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2019 BMW i8 Base

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Showing the 2019 BMW i8 Base 2dr All-wheel Drive Coupe
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Seats 4
Door Count 2
Engine 228-hp, 1.5-liter I-3 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Combined MPG
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 48 mo/50,000 mi


Exterior (4)
Crystal White Pearl Metallic
E-Copper Metallic
Individual Donington Gray Met
Sophisto Gray Metallic
Interior (5)
E-Copper Exclusive
Giga Amido
Giga Ivory White
Giga Ivory White/Black
Tera Exclusive Dalbergia Brown



Front and rear seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag S
Driver front-impact airbag S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
Knee airbag S
Security system S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm S
Immobilizer S
Traction control S
Brake assist S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Dual front side impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
Fixed front head restraints S
Passenger cancellable airbag S
ABS and driveline traction control S
Tracker system S
Total # of airbags 6
Remote keyless entry S
Brake assistance S
4 wheel ventilated disc brakes S
Dual front impact airbags S
Tailgate/rear door lock S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
Cancellable passenger front-impact airbag S
Frontal Collision Warning w/City Collision Mitigation forward collision mitigation S
Side-impact bars S
Daytime running lights S
Electronic stability S
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Power door locks S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Perimeter/approach lights S
Remote activated perimeter/approach lights S
Engine 228-hp, 1.5-liter I-3 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Gasoline direct injection S
Ignition type spark
Intercooled turbo S
Aluminum cylinder block S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Horsepower 228-hp @ 5,800 rpm
Variable valve control VANOS
Fuel tank capacity 11.1 gal.
Mid mount engine S
Aluminum cylinder head S
Torque 236 lbs.-ft. @ 3,700 rpm
# of valves 12
Engine orientation transverse
Engine liters 1.5
Cylinder configuration I-3
Manual-shift auto S
Low emission vehicle S
Engine 1.5L I-3 DOHC 228hp turbo/supercharged
Traction battery all electric range 18 miles
Regenerative brakes S
Transmission electronic control S
Sequential sport shift S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Battery pack voltage (355) S
Lithium ion battery pack S
Traction battery charge time (hrs) @ 220/240V 2
Single stainless steel exhaust S
Traction battery capacity (kWh) 12
Ultra low emission vehicle II S
All-wheel drive S
Mode select transmission S
Alternator S
Part-time all-wheel drive S
Overdrive S
Traction battery onboard charger (kW) 3
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
6 speed automatic transmission S
Axle ratio 3.68
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .67
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.14
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.46
Transmission electronic control S
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.19
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.56
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.51
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .85
Alloy wheels S
Rack and pinion steering S
Rear coil springs S
Ride control Dynamic Damper Control automatic w/driver control
Rear anti-roll bar S
20" x 8.5" machined w/painted accents forged aluminum rear wheels S
20" wheels S
P215/45YR20.0 BSW performance tires S
Front wheel size 20"
Rear wheel size 20"
Front anti-roll bar S
Adaptive suspension S
Front tires 215/45R20.0
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
20" x 8.5" black forged aluminum rear wheels O
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Servotronic speed-sensing electric power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Speed-sensing steering S
Power steering S
Independent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Front coil springs S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Four wheel independent suspension S
P245/40YR20.0 BSW performance rear tires S
Colored rear bumper insert S
Paint with two-tone S
2 doors S
Power remote right side-view door mirror with tilt down S
Spoiler O
Auto-dimming door mirrors S
Body-colored front and rear bumpers with black rub strip S
Turn signal indicator mirrors S
Grille black w/metal-look surround
Power remote left side-view door mirror S
Heated door mirrors S
Black w/metal-look surround grille S
Metallic paint S
Composite/aluminum body material S
Power door mirrors S
Rear cargo trunk
Rear lip spoiler O
Auto dimming heated folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicator S
Seatback storage pockets 2
Passenger power folding mirror S
Emergency communication system BMW Assist eCall
Power cargo access remote release S
Integrated key/remote S
Air filter S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Garage door transmitter S
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Full floor console S
Front dual zone A/C S
Preconditioning HVAC S
Navigation system with voice activation S
Automatic temperature control S
Interior lock disable S
Retained accessory power S
2 12V DC power outlets S
Navigation system S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
Residual heat recirculation S
Rear cupholders S
Proximity key Comfort Access
Cruise control S
Illuminated driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Remote window controls S
Illuminated entry S
Rear console with storage S
Overhead console S
Air conditioning S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
