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BMW i3 s Tech Specs

from: 2018 facelift: 2019 ended: 2022

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Battery Capacity Gross/Useable 42.2​/​37.9 kWh

Range (WLTP) 345 km 214.4 mi

Minimal Consumption (WLTP) 14 kWh/100 km 22.5 kWh/100 mi

Acceleration 0-100 km/h 6.9 s

Acceleration 0-60 mph 6.7 s

Performance Specs

  • Power: compare 135 kW (181 hp)
  • Torque: compare 270 Nm 199 lb-ft
  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Drive: compare Rear
  • Acceleration 0-60 mph: compare 6.7 s
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h: compare 6.9 s
  • Acceleration 0-62 mph: 6.9 s
  • Top Speed: compare 160 km/h 99 mph
  • Quarter Mile (402.3 m): compare 15.2 s

Official Range and Energy Consumption (Combined)

  • WLTP Range (TEL*): compare 345 km 214.4 mi
  • WLTP Range (TEH*): 260 km 161.6 mi
  • WLTP Consumption (TEL*): compare 14 kWh/100 km 22.5 kWh/100 mi
  • WLTP Consumption (TEH*): 14.6 kWh/100 km 23.5 kWh/100 mi
  • Petrol/Gasoline equivalent: 1.57 l/100 km 149.6 MPGe

* TEL (Test Energy Low) indicates the lowest values (most economical) with the lightest set of options
TEH (Test Energy High) indicates the highest values (least economical) with the heaviest set of options

Battery

  • Battery Type: Lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity Gross: compare 42.2 kWh
  • Battery Capacity Useable: compare 37.9 kWh

Dimensions and Weights

  • Body Type: Hatchback
  • Length: compare 4006 mm 157.72 in
  • Width: compare 1791 mm 70.51 in
  • Height: compare 1590 mm 62.6 in
  • Wheelbase: 2570 mm 101.18 in
  • Weight: compare 1365 kg 3009 lbs
  • Max Payload: 440 kg 970 lbs
  • Weight Distr. Front/Rear: 47/53 %
  • Luggage Capacity: compare 260 l 9.2 ft3
  • Luggage Capacity Max: 1100 l 38.8 ft3
  • Frunk Capacity: compare20 l 0.7 ft3
  • Ground Clearance: compare 131 mm 5.16 in
  • Min Turning Circle (curb-curb): compare 10.31 m 33.8 ft
  • Tire Standard: 175/55 R20
  • Rear Tire Standard: 195/50 R20
  • Seats max.: 4

Charging

  • AC On-Board Charger Standard: 11 kW
  • DC Fast Charging: compare 50 kW
  • DC Charge Port: CCS
  • Charge Port Location: Right rear

AC Charging Times (home, work, hotel)

Select State of Charge (SOC):

The maximum on-board charger power of the BMW i3 s is 11 kW.
All figures in the table above are assumed approximate values under optimal conditions.

DC Fast Charging Times

Select State of Charge (SOC):

The maximum fast charging power of the BMW i3 s is 50 kW.
All figures in the table above are assumed approximate values under optimal conditions.

Others

  • Dedicated EV Platform: Yes
  • Drag Coefficient Cd: compare 0.3

Safety - Crash Tests

BMW i3 Pros and Cons

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    BMW i3 - A great car for the city 8.7

    owner review of BMW i3 33 kWh 2017

    • strong recuperation

    • strong brakes

    • rear-wheel drive - a great solution in wet conditions and in winter

    • low running costs

    • long-term consumption only 15.5 kWh/100 km

    • reliability

    • excellent view from the car

    • drives like a go-kart

    • excellent acceleration of around 7.5 seconds to 100 km/h

    • excellent spontaneous drive (125 kW, 250 Nm)

    • summer range up to 200 km, winter range 150 km - enough for city driving

    • surprisingly spacious interior for four adults

    • ideal for the city, dimensions: 3 999 × 1 775 × 1 578 mm

    • sufficient top speed of 150 km/h

    • weight only 1,320 kg

    • complicated opening of the rear doors

    • many options are extra (DC charging, heat pump, heated seats)

    • boot space

    • not suitable for long distances - hard suspension, less range

    • DC CCS charging only 50 kW

    • no heated steering wheel

    • high price for such a small car

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