Where Can I Charge My Electric Car?

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E at Charging Station

If you’ve recently purchased a new electric vehicle in Bloomington, Morton, Peoria, you might be wondering where you can find electric car charging stations in the or area. Our service team always recommends installing a home electric car charger and then using public electric car chargers as needed. For answers to the question, “Where can I charge my electric car?”, read on below to find out the electric car charging station types available.



Electric Car Charger Types

While you might be looking for things to do in Uptown Normal, you might need to scope out the different electric car charger types available in the area. There are several electric car charging stations near , but a home electric charger will be the most convenient for overnight charging. Here are the three different types of electric car chargers:

  1. Domestic Outlet Home Charging (Regular Outlet) (Level 1 Charging): This electric car charger will charge your in 24 hours using a standard three-prong outlet. It’s the perfect charger for overnight charging. Still asking, “Where can I charge my electric car close by?” Start at home!
  2. Installed Brand-Approved Domestic Charging (Level 2 Charging): This electric car charger should be installed by a -area electrician. It can charge your battery in a few hours or, depending on the type of Level 2 charger, it can get your vehicle battery to 80% in 30 to 40 minutes.
  3. Public Charging/DC Fast Charging (Level 2 Charging): Public electric car charging stations are typically found in malls, hotels, parking garages, and gas stations. They are the fastest option, delivering an 80 percent charge in as few as 30 minutes.

Are Electric Car Charging Stations Free?

Now that you know the answer to, “Where can I charge my electric car around Bloomington, Morton, Peoria?”, it’s important to know the costs of public electric car charging stations. Some of them might be free while others can cost between $7 to $15 to fully charge your vehicle. Most charge by the kilowatt-hour.

The overall savings cost with electric vehicles is huge when compared to regular gas-powered vehicles. To learn more about additional electric car perks, check out our guide to the benefits of electric cars!

Learn More about Electric Car Chargers at Sam Leman Automotive Group!

With all of these electric car charging station options, do not hesitate to contact us with additional EV questions.

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