BMWi8 coupe (2018) electric car chargers

Plug-in hybrid

Battery

11.6 kWh

Connector

Type 2

Range

27 miles

Benefit in kind

14%

CO2 Emissions

42 g/km

BMW i8 Home Charging Guide

BMW clearly set out to create a real head-turner when it designed the i8 and has succeeded magnificently. This vehicle’s hybrid powertrain with two electric motors and petrol engine offers superb seamless plug-in electric/petrol driving, with all-wheel drive. The whole package sets new standards for sports vehicles.

Charging time for the BMW i8 takes about three hours using a dedicated home charge point.

BMW i8 coupe compatible chargers

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Solo 3 Universal Charger

 

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Solo 3 Tethered (Type 2)

 

from £15.39 per month

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with a 5-metre cable attached

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A wide range of app features

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Unrivalled range of finishes to suit your home

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Charging Cable

5m Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £59 per month

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

5m Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £59 per month

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

5m Coiled Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £65 per month

Coiled for easier storage

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

5m Coiled Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £65 per month

Hi Visibility and Coiled

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £68 per month

Longer cable for extra flexibility

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £68 per month

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Coiled Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £76 per month

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Coiled Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £76 per month

Better visibility

Made in the UK

BMW i8 coupe Charging Time

Charging your BMW i8 coupe at home with a standard three pin plug (2.3kW) will take around 5 hours.

Using a dedicated 7.4kW home fast charging point can reduce this time to as little as 3 hours.*

Take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs charge your BMW i8 coupe overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.

A 7.4kW home fast charging point provides up to 9 miles RPH (Range Per Hour).

It's rare anyone needs to charge their car from empty to full. In fact, most of the time you will simply "top up" your car's battery for two to three hours overnight. Learn more about home charging here

Take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs and charge your BMW 745Le xDrive overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.

MethodkWTypical locationCharging time (empty to full)
Standard three-pin plug2.3Home5 hours
Dedicated home charging point7.4*Home3 hours (*Limited to 3.5kW by the vehicle)
Fast chargern/an/an/a
Rapid chargern/an/an/a

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

BMW i8 coupe Charging Cost

School run, commute to the office? You can drive up to 27 miles purely on low-cost electric power.

A full home charge on a BMW i8 coupe costs around £1.16.

Did you know?

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

Public Charging Made Simple

Compare energy tariffs for your BMW i8 coupe

Battery size

11.6 kWh

Charge speed

9 mph

Range

27 miles

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