Hyundai Ioniq Electric Car EV charging guide

Sleek but familiar, the Ioniq electric car is an everyday EV

Along with it's sister EV the Hyundai Kona, the Ioniq has been making some serious headway into the Australian and New Zealand EV market.

Ioniq is one of the best value electric cars in Australia and New Zealand from Hyundai. But how best to charge the Ioniq both in public and at home with a Zappi wall charger? Firstly you may need a type 2 to type 2 universal charging cable or type 1 J1772 to type 2 cable.

Range

Battery Capacity

Plug Type

200 km

28 kWh

Type 2

Solar Charge

Yes

Charging

AC & DC

With a 28kW battery and incredible efficiency, the Ioniq electric car is in such demand that Hyundai are having problems keeping up deliveries in Australia and NZ.

 

The Ioniq's great performance, ample cabin and boot space, 5 doors and DC fast charging as standard, it really is set up as the EV of the future.

Powered by a 150-kilowatt AC synchronous motor functioning on energy stored in a lithium-ion battery pack, the Ioniq has approximately 230km of range for the average EV driver.

The Ioniq is equipped with a single Type 2 Mennekes CCS2 charger port. The Type 2 Mennekes connector is what’s typically used at home and at destination chargers. One thing to note, is Hyundai supply a slower portable charger with their EVs, which is fine for charging up overnight, but not so great for top ups in between trips.

Charge your Hyundai Ioniq electric car at home and in public

So, how do you charge the Ioniq in the public and at home? Firstly, you may need a type 2 to type 2 universal charging cable or type 1 J1772 to type 2 cable.

 

As with many of other EVs, our team highly recommends the British-made Myenergi Zappi for the Hyundai Ioniq as the best domestic wall charger on the market, especially if you have PV solar power or a a home battery or Tesla Powerwall.

The Ioniq is equipped with a single Type 2 Mennekes CCS2 charger port. The Type 2 Mennekes connector is what’s typically used at home and at destination chargers. Please note that Hyundai only supplies a slow portable charger with the car, which is fine for charging up overnight, but not so great for top ups in between trips.

Plug Standard: Type 2 / Mennekes
Maximum AC charge rate: 32amp or 7kW

Time to fully recharge at the typical 32amp single phase or 7kW which takes around 9 hours

If you have solar panels at home or work, the Myenergi Zappi will ensure you're always using your self-generated solar power when your Ioniq is plugged in. This eco-aware, super smart system hooks into your solar and distributes power where it's most needed at any given moment; pop the kettle on and the Zappi will direct power there. Once the kettle clicks off, the Zappi will send it back to your EV. Very clever!

How to charge your Hyundai Ioniq electric car from a public J1772 Type 1 EV charging station

A charging cable will charge your Hyundai Ioniq up to 7kw / give you 40 kms per hour of charge.

For a long time, J1772 / Type 1 connectors have been the norm for domestic use. The issue for new car owners is there are many charging stations which use the J1772 standard which you cannot natively take advantage of.

The answer is this incredibly useful J1772 to Mennekes adapter cable. This allows you to connect to J1772 charging station; simply insert the J1772 plug to charge at up to 7.6kw or 30-40 kms of range per hour. Have a look at Plugshare map pic as an example of just how many J1772 charging stations available in your area!

How to charge your Hyundai Ioniq from a public Type 2 Mennekes charging station

This cable will charge your Hyundai Ioniq up to 7Kw / add 120 km for every hour of charge. 

 

An essential cable for every Mennekes/Type 2 vehicle to enable safe and secure charging from public ‘Universal’ charge points. There is a trend for public charge points to be universal; this means the point has no in-built cable.

 

The result is reduced maintenance and damage, as well as reduced liability for the owner of the station. If there is no permanently cable attached to the charger then there is less risk of it being driven over or generally being abused. Think air hose in a servo.  They are otherwise known as BYO cable chargers.

Solar-aware and fast charging for your Hyundai Ioniq, at home and on the road

Get in touch about your Hyundai Ioniq EV or PHEV charging 

Myenergi Zappi

HOME CHARGING

Charge your EV from your PV! Use only your self generated renewable power.

Marvin 7

HOME CHARGING

Add up to 50km of range for every hour of charge. Our very own product made for you.

The Giger

PUBLIC CHARGING

Plug into any three phase power outlet for faster charging.

EV charging bundle

PUBLIC CHARGING

Top up anywhere at anytime, with a portable charging bundle in the boot.

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