The name of the manufacturer.
The model name of the electric car.
The code/name that denotes the level of equipment of the EV including exterior and interior features, battery packs, electric motors, etc.
The year for which the model is announced by the manufacturer. Most often it does not completely coincide with the calendar year in which the model is available on the market.
Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.
|North America, Europe|
Current MSRP of the model (before incentives) depending on the market.
|USD 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)
The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.
Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.
|Carbon fiber reinforced polymer|
Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
|Jucaro Beige Metallic|
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
|Number of doors|
Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.
|Number of seats|
Number of seats inclduing the driver and passenger ones. Depending on the model, the seats can be five, six, seven or other.
The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.
|157.7 in (inches)|
4006 mm (millimeters)
The width of the vehicle without mirrors.
|70.5 in (inches)|
1791 mm (millimeters)
The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.
|62.6 in (inches)|
1590 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.
|101.2 in (inches)|
2570 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.
|62.7 in (inches)|
1592 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.
|62.1 in (inches)|
1578 mm (millimeters)
The distance from the ground to the lowest point of the vehicle measured without cargo or passengers. The ground clearance is also known as ride height.
|5.2 in (inches)|
131 mm (millimeters)
The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.
|39.6 in (inches)|
1006 mm (millimeters)
The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the rear seats bottom.
|37.2 in (inches)|
945 mm (millimeters)
|Front shoulder room|
The horizontal distance between the panels of the two front doors.
|53.6 in (inches)|
1361 mm (millimeters)
|Rear shoulder room|
The horizontal distance between the panels of the two rear doors.
|49.2 in (inches)|
1250 mm (millimeters)
The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.
|40.5 in (inches)|
1028 mm (millimeters)
The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.
|31.9 in (inches)|
810 mm (millimeters)
The available space for cargo in the main trunk, excluding the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.
|260.0 l (liters)|
9.18 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.26 m3 (cubic meters)
|Maximum trunk volume|
The maximum available space for cargo in the main trunk, including the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.
|1100.0 l (liters)|
38.85 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.10 m3 (cubic meters)
Curb weight (a.k.a. kerb weight) is the EV mass with standard equipment, liquids (oils and fuel at nominal tank capacity) but without cargo and passengers. In some EU countries, the curb weight also includes the weight of a 75 kg (165 lb) driver.
|2843.96 lb (pounds)|
1290 kg (kilograms)
In the context of automobiles, the payload is the summary of the weights of passengers, cargo, accessories, equipment.
|970.03 lb (pounds)|
440 kg (kilograms)
GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describes the maximum operating weight of the electric car including the curb weight and payload (accessories, equipment, driver, passengers and cargo).
|3814 lb (pounds)|
1730 kg (kilograms)
The drag coefficient or coefficient of drag is related to the car's aerodynamics as it denotes the resistance to the air of the front surface of the vehicle when it is in movement. The lower the coefficient, the better aerodynamics the model has. Ultimately, this allows for higher speeds and improved power efficiency.
|0.3 Cd (drag coefficient)|
Additional details related to the electric car's body.
|The 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
The name of the manufacturer of the electric motor.
|Electric motor type|
The electric motor category according to the type of motor commutation. Most electric motors operate on magnetism and can be powered by direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) sources. Depending on the type of commutation, electric motors are either self-commutated (AC and DC, mechanical or electronic) and externally commutated (AC only, asynchronous or synchronous).
|Permanent magnet synchronous|
|Location of the motor|
Information about the electric notor's location. The two most common locations are the front and rear of the electric car.
The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.
|135 kW (kilowatts)|
181.0 hp (mechanical horsepower)
183.5 ps (metric horsepower)
|Maximum power RPM|
The electric motor's rotational speed measured in RPM when the motor achieves its maximum power.
|4800 rpm (revolutions per minute)|
Torque is the driving force of an electric motor and is the rotational equivalent of a linear force. A typical feature of electric cars is that they get full torque from zero speed.
|270 Nm (newton meters)|
27.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
199.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Regenerative braking is a typical feature of electric vehicles, in which the electric motor uses the vehicle's kinetic energy to save power or stores it for later use.
Some manufacturers include software designed driving modes to improve power efficiency and/or range. Information about the available driving modes for this model.
The top speed that the vehicle can achieve as specified by the manufacturer.
|99.4 mph (miles per hour)|
160.0 km/h (kilometers per hour)
|Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h|
The time in seconds the electric car needs to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.
|6.90 s (seconds)|
|NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)||214.4 mi / 345.0 km|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||152.9 mi / 246.0 km|
|WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure)||177.1 mi / 285.0 km|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Combined||30 kWh/100 mi|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Combined||102 MPGe|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Combined||113 MPGe|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||City||124 MPGe|
|WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure)||Combined||14.6 kWh/100 km|
Information about the energy class of the electric vehicle.
|Type of steering mechanism|
Information about the design type of the steering mechanism of the electric car.
|Rack and pinion|
|Type of power steering|
Information about the type of power steering used in this model.
