Comparison between:
- 2022 BMW i4 M50
- 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40
- 2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh
- 2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro Vorsprung

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2022 BMW i4 M502022 BMW i4 eDrive402019 BMW i3s 42 kWh2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro Vorsprung
2022 BMW i4 M502022 BMW i4 eDrive402019 BMW i3s 42 kWh2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro Vorsprung
Model aliasi4 M50i4 eDrive 40-Q4 Sportback 50 e-tron quattro
Trim--42 kWhVorsprung
Model year2022202220192022
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeGlobal
PriceUSD 65,900 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 63,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
USD 55,400 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 51,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
USD 47,650 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 37,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 45,950 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,600 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,550 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,650 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,900 (Germany, Jan 2022)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCoupeCoupeHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Exterior colorsAlpine White
Sunset Orange Metallic
Mineral White Metallic
Black Sapphire Metallic
Skyscraper Gray Metallic
Sanremo Green Metallic
M Portimao Blue Metallic
Dravit Gray Metallic
Tanzanite Blue Metallic
M Brooklyn Gray Metallic
Aventurine Red Meta
-Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Peggle Gray
Floret Silver
Geyser Blue
Glacier White
Mythos Black
Navarra Blue
Typhoon Gray
Aurora Violet
Interior colorsBlack
Tacora Red
Oyster
-Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Black
Number of doors5555
Number of seats5545
Length188.3 in
4783 mm
188.3 in
4783 mm
157.7 in
4006 mm
180.6 in
4588 mm
Width72.9 in
1852 mm
72.9 in
1852 mm
70.5 in
1791 mm
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Width with mirrors---83.0 in
2108 mm
Width with folded mirrors---73.4 in
1865 mm
Height57.0 in
1448 mm
57.0 in
1448 mm
62.6 in
1590 mm
63.5 in
1614 mm
Wheelbase112.4 in
2856 mm
112.4 in
2856 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
108.8 in
2764 mm
Front track62.6 in
1589 mm
63.0 in
1601 mm
62.7 in
1592 mm
62.5 in
1587 mm
Rear track63.2 in
1606 mm
64.2 in
1630 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
61.6 in
1565 mm
Clearance4.9 in
125 mm
4.9 in
125 mm
5.2 in
131 mm
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Front headroom--39.6 in
1006 mm
41.8 in
1061 mm
Rear headroom--37.2 in
945 mm
37.8 in
960 mm
Front shoulder room--53.6 in
1361 mm
56.7 in
1440 mm
Rear shoulder room--49.2 in
1250 mm
55.2 in
1401 mm
Front hip room---58.7 in
1492 mm
Rear hip room---57.7 in
1466 mm
Front legroom--40.5 in
1028 mm
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Rear legroom--31.9 in
810 mm
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Trunk volume470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
535.0 l
18.89 ft3
0.54 m3
Maximum trunk volume1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1460.0 l
51.56 ft3
1.46 m3
Curb weight5048.59 lb
2290 kg
4684.82 lb
2125 kg
2843.96 lb
1290 kg
4717.89 lb
2140 kg
Payload--970.03 lb
440 kg
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GVWR--3814 lb
1730 kg
5985.55 lb
2715 kg
Drag coefficient0.25 Cd0.24 Cd0.3 Cd0.27 Cd
Additional informationWeight distribution front / rear - 48.1 / 51.9 %
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1270 / 1550 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 1600 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 75 kg
Weight distribution front / rear - 45.1 / 54.9 %
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1140 / 1550 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 1600 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 75 kg
The height includes roof fin
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1365 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1805 kg
Overhang front / rear - 714 / 722
Axle load distribution (%) front / rear - 47 / 53
Curb weight with driver - 2215 kg
Front axle load limit - 1145 kg
Rear axle load limit - 1395 kg
Trailer load limit braked - 1200 kg
Trailer load limit unbraked - 750 kg
Roof load limit - 75 kg
Overhang front - 854 mm
Overhang rear - 970 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMWBMWBMW-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRearRearRear
Power230 kW
308.4 hp
312.7 ps
250 kW
335.3 hp
339.9 ps
135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 - 17000 rpm8000 - 17000 rpm4800 rpm-
Torque-430 Nm
43.8 kgm
317.2 ft-lb
270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes-
Driving modes--Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
-
Additional informationBMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
System torque - 790 Nm (586 lb-ft)
System power-to-weight ratio - 8.2 kg/kW
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
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Second electric motor

