How Much Does It Cost To Charge A Polestar 2?

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The figures used at the time of writing are for July 2022. The average cost of electricity per kWh in the US is 16.10Β’ (cents) per kWh (kilo Watt hour). The costs to charge a Polestar 2 will ultimately depend on a few factors.

  • The battery pack of the Standard Range and Long Range Single Motor
  • Which state are you charging it in
  • If the Polstar 2 is being charged residentially or commercially

In this article, you’ll find out the costs of charging the Polestar 2 and the associated battery packs.

You will also find tables breaking down the costs state by state, so no matter where in America you are, you can find out the costs of charging a Polestar 2.

So keep reading or jump straight to the answer using the quick links below!

How Much Does It Cost To Charge a Polestar 2 Standard Range Single Motor (SM)?

The 2022 Standard Range Single Motor comes with a 64 kWh battery that is capable of up to 273 miles. 

The average cost to charge a Standard Range SM at home in the United States is $10.30 for the standard battery pack. This is for a 0%-100% charge which isn’t your typical charge cycle.

To be thorough, the cost for an 80% charge of the standard range pack is $8.24. You can find the costs per state in the table below the next section:

How much does charging a Polestar 2 Long Range Single Motor (SM) cost?

The 2022 Long Range Single Motor comes with a 78 kWh battery that is capable of up to 335 miles. The average cost to charge a Long Range SM at home in the United States is $12.56 for a full charge.

However, a 0%-100% charge isn’t your typical real-world charge cycle. The cost for an 80% charge which is more in line with real-world experience, is $10.05.

Below are the costs for each state:

Polestar 2 Charge Costs at Home (Per State)

The dollar amounts are based on a full charge of 0%-100%, so real-world figures will be less.

Polestar 2 Charge Costs Commercially (Using Charging Networks)

The cost of charging your Polestar 2 at public charging stations does vary across the country. How an electric charging station bills vary too; some are free, some are pay-as-you-go, and some run on a subscription fee.

Some charge for electricity based on the cost per kWh, whereas others charge you based on how long you charge your car. You can find this information online by searching for nearby charging stations or asking when you arrive at the station. 

For simplicity, we will use the average national charging network costs of between 40Β’ and 70Β’ (according to Bluedot.co). So for both Polestar 2 models, you would be looking at between $24-$45 for the 64-kWh battery pack and $31-$55 for the 78-kWh battery pack.

Can You Charge A Polestar 2 At A Tesla Station?

Yes, you can charge both the Standard Range and Long Range SM at a Tesla charging station as long as you have a J1772 adapter plug, which is sold separately. Bear in mind that you need to download the Tesla app to access their charging network.

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Key Takeaways

EV charging costs vary greatly depending on which state you are in. The highest charging costs are in Hawaii, followed by California. Idaho is the cheapest state to charge your Polestar 2 at home.

So as long as you already have a home EV charging station, the average cost to charge a 64-kWh Polestar 2 is $10.30, and for a 78-kWh battery pack, charging your Polestar 2 will be, on average, $12.56.

For a precise charging cost at your home, use our EV charging calculator below:

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