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BMWi3 120Ah (2018) electric chargers

Battery Electric Vehicle


42.2 kWh


Type 2


191 miles

Benefit in kind


CO2 Emissions

0 g/km

BMW i3 120Ah Home Charging Guide

The wonderfully designed BMW i3 is available with a 120Ah (or 42.2kWh) battery which offers a WLTP range of 191 miles. It's so good that it has outlasted the Range Extender edition which featured a small petrol generator to boost the range.

Charging time for the BMW i3 120Ah is about six hours using a dedicated home charge point like those below. If you use a public rapid charger, you can charge the battery to 80% in about 36 minutes.  

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BMW i3 120Ah Charging Time

Take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs and charge your BMW i3 120Ah overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.

Method kW Typical location Charging time (empty to full)
Standard three-pin plug 2.3 Home 19.50 hours
Dedicated home charging point 7.4 Home 6.25 hours
Fast charger* 22 Offices, commercial buildings, car parks, supermarkets, leisure centres 4.25 hours* (limited to 11kW by the vehicle)
Rapid charger Up to 49 Motorway services, car parks 36 minutes

* Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

BMW i3 120Ah Charging Cost

School run, commute to the office? You can drive up to 191 miles purely on low-cost electric power.

A full home charge on a BMW i3 120Ah costs around £4.22.

Did you know?

A typical overnight electricity rate is around 10p per kWh.

Compare energy tariffs for your BMW i3 120Ah

Battery size

42.2 kWh

Charge speed

36 mph


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