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- 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40
- 2018 BMW i3 33 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2022 BMW i4 eDrive402018 BMW i3 33 kWh
2022 BMW i4 eDrive402018 BMW i3 33 kWh
Model aliasi4 eDrive 40-
TrimeDrive4033 kWh
Model year20222018
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceUSD 55,400 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 51,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCoupeHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsBlack
Alpine White
Sapphire Black
Mineral White
Sunset Orange
Adventure Red
San Remo Green
Skyscraper Gray
BMW Individual Dravite Gray
BMW Individual Tanzanite Blue
BMW Individual Frozen Portimao Blue
BMW Individual Frozen Pure Gray
Protonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Interior colorsBlack
Canberra Beige
Tacora Red
Cognac
Mokka
Oyster
Atelier European Dark
Number of doors45
Number of seats54
Length188.3 in
4783 mm
157.9 in
4011 mm
Width72.9 in
1852 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
Width with mirrors81.6 in
2073 mm
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Height57.0 in
1448 mm
62.9 in
1598 mm
Wheelbase112.4 in
2856 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track63.0 in
1601 mm
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Rear track64.2 in
1630 mm
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Clearance4.9 in
125 mm
5.5 in
139 mm
Front headroom40.0 in
1015 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
944 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room57.9 in
1470 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room56.9 in
1445 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
Front legroom-40.5 in
1028 mm
Rear legroom-31.9 in
810 mm
Trunk volume470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight4684.82 lb
2125 kg
2744.76 lb
1245 kg
Payload1223.57 lb
555 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
GVWR5743.04 lb
2605 kg
3681.72 lb
1670 kg
Drag coefficient0.24 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional informationWeight 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) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMWBMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Power250 kW
335.3 hp
339.9 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 - 17000 rpm4800 rpm
Torque430 Nm
43.8 kgm
317.2 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modes-Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Additional informationSystem power-to-weight ratio - 8.2 kg/kW
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed118.1 mph
190.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.60 s7.30 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph5.40 s-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 282.0 mi / 453.8 km
EPA: 301.0 mi / 484.4 km
WLTP: 305.1 mi / 491.0 km
WLTP: 366.0 mi / 589.0 km
NEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
WLTP: 158.4 mi / 255.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 31 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 98 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 99 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 100 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 108 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 109 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 109 MPGe
WLTP, CTY: 16.1 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 19.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 13.1 kWh/100 km

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 circle12.5 m
41.01 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
Additional informationOptional variable sport steering
Steering ratio - 15.5:1
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Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio8.7749.665
Additional informationGear ratio - 11.115:1-

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
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionFive-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7.5Jx17
8.5Jx18
8.5Jx19
8.5Jx20
9Jx18
9Jx20
9Jx19
5Jx19
5Jx20
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres245/35R20
245/40R19
245/45R18
255/35R20
255/40R19
255/45R18
255/55R17 101Y
155/70R19 84Q
155/60R20
175/60R19 84Q
175/50R20

Battery

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

Manufacturer-Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity83.9 kWh33.2 kWh
Number of cells-96
Number of modules-8
Voltage398.5 V353 V
Weight1212.54 lb
550 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulation
Heat pipe
AC refrigerant-based cooling system
Additional informationNet battery capacity - 80.7 kWh
Battery capacity in Ah - 210.6
Prismatic cells
The net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
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 typeWallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 205 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 portOnboard 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

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, 0:32
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

Additional features

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

Additional featuresActive Cruise Control with Stop&Go Function (O)
Active Protection (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)
Central locking system (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Crash sensors (S)
Cruise control with brake function (S)
Drive-off Assistant (S)
Driver and front passenger front airbags (S)
Driver and front passenger side airbags (S)
Driver Attention Assist (S)
Driving Assistant (O)
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)
Head airbags for front and rear seats (S)
Hill Descent Control (HDC) (S)
ISOFIX on outer rear seats (S)
Parking Assistant (S)
Parking Assistant Plus (O)
Performance control (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
6 x -speaker audio system (S)
17 x -speaker, 464W, 9.0 CH Harman Kardon Surround Sound System (O)
BMW IconicSound Electric (O)
BMW Live Cockpit Plus with BMW Curved Display (S)
BMW Operating System 8.5 with navigation (S)
Hi-Fi Loudspeaker System (O)
Automatic 3-zone air conditioner (S)
Electrically adjustable front seats with memory (O)
Heated front and rear seats (O)
Power adjustable lumbar support on front seats (O)
Sports seats (S)
Adjustable sports steering wheel in leather (S)
Heated steering wheel (O)
Power tailgate (S)
Power windows (S)
Power-adjustable glass sunroof (O)
Rain sensor (S)
Sun and heat protective glazing (S)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror (S)
Heated, auto-dimming, and power-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Ambient interior lights (O)
BMW LaserLight (O)
Headlamps levelling (S)
High Beam Assist (O)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Welcome and Home lights (S)
Cloth/Sensatec (S)
Vernasca Leather (O)
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)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationSome of the features may differ from market to market in terms of being standard or optional.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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