Mercedes-BenzS500e (2014) electric chargers
8.7 kWh battery
Vehicle type Plug-In Hybrid
Connector type 2
Range 21 miles of electric driving
Charge speed 6 miles per hour
Mercedes S500e Home Charging Guide
The Mercedes S500e has to be one of the poshest plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) on the market. All-electric range is not bad for a car of this size at about 30 miles. But then as you’d expect from sophisticated package like this, the V6 petrol engine takes up a lot of the charging duties as you drive.
Charging the Mercedes S500e is simple enough when using a 7.4kW home charger, taking just over two hours from empty to full.
Mercedes-Benz S500e compatible chargers
Mercedes-Benz S500e Charging Time
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 Mercedes S500e overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.
|Method||kW||Typical location||Charging time (empty to full)|
|Standard three-pin plug||2.3||Home||3.75 hours|
|Dedicated home charging point||7.4*||Home||2.25 hours* (limited to 3.7kW by vehicle)|
|Fast charger||n/a||Offices, commercial buildings, car parks, supermarkets, leisure centres||n/a|
|Rapid charger||n/a||Motorway services, car parks||n/a|
* Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.
Mercedes-Benz S500e Charging Cost
School run, commute to the office? You can drive up to 21 miles purely on low-cost electric power.
A full home charge on a Mercedes-Benz S500e costs around £0.87.
Did you know?
A typical overnight electricity rate is around 10p per kWh.