As an Official Partner of Daimler, We Will Show You How to Charge Your smart fortwo electric drive Easily and Flexibly Using Your Own At-Home Wall Box or at Public Charging Stations.

Charging Your smart fortwo electric drive at Home

Charge at Home with 22 kW and Reach Full Charge in 1 hour

The smart fortwo electric drive can be charged via the at-home wall box with 3.3 kW or with up to 22 kW with the special fast charge equipment. With a battery capacity of 17.6 kWh, you will reach full electric charge in around 1 hour. Depending on how you drive, the time of year, and an electric top speed of up to 125 km/h, you can drive around 145 km using electric power. Charging is performed using a type 2 plug and can be done via a mode 2 charging cable connected to an individually fused domestic socket with 2.3 kW. For safety reasons, you should avoid doing this in the long term. Your socket will be under full strain for 8 hours when charging from the domestic socket. Using the wall box, you can charge your smart fortwo electric drive  not only safely but also eight times as fast as with a regular domestic socket.

What do I need a wall box for?

With a wall box for your smart fortwo electric drive, you can charge your car not only quickly and efficiently (saving up to 7 hours of time with a 22 kW charging station) but also safely and intelligently. Read our blog entry on ‘Why do I actually need a charging station?’ to find out what risks are posed by charging from a domestic socket and what advantages charging your smart fortwo electric drive via a wall box can have for you. We also compiled an overview of what you need to be aware of for the safe installation of a charging station.

Charging Your smart fortwo electric drive When Out and About

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Flexible charging anywhere at any CEE industrial or domestic socket

With a mobile charging station and the matching adapters you can charge everywhere with a charging power of 2.3 kW at a domestic power socket, and up to a charging power of 22 kW at a 32 A CEE industrial socket. With a mobile charging station you are less dependent on public charging stations, which makes mobile charging stations the perfect companion on the road.


Public Charging Stations with Type 2 Socket or Type 2 Charging Cable

The smart electric drive can be charged at all public charging stations with a mode 3 type 2 charging cable. With the basic package the charging power is up to 3.3 kW (AC) while with the optional 22 kW on-board charger, charging is significantly faster and the full range of 145 km can be reached after just 1 hour. At the moment, it is still a problem that most charging station providers won’t let you charge at their facilities without registering in advance. Charging in public must therefore be planned properly.


Technical Data for the smart fortwo electric drive

Technical data¹ and charging times (as of May 2015)
Battery capacity:17.6 kWh
Energy usage (smart)²:Model 3.3 kW: 15.1 kWh/100km, Model 22 kW: 16.3 kWh/100km
Range:145 km
Top speed:125 km/h
Socket type:Type 2
Charging with an on-board charger:3.3 kW (one-phase, 16 A) Optional 22 kW: Fast Charge (three-phase, 32 A)
Charging time using standard domestic socket⁴ (2.3 kW):8 hours
Charging time with 3.3 kW wall box:5.5 hours
Charging time with 22 kW wall box:1 hour
Range after one hour of charging via 22 kW wall box⁴:145 km
Charging power of the smart fortwo electric drive depending on vehicle specifications¹
Basic package:2.3 kW with standard charging cable³ (AC)
3.3 kW via the at-home wall box (AC)
3.3 kW at public charging stations (AC)
Special fast charge connection equipment (22 kW on-board charger):2.3 kW with standard charging cable³ (AC)
22 kW via the at-home wall box (AC)
22 kW at public charging stations (AC)
¹ Source: Daimler AG ² Energy consumption based on ECE R101 energy consumption test (combined) ³ Approximate NEDC 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.

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