Find the Right Charging Station for You

Easily compare the most popular charging stations on the market with this useful guide. Our goal is to help you find a level 2 charging station that answers all of your charging needs, includes all of the features you are looking for, and is within your price range. If you’re not sure which features you want your station to have, this guide explains the utility of every feature you can find on a charging station.

Comparison Chart of the most Popular Charging Stations in 2019

Are you thinking of buying an electric vehicle and wondering which charging station is right for you? This table is for you! It compares the different models of residential charging stations and shows important features. You can even order your terminal here.

Charging Station EVduty EVC30 JuiceBox Pro EVoCharge EVoInnovate
Price $799 to $1019 $849 to $879 $799 to $839
Connector SAE J1772 SAE J1772 SAE J1772
Max Power 7.2kW 7.7kW or 9.6kW 7.7 kW
Tension 208 to 240 volts 208 to 240 volts 208 to 240 volts
Amperage 30 amps 32 or 40 amps 32 amps
Wi-Fi (Smart Features) Wi-Fi Model Available Yes No
Wall Connection NEMA 6-50 or NEMA 14-50 or hardwired NEMA 14-50 or hardwired NEMA 6-50 or hardwired
Portable Yes Yes Yes
Inside and Outside Yes Yes Yes
Operating temperatue -40°C to 40°C (-40°F to 104°F) -30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F) -30°C to 50°C (-22°F to 122°F)
Cable 12, 18 or 25 ft (3.7 or 5.5 or 7.62 m) 24 ft (7.32 m) 25 ft (7.6 m)
Anti-theft System Yes No Yes
Dimensions 13 x 6.5 x 2.5 in (33 x 16.5 x 6 cm) 10 x 6 x 3.5 in (25.4 x 15.2 x 8.9 cm) 11 x 7.5 x 3.2 in (28 x 19 x 8.1 cm)
Weight 13.2 lbs (6 kg) 20 lbs (9 kg) 10 lbs (4.5 kg)
Warranty 5 Years (Station)
3 Years (Cable)
3 Years 3 Years
Certification CSA C-UL CSA
Holster Included No Yes Yes
Made in Quebec Ontario/California California

2019 Most Popular Home Charging Stations

Electric vehicles are getting more common every day in 2019. Their growth in popularity has created an increase in the number of charging stations available on the market. In this comparison chart, we’ve gathered some of the most popular models and their features in order to help you find the right charging station that fits all your needs.

To help you familiarize yourself with these models, we’ve written a short description for six of the eight stations available on the ChargeHub Store.

EVduty EVC30, $799 to $1099

The EVduty charging station has proven itself to be an excellent charging station through the years. Made in Quebec, Canada, it’s perfect for fully electric cars and plug-in hybrid alike, such as the Nissan LEAF, Kia Soul EV and Optima PHEV, Chevy Bolt and Volt and many others. It allows you to charge up to five times faster thanks to its 7.2 kW of power.

The EVduty charging station is also extremely compact (weight: 13.2 lb / size: 13 x 6.5 x 2.5 in), making it easy to move from one place to another. A connected version is also available if you want to benefit from the smart features. The station is made for indoor or outdoor use, being able to withstand temperatures from -40°C to 40°C (-40°F to 104°F).

JuiceBox Pro (32 amps & 40 amps), $849 to $879

The JuiceBox Pro is a feature-rich premium charging station at an affordable price. It is compatible with all EVs and PHEVs and is built in Canada (designed in California). The 40 amps option boasts 9.6 kW of power, allowing charging up to seven times faster for cars with a high power acceptance like some Tesla models or the BMW i3. The JuiceBox Pro charging station is connected, so you can follow your electricity consumption, manage who has access to the station, and more, all with your smartphone.

Despite its power and connectivity, it is not a bulky charger: the station weights 20 lb is 10 x 6 x 3.5 inches in size. The aluminum cast box of JuiceBox charger is also remarkably durable. All in all, the JuiceBox charging station is an affordable option for premium chargers.

EVoInnovate, $779 to $799

The brand new charging station from EVoCharge, the EVoInnovate, is visually appealing, very compact (weight: 10 lb / size: 11 x 7.5 x 3.2 in), and easily portable. It is compatible with every electric vehicle and offers 7.7 kW of power, allowing cars to charge up to five times faster than with a level 1 charging station. A holster is included with the station to roll up the cable and connector for a clean and safe charging set up.

Bosch EV600 Series, $1024 to $1312

The EV600 Series charging station by German manufacturer Bosch is the second generation of the EV200 Series stations. It has a universal SAE J1772 connector and has a modern look, to go along with a size of 12.6 x 10.2 x 4.5 inches and a weight of 18 to 24 lb, depending on cable length. The station exists in 30 and 40 amp versions.

Bosch EV200 Series, $683 to $1042

The Bosch EV200 Series charging station is compatible with all electric vehicles in North America. A holster for the connector is integrated into the design for a clean set up. Its design is modern, although it is more bulky than most stations (weight: 15.4 lb / size: 13.8 x 15.7 x 5 in). This charging station packs 30 amps and 7.2 kW of power, allowing charging up to five times faster than level 1 charging. A budget 16 amps and 3.8 kW option is also available, primarily designed for plug-in hybrid cars.

