CHARGING AND RANGE
Easy charging. Impressive range
We're committed to a brighter future that sees lower carbon emissions. Part of that means we've made it as easy as possible to charge your Kia – whether you're at home, or out and about.
How to charge your Kia
A simple guide to keeping your battery topped up
Charging your EV at home
Inspirational journeys — all powered from a wallbox charger at home. It's the simplist, most convenient and cost effective way of charging your Kia.
Charging your EV on the road
Charging on the go has never been easier. The Kia Charge app provides access to the largest number of public charging networks in the UK and Europe. What's more, it gives you access to exceptional value and ultra-fast charging through its Ionity Power bolt-on subscription.
Whether you choose from one of our plug-in hybrid or electric vehicles, our vehicles allow you to travel short and long distance without worries. Find out how far your battery will take you.
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What is the overall cost of running an electric car? What is the overall cost of running an electric car?
The cost of running an electric car depends on each model and its own efficiency level. Electric cars can benefit from a range of savings - for instance on access to city centres like Central London, or on parking. Their cost of electricity should also come out lower than fuel providing you have the right home energy tariff and take care to charge at affordable public stations.
How long does an electric car take to charge and what factors affect this? How long does an electric car take to charge and what factors affect this?
How long does it take to charge an electric car? Charging times mostly depend on the model and the type of charging point used but additional factors can affect charging times. If weather conditions are extra hot or cold, it can alter the speed at which the battery charges.
What is an electric car's longest range? What is an electric car's longest range?
Your electric car range depends on the model you go for. We supply a combined Worldwide Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) for each of our electric vehicles. This gives an indication of range but lots of real-time factors will have an influence like the outside temperate, the type of road, the use of onboard comforts like air conditioning or electronic devices and - last but not least - your type of driving.
How long do batteries last in electric cars after a single charge? How long do batteries last in electric cars after a single charge?
The average electric car range after a single charge is between 100 and 300 miles, which is dependent on the make and model. Generally, most electric vehicles have an average driving range of 170 miles. Find the overall cost of running an electric car here.
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7 Year Warranty
Kia high voltage lithium ion battery-units in electric vehicles (EV), hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) are built to have a long life. These batteries are covered by the Kia warranty for a period of 7 years from initial registration or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. For low voltage batteries (48V and 12V) in mild-hybrid electric vehicles (MHEV), the Kia warranty covers a period of 2 years from initial registration regardless of mileage. For EVs and PHEVs only, Kia guarantees a 70% capacity of the battery. Capacity reduction of the battery in HEV and MHEV is not covered by the warranty. To minimize possible capacity reduction, consult the owner's manual. Kia warranty covers a period of 7 years from initial registration or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. Deviations according to the valid guarantee conditions, e.g. for battery, paint and equipment, subject to local terms and conditions. For full Kia warranty terms and exclusions click here
Actual charging speed & charging time may be influenced by the battery temperature and exterior weather conditions.
Battery range figures are official EU test figures for comparative purposes and may not reflect real driving results. Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are tested using WLTP. Only compare fuel consumption, CO2 and electric range figures with other cars tested to the same technical procedures. For more information about WLTP please visit https://www.kia.com/uk/new-cars/emissions