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

ManufacturerBMW---
Motor typePermanent magnet synchronous--AC induction/asynchronous
LocationFront--Front
Power190 kW
254.8 hp
258.3 ps
--70 kW
93.9 hp
95.2 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 - 17000 rpm---
Torque---150 Nm
15.3 kgm
110.6 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYes--Yes
Additional featuresBMW 5th Gen eDrive technology---

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed139.8 mph
225.0 km/h
118.1 mph
190.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
111.8 mph
180.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h3.90 s5.70 s6.90 s6.20 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 316.9 mi / 510.0 kmWLTP: 366.6 mi / 590.0 kmNEDC: 214.4 mi / 345.0 km
EPA: 152.9 mi / 246.0 km
WLTP: 177.1 mi / 285.0 km
WLTP: 285.8 mi / 460.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 24 kWh/100 kmWLTP, CMB: 20 kWh/100 kmEPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 14.6 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 18.2 kWh/100 km

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 circle12.5 m
41.01 ft
12.5 m
41.01 ft
10.31 m
33.83 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
Additional informationVariable sport steering with Servotronic
Steering ratio - 14.1:1
Optional variable sport steering
Steering ratio - 15.5:1
-Progressive steering
Dynamic steering

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
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio-8.7749.665-
Additional information---Steering ratio - 15.6

Suspension

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

Front suspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle
Hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
Double-joint spring strut axle
Hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Rear suspensionFive-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling
Five-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
Four-link
Coil springs (helical springs
Additional information---Suspension with damper control

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs-
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs-
Additional informationFront - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
Front - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
-Dual-circuit brake system with diagonal split

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims8.5Jx18
9Jx18
7.5Jx175.5Jx20
6Jx20
8.5Jx21
9Jx21

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres245/45R18 100Y
255/45R18 103Y
255/55R17 101Y175/55R20 89T
195/50R20 93T
235/45R21 101T
255/40R21 102T

Battery

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

Manufacturer--Samsung SDI-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity83.9 kWh83.9 kWh42.2 kWh82 kWh
Voltage398.5 V398.5 V353 V400 V
Weight1212.54 lb
550 kg
1212.54 lb
550 kg
-866.42 lb
393 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Heat pipe
Additional informationNet battery capacity - 80.9 kWh
Prismatic cells
Net battery capacity - 80.9 kWh
Prismatic cells
The net battery capacity is 37.9 kWh
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
Net capacity - 76.6 kWh

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 210 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 210 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, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 110 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, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
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Charging time

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

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:31
Wallbox 11 kW, 8:30
DC fast charging, 0:31
Wallbox 11 kW, 8:30
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, 0:32-0:38

