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Best EV Home Charger for Genesis GV60

GV60 is the first all-electric crossover SUV from the startup luxury brand Genesis. The GV60 is built upon a dedicated electric E-GMP platform with an 800 volt architecture, meaning it was built as an EV from the ground up.

The GV60 was launched in 2022 in the US market as a 2023 model. The vehicle is available in Advanced or and higher-end Performance trims, and all GV60s in America come standard with dual motor all wheel drive and a 77.4 kWh battery capacity. The Advanced trim GV60 has a 74 kW front and 160 kW rear motors (314 hp), while the Performance model has dual 160 kW motors, good for 429 horsepower. Estimated range for the Advanced and Performance trims is at 248 and 235 miles, respectively.

The charging port on the Genesis GV60 features a standard J1772 / CCS connector, compatible with most public charging networks and home chargers. The onboard hardware is capable of charging at 11 kW at home on Level 2 alternating current. See below our list of recommended home chargers for the Genesis GV60.

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Wallbox Pulsar Plus

Wallbox Pulsar Plus for Genesis GV60

The Wallbox Pulsar Plus is our top pick for a charger with a compact and attractive design at just 7.8″ x 7.9″ x 3.9″ in dimensions.

Available in 40 and 48 amp versions, the Pulsar Plus can charge up to 8 times faster than Level 1 (120v) charging. Like the Blink Charger, it features a 25 foot long cable. The 48 amp version is able to deliver up to 11.5 kW of power, cutting down charge times to just a few hours rather than overnight for GV60 drivers.

Wallbox also works great for households with multiple EVs that need to be charged simultaneously. Two or more Wallbox chargers on the same circuit can communicate between each other and balance the available household power between chargers. See full review.

Specs

  • 40 and 48 amp versions
  • 25 foot long charge cable
  • Indoor/Outdoor operation
  • NEMA 14-50 outlet, or hardwired
  • Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity

Pros

Compact design with clear indicator lights, myWallbox app companion app for control and charge monitoring

Cons

The app is rather basic compared to other chargers

Grizzl-E Level 2 EV Charger 40 AMP

Grizzl-E Level 2 Charger for Genesis GV60

The Level 2 home charger from Grizzl-E is a compelling option for GV60 owners looking for durability and value. It is a simple utilitarian design metal box with an LED indicator light and heavy duty construction. There are no screens or wifi connectivity options, just an industrial looking box with 40 amps of power delivery, which should translate to about 9 kW usable charging speed. (GV60 supports scheduled charging from the infotainment screen.) 

Grizzl-E is based in Canada, so their products are designed to perform in extreme weather conditions. The operating temperature range is between -22F to 122F for outdoor usage.  

This charger is available with either NEMA 14-50 or NEMA 06-50 wall connectors (check the SKU when ordering), and all variants can be hardwired by an electrician. Full review available here.

Specs

  • 40 amps, or as low as 16
  • 24 foot long charge cable
  • Indoor/Outdoor operation
  • NEMA 14-50, NEMA 06-50, or hardwired options 

Pros

Good value, durable construction and materials, heavy duty charging cable, suitable for extreme climates 

Cons

No smart features or app control

AMPROAD iFlow P9

AMPROAD iFlow P9 for GV60

AMPROAD offers a unique EV charger that includes features of home based chargers, while at the same time offering portability for occasional road trip use.

This charger includes a wall mounting bracket, a wall mounted cord holder, generous 25 foot length, and a thick and durable cable. Basically, all the criteria for daily use home EV charger.

However, you can slide the charger out from its wall mount, roll it up, and tuck it away into the included travel bag, and you have a perfectly adequate portable EV charger.

Downsides? Not many. But the smart features require the user to connect to the wi-fi network created by the charger instead of going through dedicated apps. Full AMPROAD review here.

Specs

  • Up to 40 amps, with modes as low as 10 amps
  • 25 foot long in total
  • Indoor operations
  • IP67 water tightness rating
  • NEMA 14-50 plug
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity

Pros

Portable, has a high quality and thick cable, clear LCD screen, optional Wi-Fi connectivity

Cons

NEMA 14-50 placement at the top of the box may limit mounting options, the smart connectivity functions may have a learning curve

Emporia Smart Level 2 EV Charger

Emporia Level 2 Charger for Genesis GV60

The Emporia home EV charger is easy to recommend if you already have other Emporia energy products in your home, as the app can control a variety of Emporia hardware. But the EV charger is a competitive product in its own right. While cheaper than many competitors on the market, Emporia does not cut corners where it matters most in day to day usage.

