BMWi3 60Ah REx (2013) electric chargers
21.6 kWh battery
Vehicle type Battery Electric Vehicle
Connector type 2
Range 160 miles of electric driving
Charge speed 28 miles per hour
BMW i3 60Ah Range Extender Home Charging Guide
The BMW i3 also originally launched with a "Range Extender" edition which featured a small petrol generator to extend the range of the battery up to around 160 miles for the larger 21.6kWh battery version. This version is no longer available new, but can still be found on the used car market.
Charging time for the BMW i3 Range Extender is about five hours from empty to full using a dedicated 7.4kW charging point (like those below).
BMW i3 60Ah REx compatible chargers
BMW i3 60Ah REx Charging Time
Take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs and charge your BMW i3 60Ah Range Extender overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.
|Method||kW||Typical location||Charging time (empty to full)|
|Standard three-pin plug||2.3||Home||12 hours|
|Dedicated home charging point||7.4||Home||3 hours|
|Fast charger||22||Offices, commercial buildings, car parks, supermarkets, leisure centres||n/a|
|Rapid charger||Up to 50||Motorway services, car parks||28 minutes|
* Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.
BMW i3 60Ah REx Charging Cost
School run, commute to the office? You can drive up to 160 miles purely on low-cost electric power.
A full home charge on a BMW i3 60Ah REx costs around £2.16.
Did you know?
A typical overnight electricity rate is around 10p per kWh.