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- 2020 Volkswagen e-up!
- 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.

2020 Volkswagen e-up!2019 BMW i3 42 kWh
2020 Volkswagen e-up!2019 BMW i3 42 kWh
Trim-42 kWh
Model year20202019
MarketEuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceEUR 21,975 (DE, Sep 2019)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
MaterialsSteel
Carbon-fiber
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsRed
Black Pearl
Pure White
Teal Blue
Honey Yellow Metallic
Costa Azul Metallic
Dark Silver Metallic
Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Interior colorsBlack Cube
Shark Skin
Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Number of doors45
Number of seats44
Length141.7 in
3600 mm
157.9 in
4011 mm
Width64.8 in
1645 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
Width with mirrors75.2 in
1910 mm
80.3 in
2040 mm
Height58.7 in
1492 mm
62.9 in
1598 mm
Wheelbase95.2 in
2417 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track56.2 in
1428 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
Rear track56.1 in
1424 mm
62.0 in
1575 mm
Clearance5.3 in
135 mm
5.5 in
139 mm
Front headroom39.1 in
993 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
947 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room-53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room-49.2 in
1250 mm
Front hip room53.9 in
1369 mm
-
Rear hip room54.6 in
1388 mm
-
Front legroom39.7 in
1009 mm
40.5 in
1029 mm
Rear legroom31.2 in
793 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
Trunk volume251.0 l
8.86 ft3
0.25 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight2709.48 lb
1229 kg
2965.22 lb
1345 kg
Payload663.59 lb
301 kg
970.03 lb
440 kg
GVWR3373.07 lb
1530 kg
3780.93 lb
1715 kg
Drag coefficient0.308 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional informationTrunk volumes are measured according to the VDA standards.Overhang front / rear - 770 / 965 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenBMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRear
Power61 kW
81.8 hp
82.9 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
Maximum power RPM3000 - 12000 rpm4800 rpm
Torque210 Nm
21.4 kgm
154.9 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
Eco
Eco+
Comfort

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.90 s7.20 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 161.6 mi / 260.0 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 efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 kmNEDC, 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 classA+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 circle9.8 m
32.15 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft

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 ratio-9.665
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
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDrumsVentilated discs

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx15
5Jx16
5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres-155/70R19 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 capacity36.8 kWh42.2 kWh
Number of cells168-
Voltage-352 V
Weight546.75 lb
248 kg
-
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
Cooling-Water-based coolant circulation
Additional informationUsable capacity - 32.3 kWhThe 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 typeHousehold charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC fast 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 port-Onboard 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 fast charging, 0:49-1:00
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 4:30-5:34
Household charging, 14:03-17:24
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 features-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 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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