BMWi8 coupe (2018) electric chargers

Plug-in hybrid


11.7 kWh


Type 2


27 miles

Benefit in kind


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


Easee One


from £629.00

Premium, stylish, affordable

New in the UK - From Norway

Syncs with your energy tariff

A total game-changer

Easy-to-use app

Slick and user friendly

World's smallest charger

Punches above its weight

The Grand Designs choice

Arguably the smartest-looking

Designed by Tesla for Tesla

Features specialised only to Tesla's

Charging Cable

5-metre EV charging cable (Type 2)


from £142.00

Premium quality

For public and untethered home chargers

Charging Cable

10-metre EV charging cable (Type 2)


from £174.00

Premium quality

For public and untethered home chargers


Commander 2


from £1260.00

Good for business

Aimed at businesses and public locations

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).

* 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 £1.17.

Did you know?

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

Compare energy tariffs for your BMW i8 coupe

Battery size

11.7 kWh

Charge speed

9 mph


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