Comparison between:
- 2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh
- 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV Launch Edition

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV Launch Edition
2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV Launch Edition
Trim42 kWhLaunch Edition
Model year20192022
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America
PriceUSD 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)
USD 43,495 (USA, Feb 2021)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsJucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
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Interior colorsBlack
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
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Number of doors55
Number of seats45
Length157.7 in
4006 mm
163.2 in
4145 mm
Width70.5 in
1791 mm
69.5 in
1765 mm
Height62.6 in
1590 mm
63.4 in
1611 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
102.4 in
2600 mm
Front track62.7 in
1592 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Rear track62.1 in
1578 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Clearance5.2 in
131 mm
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Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
40.1 in
1018 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
37.9 in
962 mm
Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
54.6 in
1388 mm
Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
52.8 in
1340 mm
Front hip room-51.3 in
1303 mm
Rear hip room-50.6 in
1286 mm
Front legroom40.5 in
1028 mm
44.3 in
1124 mm
Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
36.0 in
915 mm
Passenger volume-2659.0 l
93.90 ft3
2.66 m3
Total volume-3129.0 l
110.50 ft3
3.13 m3
Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1614.0 l
57.00 ft3
1.61 m3
Curb weight2843.96 lb
1290 kg
3589.13 lb
1628 kg
Payload970.03 lb
440 kg
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GVWR3814 lb
1730 kg
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Drag coefficient0.3 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional informationThe 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
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMW-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFront
Power135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm-
Torque270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
360 Nm
36.7 kgm
265.5 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
Normal
Sport
Drive
Low

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h6.90 s-
Acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h-4.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-6.90 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 214.4 mi / 345.0 km
EPA: 152.9 mi / 246.0 km
WLTP: 177.1 mi / 285.0 km
EPA: 259.0 mi / 416.8 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, CMB: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 14.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 108 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 127 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 circle10.31 m
33.83 ft
10.62 m
34.84 ft

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio9.6657.05

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Shock absorbers
Semi-independent

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDiscs
Additional information-Front brake rotor diameter: 276 mm / 11 in
Rear brake rotor diamete: 264 mm / 10 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5.5Jx20
6Jx20
6.5Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres175/55R20 89T
195/50R20 93T
215/50R17 H

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDILG Chem
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity42.2 kWh65 kWh
Number of cells-288
Number of modules-10
Voltage353 V350 V
Weight-947.99 lb
430 kg
Volume-285.0 l
10.06 ft3
0.28 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Additional informationThe 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, 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
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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, 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, 0:32
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
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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)
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)
Launch Edition badging (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (S)
Driver Attention Camera (S)
Energy Assist (S)
Following Distance Indicator (S)
Forward Collision Alert (S)
Front Pedestrian Braking (S)
HD Surround Vision (S)
IntelliBeam auto high beam assist (S)
Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone (S)
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning (S)
One Pedal Driving (S)
Rear Park Assist (S)
Regen on demand (S)
Super Cruise (S)
10.2-inch multitouch screen (S)
8-inch reconfigurable color gauge cluster (S)
Wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto (S)
8-way power adjustable driver's seat (S)
Panoramic Sunroof (S)
Illuminated charge port (S)
LED headlamps (S)
Leather-appointed seats (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationThe 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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