Comparison between:
- 2015 BMW i3 22 kWh
- 2017 Renault Zoe R90

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2015 BMW i3 22 kWh2017 Renault Zoe R90
Series-ZE40
2015 BMW i3 22 kWh2017 Renault Zoe R90
Trim22 kWhR90
Model year20152017
MarketNorth America, EuropeEurope, Australia

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Exterior colorsIonic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Glacier White
Arctic White Metallic
Titanium Grey Metallic
Zircon Blue Metallic
Diamond Black Metallic
Mars Red Metallic
Calico Grey
Ytrium Grey
Interior colorsCarum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
Black
Grey
Number of doors55
Number of seats45
Length157.4 in
3999 mm
160.8 in
4084 mm
Width69.9 in
1775 mm
68.1 in
1730 mm
Width with mirrors80.2 in
2037 mm
76.6 in
1945 mm
Height62.1 in
1578 mm
61.5 in
1562 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
101.9 in
2588 mm
Front track61.9 in
1572 mm
59.5 in
1511 mm
Rear track61.3 in
1557 mm
59.4 in
1510 mm
Clearance5.5 in
140 mm
4.7 in
120 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
35.6 in
904 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
32.5 in
826 mm
Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
53.7 in
1365 mm
Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
52.0 in
1320 mm
Front hip room-54.5 in
1384 mm
Rear hip room-54.7 in
1390 mm
Front legroom40.5 in
1029 mm
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Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
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Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
338.0 l
11.94 ft3
0.34 m3
Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1225.0 l
43.26 ft3
1.23 m3
Curb weight2634.52 lb
1195 kg
3262.84 lb
1480 kg
Payload936.96 lb
425 kg
1071.45 lb
486 kg
GVWR3571.49 lb
1620 kg
4334.29 lb
1966 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional informationCurb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1270 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1695 kg
Overhang front / rear - 839 / 657

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMWRenault
Model-R90 / 5Agen3
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFront
Power125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
68 kW
91.2 hp
92.5 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm3000 - 11300 rpm
Torque250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
220 Nm
22.4 kgm
162.3 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-250 - 2500 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesComfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+
Eco

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
83.9 mph
135.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.20 s13.20 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph6.90 s-
Additional informationEco Pro+ mode top speed - 90 km/h-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 km
EPA: 80.8 mi / 130.0 km
NEDC: 250.4 mi / 403.0 km
Real range: 124.3 mi / 200.0 km
Real range: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, 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
NEDC, CMB: 13.3 kWh/100 km

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 circle9.86 m
32.35 ft
10.56 m
34.65 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.71

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio9.665-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Single wishbone
Rear suspensionMulti-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDrums

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
6Jx15 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres155/70R19 84Q
155/70R19
155/60R20
175/60R19
175/55R20
185/65R15 88Q
195/65R16

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDIRenault and LG Chem
Model-Z.E. 40
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity22 kWh45.61 kWh
Number of cells96192
Number of modules812
Voltage360 V346 V
Weight449.74 lb
204 kg
672.41 lb
305 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convection
Minimum ambient temperature--25 °C
-13 °F
Additional informationThe net battery capacity is 18.8 kWh
Battery warming system
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Usable battery capacity - 41 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 505 Wh/l

Charging type

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

Charging typeHousehold charging, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox, 7.4 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
Wallbox 22 kW, 22 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging port-Onboard charger, Type 2, 22 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:22
BMW i Wallbox, 2:59
Household charging, 5:57
Wallbox 22 kW, 2:05
Wallbox 11 kW, 4:09
Wallbox 7.4 kW, 6:10
Wallbox 3.7 kW, 12:20

Additional features

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

Additional featuresRear 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)
Central armrest with storage (S)
Range OptimiZer: heat pump, new-generation regenerative braking and Michelin Energy E-V tyres (S)
ABS with emergency brake assist (S)
Carbon particles air filter (S)
Child lock (S)
Driver and passenger front airbags (S)
Electronic brakeforce distribution (S)
Electronic stability control (S)
Front seats designed and tested to reduce the risk of whiplash (S)
Hazard warning lights activated automatically in the event of emergency braking (S)
Head and thorax front side airbags (S)
Hill start assist (S)
Isofix mounting system on the rear side seats and front passenger seat (S)
Passenger Restraint Cushion airbags in the front seats (S)
Rear parking camera (O)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Standard speed limiter / cruise control (S)
Three-point seatbelts with force limiters at the rear (S)
Three-point seatbelts with pretensioners at the front (S)
Traction control and understeer control (S)
Tyre inflation and repair kit (S)
Z.E. Voice pedestrian warning (S)
4x35W output with DAB Radio (S)
7-inch touchscreen with voice access and text-to-speech (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Hands-free keycard (S)
Renault R-Link with TomTom navigation system (S)
6 x speakers with 3D Sound by Arkamys (S)
TFT colour screen with on-board computer and driving style indicator (S)
Cabin preconditioning (heating or air conditioning) (S)
Preconditioning of Z.E. 40 battery (heating or air conditioning) (S)
With auto humidity level adjustment (S)
Heated front seats (O)
Three height-adjustable rear side headrests (S)
Height and reach adjustable steering wheel (S)
Leather steering wheel and gear lever knob (S)
Automatic wipers with rain sensors (S)
Body-coloured front door handles (S)
Front electric windows on driver and passenger side (S)
Power-adjustable heated side mirrors (S)
Power-folding side mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights (S)
Automatic illuminating hazard lights in the event of emergency braking (S)
Bi-halogen headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
Black cloth upholstery (S)
Black/grey trim cloth upholstery (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

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