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      07-31-2013, 12:15 AM   #1
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How much energy to charge?

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Seeing lot of comments about the time required to charge, but no estimates of the energy needed for a full charge. Anyone know? Just trying to figure the real cost by estimating how many kilowatt hours might be required.
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      07-31-2013, 04:06 AM   #2
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The batteries hold ~22kwh. Shouldn't that be sufficient information when you multiply this by the price per kwh (e.g. in Germany ~22-25 Eurocent).
--> ~5.20 EUR per full charge == 160 km. ==> 3.23 EUR / 100km.

Actually it might be even a little lower, since the i3 (an no e-car does) uses the whole capacity of the battery. In case of the i3 only 18 kwh are used.
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      07-31-2013, 06:47 PM   #3
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I believe my leaf is 24kwh and cost me around .03 per mile to run at .11 per kwh. So 1000 miles around $30. And we have a lot of free charging stations in central Florida that I use quite a bit so I really pay quite less. I can't wait to trade it for the i3

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