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Are there vehicles with charge ports on passenger (right) side?

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by ljwobker, Apr 25, 2015.

  1. ljwobker

    ljwobker Geek.

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    Is anyone aware of EVs that have the charge ports on the passenger (or, I guess more correctly, "starboard") side?

    I'm working on a presentation for facility managers to learn about how employees want to charge cars, and while I can't think of any cars set up this way, I certainly haven't seen them all.
     
  2. woof

    woof Model X 75D Blue, 6 seats

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    BMWs ActiveE, i3, and i8 all have the charge port on the starboard side. Even for right hand drive cars.
     
  3. cwerdna

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    #3 cwerdna, Apr 25, 2015
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    Yes.

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    i-Miev looks like it has the J1772 inlet on the passenger side. I recall they put their CHAdeMO inlet on the opposite side of the J1772 inlet.

    Yes, I can confirm the BMW i3 (BMW i3 - Media Gallery - BMW North America
    ), as well.

    At my work, we have a few i3's, PiPs, Fiat 500e and e-Golfs.
     
  4. astrothad

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    I can confirm that for the 2014 smart fortwo EV, the charge port is starboard.

    But is the charge starboard on the port side?
     
  5. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN 65513, Model 3: VIN 1913

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    Yup, confirming cwerdna's note about the e-Golf (have one) and the others as well (seen them at my workplace).
     
  6. eloder

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    +1 on the smart being passenger rear side. That likely won't change either as the next-gen comes around in a couple years or so, as smart tends to mirror the gas model exactly.
     

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