Charging your electric Kia at home or on the road should be a seamless and stress-free experience. Kia has partnered with industry leaders to ensure just that. Whether you’re charging at home, in public, or at your workplace, Kia recommends using the ChargePoint™ network. Their extensive network, top-notch equipment, and cutting-edge technology guarantee a hassle-free charging experience that keeps your Kia electric vehicle powered up.
For the convenience of setting up a Level 2 charger at your home, we recommend Qmerit. Their user-friendly estimator tool and the ability to connect you with certified electricians in your local area take the guesswork out of the installation process. When you’re driving an electric Kia, it’s all about enjoying the ride and reducing emissions, and you can have confidence that we’ve got you covered when it comes to charging solutions. Your Kia electric vehicle will always be ready for your next adventure.
Installing a home charger for a Kia Electric Vehicle (EV) is a practical and convenient way to ensure your vehicle is always ready for your daily commute or long journeys. To get started, the first step is to choose a suitable home charging station. Kia typically recommends Level 2 chargers, which provide faster charging speeds compared to standard Level 1 chargers. These Level 2 chargers can be purchased from various manufacturers and are compatible with most Kia EV models.
Once you have your Level 2 charger, the next step is installation. It’s highly recommended to hire a professional electrician for this task, as they will ensure the charger is installed correctly and safely. The electrician will assess your home’s electrical capacity and install the charger near your parking area. They will need to connect it to your electrical panel and, if necessary, upgrade your electrical system to handle the additional load. Safety is paramount during installation, as improper installation can lead to electrical hazards or damage to your vehicle.
After the charger is installed, you can start enjoying the benefits of convenient and efficient charging at home. Simply plug your Kia EV into the charger, and it will replenish your battery overnight or within a few hours, depending on the model and battery size. Charging at home not only saves you time but also reduces your reliance on public charging stations, making the ownership experience of your Kia EV even more seamless and enjoyable.
ChargePoint™ stands as the foremost electric vehicle (EV) charging network globally, boasting over 100,000 public charging points across North America. Their comprehensive range of services encompasses the entire technology spectrum that drives this network, including the development of charging station hardware, energy management software, and a user-friendly mobile app. Additionally, they extend their expertise to residential charging through ChargePoint™ Home Flex, facilitating convenient at-home charging solutions.
Registering for a ChargePoint account grants you immediate and effortless access to this extensive network of public charging stations. It also opens doors to thousands of stations on partner networks like EVgo and FLO, ensuring you’re covered wherever your EV journey takes you. With a ChargePoint account, locating stations and initiating charging sessions becomes a seamless part of your EV experience. To get started and sign up for a ChargePoint account, simply follow the steps for a free registration.