Simple and convenient.

Charging your electric vehicle is simple, just plug-in and charge. With new charging stations in cities, shopping centres and motorway service stations being continually developed there are plenty of options whilst on the go. Or alternatively home charging options are available to charge from the comfort of your own home. 

Technology

Normal AC and fast DC charging.

There are two types of electric vehicle charging: normal alternating current (AC) charging and fast direct current (DC) charging. Normal AC charging is typically less energy-intensive which makes it much slower. When you charge at home using a conventional plug or home EV charger, or even at some public stations, you will be using AC. Fast DC charging can be completed in under an hour and is typically only found at public charging stations.
  1. The normal alternating current charging symbol for the Hyundai electric vehicles.

    Normal charging with alternate current (AC).

    Home EV chargers typically provide up to 22 kW. The on-board charger converts AC into the DC energy that is stored in the vehicle's high voltage battery. Plugging into a regular home socket also charges with AC current.
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  1. The fast-charging direct current charging symbol for the Hyundai electric vehicles.

    Fast-charging with direct current (DC).

    When charging with direct current (DC) the vehicle’s on-board charger is bypassed, so charging can be much faster. As a general rule of thumb, DC fast-charging is defined as everything in the range of 50 kW to 150 kW. 
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  1. The fast-charging direct current charging symbol for the Hyundai electric vehicles.

    Ultra-fast charging with direct current (DC).

    As a general rule of thumb, DC ultra fast-charging is defined as everything in the range of 150 kW to 350 kW. When connected to an ultra-fast 350kW charger, IONIQ 5 & IONIQ 6 are capable of charging from 10-80% in as little as 18-36 minutes. 1
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Factors that affect charging times.

When it comes to charging, every plug is not created equal – or better said: there are many factors that affect how fast your EV can charge: Like the size and state of charge of the battery. Or the max charging rate of the vehicle as well as the max charging rate of the charge point. And of course, environmental factors – batteries don’t like extreme heat or cold.

Home Charging

Charge at home.

When it comes to charging your electric vehicle, your options will depend on the charging infrastructure where you live.

Ohme

Our recommended home EV charger provider

Ohme wall box charging a Hyundai IONIQ 6

The best way to minimise your electric car charge cost is to charge at home. 

Hyundai recommend Ohme as our preferred home EV charger supplier.

Ohme's unique tech integrates with all energy tariffs, including Intelligent Octopus and OVO Charge Anytime, so that you can charge at the cheapest and greenest times available. Running a Hyundai IONIQ 6 Single Motor RWD with its 77.4kWh battery (WLTP range: 338mls) and an Ohme smart charger on Intelligent Octopus Go*, for example, could cost £116.80 for a year for an average UK driver doing 6,800 miles. By comparison, charging on the Standard Variable Tariff would cost £451.62 for the same distance and an equivalent petrol car would be more than £1,200.

Your local Hyundai Retailer can help you order 7.4 kW Ohme Home Pro or 7.4 kW Ohme ePod at a price, reserved to Hyundai customers.

You may be also eligible for the EV chargepoint grant (1)⁠⁠⁠ to help you with your electric car charger installation cost if you own or rent a flat (you can get either £350 or 75% off the cost to buy and install a socket, whichever amount is lower.) Ohme team will help with this process too.

*Intelligent Octopus Go at 7.5p/kWh for 23.30-05.30am, Standard Variable Tariff – 29p/kWh

1. The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) replaced the Electric Vehicle Homecharge scheme (EVHS) with the new EV charge point grant. The Government grants are subject to full terms and conditions and eligibility may be revised or withdrawn at any time without prior notice. This information is correct as of December 2023. Find out more about the EV chargepoint grant at

https://www.gov.uk/electric-vehicle-chargepoint-grant-household

 

How long is your daily commute?

Calculate the number of commute days between charges for the two battery options (48.4 and 65.4 kWh battery capacity).

 

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Just as there is a range of factors that affect the fuel efficiency of an internal combustion engine (ICE), the total electric driving range will be affected by the size of the battery, your driving style, the outside temperature, any passengers you are carrying and more.


    V2L charging

    Off the grid with V2L: a power bank on four wheels.

    The Vehicle-to-Load technology in IONIQ 5 and IONIQ 6 allows you to you freely use or charge electric devices, such as electric bicycles, laptops or camping equipment – while on the move or on location.  What’s more, this technology can effectively replace fuel-powered generators in emergencies or in remote locations, allowing you to power your home, cabin or camping site with up to 3.6 kW of electricity.
    1. The 220-volt outlet under the rear seat of the Hyundai IONIQ 6 for Vehicle-to-Load charging.

      Charge from inside your car.

      You can power any device or charge electrical equipment up to 3.6 kW with the on-board 220V plug of IONIQ 6’s Vehicle-to-Load technology (V2L). 
    2. The Hyundai IONIQ 6 charging a tablet computer via its bidirectional exterior charging port.

      Or charge from anywhere.

      Thanks to the converter that plugs into the bidirectional exterior charging port, you can power devices up to 3.6 kW even when the vehicle is turned off.
    3. Hyundai IONIQ 6 all-electric sedan plugged into a charging station.

      Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G).

      V2G allows energy to be pushed back to the power grid from the battery of an EV. Hyundai plans to implement the V2G function to its upcoming BEV models.