Comparison between:
- 2014 BMW i3 22 kWh
- 2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro
- 2022 BMW iX xDrive50

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2014 BMW i3 22 kWh2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro2022 BMW iX xDrive50
2014 BMW i3 22 kWh2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro2022 BMW iX xDrive50
Model alias--iX xDrive 50
Trim22 kWh--
Model year201420202022
MarketNorth America, EuropeEuropeNorth America, Europe, China
Price-EUR 80,900 (EU, Dec 2019)EUR 98,000 (DE, Jun 2021)
GBP 94,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
USD 83,200 (USA, Jun 2021)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)Sport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steal
Aluminium
Carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP)
Aluminium
Exterior colorsIonic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Brilliant Black
Catalunya Red Metallic
Florett Siver Metallic
Galaxy Blue Metallic
Glacier White Metallic
Manhattan Grey Metallic
Mythos Black Metallic
Siam Beige Metallic
Typhoon Grey Metallic
Individual Storm Bay Metallic (Sport Package)
Mineral White Metallic (Sport Package)
Aventurine Red (Sport Package)
Alpine White
Sapphire Black Metallic
Sophistogrey Metallic with Brilliant Effect
Phytonic Blue
Blue Ridge Mountain
Interior colorsCarum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
Black
Okapi Brown
Pearl Beige
Metropol Grey
Loft Stonegrey
Atelier Mokka
Atelier Black
Suite Amido
Suite Castanea
Number of doors555
Number of seats455
Length157.4 in
3999 mm
193.0 in
4901 mm
195.0 in
4953 mm
Width69.9 in
1775 mm
76.2 in
1935 mm
77.4 in
1967 mm
Width with mirrors80.2 in
2037 mm
86.3 in
2192 mm
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Height62.1 in
1578 mm
64.1 in
1629 mm
66.8 in
1696 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
115.3 in
2928 mm
118.1 in
3000 mm
Front track61.9 in
1572 mm
65.2 in
1655 mm
66.0 in
1677 mm
Rear track61.3 in
1557 mm
65.0 in
1652 mm
67.2 in
1706 mm
Clearance5.5 in
140 mm
6.8 in
172 mm
8.0 in
203 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
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Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
39.5 in
1003 mm
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Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
58.6 in
1489 mm
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Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
57.2 in
1453 mm
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Front legroom40.5 in
1029 mm
40.8 in
1036 mm
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Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
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Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
600.0 l
21.19 ft3
0.60 m3
500.0 l
17.66 ft3
0.50 m3
Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1725.0 l
60.92 ft3
1.73 m3
1750.0 l
61.80 ft3
1.75 m3
Secondary trunk volume-60.0 l
2.12 ft3
0.06 m3
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Curb weight2634.52 lb
1195 kg
5489.51 lb
2490 kg
5379.28 lb
2440 kg
Payload936.96 lb
425 kg
1410.96 lb
640 kg
1058.22 lb
480 kg
GVWR3571.49 lb
1620 kg
6900.47 lb
3130 kg
6437.5 lb
2920 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.28 Cd0.25 Cd
Additional informationCurb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1270 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1695 kg
Height 1629 with roof-mounted aerial
Height 1616 without roof-mounted aerial
Body ride height adjustable by 76 millimeters (3.0 in)
Drag coefficient with conventional exterior mirrors: 0.28
Drag coefficient with optional virtual exterior mirrors: 0.27
Curb weight with a 75 kg driver (EU norms): 2565 kg
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1530 / 1780 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 2500 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 100 kg
Angle of approach / departure - 18.8 / 20.8°
Breakover angle - 17.6°
Fording depth at 7 km/h - 379 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMW-BMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRearRear
Power125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
140 kW
187.7 hp
190.3 ps
250 kW
335.3 hp
339.9 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm--
Torque250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
314 Nm
32.0 kgm
231.6 ft-lb
400 Nm
40.8 kgm
295.0 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesComfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+
Boost-
Additional information-Coaxial asynchronous rear motor
Total system power and torque in D mode - 265 kW and 561 Nm
Power and torque in Boost Mode - 165 kW and 355 Nm
Total system power and torque in Boost mode - 300 kW and 664 Nm
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
Total system power - 240 kW (326 hp)
Total system torque - 630 Nm
System power-to-weight ratio - 9.9 kg/kW

Second electric motor

Information about the model's second motor and its performance.

