As an Official Partner of Daimler, We Will Show You How to Charge Your smart electric drive Easily and Flexibly Using Your Own Charging Station at Home.

Everything you Need to Know About Charging your smart electric drive at a Glance

Reach Full Charge in 1 hour

It only takes around 1 hour to fully charge the smart electric drive. More details are listed in the technical data below.

Type 2 Plug

Charging is performed using a type 2 plug. Make sure you select a charging station with integrated charging cable or a compatible mode 3 charging cable.

Together with smart we Recommend the Following Charging Stations

ABL Wallbox eMH1 Basic with cable EVSE563 (22kW, incl. 5m cable type2)

The small option: Safe charging for your smart fortwo electric drive

KEBA wallbox 98.125 KeContact P30 b-series (22kW, socket typ2)

The flexible option: For electric cars with different connector types, also for type 1 electric cars

NRGkick Mobile Ladestation 32 A light (22kW, inkl. 5m Kabel Typ2, CEE Anschluss, mobil)

NRGkick mobile charging station 32 A light (22kW, incl. 5m cable type 2, CEE connetion, mobile)

The wanderers: In every situation power for your type 2 smart fortwo electric drive

Intelligent Charging Stations, Services and Accessories are Available in our Online Shop.

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3 Factors that Influence your Electric Car's Charging Time

Your electric car’s charging device (on-board charger), legal requirements and the charging power of your domestic installation all determine how quickly your smart electric car is recharged at the charging station.  Legal restrictions for single-phase charging at home: Germany: up to 4.6 kW of charging power; Austria and Switzerland: up to 3.7 kW of charging power.
Schnell & sicher laden mit einer Ladestation für Ihr Elektroauto.

6 Things to bear in mind when Installing a Charging Station

For safety reasons, and due to legal regulations, there are a few important aspects that must be considered during the installation of a chargin station – otherwise there is a risk of cable fires. Use our installation tips to be on the safe side, and have a qualified electrical engineer carry out professional installation for you.
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Charging at a CEE Industrial Socket

You can charge your smart fortwo electric drive anywhere while you are out and about – provided that you have a mobile charging station, such as the NRGkick, and the right adapters. Depending on your model you can charge with up to 22kW of charging power at any 32 A CEE industrial socket, just like using the charging station at home.


Charging at Public Charging Stations

You can also charge up your Audi plug-in-hybrid at public charging stations. However, most providers of public charging stations will require that you register with them beforehand. As a result, public charging needs good planning. The be.ENERGISED system from enables drivers of electric cars to pay for charging easily and directly online via PayPal or credit card, without the need of a prior registration.

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Technical Data and Special Features of all smart Models

Technical data¹ and charging times (as of 03.2017)smart fortwo electric drivesmart cabrio electric drivesmart forfour electric drivesmart fortwo electric drive (until 2016)
Battery capacity:17.6 kWh17.6 kWh17.6 kWh17.6 kWh
Energy usage²:12.9 kWh13 kWh13.1 kWh11kW version: 15.1 kWh/100km; 22kW version: 16.3 kWh/100km
Range (NEFZ)³:160 km155 km155 km160 km
Top speed:130 km/h130 km/h130 km/h125 km/h
Socket type:Type 2Type 2Type 2Type 2
Max. charging capacity:4.6 kW4.6 kW4.6 kW11 kW (three-phase, 16A); optional 22 kW (three-phase, 32A)
Charging time with max. charging capacity⁴:4 hours4 hours4 hours1 hour
Range after one hour of charging⁴ via max. capacity:26 km26 km26 km160 km
Charging time using standard domestic socket (2,3 kW)⁴:8 hours8 hours8 hours8 hours
Charging power depending on vehicle specifications
Basic package:4.6 kW (single-phase, 16 A)4.6 kW (single-phase, 16 A)4.6 kW (single-phase, 16 A)11 kW (three-phase, 16 A)
Special equipment fast charging:22 kW (three-phase, 32 A)*22 kW (three-phase, 32 A)*22 kW (three-phase, 32 A)*22 kW (three-phase, 32 A)

*available from end of 2017

¹ Source: Daimler AG ² Energy consumption based on ECE R101 energy consumption test (combined) ³ Approximate NEFZ distance, in accordance with regulation ECE101 ⁴ Charging times are rounded reference values based on the assumption that the charging is not performed in a linear fashion.

Special Features when Charging Your smart fortwo electric drive:

Following the cessation of production of the current (third) generation of the smart fortwo electric drive, the fourth series of the agile urban hero is set to appear in 2017. With the introduction of the new generation, smart is making its entire range electric. In addition to this two-seater, the manufacturer also offers a four-seater and a convertible model. As usual, the new smart generation of the smart fortwo electric drive has a battery capacity of 17.6 kWh. The maximum speed of 125 km/h has remained unchanged, while the standard 11 kW on-board charger is a new feature. Just as with the 3.3 kW third-generation on-board charger, there is the option of increasing this to 22 kW. Daimler has also tweaked the driving range: the new model can now cover 160 km as compared with its previous range of 145 km. Factors such as driving style, season and use of the air conditioning system affect the driving range to a considerable extent. You can charge the car using a type 2 plug or it can be charged at 2.3 kW with a mode 2 charging cable via a separately fused domestic socket. For safety reasons, however, you should avoid doing this in the long term, since charging your car from a domestic socket will place the maximum load on the socket for approximately 8 hours. Depending on the on-board charger you have selected, you can use the charging station to charge your smart electric drive not only safely, but also four to eight times more quickly than at a domestic socket.