BMW i3 120 Ah

Battery Electric Vehicle

37.9 kWhUseable Battery

145 miReal Range

261 Wh/miEfficiency

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Price

United Kingdom £33,805
The Netherlands €39,939
Germany €39,000

Availability

United Kingdom Out of production
The Netherlands Out of production
Germany Out of production
Prices shown are recommended retail prices for the specified countries and do not include any indirect incentives. Pricing for the UK includes the direct incentive of the "Plug-In Car Grant (PICG)". Pricing and included options can differ by region and do not include any indirect incentives. Click on a country for more details.

Real Range between 100 - 225 mi

City - Cold Weather 145 mi
Highway - Cold Weather 100 mi
Combined - Cold Weather 120 mi
City - Mild Weather 225 mi
Highway - Mild Weather 130 mi
Combined - Mild Weather 170 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, weather and route conditions.

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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 7.3 sec
Top Speed 93 mph
Electric Range 145 mi
Total Power 125 kW (168 hp)
Total Torque 184 lb-ft
Drive Rear

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity 42.2 kWh
Battery Useable 37.9 kWh

Europe

Charge Port Type 2
Port Location Right Side - Rear
Charge Power 11 kW AC
Charge Time (0->145 mi) 4h15m
Charge Speed 36 mph
Fastcharge Port CCS
FC Port Location Right Side - Rear
Fastcharge Power (max) 49 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (15->116 mi) 36 min
Fastcharge Speed 160 mph

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range 145 mi
Vehicle Consumption 261 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 155 mpg

NEDC Ratings

Range 223 mi
Rated Consumption 211 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 170 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 192 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 238 mpg

WLTP Ratings

Range 191 mi
Rated Consumption 246 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 198 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 164 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 204 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption between 168 - 379 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather 261 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather 379 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather 316 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather 168 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather 292 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather 223 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Dimensions and Weight

Length 157.9 inch
Width 69.9 inch
Width with mirrors No Data
Height 62.9 inch
Wheelbase 101.2 inch
Weight Unladen (EU) 2965 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) 3770 lbs
Max. Payload 970 lbs
Cargo Volume 9.2 cu ft
Cargo Volume Max 38.8 cu ft
Cargo Volume Frunk No Data
Roof Load 0 lbs
Tow Hitch Possible No Data
Towing Weight Unbraked 0 lbs
Towing Weight Braked 0 lbs
Vertical Load Max No Data

Miscellaneous

Seats 4 people
Isofix Yes, 2 seats
Turning Circle 32.3 ft
Platform No Data
Car Body Hatchback
Segment B - Small
Roof Rails No
EV Dedicated Platform No Data
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the BMW i3 120 Ah. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Europe

Charging an EV in Europe differs by country. Some European countries primarily use 1-phase connections to the grid, while other countries are almost exclusively using a 3-phase connection. The table below shows all possible ways the BMW i3 120 Ah can be charged, but some modes of charging might not be widely available in certain countries.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 19h30m 7 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 12h15m 12 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 6h15m 23 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW 4h15m 34 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW † 4h15m 34 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Fast Charging (10 -> 80%)

Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. Charging power will decrease significantly after 80% state-of-charge has been reached. A typical rapid charge therefore rarely exceeds 80% SoC. The rapid charge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for rapid charging the BMW i3 120 Ah.

  • Max. Power: maximum power provided by charge point
  • Avg. Power: average power provided by charge point over a session from 10% to 80%
  • Time: time needed to charge from 10% to 80%
  • Rate: average charging speed over a session from 10% to 80%

Europe

Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Max. Power Avg. Power Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 49 kW † 47 kW † 36 min 160 mph
Charge Curve

Data made available by Fastned

This vehicle supports Autocharge

† = Limited by charging capabilities of vehicle

Autocharge: allows for a vehicle to initiate charging automatically on supported CCS charge points.

Actual charging rates may differ from data shown due to factors like outside temperature, state of the battery and driving style.

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Preceding model

The model shown on this page is the successor of the BMW i3 94 Ah, which was available from October 2017 until October 2018. The previous model had 45 mi less range, same acceleration and was 4% less energy efficient.

Preceding model BMW i3 94 Ah