How quickly can the battery be charged and at which power output?

• The DC rapid charging function enables 80% range to be added in 30 minutes, using a 100kW DC Rapid Charging function
• Using 50kW DC rapid charging the Honda e will charge to 80% in approximately 31 minutes
• Type 2 AC connection charges the car to full in 4.1 hours, with a 7.4kW supply

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What kind of warranty comes with the battery?

The Honda e battery is covered by an 8 year/160,000km warranty (whichever comes first).
Capacity guarantee: 70% retained capacity within warranty duration/distance.
EV Powertrain (motor and associated parts) - 5 years/100,000km. Covers "EV Powertrain" components.

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Will the battery be leased or wholly owned as part of the vehicle when purchased?

The battery is wholly owned as part of the vehicle when purchased

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Why is the difference in charging time between 50kW and 100kW just 1 minute?

The average charge power (current) accepted by the battery is around 40-60kW thus not much different between 50kW and 100kW.

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