Comparison between:
- 2017 BMW i3 33 kWh
- 2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh
- 2016 Volkswagen e-up!

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh2016 Volkswagen e-up!
2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh2016 Volkswagen e-up!
Trim33 kWh28 kWh-
Model year201720192016
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeEurope
Price-USD 30,315 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 30,111 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 33,300 (EU, Jul 2019)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Aluminium
High tensile strength steel
Steel
Carbon-fiber
Exterior colorsProtonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Mineral Grey Metallic
Platinum Silver
Ionic Silver
Polar White
Platinum Silver
Aurora Silver
Phantom Black
Blazing Yellow
Marina Blue
Phoenix Orange
Black
Pure White
Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Silver
Light Silver
Interior colors-BlackBlack
Number of doors554
Number of seats454
Length157.4 in
3999 mm
176.0 in
4470 mm
139.4 in
3540 mm
Width69.9 in
1775 mm
71.7 in
1820 mm
64.8 in
1645 mm
Width with mirrors80.2 in
2037 mm
80.5 in
2045 mm
75.2 in
1910 mm
Height62.1 in
1578 mm
57.5 in
1460 mm
58.7 in
1492 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
95.3 in
2421 mm
Front track61.9 in
1572 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
56.2 in
1428 mm
Rear track61.3 in
1557 mm
61.6 in
1564 mm
56.1 in
1424 mm
Clearance5.5 in
140 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
5.3 in
135 mm
Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
39.5 in
1004 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
38.2 in
970 mm
37.3 in
947 mm
Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
56.1 in
1425 mm
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Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
55.0 in
1396 mm
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Front hip room-53.8 in
1366 mm
53.9 in
1369 mm
Rear hip room-52.9 in
1344 mm
54.6 in
1388 mm
Front legroom40.5 in
1028 mm
44.7 in
1136 mm
39.7 in
1009 mm
Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
31.5 in
800 mm
31.2 in
793 mm
Passenger volume2379.0 l
84.01 ft3
2.38 m3
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Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
350.0 l
12.36 ft3
0.35 m3
250.0 l
8.83 ft3
0.25 m3
Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1410.0 l
49.79 ft3
1.41 m3
923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
Curb weight2744.76 lb
1245 kg
3130.56 lb
1420 kg
2511.07 lb
1139 kg
Payload936.96 lb
425 kg
1014.13 lb
460 kg
795.87 lb
361 kg
GVWR3681.72 lb
1670 kg
4144.69 lb
1880 kg
3306.93 lb
1500 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.24 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional informationCurb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg
Height for Europe - 1450 mm
Height for rest of the world - 1460 mm
Curb weight with a 75 kg driver included - 1139 kg
Trunk volumes are measured according to VDA

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMW-Volkswagen
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFrontFront
Power125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
88 kW
118.0 hp
119.6 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm2850 - 6000 rpm2800 - 12000 rpm
Torque250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
295 Nm
30.1 kgm
217.6 ft-lb
210 Nm
21.4 kgm
154.9 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-1000 - 2850 rpm-
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Normal
Sport
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Additional information--Four levels of regenerative braking - D1
D2
D3 and B
D level means no regen is applied
Eco mode power - 50 kW
Eco mode torque - 167 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 133 Nm

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
102.5 mph
165.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.30 s9.90 s12.40 s
Additional information-Acceleration 0-100 km/h in Normal mode - 10.2 s.Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 15 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
NEDC: 174.0 mi / 280.0 km
EPA: 124.3 mi / 200.0 km
NEDC: 99.4 mi / 160.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 12.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 11.5 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 15.7 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 122 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 136 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 150 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 11.7 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 pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle9.86 m
32.35 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
9.8 m
32.15 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.66-

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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio9.6657.412-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
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 discsDiscsDrums

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
6.5Jx16 ET45-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
175/50R20
175/60R19 84Q
205/55R16 91H155/55R15

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDILG ChemPanasonic-Sanyo
Model-NCM 622-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLi-Ion PolymerLithium-Ion
Battery capacity33.2 kWh28 kWh18.7 kWh
Number of cells9696204
Number of modules81217
Voltage353 V360 V374 V
Energy density-104.9 Wh/kg-
Weight-599.22 lb
271.8 kg
507.06 lb
230 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, mid-rearUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convection-
Additional informationThe net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
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
Emergency 3 Pin Connector (ICCB), 2.1 kW
POD Point Wallbox, 7 kW
Public CCS, 50 kW
Public CCS, 100 kW
Household charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 3.6 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC fast charging, 40 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 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 6.6 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
Public CCS, 0:14
Public CCS, 0:27
POD Point Wallbox, 4:16
Emergency 3 Pin Connector (ICCB), 13:20
DC fast charging, 0:28
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 2:36
Wallbox 3.6 kW, 5:12
Household charging, 8:08

