When choosing an electric car, technical and financial criteria are scrutinized. It is a vehicle considered more advantageous in terms of respect for the environment. When it comes to money, it’s a good idea to find out the cost of charging, which varies by car model and location.
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How much does it cost to charge an electric car at home?
By equipping yourself with a reinforced electrical outlet, you can recharge your electric vehicle at your place. This is undoubtedly the simplest and most economical option. By completing this operation at home, you will be billed for your recharge three times cheaper than outdoors. There is a significant difference between peak hours and off-peak hours (at night). During the day, prices range from 3.10 euros for 12 kWh/100 km to 5.20 euros for 20 kWh/100 km. During off-peak hours, the price ranges from 1.60 euros to 2.60 euros. Some car models are equipped with programs that allow your car to automatically start charging in the middle of the night.
Cost of electric charging for a vehicle outdoors
You can recharge your electric vehicle in certain shopping center and cinema car parks or on motorways. These sometimes free services are tending more and more towards a billable service. In this case, the price differs depending on your provider, your type of subscription, the billing format (flat rate, charging time, kilowatt hour, etc.). In a big city like Paris, some operators offer you a flat rate of 3.90 euros for a recharge used at night. On the motorway, a service provider asks you 0.79 euros per minute of charging, while another charges you 0.37 euros per kilowatt hour.
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