How long does it take to charge an Electric Car?

With gas prices so high, people are looking to switch to an electric vehicle. When looking to purchase a new Hyundai electric vehicle in Aurora, one question you need to ask yourself is "How long does it take to charge an electric car?" The answer varies based on different factors but Napleton's Valley Hyundai is here to give you insights on the factors that go into how long it takes to charge an electric car.

How long to charge an Electric car?

Charging your Hyundai electric car can take minutes up to hours to charge based on different factors.
  • Electric Car Battery-if the electric cars battery is bigger, it is going to take longer to charge.
  • Hyundai's Compatible Charging Points-there are different levels of charge for different charging points, some are faster than others. Some are only compatible with the type of electric car you have.
  • Hyundai Electric Car- your electric car is only able to charge so fast, depending on the type of car you have and what battery comes with it can determine how fast the charging goes.
  • Chicago's Temperatures- the colder the temperature outside, the longer it is going to take to charge. In Chicago's winters, it is going to take longer than it would during the summer months.
  • Age of the Electric Car- the older the electric car and battery, the longer it is going to take to charge.


Hyundai kona electric vehicle at hyundai charging station

Charging Stations near me

There are different types of charging points for your electric Hyundai vehicle, found in different places and some points faster than others. Level I charging is the basic charging point for electric vehicles. It is the slowest with the least power and can be plugged into a household outlet. This is the lowest level to charge your Hyundai at. Level II charging is going to have more power making your Hyundai charge faster but needs to be installed in your household. Level III is the fastest charger for electric cars. These can be found at public charging stations. This charger will charge your electric car in half of the time then if you were to use a level I charger. This is one of the biggest factors that goes into how long it takes to charge an electric car. 

Does Hyundai make Electric Cars?

The answer is yes, Hyundai does make electric vehicles. Hyundai has a few electric cars available at limited availability. Right now, there are only two fully electric Hyundai car models that Hyundai has to offer, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Hyundai Kona Electric.

How long does it take to charge your Hyundai Ioniq 5?

With a range of 303 miles*, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has one of the fastest charging systems available. Charging your Hyundai Ioniq 5 on a level I charger from 0% to 100% will take about 26 hours. On a level II charger from 0% to 100% charge, it will take about 7 hours. On a DC fast charger, level III, from 10% to 80% it is going to take about 20 minutes to charge. Depending on which level station you pick and the percent your Ioniq 5 is on before charging determines how long it will take to charge your Hyundai Ioniq 5.gray Hyundai ioniq 5 electric

How long does it take to charge your Hyundai Kona Electric?

With a range of 258 miles*, the Hyundai Kona Electric is going to take a little longer to charge then the other Hyundai electric car. Charging your Hyundai Kona Electric at a level I from 0% to 100% it would take about 60 hours to fully charge. Charging on a level II from 0% to 100% it will take 10 hours to fully charge. On a DC fast charger, level III, from 10% to 80% charge it will take about an hour. Depending on the percentage the Konda Electric is at when you first plug it into the charge will determine how long it is going to take.red hyundai kona electric vehicle
 *IONIQ 5 and Kona Electric all-electric range based on a fully charged battery. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual range and mileage will vary with options, driving conditions and habits, vehicle and battery's condition and other factors.

Electric Vehicles near Chicago

Having an electric vehicle is the new thing, when you are ready for one, check out Napleton's Valley Hyundai Electric Car Inventory for the available electric cars in the Chicago Land area. Come test drive your favorite one today, call us now! 


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