1-touch down S
Sport steering wheel with manual tilting, manual telescoping S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Front and rear cupholders S
Remote keyless entry S
Full floor console with covered box S
1-touch up S
Driver's footrest S
Auto-locking doors S
Valet function S
Power windows S
12V DC power outlet 2
Automatic dual-zone front air conditioning S
Mini overhead console S
Power windows with driver and passenger 1-touch down S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror S
Window FOB controls S
Front cupholders S
1 USB ports S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Driver power folding mirror S
Illuminated glove box S
Illuminated locking glove box S
Tilt steering wheel S
Full cloth headliner S
Carpet cargo space S
Max seating capacity 4
Cargo net S
Front seats bucket
Concealed cargo storage S
Height adjustable driver seat S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Leather door panel trim S
Driver and passenger heated-cushions S
Manual easy-entry driver and passenger seats S
Floor mats S
Tire mobility kit S
6-way power driver seat S
Easy entry passenger seat manual
Metal-look interior accents S
Carbon fibre door panel insert, console insert S
Leather front and rear seat upholstery S
Carpet trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Leather/metal-look shift knob S
Sport steering wheel S
Cargo light S
Rear bucket seat S
6-way driver and passenger seat adjustments S
Front center armrest S
Carbon fibre/leather instrument panel insert S
Power reclining driver and passenger seats S
Driver and passenger heated-seatbacks S
Cloth/leather front and rear seat upholstery O
Power driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Folding cargo cover S
Carpet floor covering S
Cargo space floor carpet
Cargo cover S
Leather upholstery S
6-way power passenger seat S
Cargo tie-downs S
Front bucket seats S
Height adjustable passenger seat S
Cloth/leather upholstery O
Rear bucket seats S
Leather dashboard S
Power height-adjustable driver and passenger seats S
Easy entry driver seat manual
Max. seating capacity of 4 S
Leather/metal-look steering wheel S
Heated front seats S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Digital signal processor S
2 1st row LCD monitor S
BMW Online internet access S
Diversity antenna S
Wireless phone connectivity S
Audio theft deterrent S
CD-MP3 decoder S
Smart device integration Apple CarPlay with 1 year trial
Automatic equalizer S
AM/FM radio S
Speed-sensitive volume S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
360W amplifier S
Window grid antenna S
SiriusXM FM/HD/Satellite with seek-scan S
Internet access BMW Online
Speed sensitive volume S
Satellite radio trial duration with new vehicle purchase (months) 12
12 harman/kardon speakers S
Radio data system S
1st row LCD monitors 2
12 premium speakers S
Voice activated radio S
Low-fuel warning S
Power/regen S
Delay-off projector beam LED low/high beam headlamps S
Fully automatic headlights S
Ignition switch light S
Bulb-failure warning S
Low-coolant warning S
Light-tinted windows S
Front reading lights S
Park Distance Control front and rear parking sensors S
Oil-pressure warning S
Dome light with fade S
Outside temperature display S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Auto high-beam headlights S
Low-oil-level warning S
Camera Rear Surround View
Camera(s) - left side S
Delay-off headlights S
Rear collision Cross-Traffic Alert Rear
Tire specific low-tire-pressure warning S
Brake-fluid warning S
Camera(s) - front S
DRL preference setting S
Trip computer S
Lights-on warning S
Redundant digital speedometer S
Traction battery level S
Rear window defroster S
Light tinted windows S
Door-ajar warning S
Tire pressure sensors S
Heated front windshield wiper jets S
Ambient lighting S
Auto-leveling headlights S
Head-up display S
Systems monitor S
Blind spot sensor S
Reverse sensing system front and rear
Outside-temperature display S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Rain sensing wipers S
Variable intermittent rain detecting wipers speed-sensitive wipers wipers with heating jets S
Battery warning S
Digital display S
Camera(s) - rear Surround View yes
Lane departure S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Brake pad wear S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Camera(s) - right side S
Trip odometer S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
In-dash clock S
Tachometer S
Speed sensitive wipers S
Water-temp. warning S
Delay-off projector beam LED low/high beam with laser supplement headlamps O
Wheelbase 110.2"
Front legroom 43.1"
Front headroom 38.7"
Maximum interior cargo volume 5.4 cu.ft.
Engine horsepower 228-hp @ 5,800 rpm
Rear GAWR 2,196 lbs.
Interior cargo volume 5.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 81.0 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.2" x 3.7"
Compression ratio 9.50 to 1
Engine type I-3
Payload 617 lbs.
Valves 12
Front shoulder room 56.7"
Front tread 64.7"
Ground clearance (max) 117mm (4.6")
Rear headroom 32.4"
Engine torque 236 lbs.-ft. @ 3,700 rpm
Exterior body width 76.5"
Drag coefficient .26
GVWR 4,090 lbs.
Turning radius 20.2'
Rear shoulder room 49.6"
Rear legroom 28.2"
Curb weight 3,455 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 11.1 gal.
Front GAWR 1,975 lbs.
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine displacement 91
Ground clearance (max.) 4.6"
Exterior length 184.6"
Exterior height 50.9"
Rear tread 67.8"
Hybrid electrical components warranty (months/miles) 96/100,000
Maintenance warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 144/ unlimited
Basic warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 48/ unlimited

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