Comparison between:
- 2018 BMW i3 33 kWh
- 2019 FIAT 500e

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2018 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 FIAT 500e
2018 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 FIAT 500e
Trim33 kWh-
Model year20182019
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America

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 colorsProtonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Luminosa Orange
Metallo Gray
Granito Gray
Pompei Silver
Vesivio Black Pearl
Perla White Tri-Coat
Interior colorsAtelier European DarkBlack
Steam
Number of doors54
Number of seats44
Length157.9 in
4011 mm
142.4 in
3617 mm
Width69.9 in
1775 mm
64.1 in
1627 mm
Height62.9 in
1598 mm
60.1 in
1527 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
90.6 in
2300 mm
Front track-55.4 in
1407 mm
Rear track-55.0 in
1397 mm
Clearance5.5 in
139 mm
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Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
38.9 in
989 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
35.6 in
903 mm
Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
49.4 in
1255 mm
Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
46.4 in
1179 mm
Front hip room-47.8 in
1215 mm
Rear hip room-42.6 in
1083 mm
Front legroom40.5 in
1028 mm
40.7 in
1035 mm
Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
27.6 in
702 mm
Total volume-2027.5 l
71.60 ft3
2.03 m3
Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
198.2 l
7.00 ft3
0.20 m3
Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
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Curb weight2744.76 lb
1245 kg
2987.26 lb
1355 kg
Payload936.96 lb
425 kg
-
GVWR3681.72 lb
1670 kg
-
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.311 Cd
Additional informationThe height includes roof fin
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMW-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFront
Power125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
83 kW
111.3 hp
112.8 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm-
Torque250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
200 Nm
20.4 kgm
147.5 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
87.6 mph
141.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.30 s-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
WLTP: 158.4 mi / 255.0 km
EPA: 83.9 mi / 135.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 13.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 103 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 121 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+-

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
9.54 m
31.30 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-3

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 ratio9.6659.59

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
Touring-tuned suspension
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Semi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Touring-tuned suspension

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs-
Additional information-Front rotor size and type - 284 x 22 mm
Rear rotor size and type - 251 x 11 mm

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
5.5Jx15

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
175/60R19 84Q
175/50R20
185/55R15

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDI-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity33.2 kWh24 kWh
Number of cells9697
Number of modules8-
Voltage353 V364 V
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convection
Water-based coolant circulation
Additional informationThe net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
Passive and active cooling
Active heating

Charging type

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

Charging typeHousehold charging, 2.8 kW
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Wallbox, 6.6 kW
DC charging, 40 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, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 6.6 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, 0:32
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:00
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 4:28
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 8:56
Household charging, 11:47
DC Charging, 0:36
Wallbox, 3:39

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)
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function (O)
City brake function (O)
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)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Speed limit info (O)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
Traffic jam assistant (O)
10.3-inch multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
6.5-inch touchscreen (S)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW iDrive (O)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (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)
Text To Speech / Speech To Text (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)
Heated washer (S)
Moonroof (O)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Foldable side mirrors (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Alloy Look On Instrument Panel And Shift Knob (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Cloth/Synthetic Leather (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather (S)
Leather and cloth (S)
Titanium Look On Instrument Panel (S)
Wood/Woodgrain On Instrument Panel (S)
Push-button e-shift with illuminated gear position indication (S)
Wheels with Black/Electric Orange accented inserts (O)
Advanced multi-stage driver and front-passenger air bags (S)
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) (S)
BeltAlert for front seats (S)
Brake Assist (S)
Brake/Park interlock (S)
Constant-force retractors (CFR) (S)
Driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side air bags (pelvic-thorax) (S)
Driver inflatable knee air bag (S)
e-Park prawl (S)
Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) (S)
Electronic stability control (ESC) (S)
Front and rear side-curtain air bags (S)
Hill-start Assist (HSA) (S)
Intelligent battery sensor (IBS) (S)
LATCH (S)
Occupant restraint controller (ORC) (S)
ParkSense rear park assist system (S)
Pedestrian alert (S)
Reactive head restraints (front seats) (S)
Remote keyless/illuminated entry system (S)
Sentry Key engine immobilizer (S)
Three-point seat belts for all positions (S)
Tire pressure monitor system (S)
Traction control system (TCS) (S)
Vehicle theft security alarm (S)
12-volt power outlet (S)
7-inch TFT display (instrument cluster) (S)
AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA Radio (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Driver selectable Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) with trip computer (S)
Key fob - remote keyless entry with folding shank (S)
6 x premium speakers and a 276W amplifier (S)
SiriusXM Radio (S)
TomTom Navigation (S)
Uconnect 5.0 with a 5-inch touch screen, voice commands, handsfree (S)
USB Port with iPod control (S)
Automatic temperature control with humidity sensor (S)
Cabin air filtration (S)
50/50 split/fold-down rear seat (S)
Driver's seat with manual height adjuster, easy entry and seatback memory (S)
Heated driver and front-passenger seats (O)
Leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls (S)
Steering column with manual tilt (S)
Front power windows with express one-touch down (S)
Front, parallel-action, variable-intermittent wipers (S)
Liftgate mounted spoiler, body color (S)
Rear, variable-intermittent wipers (S)
Rear-window defroster (S)
Sunroof - power with vent and one-touch express open (O)
Tinted glass (S)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror (S)
Electric Orange exterior mirrors (O)
Power adjustable, heated, with driver's side spotter mirror and manual foldaway (S)
Sun visors with vanity mirrors (S)
Bi-halogen projector headlamps (S)
Black accented headlamp, tail lamp and lower turn signal lamps (O)
Chrome lower turn signal lamps (S)
Chromed headlamp bezels (S)
Chromed tail lamp bezels (S)
Daytime-running lamps (DRL) (S)
Halogen fog lamps (S)
LED center high-mounted signal lamp (CHMSL) (S)
Fabric (S)
Leather (O)
Steam/Electric Orange interior colour (O)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationBMW i3 interior worlds have different names and variants in different markets. In the US they are Deka World / Mega World / Giga World / Tera World. In the UK they are Atelier / Lodge / Loft / Suite.2013 - 2019 FIAT 500e is produced in Mexico (Toluca).
From 2016 to 2019 the FIAT 500e remains largely unchanged. 2017 brings the e-Sport Package as a separate model dubbed FIAT 500e e-Sport. 2018 offers a new set of colours and the number is decreased to six.
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