Compare 2021 BMW i3 specifications by trim levels

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i3 is a 4-seat Hatchback from BMW, which first hit the market back in 2014.

With the price tag ranging from $44,450 to $51,500, the BMW i3 faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Lexus CT 200h, Smart fortwo electric drive, Toyota Prius Plug-in.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The BMW i3 boasts the average fuel economy anywhere of 102 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 70.50mm x 158.30mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2021 BMW i3

  • Wheelbase: 101.2 in

  • MPG: 124 city/102 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 6.9 sec

  • Curb: 2972 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 4

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): from 158.1 x 69.9 x 62.6



2021 BMW i3 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The BMW i3 is offered in 4 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about BMW i3 safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the BMW i3 specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Hatchback

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 170 hp @ 1950 –
      181 hp @ 1950

    • Torque 184 lb-ft. –
      199 lb-ft.

    • Transmission 1-spd auto

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6.9 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.3 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 158.3 in

    • Width 69.9 in

    • Height 62.9 in

    • Wheelbase 101.2 in

    • Curb Weight 2972 lbs

    • GVWR 3858 lbs

    • Turning radius 16.2 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Luggage capacity 15.1 ft

    • Cargo capacity 36.9 cu.ft

    • Seats 4

    • WARRANTY

    • Basic Warranty 48/50,000 mths/miles



Specifications

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Exterior length
158.3 in 158.1 in 158.3 in 158.1 in
Exterior body width
69.9 in 70.5 in 69.9 in 70.5 in
Exterior height
62.9 in 62.6 in 62.9 in 62.6 in
Horsepower
170 hp 181 hp 170 hp 181 hp
Torque
184 lb-ft. 199 lb-ft. 184 lb-ft. 199 lb-ft.
Curb weight
2972 lbs 3040 lbs 3276 lbs 3309 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
3858 lbs 3858 lbs 3951 lbs 3951 lbs
Wheelbase
101.2 in 101.2 in 101.2 in 101.2 in
Turning radius
16.2 '' 16.9 '' 16.2 '' 16.9 ''
Front legroom
40.5 in 40.5 in 40.5 in 40.5 in
Rear legroom
31.9 in 31.9 in 31.9 in 31.9 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in 40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
37 in 37 in 37 in 37 in
Front shoulder room
54 in 54 in 54 in 54 in
Rear shoulder room
49 in 49 in 49 in 49 in
Fuel tank
2.3 gal. 2.3 gal.
Payload
838 lbs. 816 lbs. 666 lbs. 650 lbs.

Interior Features

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Air conditioning, front
automatic automatic automatic automatic
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
metal-look metal-look metal-look metal-look
12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Floor console
partial partial partial partial
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power power power
Rear windows
fixed fixed fixed fixed
1-touch window up
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation
digital digital digital digital
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Fuel door release
power power
Remote trunk release
power power power power
Steering wheel material
leather leather leather leather
Lighter elements
front front front front
Cell phone
pre-wiring pre-wiring pre-wiring pre-wiring

Exterior Features

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Antenna
integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
composite composite composite composite
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows
light light light light
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Sunroof
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip lip lip lip
Wheels
19 machined w/painted accents forged aluminum 20 machined w/painted accents forged aluminum 19 machined w/painted accents forged aluminum 20 machined w/painted accents forged aluminum
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval
Mirrors, auto dimming
driver driver driver driver
Bodyside insert
colored colored colored colored

Seats

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
4 4 4 4
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls
6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front armrests
center center center center
Front head restraints
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats
50-50 bench 50-50 bench 50-50 bench 50-50 bench
Rear head restraints
2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth cloth cloth cloth

Entertainment System

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Radio
SiriusXM FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Speakers
4 4 4 4
1st row LCD screen
2 2 2 2

Safety and Security Features

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
LED low/high beam LED low/high beam LED low/high beam LED low/high beam
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (front doors) keyfob (front doors) keyfob (front doors) keyfob (front doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Parking assist
Park Distance Control Park Distance Control Park Distance Control Park Distance Control
Airbags, knee protection
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
In-Vehicle Assistance Service
BMW Assist eCall BMW Assist eCall BMW Assist eCall BMW Assist eCall

Mechanical Features

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel
Exhaust
none none stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Speed sensitive steering
Servotronic Servotronic Servotronic Servotronic
Suspension tuning
regular sport regular sport
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Transmission
1-spd auto 1-spd auto 1-spd auto 1-spd auto
Axle ratio
9.70 9.70 9.70 9.70

Other Specs

120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback

Luggage capacity
15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft. 15.1 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
36.9 cu.ft. 36.9 cu.ft. 36.9 cu.ft. 36.9 cu.ft.
Horsepower rpm
4,800 4,800 4,800 4,800
EPA mileage estimates
124 City / 102 Hwy 124 City / 102 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
48/unlimited 48/unlimited 48/unlimited 48/unlimited
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles)
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Tires - front
P155/70QR19.0 BSW AS P175/55TR20.0 BSW summer performance P155/70QR19.0 BSW AS P175/55TR20.0 BSW summer performance
Tires - rear
175/60QR19 195/50TR20 175/60QR19 195/50TR20