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)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (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)
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)
Alloy pedals (S)
Cargo cover (S)
Center armrest storage (S)
Metallic paint (O)
Rear center armrest with cupholders (S)
Advanced dual front airbags with Occupant Classification System (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection (S)
Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear Cross-traffic Alert (RCTA) and Lane Change Assist (S)
Brake Assist (S)
Driver and front passenger side-impact airbags (S)
Driver Attention Warning (S)
Driver's blind spot mirror (S)
Driver's knee airbag (S)
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (S)
Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) (S)
Electronic Stability Control (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front and rear side-curtain airbags (S)
Front seatbelt pretensioners and force limiters (S)
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) (S)
Rear LATCH (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Remote keyless entry system with alarm (S)
Smart Cruise Control (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire pressure indicator (S)
Traction Control System (S)
Vehicle Stability Management (S)
12V power outlet (S)
7-inch display audio system with high-resolution touchscreen (S)
7-inch LCD instrument cluster (S)
8-inch navigation system with high-resolution touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD Radio/SiriusXM audio system (S)
Android Auto & Apple CarPlay (S)
Blue Link Guidance Package (for 3 years, enrollment required) (S)
Bluetooth hands-free phone system with voice recognition (S)
Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology (S)
Complimentary SiriusXM activation and 3-month trial subscription (S)
Free standard three-year Blue Link services (S)
Infinity Premium Audio with 8 speakers including center channel and subwoofer (S)
Proximity Key entry with push button start (S)
Smartphone/USB and auxiliary input jacks (S)
USB port in center console (charge only) (S)
Wireless device charging (S)
Automatic temperature control with Auto Defogging System (S)
Floor console-mounted rear-seat HVAC vents (S)
Ventilated driver and front passener seats (S)
Heat pump (S)
10-way power driver seat with power lumbar support (S)
6-way driver and front passenger seats with seat height adjustment (S)
60/40 split fold-down rear seatback (S)
Adjustable head restraints for all seating positions (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Heated rear seats (S)
Integrated Memory System (IMS) for driver seat (S)
Leather-wrapped steering wheel (S)
Steering-wheel-mounted audio, Bluetooth and cruise controls (S)
Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel (S)
Aero-type wiper design (S)
Chrome beltline molding (S)
Chrome door handles (S)
Door handle approach light (S)
Front passenger window auto-down/up (S)
Front windshield 2-speed intermittent, mist function (S)
Lower door side molding (S)
Power door locks (S)
Power tilt-and-slide sunroof (S)
Power window lock-out button (S)
Power windows with driver's auto-down/up (S)
Premium door sill plates (S)
Rear window defroster (S)
Solar control glass (S)
Sunvisor extensions (S)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink and compass (S)
Dual illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Dual power-folding side mirrors with puddle lamps (S)
Heated side mirrors (S)
Manual-folding bodycolor power side mirrors (S)
Side mirrors with turn-signal indicators (S)
Automatic headlight control (S)
Headlights with Dynamic Bending Light (S)
HID headlights with LED light guide (S)
High Beam Assist (S)
Illuminated ignition (S)
LED Daytime Running Lights (S)
LED interior illumination (S)
LED tail lamps (S)
Rear Spoiler with Integrated LED Brake Light (S)
Leather seating surfaces (S)
Premium cloth seating (S)
Floor of the luggage compartment adjustable to two heights and removable (S)
City emergency braking (S)
Combined front and side curtain airbags (S)
Cruise control (S)
Eectronic stability control (S)
Front airbag for driver and front passenger (S)
Front airbags for driver and passenger (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Side airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Tire pressure monitor (S)
5-inch touchscreen (S)
maps+more system with navigation, Bluetooth, multimedia (S)
RCD 215 radio, CD and MP3 player (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Volkswagen Car-Net with a 1-year subscription (S)
Climatronic (S)
Asymmetrically folding 2-seat rear bench (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Height-adjustable driving seat (S)
3-spoke leather steering wheel (S)
Power windows for driver and front passenger (S)
Tinted rear windows (S)
Power-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
Cloth (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-Hyundai IONIQ Electric has been announced in July 2016 for the 2017 model year and remains almost unchanged until MY 2019.Volkswagen e-Up! has been announced at IAA 2013 and has remained largely unchanged for model years 2014
2015
2016.
 2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Hyundai IONIQ Electric 28 kWh2016 Volkswagen e-up!