What is The Best EV Charging Station?

As more electric vehicles are appearing around Salem, many are wondering about upgrading, but what are the best home car chargers and what is the best EV charging station to use? There’s a lot to choose from and you want to be sure what you select can provide the fastest charge for your new EV.

So, what is the best EV charging station? Lum's GMC has been helping McMinnville and Salem adapt to the world of electric cars, so read on to explore the best home EV chargers and schedule a test drive at (503) 376-6642.

The Best Home Car Chargers Around Salem

Before we talk more about what is the best EV charging station, let’s discuss the realities of installing these options. There are three main factors when installing an EV home charger: your EV charging station’s output, the household circuit output, and the charging rate of the electric vehicle you’re considering.

All of these should be considered when shopping for the best home car chargers. If you’re not sure about your home’s electric output in McMinnville, have a certified electrician take a look before you make any installations. Now that we’ve explained what to look for, let’s look at some of the most popular EV chargers.

The Top 3 EV Home Chargers:

  • JuiceBox 40: One of the most prominent Level 2 Chargers, this option has various output levels. With multiple amperage selections and a good set of prices, you have much to consider, depending on how fast you want to charge your EV.

Output Capability: 40, 32, 24, 16, 12, Amps (9.6/7.7/5.8/3.8/2.9/1.4 kilowatts), Cord Length: 25 Feet and Cord Management: Built-in. Cost: $599.

  • Grizzl-E Classic: A standard level 2 EV charger, many EV and even plug-in hybrid drivers count on this option for charging their vehicles at their homes. With multiple amp options (40, 32, 24, 16) and a 23.9-foot cable, this can handle wherever your EV is, no matter its location. With a max power output of 9.6 kW, along with multiple installation options, and well-constructed, it’s ideal for any kind of home. Cost: $395.
  • Wallbox Pulsar Plus 40A: When looking for the best home car chargers, something simple with the latest technology might be something to consider. Wi-Fi enabled, you can monitor your energy consumption and schedule charging via a phone app. You can also charge multiple EVs. Of course, the latter will require additional hardware to be purchased. 40 Amp/9.6 kW (Cost: $649) / 48 Amp/ 11.5 kW (Cost: $699).

Find Your Electric Vehicle With Lum's GMC in McMinnville!

So, what is the best EV charging station for you? We’ve highlighted some of our favorites and if you have more questions, Lum's GMC is here to help. Beyond home EV charging, we can also spotlight multiple public EV charging stations around McMinnville. Don’t forget to check out our new vehicle specials! Experience everything EVs can provide around Salem with Lum's GMC! Contact us online or call (503) 376-6642 to test drive an EV. For more helpful reads, review whether you can trade in a financed car and if now is a good time to buy a vehicle!

 

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