How long does it take to charge a Tesla car?

I love hybrid and electric cars. I don’t own a Tesla, but I am seriously considering buying one! I’m just a little nervous about the charge time, though. How long does it take to charge the battery?

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Great question! The time it takes to fully charge a Tesla car will depend on the car’s make and model, but it can take anywhere between three and 11 hours to fully charge a Tesla. The newer models have charge times around seven hours, and run for an average of about 330 miles before needing to charge again.
If you’re wondering how to know if a Tesla is fully charged, there are two very common ways to check. You can see the vehicle’s charge on the Tesla’s display, of course, but you can also monitor the charge with the Tesla mobile app.
Remember that if you get a Tesla, you’ll likely want to make sure it has the car insurance that it needs to cover it for any eventuality. To easily get the best deal on the coverage you need, check out the Jerry app. We’ll get you personalized quotes from top providers in seconds, so that all you have to do is pick the plan that works best for you. And once you’ve chosen a plan, we’ll even help you switch over!
Best of luck with buying that Tesla!
Chloe Jenkins
Answered on Dec 29, 2021
Chloe has a BA in Communication and Media Arts from Montclair State University and more than four years of experience in content writing, editing, and research. Before getting behind the keyboard at Jerry, Chloe was an Assistant Coordinator at her university and a film enthusiast working for the Montclair Film Festival. When she's not writing about car insurance, she spends her time with her pets, playing video games, or enjoying long weekend hikes.
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