Sun Country Highway Rugged Edition, $1099

The Sun Country Highway Rugged Edition charging station is made to be resistant to impacts and harsh weather. Its SAE J1772 connector is covered by rubber in order to absorb shocks and avoid breaks. This charger is fairly compact (weight: 13 lb / size: 19.7 x 8.9 x 5.3 in) and can charge your car battery up to five times faster with its 7.2 kW of power.

ChargeHub’s Recommendations According to your Needs

Most charging stations are quite different when taking a close look at all their attributes. That’s why some chargers are more adapted to certain needs and situations. We’ll try to give you a factual illustration of the most adapted charging station to different needs.

Which Charging Station is the Most Affordable?

Least Expensive with More than 7.2 kW (30 amps) of Power

The EVoInnovate is the most affordable charging station with 7.7 kW of power (32 amps) for $779. For this price,you get to charge up to five times faster and enjoy a 3 year warranty and elegant design. We would also like to mention the EVduty, a great alternative for $799. It is similar to the EVoInnovate but boasts a longer cable and a lower operating temperature (-40°C or -40°F).

The Lowest Price

The 16 amps version of the EV200 Series by Bosch is the least expensive level 2 home charging station out there at only $683.

The Most Affordable Smart Charging Station

The JuiceBox Pro has a 32 amps version available for $849 which includes many smart features. Directly from your phone, control the access to the charger, track your charging data, set notifications and reminders and a lot more.

Which Station Charges the Fastest?

First of all, every electric car is limited to a certain power acceptance that cannot be exceeded no matter which charging station you use. This means a 9.6 kW charger won't charge faster a car faster than a 7.2 kW charger unless the car can accept more than 7.2 kW of power.

If your car can accept 9.6 kW of power, then the JuiceBox Pro 40 and the Bosch EV600 Series 40 amps are your best options for faster charging. To give you an idea of the time you save, a Tesla Model S with a 60 kWh battery will be fully charged in 6.3 hours with a 40 amps (9.6 kW) charger, rather than 8.3 hours with a 30 amps (7.2 kW).

Which Charging Stations Have Smart or Connected Features?

Smart or connected charging stations are quite popular with EV drivers because of their capacity to provide charging data and because of their mobile apps that give full control of the charger to the users. Models with smart features include JuiceBox Pro, EVduty Smart Home, ChargePoint Home and Flo x5.

Which Charging Station Has the Best Warranty?

The charging station with the best warranty is the Sun Country Highway Rugged Edition with its five year warranty. It is the only warranty on the market that covers the whole charging stations for that period of time. EVduty stations have the second best warranty: 5 years on the station itself and three years on the cable and connector. Most brands offer a three year on stations.

Which Charging Stations Are Portable?

The EVduty, EVoInnovate and the JuiceBox Pro stations can be installed simply and without any tools, and they are light and compact in size, making it easy to move them for a use in two locations. In fact, once the wall mount is fixed, you only have to unplug the charging station and to slide it up to take it off the wall. They’re also fairly secure, provided you have a padlock on them.

For stations such as the Sun Country Highway, you have to unscrew it from the wall. Don’t forget that your charging station must have a plug if you want to use it at different places.

Find your Final Charging Station Cost

EVduty EVC30
Options MSRP Price with taxes Subsidy Final price
NEMA 6-50 $799 $919 $-350 $569
Ensemble NEMA 6-50 $899 $1,034 $-350 $684
Smart Home NEMA 6-50 $999 $1,149 $-350 $799
NEMA 14-50 $819 $942 $-350 $592
NEMA 14-50 $899 $1,034 $-350 $684
Smart Home NEMA 14-50 $999 $1,149 $-350 $799
Hardwired $819 $942 $-350 $592
Smart Home Hardwired $1,019 $1,172 $ $-350 $822
Options MSRP Price with taxes Subsidy Final price
18' Cable $779 $851 $-350 $501
25' Cable $799 $873 $-350 $523
JuiceBox Pro
Options MSRP Price with taxes Subsidy Final price
NEMA 14-50 $979 $1,069 $-350 $719
Hardwired $879 $1,069 $-350 $719
EV200 Series
Options MSRP Price with taxes Subsidy Final price
12' Cable, 16A $682 $727 $-350 $377
18' Câble, 30A $907 $985 $-350 $635
25' Cable, 30A $1,042 $1,141 $-350 $791
EV600 Series
Options MSRP Price with taxes Subsidy Final price
18' Cable, 30A $1,024 $1,120 $-350 $770
25' Cable, 40A $1,312 $1,451 $-350 $1,101

Available Subsidies in Canada

Subsidies on charging stations in Quebec

Quebec residents have access to a $350 in rebate for the purchase of a charging station, and $250 for its installation. (Conditions may apply)

Subsidies on charging station in the rest of Canada

There are no provincial subsidies in the rest of Canada. The final price is the cost of the charging station plus the applicable taxes.

City Subsidies

Some cities in Canada offer subsidies to encourage their citizens to purchase a home charging station. We recommend you verify with your city if you don’t want to miss an opportunity to save money.

Subsidies in United States

We invite you to take a look at the Plug In America list of state and federal incentives if you want to discover which subsidies and rebates are available in your state.

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