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BMW i3
2021 BMW i3
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$48,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Mercedes-Benz B-Class
2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class
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$39,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
39.5L Electric
Engine
Electric
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 85 MPGE
Hwy: 82 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
2.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Range
N/A
Range
87 miles
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
51.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
39.5L Electric
Electric
Horsepower
170 hp @ 4800 rpm
177 hp @ 3600 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft
251 lb-ft
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,276 lbs
3,924 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
100 MPGE
84 MPGE
City
N/A
85 MPGE
Highway
N/A
82 MPGE

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
2.3 gallons
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
158.3 in
171.5 in
Height
62.9 in
62.5 in
Max Width
69.9 in
71.3 in
Front Width
61.9 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
61.3 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
101.2 in
106.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.5 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
55.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
55.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
52.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
31.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
54.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.2 in
54.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
47.1 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.1 ft³
21.6 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³
51.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
32.4 ft
36 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 5.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P155/70R19
P225/50HR17
Rear Tire
P175/60R19
P225/50HR17

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Capparis White w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Cirrus White
  • Jupiter Red
  • Night Black

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
  • Cocoa Brown Metallic
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Kryptonite Green Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Polar Silver Metallic
  • South Seas Blue Metallic
  • designo Mountain Grey Magno (Matte Finish)

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
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Hazelnut Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
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