Charging at home.

For more convenience and faster charging at home, you should have a dedicated home charger, also known as a wallbox installed. These units are fused independently from the household circuit, and can be used any time of day or for overnight charging.

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric vehicle getting plugged in to charge.

Wallbox

Wallboxes are more than boxes on a wall.

They charge electric cars much faster than a domestic socket, but that's not where wallbox functionality ends. 
  1. The battery and its positioning in the Hyundai electric vehicles.

    Battery Protection.

    The safety features of a wallbox harmonise the electric current when your car is plugged in and protects your car battery from damage that can be inflicted by power surges.

  2. A woman checking the power use of her Hyundai electric vehicle.

    Efficiency.

    If you are interested in how efficiently your Hyundai electric vehicle is charging, you can compare consumption on a daily or weekly basis to be aware of costs and power use.

  3. Programming the charging process on the KONA Electric touchscreen.

    Programmable.

    You can charge your car during cycles of cheaper electricity, e.g. late at night, by programming the wallbox directly or by using the infotainment system of your vehicle or the Bluelink App.

    One charging station is not like the other.

    While wall-mounted stations are most common in private homes, stand-alone systems are a great alternative when wallboxes are not an option or when more than one car is being charged. 
    1. A driver of a Hyundai electric vehicle getting ready to charge his car with his wallbox.

      Wall-mounted charging station.

      Wallboxes are usually mounted to garage walls. They support charging with up to 22 kW (depending on your vehicle‘s on-board charger and on your actual domestic power supply).
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    1. A Hyundai electric vehicle driving into a garage to get charged at a wall-mounted charging station.

      Stand-alone charging station.

      Stand-alone charging points for private households can be placed in garages, parking lots, or carports. They can charge up to two electric cars at the same time with up to 11 kW each (depending on your vehicle‘s on-board charger and on your actual domestic power supply). 

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    Do you need all the power you can get?

    The power of wallboxes installed in private households ranges from 2.3 to 22 kW, depending on the car and the building's electric circuit.

    It’s simple math.

    Larger electric vehicle batteries take longer to fully charge and higher wallbox power means faster charging. When it comes to the power of a wallbox, all of the following factors will be considered:

    The power of the on-board-charger of your car.
    More powerful on-board-chargers can receive higher inputs from the wallbox, shortening  charging times.

    Your car's total battery capacity.
    Higher capacity batteries take longer to fully charge. More wallbox power means quicker charging.

    The building's power supply (circuit size).
    The amount of power the building's electric circuit can provide may limit the amount of power the wallbox can deliver, limiting the charging speed.
    A qualified electrician knows how to figure those numbers out for you.

    Find your wallbox.

    Find out which wallbox is the best for your electric vehicle. 
    1. The driver of a Hyundai IONIQ 5 storing the charging cable in the front of the car.

      11 kW Wallbox.

      The IONIQ 5 is equipped with a powerful 11 kW on-board charger, so a wallbox with 11 kW would be ideal to charge either the 58 kWh or 77.4 kWh battery it can be equipped with.

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    1. The Hyundai KONA Electric charging safely in the rain thanks to its humidity protection.
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      Different wallboxes for different on-board chargers.

      The KONA Electric is available with 7.2 kW OBC on-board charger (OBC) as standard as well as an optional 10.5 kW OBC for faster charging. So depending on your choice, a 7.2 or 11 kW wallbox is needed for effective home charging.

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    1. A man plugging in the charging cable for a Hyundai IONIQ.

      7.2 kW Wallbox, or more.

      The current IONIQ Electric with a 38.3 kWh battery has a 7.2 kW on-board-charger, so a wallbox with 7.2 kW will be sufficient. Of course, you can always install a wallbox with more power than you currently need – and be ready for the future of Hyundai electric vehicles.
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    Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric vehicle parked on the street.

    Wallbox costs.

    How much does it cost to install a wallbox?

    Charging times

    Charging times of our electric vehicles.

