BMW i3 (2014)
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BMW i3 (2014): 22 facts and highlights

1. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
250Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

2. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.57m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

3. shorter length

4m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

4. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
BMW i3 (2014)
72% have it

5. Is an electric car

An electric car runs off a battery that can be recharged at home or at public charging points. Due to the savings costs of electricity compared to petrol (gasoline) it can greatly reduce running costs, and is also better for the environment as the car produces 0 emissions.
BMW i3 (2014)
8% have it

6. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
1.01m
Mini Clubman (2014): 1.06m

7. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
946mm
Skoda Roomster S (2014): 1.01m

8. more battery power

With more battery power you can travel on the electric motor further before having to recharge, or in the case of a hybrid switching to the petrol (gasoline) engine.
12.9kWh
Toyota Prius C One (2014): 45kWh

9. further range

The maximum distance an electric or hybrid car can travel on electric only, from a full charge (EPA-estimated driving range).
190km
Chevrolet Volt (2014): 612km

10. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
0.5h
BMW i3 (2014): 0.5h

11. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Ford Focus ST (2014): 2

12. height

1.58m
Honda CR-Z (2014): 1.39m

13. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
170hp
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 306hp

14. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): 160000yrs

15. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): 10yrs

16. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Clio GT TCe 120 (2014): Unlimited km

17. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Hyundai Veloster (2014): 160934km

18. width

1.77m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

19. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
BMW i3 (2014)
6% have it

20. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
BMW i3 (2014)
75% have it

21. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
BMW i3 (2014)
18% have it

22. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
7.2s
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014): 6s

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