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Charging Question

  • 21-08-2020 1:18pm
    Registered Users Posts: 451 ✭✭ gary29428

    I am a new EV driver (2019 40kWh Leaf). Was just wondering, I have charged at a few 22Kw charge points and sometimes the car only seems to charge at 7kW. Example yesterday. Plugged into a 22kw charge point at work but after an hour only gained about 7kw...


  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 16,061 Mod ✭✭✭✭ slave1

    This is because the charge point can deliver up to 22 but your car is limited to what it can take via it's on board charger, in your case 6.6kW so what you have posted above is perfectly normal and as expected (except for where you said "sometimes", it should read "always")

  • Registered Users Posts: 451 ✭✭ gary29428

    Thanks for the reply, so the Leaf 40kWh will only every charge at 6.6kW through it's type 2 connector.....Good to know.