Comparison between:
- 2014 BMW i3 22 kWh
- 2017 BMW i3 33 kWh
- 2019 BMW i3 42 kWh
- 2021 Dacia Spring Electric

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2014 BMW i3 22 kWh2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 BMW i3 42 kWh2021 Dacia Spring Electric
2014 BMW i3 22 kWh2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 BMW i3 42 kWh2021 Dacia Spring Electric
Trim22 kWh33 kWh42 kWh-
Model year2014201720192021
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeEurope
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)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Exterior colorsIonic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Protonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Mineral Grey Metallic
Platinum Silver
Ionic Silver
Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
White
Grey
Interior colorsCarum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
-Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Grey
Number of doors5555
Number of seats4445
Length157.4 in
3999 mm
157.4 in
3999 mm
157.9 in
4011 mm
147.0 in
3734 mm
Width69.9 in
1775 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
63.9 in
1622 mm
Width with mirrors80.2 in
2037 mm
80.2 in
2037 mm
80.3 in
2040 mm
69.7 in
1770 mm
Height62.1 in
1578 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
62.9 in
1598 mm
59.7 in
1516 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
95.4 in
2423 mm
Front track61.9 in
1572 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
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Rear track61.3 in
1557 mm
61.3 in
1557 mm
62.0 in
1575 mm
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Clearance5.5 in
140 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
5.5 in
139 mm
5.9 in
150 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
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Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
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Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
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Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
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Front legroom40.5 in
1029 mm
40.5 in
1028 mm
40.5 in
1029 mm
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Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
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Passenger volume-2379.0 l
84.01 ft3
2.38 m3
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Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
300.0 l
10.59 ft3
0.30 m3
Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
600.0 l
21.19 ft3
0.60 m3
Curb weight2634.52 lb
1195 kg
2744.76 lb
1245 kg
2965.22 lb
1345 kg
2030.46 lb
921 kg
Payload936.96 lb
425 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
970.03 lb
440 kg
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GVWR3571.49 lb
1620 kg
3681.72 lb
1670 kg
3780.93 lb
1715 kg
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Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.29 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
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg
Overhang front / rear - 770 / 965 mm-

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMWBMWBMW-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous-
Location of the motorRearRearRearFront
Power125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
33 kW
44.3 hp
44.9 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm4800 rpm4800 rpm-
Torque250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
125 Nm
12.7 kgm
92.2 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modesComfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+
Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Eco

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.20 s7.30 s7.20 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: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
NEDC: 223.1 mi / 359.0 km
EPA: 153.0 mi / 246.2 km
WLTP: 192.6 mi / 310.0 km
NEDC: 168.4 mi / 271.0 km
WLTP: 139.8 mi / 225.0 km
WLTP: 183.3 mi / 295.0 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: 12.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 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
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Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+A+A+

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle9.86 m
32.35 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
9.6 m
31.50 ft

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio9.6659.6659.665-
Additional information--Transmission type: GE1B-

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
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
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Rear suspensionMulti-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
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Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs-
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs-

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx19
5Jx20
5.5Jx19
5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
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Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

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

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDISamsung SDISamsung SDI-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion-
Battery capacity22 kWh33.2 kWh42.2 kWh26.8 kWh
Number of cells9696--
Number of modules88--
Voltage360 V353 V352 V-
Energy density---148.5 Wh/kg
Weight449.74 lb
204 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle-
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation-
Additional informationThe net battery capacity is 18.8 kWh
Battery warming system
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
The net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
The net battery capacity is 37.9 kWh
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
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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
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
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
AC charging, 6.6 kW
DC charging, 30 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 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 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, 0:22
BMW i Wallbox, 2:59
Household charging, 5:57
DC 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 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
DC charging, 0:43
AC charging, 4:06

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 (O)
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)
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 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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
ABS (S)
6 x airbags (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (S)
Electronic brakeforce distribution (S)
ESP (S)
Front collision alert (O)
Front radar (S)
Rearview camera (S)
SOS button (S)
Speed limiter (S)
3.5-inch touch display (S)
Manual (S)
Power-adjustable windows (S)
Power-adjustable mirrors (S)
Automatic headplight activation (S)
LED headlights (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information--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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