    Charging times depend on the size and state of charge of your battery, your on-board charger – and the output capacity of the wallbox or the public charging station. Depending on your grid connection at home or the type of charging station you have access to, Hyundai electric vehicles give you a range of flexible AC and DC charging possibilities.
    1. Wallbox charging time (4 h 59 min) for the Hyundai IONIQ 5 with 58 kwh battery.
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      IONIQ 5 with 58 kWh battery.

      When connected to a home wallbox or public AC charging station, the charging time for IONIQ 5's 58 kWh battery is 4 hours 59 minutes. (EU 3-phase 230V).

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    2. Wallbox charging time (7h 20 min) for the Hyundai IONIQ 5 with 77.4 kwh battery.
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      IONIQ 5 with 77.4 kWh battery.

      The charging time for IONIQ 5's 77.4 kWh battery is 7 hours and 20 minutes, when connected to a home wallbox or public AC charging station.  (EU 3-phase 230V).

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    1. The charging time of a wallbox is 4 hour 20 minutes for the Hyundai KONA Electric.

      KONA Electric with a 39.2 kWh battery.

      For the 39.2 kWh battery pack, charging from 10-100% SOC takes 4 hours 20 minutes using the 10.5 kW 3-phase on-board charger (OBC) and 6 hours using the 7.2 kW 1-phase OBC, when connected to a home wallbox or public AC charging station.

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    2. Wallbox charging time (6h 50 min) for the Hyundai KONA Electric with 64 kwh battery.

      KONA Electric with a 64 kWh battery.

      When connected to a home wallbox or public AC charging station, it takes 6 h 50 min to charge the long-range 64 kWh battery pack from 10-100% state of charge (SOC) using the optional 10.5 kW 3-phase on-board charger (OBC) and 9 hours 15 minutes using the 7.2 kW 1-phase OBC.

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    1. Wallbox charging time (6h 5 min) for the Hyundai IONIQ Electric with a 38.3 kWh battery.
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      IONIQ Electric with a 38.3 kWh battery.

      The latest IONIQ Electric with a battery capacity of 38.3 kWh and a 7.2 kW on-board charger (1-phased) charges from 0 to 100% in around 6 h 5 min at a wallbox with 7.4 kW power (1-phased) and needs around 19 h at a domestic socket with an ICCB-cable (depending on actual domestic power supply and ICCB setting). 2
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    Cables & Plugs

    When charging at home.

    There are two options for charging an electric vehicle at a private residence: a wallbox or a regular home power outlet. They supply completely different kinds of voltages and power outputs and different cables are needed to plug in.
    1. The AC type 2 charging cable plugs for Hyundai electric vehicles.

      Type 2 cable.

      Typical wallboxes work with 230V (1-phased) or 400V (3-phased) alternating current (AC). Cars are plugged in with Type 2 cables. Depending on the wallbox, the cable might be permanently connected to the box, or have plugs at both ends. They support a charging speed of up to 22 kW.
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    1. ICCB plugs for the charging cable in different european countries for your Hyundai EV.

      ICCB cable.

      To charge your electric vehicle from a domestic 230 Volt socket you need an ICCB-cable (In-Cable Control Box). They have a household plug at one end and a Type 2 plug at the other. The control box communicates between the charging port and the vehicle to ensure safe charging. Because ICCB cables and wall outlets only allow for up to 2.7kW (depending on domestic electric power supply and ICCB setting) charging, the process takes a lot longer. And because residential circuits are not built for that kind of continuous strain, plugging into a regular power outlet should only ever be a fall-back solution.
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      *Range shown is according to WLTP combined cycle. Driving range may vary slightly depending on road conditions, your driving style and the temperature. It is also is dependent on the type of tyres equipped. Technical data not final.

      ** Charging time is based on charging with on 32A wallbox and 3.3 kW OBC.  Charging times  may vary depending on available charging conditions, including charger type and condition, battery temperature and ambient temperature at point of use.