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAdaptive M suspension (S)
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)
Performance control (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
Leather (O)
Microfiber / Sensatec (S)
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)
Performance control (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (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)
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)
Aluminium roof rails (S)
Black door mirrors (S)
Black Styling package (S)
Contrast bumpers in Manhattan grey, paint finish (S)
Dynamic package (O)
Dynamic package plus (O)
Function Package (O)
Model name and technology lettering (S)
Omission of model name and output/technology logo (O)
Omission of output/technology logo (O)
Pedals in stainless steel (S)
S line bumpers (S)
S line exterior styling (S)
Safety Package Plus (S)
Smoking Pack (O)
Acoustic vehicle alerting system (AVAS) (S)
Acoustic vehicle warning system (S)
Adaptive cruise assist with emergency assist (O)
Adaptive Cruise Assist with emergency assist (S)
Advanced Key (S)
Airbag for driver and front passenger with front passenger airbag deactivation (S)
Anti-theft alarm system (S)
Anti-theft wheel bolts (S)
Assist Package (O)
Assist Package plus (O)
Assistance package (O)
Assistance Package Advanced with code (S)
Assistance package plus (O)
Audi drive select (S)
Audi Parking System Plus (S)
Audi pre-sense, front and rear (S)
Camera-based traffic sign recognition (S)
Child seat attachment i-Size on the passenger side and i-Size and Top Tether on the outer rear seats (S)
Comfort key (O)
Comfort key in conjunction with anti-theft package (O)
Convenience key in conjunction with anti-theft package (O)
Convenience key, with Safelock (O)
Cruise control system with adjustable speed limiter (O)
Cruise Control system with speed limiter (S)
Electronic immobiliser (S)
Electronic immobilizer (S)
EU Emergency call system (S)
Evasive Assist and Sideguard Assist (S)
First-aid kit with warning triangle and vests (S)
Front side airbags with head airbag system and front interaction airbag (S)
Heated steering wheel (O)
High-beam assist (O)
i-Size child seat mounting on the front passenger side and i-Size and top tether on the outer rear s (S)
Lane change warning with exit warning and cross traffic assist rear (S)
Reversing camera (S)
Security package plus (O)
Side airbags, front and rear with head airbag system and interaction airbag, front (O)
Swerve assist and turn assist (S)
Tool kit (S)
Audi connect Navigation & Infotainment plus (S)
Audi Smartphone interface (S)
Audi sound system (S)
Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus (S)
Augmented Reality head-up display (S)
Bluetooth interface (S)
Digital radio reception (S)
Front speakers (passive) (S)
MMI Navigation Advanced (O)
MMI Navigation Plus with high resolution 10.1 inch touchscreen color display (S)
Smartphone interface with USB rear (O)
SONOS premium sound system (O)
Climate Control package, with 3-zone deluxe automatic air conditioning (S)
Comfort remote pre-conditioning (S)
4-way lumbar support for front seats (S)
Child seat attachment i-Size on the passenger side and i-Size and Top Tether on the outer rear seats (S)
Comfort front centre armrest, front (S)
Comfort Package Plus (O)
Electrically adjustable seats with memory function for driver seat and exterior mirrors (S)
Foldable rear seats (S)
Front Sport seats with integrated head restraints (S)
Heated seats, front (S)
Rear seat back, split folding (O)
Flat top and bottomed twin-spoke leather multifunction Sport steering wheel with shift paddles for r (S)
Heated steering wheel (O)
Acoustic glazing for the side windows (O)
Front door sill trims with aluminium inlay, illuminated with 'S' logo (S)
Heat insulating glass (S)
Illuminated door sill trims (O)
Inlay in Dark matt brushed aluminium (S)
Panoramic glass sunroof (S)
Power tailgate (S)
Privacy glass (dark-tinted windows) (S)
Windscreen in climate comfort and acoustic glazing, wirelessly heated (O)
Windscreen in thermal insulation glazing (S)
Auto-dimming rear view mirror (S)
Electrically adjustable and heated side mirrors (S)
Folding, auto-dimming side mirrors (S)
'e-tron' projection light in the exterior mirrors (S)
Ambient lighting pack plus (S)
Headlight washers (S)
LED DRLs with assistant driving lights (S)
LED rear lights with illuminated light strip, dynamic indicator and dynamic light sequencing (S)
Matrix LED headlamps (S)
Matrix LED headlights with digital light signatures, dynamic light sequencing and dynamic indicators (S)
Door armrests in leatherette (S)
Fine Nappa leather (S)
Front and rear floor mats (S)
Headlining in black cloth (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information--The i3s arrives with sports suspension (tighter springs and dampers along with a stabiliser on the front axle) and sports steering with a correspondingly adapted steering torque characteristic.-
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