Comparison between:
- 2018 BMW i3s 33 kWh
- 2021 Mazda MX-30 First Edition
- 2020 MG ZS EV Exclusive

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2018 BMW i3s 33 kWh2021 Mazda MX-30 First Edition2020 MG ZS EV Exclusive
2018 BMW i3s 33 kWh2021 Mazda MX-30 First Edition2020 MG ZS EV Exclusive
Trim33 kWhFirst EditionExclusive
Model year201820212020
MarketNorth America, EuropeEuropeEurope
Price-EUR 33,990 (EU, Oct 2019)
GBP 30,495 (UK, Mar 2020)
GBP 30,995 (UK, Oct 2019)

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
SteelSteel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsProtonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Mineral Grey Metallic
Platinum Silver
Ionic Silver
Ceramic Metallic
Polymetal Grey Metallic
Ceramic Metallic with Brilliant Black
Soudl Red Crystal Metallic with Brilliant Black
Pimlico Blue
Arctic White
Black Pearl
Dynamic Red
Interior colorsAtelier European DarkLight Grey Cloth with Stone Leatherette-
Number of doors555
Number of seats455
Length157.7 in
4006 mm
173.0 in
4395 mm
169.8 in
4314 mm
Width70.5 in
1791 mm
70.7 in
1795 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
Width with folded mirrors--80.6 in
2048 mm
Height62.6 in
1590 mm
61.8 in
1570 mm
64.7 in
1644 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
104.5 in
2655 mm
101.5 in
2579 mm
Front track61.9 in
1572 mm
-60.1 in
1526 mm
Rear track61.3 in
1557 mm
-60.6 in
1539 mm
Clearance5.2 in
131 mm
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Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
-41.1 in
1043 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
-39.2 in
995 mm
Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
-54.5 in
1385 mm
Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
-53.9 in
1368 mm
Front legroom40.5 in
1028 mm
-42.1 in
1070 mm
Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
-36.2 in
920 mm
Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
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Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
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Curb weight2788.85 lb
1265 kg
-3392.91 lb
1539 kg
Payload936.96 lb
425 kg
-941.37 lb
427 kg
GVWR3725.81 lb
1690 kg
-4334.29 lb
1966 kg
Drag coefficient0.32 Cd--
Additional informationThe height includes roof fin
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1340 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1765 kg
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMW--
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousAC synchronousAC synchronous
Location of the motorRear-Front
Power135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
-105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm--
Torque270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
-353 Nm
36.0 kgm
260.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
-Eco
Normal
Sport

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
-87.0 mph
140.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h6.90 s-8.50 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 174.0 mi / 280.0 km
EPA: 107.0 mi / 172.2 km
WLTP: 152.2 mi / 245.0 km
WLTP: 124.3 mi / 200.0 kmWLTP: 163.4 mi / 263.0 km
WLTP: 231.2 mi / 372.0 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: 99 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 14.3 kWh/100 km
-WLTP, CTY: 12.8 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 18.6 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+--

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 circle10.31 m
33.83 ft
-11.2 m
36.75 ft

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)-Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio9.665--

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
MacPherson strutIndependent
MacPherson strut
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDiscsDiscs

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5.5Jx20
6Jx20
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Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres175/55R20 89T
195/50R20 93T
215/55R18215/50R17

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDI-CATL
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity33.2 kWh35.5 kWh44.5 kWh
Number of cells96--
Number of modules8--
Voltage353 V355 V-
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulation-Water-based coolant circulation
Additional informationThe net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
Cell type - prismatic-

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
Wallbox, 6.6 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
Wallbox, 7.4 kW
DC charging, 50 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, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 4, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 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, 0:32
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 charging, 0:34-0:43
Wallbox, 5:05
DC charging, 0:43-0:55
Wallbox, 6:22

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)
24GHz millimetre wave radar (S)
Blind Spot Assist (S)
Driver Attention Alert (DAA) (S)
Driver knee airbag (S)
Electric G-Vectoring Control Plus (e-GVC Plus) (S)
Electronic parking brake with auto-disengage function, auto-hold function (S)
Emergency Brake Assist with pedestrian detection (S)
Forward-facing camera (S)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Hill Hold Assist (HHA) (S)
Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) (S)
Lane-keep Assist System (LAS) (S)
Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) with Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA) (S)
Parking aid (S)
Side and curtain airbags (S)
Smart Brake Support (S)
Thatcham Accredited alarm and immobiliser (S)
Turn Across Traffic (S)
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
150W AC outlet on center console (S)
2.5A USB port on center console (S)
7-inch colour touch-screen for climate control settings (S)
8.8-inch infotainment display (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (S)
Bluetooth (S)
DAB radio (S)
e-Call with GPS (S)
Mazda Connect System (S)
8 x speakers (S)
Windscreen projected, colour Active Driving Display (Head-Up Display) with Traffic Sign Recognition (S)
Climate control air-conditioning (S)
60:40 split folding rear seats
8-way power adjustable driver seat with memory (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Passenger seat manual height adjustment (S)
Power driver lumbar adjustment (S)
Leather-wrapped steering wheel (S)
Freestyle doors
Front electric windows (S)
Front, rain-sensing wipers (S)
Piano black window trim (S)
Rear privacy glass (S)
Remote central locking with deadlocking and automatic door lock when drivin (S)
Electrically-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Frameless auto-dimming rear-view mirror (S)
Heated and auto power-folding side mirrors (S)
Adaptive Signature LED headlights with LED DRLs (S)
Dusk-sensing headlights (S)
LED rear combination lights (S)
Chrome interior trim accents (S)
Light Grey cloth seats with Stone leatherette (S)
Star-rider grille (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Advanced Emergency Braking (S)
Anti Rolling Protection (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Automatic door latch (S)
Blindspot Monitoring (S)
Driver's seat belt reminder (S)
Electric Parking Brake (S)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (S)
Electronic Stability Programme (S)
Emergency Brake Assist (S)
Front dual airbags (S)
Front passenger airbag deactivation switch (S)
Front passenger's seat belt reminder (S)
Front side airbags (S)
Hill Launch Assist (S)
Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (S)
ISOFIX on the outer rear seats (S)
Keyless Entry with Push Button Engine Start (S)
Lane Departure Warning System (S)
Lane Keep Assist (S)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (S)
Rear parking camera (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Remote Central Locking (S)
Side curtain airbag (S)
Speed Sensing Locking (S)
Three-point front seat belts with pretentioners and load limiters (S)
Traffic Jam Assist (S)
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (S)
Tyre repair kit (S)
12v Power Socket (S)
8-inch touch screen (S)
Android Auto, Apple CarPlay (S)
Bluetooth (S)
DAB radio and AUX/USB, MP3 (S)
iGo In-Car Navigation (S)
6 x speakers with 3D sound (S)
Trip Computer (S)
USB Mobile Phone Charging Function (S)
with odour and pollutant filter (S)
4-way manually adjustable front passenger's seat (S)
6-way electric adjustable driver's seat (S)
60:40 split rear seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Leather-wrapped (S)
Front and rear aero wiper (S)
Front and rear electric windows with driver's one-touch up/down (S)
Panoramic Sky Roof (S)
Rain-sensing wipers (S)
Electrically adjustable, folding, heated, body colour side mirrors (S)
Auto headlights (S)
Bi-Function projection headlight (S)
Follow me home headlights (S)
LED centre brake light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
Leather style upholstery with contrast stitching (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.e-SKYACTIV platform-
 2018 BMW i3s 33 kWh2021 Mazda MX-30 First Edition2020 MG ZS EV Exclusive