations popping up around the Anoka area. It’s pretty easy now to find a fast charging public DC charging station, which will give you the shortest electric car charging time.

Public Electric Car Charging Time by Charger

Basic Public AC Charging (240V)

  • Up to 7.4 KW per hour
  • 20% per hour

Fast Charging DC Charging

  • Less than 50 KW per hour
  • Up to 80% charge in 36 minutes

How Long Does it Take to Charge an Electric Car at Home?

You can use a basic 120V home outlet to charge your electric car. However, this is the slowest way to charge your vehicle. You can shorten your home electric car charging time by upgrading to a 240V 1.2 charger, which will need to be installed by an electrician.

Home Electric Car Charging Time by Charger

Basic Home AC Charging (120V)

  • Less than 2 KW per hour
  • 2% per hour

Basic Home AC Charging (240V)

  • Up to 7.4 KW per hour
  • 20% per hour

Benefits of Buying a Wrangler 4xe

A lot of Elk River drivers are opting to drive electric vehicles because they are environmentally conscious. But there are some great financial reasons to buy an electric vehicle like the Jeep Wrangler 4xe. Here are a few:

  • Potential Federal Tax Credit
  • State and Local Incentives
  • Thousands of dollars in fuel savings over 5 years 

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