Often referred to as turning diameter or turning radius (multiplied by two), this is the smallest diameter that the outside wheels of the vehicle describe when it is turning on full lock.
|10.31 m (meters)|
33.83 ft (feet)
|Type of transmission|
Information about the type of transmission used by the vehicle. Generally, EVs are equipped with one-speed automatic units.
|Automatic single-speed reduction gear|
Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).
|Rear-wheel drive (RWD)|
The axle ratio a.k.a. final drive ratio of the electric motor. It shows the number of revolutions of the driveshaft needed to spin the axle one complete turn.
Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.
Coil springs (helical springs)
Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.
Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.
|Markings||Width||Profile||Diameter||Load index||Speed index|
The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.
|Type of rechargeable battery|
The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.
The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.
|42.2 kWh (kilowatt hours)|
The battery voltage denotes the difference in electric potential between the positive and negative electrodes of the pack. The higher difference in potential results in a higher voltage.
|353 V (volts)|
Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.
|Under the floor, middle|
Information about the type of battery cooling on this specific model.
|AC refrigerant-based cooling system|
Additional information about the rechargeable battery of the electric car.
|The net battery capacity is 37.9 kWh|
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
|Household charging||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||240 V||12 A||2.8 kW|
|BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||230 V||16 A||3.7 kW|
|BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||230 V||32 A||7.4 kW|
|BMW i Wallbox 11 kW||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||-||16 A||11 kW|
|DC fast charging||Type 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)||-||-||50 kW|
|Onboard charger||Type 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)||11 kW||-||Rear-right side|
|Onboard charger||Type 1 (IEC 62196-3 CC, CCS1)||11 kW||-||Rear-right side|
|Type||Battery %||Estimated time (h:m)|
|DC fast charging||0% - 80%||00:32|
|BMW i Wallbox 11 kW||0% - 100%||03:00|
|BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW||0% - 100%||04:28|
|BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW||0% - 100%||08:56|
|Household charging||0% - 100%||11:47|
|Safety and assistance||Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control||O|
|Safety and assistance||Brake Assist System||S|
|Safety and assistance||Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function||O|
|Safety and assistance||City brake function||O|
|Safety and assistance||Collision Warning System||O|
|Safety and assistance||Cornering Brake Control||S|
|Safety and assistance||Electronic Brake Distribution||S|
|Safety and assistance||Electronic hand brake||S|
|Safety and assistance||Engine Start Button||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front and side airbags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front radar||O|
|Safety and assistance||Full-length side curtain airbags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Hill holder||S|
|Safety and assistance||Immobilizer||S|
|Safety and assistance||Low Tire Pressure Indicator||S|
|Safety and assistance||Parking distance sensors||O|
|Safety and assistance||Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar||S|
|Safety and assistance||Passenger Assist Handles||S|
|Safety and assistance||Pedestrian and collision warning||O|
|Safety and assistance||Proactive driving assistant||O|
|Safety and assistance||Rear camera and radar||O|
|Safety and assistance||Service Interval Indicator||S|
|Safety and assistance||Speed limit info||O|
|Safety and assistance||Standard Cruise/Speed Control||S|
|Safety and assistance||Theft Deterrent System||S|
|Safety and assistance||Traffic jam assistant||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||10.3-inch multi-funciton touchscreen||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||12V power outlet||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||200GB internal HD||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||6.5-inch touchscreen||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Bluetooth||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||BMW Apps||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||BMW iDrive||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||BMW Online with MyInfo||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Coming Home Device||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Garage Door Opener||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Internal HD||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Keyless entry||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||MP3 Player||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Navigation||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Remote Audio Controls||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Satellite radio||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||4 x sepakers, standard audio system||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Smart Card/Key||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Text To Speech / Speech To Text||O|
|Seats||Heated front seats||S|
|Steering wheel||Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping||S|
|Doors and windows||Door Entry Light||S|
|Doors and windows||Heated washer||S|
|Doors and windows||Moonroof||O|
|Doors and windows||Power Locks||S|
|Doors and windows||Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key)||S|
|Doors and windows||Tinted glass windows||S|
|Doors and windows||Zone-tinted windshield with wipers||S|
|Mirrors||Automatic rear-view mirror||S|
|Mirrors||Foldable side mirrors||S|
|Mirrors||Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror||S|
|Mirrors||Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals||S|
|Lights||Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor||S|
|Lights||LED daytime running lights||S|
|Upholstery||Alloy Look On Instrument Panel And Shift Knob||S|
|Upholstery||Cargo Area Cover||S|
|Upholstery||Dark Oak wood trim||O|
|Upholstery||Eucalyptus wood trim||O|
|Upholstery||Leather and cloth||S|
|Upholstery||Titanium Look On Instrument Panel||S|
|Upholstery||Wood/Woodgrain On Instrument Panel||S|
Additional details about this electric car, including specifications and features that do not belong to the categories above.
|The 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.|