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Here's how the 2020 BMW i3 and the 2020 BMW i8 measure up.
120 Ah
$44,450
Starting MSRP
Coupe
$147,500
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
4 4 -
Engine

170.0-hp, 0.65-liter, Electric Motor(Electric Fuel System)

369.0-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine(Plug-In Electric/Gas)

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Combined MPG
0 27 -
Size
158.3" length, 62.9" height 184.9" length, 50.8" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Deka Gray / Blue Highlight

Tera Dark Truffle

Mega Carum Spice Gray

Giga Brown / Carum Spice

Giga Ivory White

Giga Amido

Tera Excl Dalbergia Brown

E-Copper Exclusive

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Transmissions

Transmissions

1-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
19 X 5 in 20 X 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
19 X 5.5 in 20 X 8.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Displacement
N/A 1.5 L/91 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 420 -
Engine Type
Electric Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 4800 369 @ 5800 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
102 N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
124 N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
113 69 -
Cruising Range - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A 27 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 13 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 13.4 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A 11.1 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
32.4 ft 40.4 ft -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P155/70R19 P215/45YR20 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P175/60R19 P245/40YR20 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2972 lbs 3501 lbs -

Dimensions

Height, Overall
62.9 in 50.8 in -
Front Leg Room
40.5 in 43.1 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A 5.4 ft³ -
Length, Overall
158.3 in 184.9 in -
Front Shoulder Room
53.6 in 56.7 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
61.9 in 64.7 in -
Wheelbase
101.2 in 110.2 in -
Passenger Volume
84 ft³ 81 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.9 in 76.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 -
Track Width, Rear
62 in 67.8 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
31.9 in 28.2 in -
Second Shoulder Room
49.2 in 49.6 in -
Second Head Room
37.2 in 32.4 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 38.7 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.1 ft³ - -

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