Manufacturer--BMW
Motor type-AC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location-FrontFront
Power-125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
200 kW
268.2 hp
271.9 ps
Torque-247 Nm
25.2 kgm
182.2 ft-lb
352 Nm
35.9 kgm
259.6 ft-lb
Regenerative braking--Yes
Additional features-Axially parallel asynchronous motor
Power and torque in Boost Mode - 135 kW and 309 Nm
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
124.3 mph
200.0 km/h
124.3 mph
200.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.20 s6.60 s4.60 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph6.90 s-4.40 s
Additional informationEco Pro+ mode top speed - 90 km/hBoost Mode 0-100 km/h acceleration is 5.7 s
Boost Mode 0-60 mph acceleration is 5.5 s
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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
WLTP: 270.9 mi / 436.0 kmWLTP: 391.5 mi / 630.0 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: 21 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 22.4 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 23 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+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 pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle9.86 m
32.35 ft
12.2 m
40.03 ft
12.8 m
41.99 ft
Additional information-Electromechanical progressive steering with speed-dependent power assistanceOptional Integral Active Steering
Steering ratio - 16:1

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio9.6659.2058.774
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.-9.20511.115
Additional information-Two-stage planetary gearbox with single gear-

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
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Adaptive Air Suspension
Independent
Double wishbone
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling and electronically controlled dampers
Rear suspensionMulti-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Adaptive Air Suspension
Independent
Five-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling and electronically controlled dampers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional information-New type of wheel brake for MY2020Front - four-piston fixed calipers
Front brake disk size - 348 x 36 mm
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
Rear brake disk size - 345 x 24 mm

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx19
5Jx20
5.5Jx19
8.5Jx198.5Jx20

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
155/70R19
175/60R19
175/55R20
255/55R19 111H235/60R20 108H

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDI-CATL
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity22 kWh95 kWh111.5 kWh
Number of cells96432-
Number of modules836-
Voltage360 V396 V330.3 V
Weight449.74 lb
204 kg
1543.24 lb
700 kg
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Volume-1238.0 l
43.72 ft3
1.24 m3
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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
Usable capacity - 86.5 kWh
Dimensions: 2.28 x 1.63 x 0.34 meters (7.5 x 5.3 x 1.1 ft)
Indirect cooling system of aluminium sections separate from cell space
Powerful thermal management system with four circuits and heat pump with improved power efficiency
Net battery capacity - 106.3 kWh

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
CEE 7/4 (plug type E/F), 3.84 kW
3-phase CEE cable, 6.4 kW
Mode 3 charging cable, 11 kW
Fast charger, 150 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 195 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 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 22 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 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
Fast charger, 0:31
Mode 3 charging cable, 8:38
3-phase CEE cable, 14:51
CEE 7/4 (plug type E/F), 24:45
DC fast charging, 0:35
Wallbox 11 kW, 11:00

