Charging the Polestar 1 Plug-In Hybrid

Everything Polestar 1 Drivers Need to Know About Charging an Electric Vehicle

Polestar is one of the new disruptors in the EV space. As Volvo's electric-vehicle brand, it aims to combine high-tech features with a modern Swedish look. With a limited production run of only 1,500 units and a price tag starting at $155,000, the Polestar 1 is Polestar’s exclusive collector’s item plug-in hybrid.

Driving the front wheels, Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid has a turbo and supercharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor to make a combined 375 horsepower. To power the rear, this PHEV has a pair of electric motors, each producing 114 horsepower. This combination means the Polestar 1 has all-wheel drive and a total system output of 619 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque.

The interior of the Polestar 1 has a minimal and sophisticated Swedish design similar to its Volvo counterparts, the Volvo S90 sedan and V90 station wagon. In terms of technology, the Polestar 1 has a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.

Polestar 1 Charging & Range

The Polestar 1 is a sporty PHEV with an all-electric driving range of 52 miles and a combined system output of 619 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque. The EPA has rated the Polestar 1 for fuel efficiency city/highway with a combined rating of 58 MPGe.

The Polestar 1’s relatively fast onboard 11-kilowatt charger means the pack can be charged from empty to full in about 4 hours. To achieve that charging speed, electric vehicle drivers should install a capable 32-amp charging station such as the JuiceBox 32. Using the JuiceBox 32 with a 240-volt supply of home energy is much faster than Polestar’s Level 1 charging cord, which requires 12 hours for a full charge via a 120-volt trickle charge.

Polestar 1 Charging Times

Model Year

Polestar 1

Max Charge Rate

11 kW 

Battery Size

34 kWh

Charge Time on Level 1

~ 12 hrs 
Charge Time with JuiceBox 32
~ 4 hrs

All Electric Range

52 miles

Level 3 DC Fast Charging for Polestar 1

The Polestar 1 can take advantage of 50kW DC fast charging, which gets to about 80% charge in less than an hour.

Polestar 1 Charging Stations

JuiceBox 32 is the perfect Polestar 1 charger. Faster, smarter, greener EV charging.

JuiceBox 40 WiFi-enabled 40-Amp EVSE
$699.00$649.00 each With free shipping
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JuiceBox 48 Hardwired WiFi-enabled
48-Amp EVSE
$739.00$689.00 each With free shipping
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JuiceBox 32 WiFi-enabled 32-Amp EVSE
$669.00$619.00 each With free shipping
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JuiceNet Green Software Upgrade
$50.00 each
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JuiceBox Benefits for Polestar 1 Drivers 

High power charging

The JuiceBox 32 (7.7 kW) provides the power you need to quickly charge your Polestar 1 and future-proofs your home charging for other EVs.

Standard outlet

Polestar 1 owners and all other EV drivers can easily utilize the same EV charger.

Reduce power, if you need to protect your electrical circuit

With JuiceBox, you can de-rate the power for charging when circuit breakers have limited capacity. You can also share electric vehicle loads across multiple JuiceBox stations.

Charge using more renewable energy

With JuiceNet Green, all U.S. Polestar 1 drivers can optimize charging for when renewables are high and electricity and energy costs are low.