BMW i3 Curb Weight. Select the year

Reduced car weight and especially its amount is one of the aspects that is often mentioned in the vehicle's reviews when a new generation of BMW i3 hits the market. Automotive experts have long admitted the constant attempts to decrease the average curb weight of the car simply by using lightweight materials. This is no wonder because lighter cars drive faster, become more fuel efficient, have better acceleration times and potentially can boost the sales.

On the other hand, automakers have to stick to certain car weight limits that meet the requirements of the corresponding class. It is important here not to confuse the terms of curb weight of i3 and its gross weight. Curb weight measures the weight of the car with all of the standard equipment and amenities while passengers, cargo or any other separately loaded items are not taken into consideration.

i3 Curb vs Gross weight

How much does a BMW i3 weigh?

Curb weight is the overall mass of the "empty" vehicle with standard equipment excluding the weight of passengers and cargo.

Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is the consolidated weight of the vehicle itself and all the passengers sitting inside and cargo items in total.

Photo 2021 BMW i3
2021 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight Payload Capacity
[47954] 120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 2972 lbs. 3858 lbs. 838 lbs.
[47955] 120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3040 lbs. 3858 lbs. 816 lbs.
[47956] 120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3276 lbs. 3951 lbs. 666 lbs.
[47957] 120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3309 lbs. 3951 lbs. 650 lbs.

Competitors' weight

BMW i3 models weight across years

Photo 2020 BMW i3
2020 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 2972 lbs. (1348 kg) 3858 lbs. (1749 kg)
120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3040 lbs. (1378 kg) 3858 lbs. (1749 kg)
120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3276 lbs. (1485 kg) 3951 lbs. (1792 kg)
120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3309 lbs. (1500 kg) 3951 lbs. (1792 kg)
Photo 2019 BMW i3
2019 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
120Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 2972 lbs. (1348 kg) 3858 lbs. (1749 kg)
120Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3040 lbs. (1378 kg) 3858 lbs. (1749 kg)
120Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3276 lbs. (1485 kg) 3951 lbs. (1792 kg)
120Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3309 lbs. (1500 kg) 3951 lbs. (1792 kg)
Photo 2018 BMW i3
2018 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
94AH 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 2961 lbs. (1343 kg)
94Ah s 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3005 lbs. (1363 kg)
94Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3234 lbs. (1466 kg)
94Ah s w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3278 lbs. (1486 kg)
Photo 2017 BMW i3
2017 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
60 Ah 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback
94 AH 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback
94 Ah w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback
Photo 2016 BMW i3
2016 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 2799 lbs. (1269 kg) 3615 lbs. (1639 kg)

BMW i3 models weight across years

Photo 2015 BMW i3
2015 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 2799 lbs. (1269 kg) 3615 lbs. (1639 kg)
Base w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3064 lbs. (1389 kg) 3814 lbs. (1729 kg)
Photo 2014 BMW i3
2014 BMW i3 weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 2799 lbs. (1269 kg) 3615 lbs. (1639 kg)
Base w/Range Extender 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Hatchback 3064 lbs. (1389 kg) 3814 lbs. (1729 kg)


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