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)
Anthracite bumper (S)
Black roof rails (O)
Detachable towing hitch (O)
e-tron Compact charging cable (S)
Glossy black control buttons with haptic feedback and aluminium look (O)
Luggage cover (S)
Matt black control buttons (S)
Model description and performance or technology lettering (S)
No model description and performance or technology lettering (O)
No performance or technology lettering (O)
Non-smokers package (S)
Orange-painted brake callipers on 18-inch wheels (O)
Provision for trailer towing device (O)
Removable boot partition net (S)
Roof frame and window channel strips in anodised aluminum (S)
Roof rail in anodised aluminum (O)
Smokers package (O)
Storage and luggage room package (O)
Variable foldable luggage mat (O)
Adaptive driving assistance (O)
Adaptive speed assistance including speed limiter (O)
Audi Pre Sense Basic (S)
Audi Pre Sense Front (S)
Audi Pre Sense Rear (O)
Audi Pre Sense Rear Packet (O)
Backup camera (O)
Blind Spot Alert (O)
Camera-based speed limit display / traffic sign recognition (O)
Car alarm (O)
Cross intersection assistance (O)
Cruise control system with speed limiter (S)
Deactivation switch for passenger airbag (S)
Efficiency assistance (O)
Electronic immobilizer (S)
Emergency assistance (O)
Exit warning (O)
First aid kit (S)
ISOFIX on rear seats (S)
ISOFIX on the front passenger's seat (S)
Lane change warning
Night vision assistant
Obstacle avoidance assistance
Parking aid plus with environment display (S)
Parking assistance (O)
Rear cross traffic assistance (O)
Reverse cameras (O)
Seat occupancy recognition (S)
Side airbags in front and head airbag system (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
Tire-pessure monitoring system (S)
10.1-inch HD+ display with MMI touch response and haptic feedback (S)
12.3-inch infotainment display (S)
12V outlet (S)
Audi Connect Emergency Call & Service (S)
Audi Connect key (O)
Audi connect Navigation & Infotainment (S)
Audi music interface (S)
Audi music interface in the rear (O)
Audi phone box (O)
Audi smartphone interface (O)
Audi Virtual cockpit (S)
Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus (O)
Bluetooth (S)
Comfort key including sensor-controlled luggage compartment unlocking (O)
Comfort key including sensor-controlled luggage compartment unlocking and anti-theft alarm system (O)
Digital radio (O)
Digital TV reception (DVB-T2) with CI+ abd PayTV (O)
DVD-Player (O)
Garage door opener (O)
Head-up display (O)
MMI Navigation plus (S)
MMI Radio (S)
Remote key (S)
Remote MMI touch control unit with 8.6-inch color display (S)
SDXC memory card reader (S)
16 x speakers and a subwoofer, 15 CH, 705 W (O)
10 x speakers and a subwoofer, 6 CH, 180W (S)
2 x USB Type-A ports with data and charging function (S)
2-zone comfort automatic air-conditioning (S)
4-zone comfort automatic air-conditioning (O)
Air quality package with ionizer and a choice of fragrances (O)
Comfort auxiliary air-conditioning (O)
Standard auxiliary air-conditioning (S)
Increased heating capacity (O)
Center armrest front (S)
Comfort center armrest front (O)
Electrically adjustable front seats with memory for both (O)
Electrically adjustable front seats with memory for the driver's seat (O)
Folding down rear seats (S)
Headrests on front seats (S)
Heated front and rear seats (O)
Heated front seats (O)
Individual contour seats front (O)
Manually adjustable front seats (S)
S-sports seats front (O)
Sports front seats (O)
Standard front seats (S)
Variable headrests for the front seats (O)
Ventilated front seats (O)
Ventilated front seats with massage function (O)
Double-spoke steering wheel with multifunction and paddles (S)
Electrically adjustable steering wheel (O)
Leather-wrapped with handles in perforated leather (O)
Leather-wrapper with chrome application and contrasting stitching (O)
S line emblem and chrome trim (O)
Sport leather steering wheel with multifunction, paddles and heating (O)
Sport leather steering wheel, flattened at the bottom (O)
Sport steering wheel with multifunction and paddles (O)
Acoustic glazing on side windows (O)
Acoustic glazing on windscreen (S)
Adaptive windscreen wiper with integrated washing nozzles (O)
Green tinted heat insulating glass (S)
Luggage compartment door electrically opening and closing (S)
Manual sun protection roller on rear side windows (O)
Panoramic glass roof (O)
Privacy glass (O)
Servo closure for the doors (O)
Auto dimming and auto-adjustable heated side mirrors with automatic parking (O)
Auto dimming and auto-adjustable heated side mirrors with automatic parking and memory (O)
Auto-adjustable frameless side mirrors (S)
Auto-adjustable heated side mirrors with memory (O)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror (S)
Body-color painted side mirrors (S)
Heated side mirrors with integrated LED turning lights (S)
Virtual side mirrors (O)
Boot lighting right and left (S)
e-tron logo LED projection upon opening the doors (O)
Extendable sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (O)
Footwell lighting front and rear (S)
Glovebox lights (S)
Headlights cleaning system (S)
Illuminated door sills (S)
Illuminated door sills with aluminum insert front and rear and S lettering front (O)
Illuminated door sills with aluminum insert front and rear without lettering (O)
LED taillights (O)
Matrix LED headlights (O)
Multi-colored ambient lights (O)
Reading lights front and rear (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Tailgate lights (S)
Alcantara leather with contrast stitching (O)
All-faux-leather dashboard (O)
All-leather dashboard (O)
Dashboard in fabric black (O)
Decor inlays dark brown natural (O)
Decor inlays matt brushed dark (O)
Fabric effect (S)
Floor mats with contrast stitching (O)
Headliner in black fabric (O)
Headliner in moon silver fabric (S)
Leather and faux leather combo with contrasting stitching (O)
Leather top side of dashboard (O)
Milano Leather (O)
S-embossing in the backrests of the front seats (O)
Upper dashboard in leather and interior elements below in faux leather (O)
Valcona Leather (O)
Travel + Comfort System accessories (S)
Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function (O)
ARB 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)
Parking Assistant including Active Park Distance Control and reversing camera (S)
Performance control (S)
Steering and Lane Control Assistant (O)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
12.3-inch information display (S)
14.9-inch control display (S)
BMW Live Cockpit Plus (S)
BMW Operating System 8 (S)
Automatic air conditioning with 2-zone control including rear vents (S)
Electrically adjustable front seats (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED rear lights (S)
Leather (O)
Microfiber and wool / Sensatec (S)
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