Honda e - Battery and Charging FAQ's | Collins Honda

Battery and Charging FAQs Honda e

Q: How far can I travel with a fully charged battery?

The WLTP-rated range is stated as up to 136 miles.

Q: How can I track the battery level and range in my Honda e?

The Infotainment System display keeps track of your battery level & range.

Q: How long does it take to fully charge the battery?

The fast charge facility, can boost the battery to 80% capacity in just 30 minutes.

Q: What would happen if the battery ran out while I was driving?

Just like a petrol or diesel car, you’ll come to a stop. However, new electric car owners do tend to be more conscious of their battery range – sometimes referred to as "range anxiety". Knowing your electric car can travel up to 136 miles between charges can alleviate any fears. Although, electric cars have an in car gauge, just like a petrol-powered car, which provides plenty of time with additional audible and visual warnings of a low charge range.

Q: Does the battery continuously charge while its being driven, including whilst braking?

Yes, the Honda e features 3 levels of brake regeneration. This can be configured by the driver as they drive to change the characteristics of the car. The greater the brake re-gen, the more power is re-captured and recovered by the Honda e.

Q: Is there a cost for charging?

Charging at home will cost approximately £3.64 for a full charge. While charging at stations and public charging points – such as supermarkets or car parks – are often free to use during your stay. Rapid charging points are found at motorway service stations and typically cost around £6.50 for a 30-minute charge.

Q: Are all chargers the same?

No, there are a number of charging solutions available. The Honda e will cater for all current and planned charging solutions available in the future.

Q: Which Charger will I need?

The Honda e features a range of charging cables to connect to the various charging solutions available.

Q: Where can I find a list or website of charging points in my country?

There are a number of sites which provide interactive maps of the UK which exhibit charging points across the country. Some of these providers also operate an app.

Q: How much will I get charged for charging at public charging points?

Cost to charge at a public charging point depend on a number of factors; borough, charger type and by supplier. Most suppliers will either charge a monthly subscription to cover a certain amount of charging, or will charge per charging event at a cost per kWh used.