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DC charge

You can charge at high speeds at public charging stations. Use the charging cable installed with DC chargers.
DC Charger

* Actual charger appearance and charging method may vary in accordance with the charger manufacturer.

* If you use a DC charger when the vehicle is already fully charged, some DC chargers will send out an error message. When the vehicle is fully charged, do not charge the vehicle.


If you cannot open the charging door due to freezing weather, try again after removing any ice near the charging door. If you open it by force, the charging door may be damaged.

How to connect DC charger

  1. While the brake pedal is pressed, engage the parking brake.

  2. Place the gear in P (Park), and turn OFF the vehicle.

    If you try to charge while the gear is not placed in P (Park), it will automatically move to P (Park).

    However, charge the battery only when the gear is placed in P (Park) for safety reasons.

  3. Press the charging door to open the charging door.

    You cannot open the charging door when the vehicle's doors are locked.

  4. Open the charging door and then open the cover of the charging inlet.

  5. Check whether there is dust or foreign substances inside the charging connector and charging inlet.

  6. Hold the charging handle and connect it to the vehicle DC charging inlet. Push the connector until you hear a "clicking" sound. If the charging connector and charging terminal are not connected properly, this may cause a fire.

    * Refer to the manual for each type of DC charger for how to charge and remove the charger.

    * The shape of the charging connector may vary depending on the manufacturer.

  7. Check if the charger indicator lamp in the instrument cluster in turned ON.

    Charging doesn't start when the charging indicator lamp is OFF.

    When the charging connector is not connected properly, reconnect the charging cable to charge it again.

    • Charge your car only when the gear is placed in P (Park) for safety.

    • You can start charging when the EV button is in the OFF position and the gear is in P (Park).

      After charging has started, you can use electrical components, such as the radio, by pressing the EV button to ACC or ON position.

    • You cannot move the gear other than P (Park) while charging.


    To control the temperature of the high voltage battery while charging, the air conditioner is used to cool down the battery, which may generate noise from operation of the air conditioner compressor and cooling fan.

    Also, the air conditioner's performance may be degraded during the summer due to operation of the cooling system for the high voltage battery.

  8. After charging has started, the estimated charging time is displayed on the instrument cluster for about 1 minute.

    A: Remaining Time

    * The remaining charging time in the LCD image may differ from actual charging time.

    • Depending on the condition and durability of the high voltage battery, charger specifications, and ambient temperature, the time required for charging the battery may vary.

    • In rare cases, you might hear high frequency noise (very little beep sound) outside the car when charging with 400V fast charger that is deteriorated or has long communication delay. The high frequency noise can be generated only when the car tries to reduce its own electromagnetic waves to keep fast charging as possible. So, there is no need to worry about this little noise, because it is the intentional operation of the car that does not affect any charging performance or the vehicle itself at all.

How to disconnect DC charger

  1. Remove the charging connector when DC charging is completed, or after you stop charging using the DC charger.

    Refer to each respective fast charger manual for details about how to disconnect the charging connector.


    When disconnecting the charging connector, do not try to disconnect it by force without pressing the release button. This may damage the charging connector and vehicle charging inlet.

  2. Make sure to completely close the DC charging inlet cover.

  3. Make sure to completely close the charging door.