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Ampera (2012)

Vauxhall

Ampera (2012)

Battery
16 kWh
Connector
CHAdeMO
Charge Speed
8 mph
Range
35 miles

Overview

One of Vauxhalls first hybrid/ electric vehicle contenders, the Ampera entered the marker early but proved to be a good starting point for the manufacturer electric vehicle roll-out.

This hybrid gives up to 35 miles of pure electric range and can be charged within four hours with it's type 1 connection. it's sister car the Chevrolet Volt certainly set the standard at the very start of the electric vehicle revolution respectively.

The Positiv and the Electron are the only two models available in the UK. The Vauxhall Ampera is rechargeable in around 4 hours from a home 7kW EV charger.

Method
kW
Typical location
Charging time (empty to full)
Standard three-pin plug
2.3 kW
Home
7 hours
Dedicated home charging point
7.4 kW
Home
2.2 hours
Fast charger
22 kW
Home/Work
0.7 hours

Charging rates shown are typically from 0-80% this is due to decreasing charging rates after 80% set by the vehicle to preserve battery life and efficiency.

Charging the Vauxhall Ampera

Red Vauxhall Ampera parked near beach in sunset

Charging has never been easier, the Vauxhall Ampera uses the CHAdeMO charging connector. This isn't the most common connector type, luckily all of our EV chargers are Type 2 compatible with an adapter.

Our recommendations below will allow you to find the best suited EV charger for the Vauxhall Ampera.

Our friendly experts are on hand to help find your perfect charge point, if you have any questions you can contact us here.

Vauxhall Ampera Charge Points | Fully installed EV Chargers

Ohme ePod

Ohme ePod

ePod

Ohme ePod

installed from

£960.00

or £20.00/month

  • 7kW
  • Untethered
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Ohme

Ohme

Home Pro

Ohme

installed from

£978.00

or £20.38/month

  • 7kW
  • Tethered
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evec

evec

EV Charger

evec

installed from

£899.00

or £20.87/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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Easee One

Easee One

Charging Robot

Easee One

installed from

£979.00

or £22.73/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Untethered
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Hypervolt

Hypervolt

Home Pro 3 Charger

Hypervolt

installed from

£1,086.00

or £25.21/month

  • 7kW
  • Tethered
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Tesla

Tesla

Wall Connector Gen 3

Tesla

installed from

£1,050.00

or £24.38/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
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Pod Point

Pod Point

Solo 3

Pod Point

installed from

£969.00

or £22.50/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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Project EV

Project EV

Smart PRO Earth

Project EV

installed from

£899.00

or £20.87/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Untethered
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Wallbox Pulsar Max

Wallbox Pulsar Max

Smart - compact

Wallbox Pulsar Max

installed from

£949.00

or £22.03/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
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Zappi from myenergi 2.1 (Wi-Fi)

Zappi from myenergi 2.1 (Wi-Fi)

eco - smart EV charger

Zappi from myenergi 2.1 (Wi-Fi)

installed from

£1,100.00

or £25.51/month

  • 7kW
  • 22kW
  • Tethered
  • Untethered
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Vauxhall Ampera (2012) Energy tariff comparison

Weekly mileage

192Miles per week

10000Miles per year

E.ON Eco 7 Electricity

Standing Charge:45.86p / day

Peak Rate:42.25p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:13.88p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:11pm - 8am

6.35p

Per Mile

£2.22

Per Charge

£635.00

Per Year

Electric Drivers Feb 2024

Standing Charge:48p / day

Peak Rate:40.17p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:15p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12am - 5am

6.86p

Per Mile

£2.40

Per Charge

£686.00

Per Year

Better Energy

Standing Charge:46.68p / day

Peak Rate:38.22p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:38.22p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:N/A

17.47p

Per Mile

£6.12

Per Charge

£1747.00

Per Year

Green Driver 7-hour

Standing Charge:56.34p / day

Peak Rate:50.55p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:34.05p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12am - 7am

15.57p

Per Mile

£5.45

Per Charge

£1557.00

Per Year

E5, GoElectric 35

Standing Charge:45.86p / day

Peak Rate:47.31p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:6.9p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12am - 5am

3.15p

Per Mile

£1.10

Per Charge

£315.00

Per Year

Octopus Go Green, October 2022

Standing Charge:44.22p / day

Peak Rate:41.11p / kWh

Off-Peak Rate:15.46p / kWh

Off-Peak Hours:12.30am - 04.30am

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7.07p

Per Mile

£2.47

Per Charge

£707.00

Per Year