Answers to popular questions
What is the real world range of the BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah?
The real world range (city + highway) in summer is ≈145 mi.
The real world range (city + highway) in winter is ≈122 mi.
Real-life figures may differ significantly depending on weather conditions and driving style.
What is the charge port type of the BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah?
The European version of the car has a CCS|Type2 charge port.
The US version of the car has a CCS|Type1 charge port.
Where can I charge the BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah?
Firstly, you can charge it at home from a regular socket.
Secondly, you can charge it at any AC charging station with the corresponding charging cable.
What is the on-board charger capacity of the BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah?
The on-board charger of the car can take up to 11 kW.
How long does it take to fully charge the BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah?
We recommend you to use the EV Compare charging calculator to estimate the electric vehicle charging time and cost.
- If you charge it from a regular NEMA 5-15 socket, it will take 26 h 03 min to charge it 0-100% (charging speed ≈6 mph);
- If you charge it from a NEMA 14-50 socket, it will take 6 h 07 min to charge it 0-100% (charging speed ≈25 mph);
- If you charge it at a Tesla Supercharger or any other DC charging station, the car’s battery can accept up to 50 kW of power. However, the average charging rate will be lowered to extend the battery life. What’s more, not all stations are capable of generating such power. In the best case scenario you will be able to charge your BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah 0-100% in 126.6 minutes.
What is the cargo capacity of the BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah?
The vehicle total cargo volume with the seats unfolded is 9.2 ft3.
What powertrain does the BMW i3 BEV 120 Ah have?
The vehicle has a 42.2 kWh traction battery, which powers one permanent-magnet electric motor located on the rear axle.
The motor produces 168 hp/125 kW of power and 184 lb-ft of torque.
This enables the car to hit 0-60 mph in 7.3 s and reach a top speed of 93 mph.