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BMW i3
2021 BMW i3
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$48,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Chevrolet Bolt EV
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV
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$31,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Kia Soul EV
2020 Kia Soul EV
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$35,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.3
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Overview

Engine
39.5L Electric
Engine
Electric
Engine
Electric
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single-speed direct drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 131 MPGE
Hwy: 109 MPGE
Fuel Economy
City: 127 MPGE
Hwy: 101 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
2.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
61.2 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
57 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
39.5L Electric
Electric
Electric
Horsepower
170 hp @ 4800 rpm
200 hp
201 hp
Torque
184 lb-ft
266 lb-ft
291 lb-ft
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Single-speed direct drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,276 lbs
3,589 lbs
3,715 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
100 MPGE
120 MPGE
114 MPGE
City
N/A
131 MPGE
127 MPGE
Highway
N/A
109 MPGE
101 MPGE

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
2.3 gallons
N/A
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
42.2 kWh
N/A
N/A
Charge Time
7 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V, 0.7 Hrs Charge Time @ 440V
N/A
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
158.3 in
163.2 in
165.2 in
Height
62.9 in
63.4 in
63 in
Max Width
69.9 in
69.5 in
70.9 in
Front Width
61.9 in
59.1 in
N/A
Rear Width
61.3 in
59.1 in
N/A
Wheelbase
101.2 in
102.4 in
102.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.35 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.5 in
44.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
40.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
54.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
51.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
31.9 in
36.01 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.87 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.2 in
52.76 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
50.63 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
N/A
61.2 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.1 ft³
16.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³
57 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Column-Mounted Electric Pwr
N/A
Turning Diameter
32.4 ft
N/A
N/A
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
N/A
34.8 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 5"
17" x TBD
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 5.5"
17" x TBD
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Compound Crank (Torsion Beam)
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P155/70R19
P215/50R17
N/A
Rear Tire
P175/60R19
P215/50R17
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Capparis White w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
N/A
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cashmere Silver Metallic w/Highlight BMW i Blue
  • Fluid Black w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Galvanic Gold Metallic w/Frozen Grey Met Highlight
  • Imperial Blue Metallic w/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Mineral Gray Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Deka Dark, Cloth Upholstery
  • Giga Brown/Carum Spice, Natural Leather/Wool Cloth Upholstery
  • Mega Carum Spice Gray, Sensatec/Cloth Upholstery
  • Tera Dark Truffle, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Jet Black, Cloth seat trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain Note
N/A
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance Note
N/A
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
N/A
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Preliminary 2022 Warranty
N/A
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