Comparison between:
- 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40
- 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.

2022 BMW i4 eDrive402019 BMW i3 42 kWh
2022 BMW i4 eDrive402019 BMW i3 42 kWh
Model aliasi4 eDrive 40-
Trim-42 kWh
Model year20222019
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceUSD 55,400 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 51,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
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 styleCoupeHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colors-Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Interior colors-Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Number of doors55
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 mirrors-80.3 in
2040 mm
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
61.9 in
1572 mm
Rear track64.2 in
1630 mm
62.0 in
1575 mm
Clearance4.9 in
125 mm
5.5 in
139 mm
Front headroom-39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom-37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room-53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room-49.2 in
1250 mm
Front legroom-40.5 in
1029 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
2965.22 lb
1345 kg
Payload-970.03 lb
440 kg
GVWR-3780.93 lb
1715 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
Overhang front / rear - 770 / 965 mm

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
-

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/h5.70 s7.20 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 366.6 mi / 590.0 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: 20 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 circle12.5 m
41.01 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
Additional informationOptional variable sport steering
Steering ratio - 15.5:1
-

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 information-Transmission type: GE1B

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
-

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7.5Jx175Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/55R17 101Y155/70R19 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 capacity83.9 kWh42.2 kWh
Voltage398.5 V352 V
Weight1212.54 lb
550 kg
-
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Additional informationNet 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

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 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

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, 0:41
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 featuresARB 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 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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