2022 BMW 330e Long term update

When I bring an EV or plug-in hybrid home, I usually charge with the included mobile charger. I’m still purchasing a Level 2 charger (and an electrician to install a 240-volt NEMA outlet) for the garage, but once I install it, I’ll probably use these mobile chargers occasionally for testing purposes, and because my Beetle project is in my garage. Takes a good part of the place. I usually run the mobile charging cable under the door of my garage to an outlet there or to my porch plug. As a 15-amp breaker that handles my porch and garage outlets, I have had some issues with some vehicles. Many times, the plug breaker trips in that circuit.

Thanks, AutoblogIts long-range 2022 BMW 330e xDrive’s infotainment system has a menu that lets you adjust the charging amperage. You can dial anything between 6 and 16 amps. I have limited it to 12 to balance charging speed with uninterrupted power supply from my outlets. This means I don’t have to run an extension cord to plug in a different, more stable circuit (usually one inside the house near the garage door).

It’s not uncommon, but not given, to offer different charging amperage settings for EVs or PHEVs, but I like that I can dial it properly within that range. This is definitely better or worse than having two or three predefined settings, not at all (I see you Nissan Leaf and Ford Mustang Mach).

Now if I remember to turn off the curse charging port cover when I unplug it.

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