14 Oct 2021 Posted by Vital EV

Vauxhall Vivaro-e Charging Guide

Vauxhall Vivaro-e Charging Guide
Vauxhall Vivaro-e Charging Guide

The Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the medium electric van from Vauxhall, offering payloads of up to 1,226kg and a range of up to 205 miles. Our Vauxhall Vivaro-e Charging Guide details all the key charging information, including charge times, voltages and costs.

Key Statistics

Range (WLTP): 143 miles (50kWh) or 205 miles (75kWh)

Electric Cost per Mile: 5.2ppm* (50kWh) or 5.5ppm* (75kWh)

Rapid DC Charge: Yes

EV Type: Battery Electric Van

*Electric Cost per Mile is calculated by using a nominal cost of 15p per unit (kWh)


The third-generation Vivaro was introduced in 2019 but it wasn’t until the following year that the electric version, the Vauxhall Vivaro-e, was introduced. Like its Stellantis siblings (the Peugeot e-Expert and Citroen e-Dispatch), the Vauxhall Vivaro-e features both a Type 2 and CCS connection for rapid DC charging.  

Vauxhall Vivaro-e Charging Guide

The values below are based on the 50kWh battery.

Charging MethodCharging TimeAdded Range per Minute
Domestic 3-Pin Plug28 hours 0 mins0.08 miles per minute
7.4kW AC Wallbox7 hours 30 mins0.3 miles per minute
Kempower T-Series Mobile 40kW DC Charger1 hours 15 mins1.9 miles per minute
Kempower C-Series 200kW DC Charger15 mins9.5 miles per minute

The values above are based on the 50kWh Vivaro-e. All figures on based on Vital EV estimates and actual charging time can be affected by a wide range of factors, including ambient temperature, state of charge of the battery and the maximum limited charge rate of the vehicle.

Vauxhall Vivaro-e battery

The Vauxhall Vivaro-e has battery options of 50kWh and 75kWh. The CCS and Type 2 charging points are located above the nearside wheelarch. The Kempower T-Series and and Kempower C-Series are available with both types of DC charging connections (CCS and CHAdeMO).

Vauxhall Vivaro-e range

Peak Power: 100kW

Peak Torque: 260Nm

Operating voltage: 380V-400V

Acceleration time of 0-62mph: 13.1 seconds