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- 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40
- 2015 BMW i3 22 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2022 BMW i4 eDrive402015 BMW i3 22 kWh
2022 BMW i4 eDrive402015 BMW i3 22 kWh
Model aliasi4 eDrive 40-
Trim-22 kWh
Model year20222015
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceUSD 55,400 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 51,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleCoupeHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colors-Ionic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Interior colors-Carum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
Number of doors55
Number of seats54
Length188.3 in
4783 mm
157.4 in
3999 mm
Width72.9 in
1852 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
Width with mirrors-80.2 in
2037 mm
Height57.0 in
1448 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
Wheelbase112.4 in
2856 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track63.0 in
1601 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
Rear track64.2 in
1630 mm
61.3 in
1557 mm
Clearance4.9 in
125 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
Front headroom-39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom-37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room-53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room-49.2 in
1250 mm
Front legroom-40.5 in
1029 mm
Rear legroom-31.9 in
810 mm
Trunk volume470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight4684.82 lb
2125 kg
2634.52 lb
1195 kg
Payload-936.96 lb
425 kg
GVWR-3571.49 lb
1620 kg
Drag coefficient0.24 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional informationWeight distribution front / rear - 45.1 / 54.9 %
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1140 / 1550 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 1600 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 75 kg
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1270 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1695 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMWBMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Power250 kW
335.3 hp
339.9 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 - 17000 rpm4800 rpm
Torque430 Nm
43.8 kgm
317.2 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modes-Comfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+
Additional informationSystem power-to-weight ratio - 8.2 kg/kW
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed118.1 mph
190.0 km/h
77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.70 s7.20 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-6.90 s
Additional information-Eco Pro+ mode top speed - 90 km/h

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeWLTP: 366.6 mi / 590.0 kmNEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 km
EPA: 80.8 mi / 130.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 20 kWh/100 kmNEDC, CMB: 12.9 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 124 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 137 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle12.5 m
41.01 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
Additional informationOptional variable sport steering
Steering ratio - 15.5:1
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Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio8.7749.665

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle
Hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionFive-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling
Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7.5Jx175Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/55R17 101Y155/70R19 84Q
155/70R19
155/60R20
175/60R19
175/55R20

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

Manufacturer-Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity83.9 kWh22 kWh
Number of cells-96
Number of modules-8
Voltage398.5 V360 V
Weight1212.54 lb
550 kg
449.74 lb
204 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Additional informationNet battery capacity - 80.9 kWh
Prismatic cells
The net battery capacity is 18.8 kWh
Battery warming system
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeWallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 210 kW
Household charging, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox, 7.4 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
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Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:31
Wallbox 11 kW, 8:30
DC fast charging, 0:22
BMW i Wallbox, 2:59
Household charging, 5:57

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional featuresARB technology (bear-actuator wheel slip limitation) (S)
Automatic Brake System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) (S)
Belt latch tensioner and force limiter on front seats (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Crash sensors (S)
Drive-off Assistant (S)
Driver and front passenger front airbags (S)
Driver and front passenger side airbags (S)
Dry Braking function (S)
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Fading compensation (S)
Front and rear seats head airbargs (S)
Hill Descent Control (HDC) (S)
Performance control (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Telematics (S)
Trip computer (S)
Voice-activating system (O)
Wide Screen Navigation System, with Internal HD and Traffic Info (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Power windows (S)
Remote Trunk/Hatch Release (S)
Sunroof (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Body-color driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Headlight Control (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Leather (S)
Leather and wool cloth (S)
Sensatec and sustainable cloth (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-What's new for 2015?
Heated front seats
satellite radio and DC fast charging are now standard.
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