We really liked the high power output (48 amps hardwired, 40 amps over NEMA 14-50), and the highly durable single piece metal charge cord holder. Most competing brands throw in a cheap plastic cord holder into the box. Installation and app configuration was relatively easy as well. You can see our full review here.

Specs

  • Up to 48 amps, when hardwired
  • 24 foot long cable
  • Indoor/Outdoor operation
  • NEMA 14-50 outlet or hardwired

Pros

Lower cost than competitors, up to 48 amps of power, app connectivity and scheduling, really good metal charge plug holder

Cons

The charge cord is shorter than competition, the charger casing is made from plastic

ChargePoint Home Flex

ChargePoint Home Flex

ChargePoint is a reputable brand in public charging as well as home charging. The Home Flex is a current favorite with a combination of attractive design, 50 amp performance, and responsive customer support.

At the higher end of home chargers, the Home Flex is able to deliver up to 50 amps to your EV, which translates to approx. 36 miles of range added per hour. The companion ChargePoint app allows you to schedule charging sessions when electricity is cheapest, as well as send you reminders if you forget to plug in your EV.

Compatible with most EVs on the market, the ChargePoint Home Flex is our top choice for most EVs with larger capacity batteries, like the Genesis GV60.

Specs

  • Up to 50 amp charging, 9 times faster than wall outlet
  • 23 foot long charge cable
  • Indoor/Outdoor operation
  • NEMA 14-50, NEMA 6-50, or hardwired options
  • UL Listed; safe and eligible for rebates/incentives in many states

Pros

Energy Star Certified, Wifi connectivity, Alexa voice assistant compatibility, choice of NEMA 14-50 or NEMA 6-50 plugs, configurable between 16 and 50 amps

Cons

Dependent on the smartphone app for configuration and some features.

JuiceBox 40 Smart from Enel-X

Juicebox 40 Smart Enel-X for Genesis GV60

The JuiceBox 40 from Enel-X is a very highly popular choice for home charging the GV60. This smart charger is priced in the middle of the spectrum and offers impressive 40 amp charging performance and smart scheduling/monitoring options via a companion smartphone app. Users are also able to control charging via Google Home and Amazon Alexa voice assistant in smart home setups. 

DIY self installers will be pleased with the easy mounting instructions of the JuiceBox charger, there is just one simple wall bracket that needs to be attached to your wall. The charger can also be locked with an included key to the bracket, so the JuiceBox can not be easily removed and stolen from your wall. This is a nice feature for chargers mounted outside, or in apartment complex parking lots. 

When ordering, check between NEMA 14-50 plug-in version or hardwired version for a cleaner look.

Specs

  • Up to 40 amps
  • 25 foot charge cable
  • Indoor/Outdoor operation
  • NEMA 14-50 and hardwired variants
  • 3 year warranty

Pros

Key locking to the bracket, UL Listed, Energy Star certification, wi-fi connectivity and charge scheduling, integrated cord holster, simple installation

Cons

Some users reported finicky wi-fi performance (but there have been several software updates since),  the charging cable is less pliable in cold weather than competitors like ChargePoint.

Frequently Asked Questions about charging the GV60

How much does it cost to charge the Genesis GV60 at home?

With a typical rate of 13 cents per kiloWatt hour and assuming 95% efficiency during charging, it would cost approximately $10.59 to fully recharge the GV60. Keep in mind that it would be very rare to need a zero to 100% charger.

Does the Genesis GV60 have a heat pump?

Yes, a heat pump is standard equipment in the US on the GV60. This is great news for customers living in colder states, as more winter range can be retained. 

What are the wheel and tire sizes available with the GV60?

The lower trim GV60s come with 19-inch wheels and 235/55R19 tires, with an option to upgrade to 20-inch wheels and wider 255/45R20 tires. (the 255 indicates tire width in millimetres) The GV60 Performance trim comes standard with 21-inch wheels and 255/40R21 tires. Wider tires and larger diameter wheels typically give up a little bit of range for sportier road feel and appearance.

Does the Genesis GV60 come with free charging?

Yes, Genesis has announced a partnership with the Electrify America network in the United States, giving new GV60 owners 3 years of unlimited 30 minute charging sessions. Check with your dealer for details and eligibility.
Level 3 fast public chargers are great for road trips, but for everyday usage we recommend owners install a home charging station to help preserve battery capacity and enjoy the convenience of having a charged battery each morning.

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