Comparison between:
- 2019 FIAT 500e
- 2019 BMW i3 42 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 FIAT 500e2019 BMW i3 42 kWh
2019 FIAT 500e2019 BMW i3 42 kWh
Trim-42 kWh
Model year20192019
MarketNorth AmericaNorth America, Europe
Price-USD 44,450 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 35,350 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,300 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 38,000 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,950 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,900 (ES, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsLuminosa Orange
Metallo Gray
Granito Gray
Pompei Silver
Vesivio Black Pearl
Perla White Tri-Coat
Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Interior colorsBlack
Steam
Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Number of doors45
Number of seats44
Length142.4 in
3617 mm
157.9 in
4011 mm
Width64.1 in
1627 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
Width with mirrors-80.3 in
2040 mm
Height60.1 in
1527 mm
62.9 in
1598 mm
Wheelbase90.6 in
2300 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track55.4 in
1407 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
Rear track55.0 in
1397 mm
62.0 in
1575 mm
Clearance-5.5 in
139 mm
Front headroom38.9 in
989 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom35.6 in
903 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room49.4 in
1255 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room46.4 in
1179 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
Front hip room47.8 in
1215 mm
-
Rear hip room42.6 in
1083 mm
-
Front legroom40.7 in
1035 mm
40.5 in
1029 mm
Rear legroom27.6 in
702 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
Total volume2027.5 l
71.60 ft3
2.03 m3
-
Trunk volume198.2 l
7.00 ft3
0.20 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume-1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight2987.26 lb
1355 kg
2965.22 lb
1345 kg
Payload-970.03 lb
440 kg
GVWR-3780.93 lb
1715 kg
Drag coefficient0.311 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional information-Overhang front / rear - 770 / 965 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-BMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRear
Power83 kW
111.3 hp
112.8 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
Maximum power RPM-4800 rpm
Torque200 Nm
20.4 kgm
147.5 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modes-Eco
Eco+
Comfort

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed87.6 mph
141.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-7.20 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 83.9 mi / 135.0 kmNEDC: 223.1 mi / 359.0 km
EPA: 153.0 mi / 246.2 km
WLTP: 192.6 mi / 310.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 103 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 121 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 13.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-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 circle9.54 m
31.30 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
Lock-to-lock turns3-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio9.599.665
Additional information-Transmission type: GE1B

Suspension

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

Front suspensionMacPherson strut
Independent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Touring-tuned suspension
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Touring-tuned suspension
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakes-Ventilated discs
Additional informationFront rotor size and type - 284 x 22 mm
Rear rotor size and type - 251 x 11 mm
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5.5Jx155Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres185/55R15155/70R19 84Q
155/60R20
175/50R20

Battery

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

Manufacturer-Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity24 kWh42.2 kWh
Number of cells97-
Voltage364 V352 V
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convection
Water-based coolant circulation
Water-based coolant circulation
Additional informationPassive and active cooling
Active heating
The net battery capacity is 37.9 kWh
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 6.6 kW
DC charging, 40 kW
Household 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

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 6.6 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC Charging, 0:36
Wallbox, 3:39
DC fast charging, 0:41
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:50
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 5:42
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 11:24
Household charging, 15:04

Additional features

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

Additional featuresPush-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)
Rear 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 rear park distance control (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (S)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Pasrking Assistance (O)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (S)
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 (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
ConnectedDrive Services (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)
Wi-Fi hotspot (O)
Wireless charging pad (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)
Adaptive LED headlights with turn lights and high beam assist (O)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights with cornering lights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Alloy Look On Instrument Panel And Shift Knob (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Electronic Brown Trim (S)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather and cloth (S)
Mega Carum Spice Grey SensaTec with Brown Cloth highlights (S)
Tera Dark Truffle Vernasca Leather (S)
Titanium Look On Instrument Panel (S)
Wood/Woodgrain On Instrument Panel (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information2013 - 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.
BMW 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.
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