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
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.
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
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.