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Voltage requirements

The higher the level, the quicker the vehicle charges. The Level 1 and Level 2 chargers are typical for home use. Level 2 charging stations will be found at retail stores, restaurants and malls. Level 3 are targeted for quick charge at gas stations or other public places and are not applicable to most home installations.

  • Level 1
    • Plugs in to 110 V
    • Charges 2-5 miles per hour
  • Level 2
    • Plugs in to 208-240 V (220 V nominal)
    • Charges 10-20 miles per hour
  • Level 3
    • Plugs in to 440 V
    • Charges 60-80 miles per 20 minutes