BMWi3 60Ah REx (2013) electric chargers

Battery Electric Vehicle


21.6 kWh


Type 2


160 miles

Benefit in kind


CO2 Emissions

0 g/km

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

The original Ohme charger

Syncs with your energy tariff

Our most popular charger

Stylish, simple and works as tethered or untethered

Upgraded version of Ohme Home

Better looks and no earth rod required

A good all-rounder

Good looks and easy to use

World's smallest charger

A wide range of app features

The Grand Designs choice

Unrivalled range of finishes to suit your home

Designed by Tesla for Tesla cars

Unique features enabled for Tesla vehicles


Commander 2


from £1260.00

Good for business

Aimed at businesses and public locations

Charging Cable

5m Charging Cable (grey)


from £179.00

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Charging Cable (grey)


from £205.00

Longer cable for extra flexibility

Made in the UK

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.

Compare energy tariffs for your BMW i3 60Ah REx

Battery size

21.6 kWh

Charge speed

28 mph


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