2016 BMW i8

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Vehicle information

MPG: 80 City / 72 Hwy / 76 Comb
Engine: 1.5L Inline3, Twin Turbocharged
Vehicle type: Midsize Coupe
Fuel type: Plug-In Hybrid / 91 Octane
Transmission: 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Segment: Luxury Hybrid Electric Exotic High Performance
Basic warranty: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drive type: All-Wheel Drive
Seating capacity: 4 Occupants
Safety rating: Not Available

BMW Specs

Engine description
1.5L Inline3, Twin Turbocharged
Engine horsepower
228 hp
Fuel description
Plug-In Hybrid
Engine max horsepower
228 hp @ 5800 rpm
Bore & stroke
3.23 in. x 3.72 in.
236 lb-ft
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Max torque
236 lb-ft @ 3700 rpm
Fuel induction
Direct Injection (DI)
Electric motor horsepower
129 hp
Number of valves
Electric motor torque
184 lb-ft
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Total horsepower
357 hp
Required fuel rating
91 Octane
Total torque
420 lb-ft
Engine compression ratio
Transmission & drive type
6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Drive type
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 80 City / 72 Hwy / 76 Comb
1.5L Inline3, Twin Turbocharged / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic / Electricity
optional drivetrain
MPG: 28 City / 29 Hwy / 28 Comb
1.5L Inline3, Twin Turbocharged / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic / Gasoline / 87 Octane

Length 15 ft. 4.9 in.

Silhouette side

Height 4 ft. 3.1 in.

Width 7 ft. 3.3 in.

Silhouette front
Front track:
5 ft. 4.7 in.
Ground clearance:
0 ft. 4.6 in.
4 ft. 3.1 in.
15 ft. 4.9 in.
Maximum seating:
Rear track:
5 ft. 7.5 in.
Standard seating:
9 ft. 2.2 in.
7 ft. 3.3 in.
Width (no mirrors):
6 ft. 4.5 in.
Front head room:
38.7 in.
Front leg room:
43.1 in.
Front shoulder room:
61.1 in.
Passenger volume:
81 cu. ft.
Rear head room:
32.4 in.
Rear leg room:
28.2 in.
Rear shoulder room:
51.5 in.
Standard cargo volume:
4.7 cu. ft.
Acceleration (0 - 60 mph):
4.2 secs.
Tires (rear):
Turning circle:
40.4 ft.
Wheel size:
20.0 x 7.5
Wheel size (rear):
20.0 x 8.5
Fuel tank capacity:
11.1 gal.
3455 lbs.
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BMW Pricing

Base price
Destination charge
Gas guzzler tax
Not Applicable
Basic warranty
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Powertrain warranty
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Rust & corrosion warranty
12 Years
Free maintenance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside assistance
4 Years
Hybrid battery warranty
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Available options
Crystal white pearl metallic w/ frozen grey accents
$ 1,800
$ 1,640
Crystal white pearl metallic w/ bmw i frozen blue accents
$ 1,800
$ 1,640
20 in. bmw i light alloy wheels
20 in. bmw i light alloy wheels

Includes mixed tires.

$ 0
$ 0
20 in. bmw i light alloy wheels
$ 0
$ 0
Tera world
Tera world

Includes black brake calipers, 20 in. light alloy wheels, leather engine cover, anthracite headliner, blue seat belts, LED cornering headlights, and leather and cloth seats.

$ 4,500
$ 4,095
Mega world
Mega world

Includes vehicle with standard equipment.

$ 0
$ 0
Giga world
Giga world

Includes 20 in. light alloy tires, LED headlights, cornering lights, and full perforated leather.

$ 2,000
$ 1,820
Bmw laserlight
Bmw laserlight

Includes automatic high-beam lights.

$ 6,300
$ 5,735
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BMW Features

Comfort features
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Reading lights: Front
Steering wheel trim: Leather
Air conditioning
Front air conditioning zones: Dual
Front air conditioning: Automatic climate control
Air filtration
Front headrests: Adjustable
Driver seat
Driver seat power adjustments: 6, Reclining
Driver seat: Heated
Passenger seat
Passenger seat: Heated
Passenger seat power adjustments: 6, Reclining
Rear seats
Rear seat type: Bucket
Passenger seat power adjustments: Height
Rear vents: Second row
Driver seat power adjustments: Height
Front headrests: 2
Upholstery: Leather(optional), Perforated(optional), Leather/cloth
Front seat type: Sport bucket
Seatbelt force limiters: Front, Rear
Rear seatbelts: 3-point, Center 3-point
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front, Rear
Convenience features
Cupholders: 3, Front, Rear
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Navigation, Paddle shifter, Phone
Cruise control
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener
Multi-function remote: Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Proximity entry system, Trunk release
Power activated trunk/hatch: Open and close
Power outlet(s): 12v front
Steering wheel: Power tilt and telescopic
Power steering
Memorized settings
Memorized settings: 2 driver, Audio system, Climate control, Driver seat
In-car technology
Audio system
Hard drive: 20gb
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
Surround sound
Watts: 360
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Subwoofer: 1
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Voice recognition
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio
Premium brand speakers: Harman/kardon
Premium brand: Harman/kardon
Total speakers: 11
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Phone: Hands free
Real time traffic
Driver assistance app: Roadside assistance
Navigation system: Hard drive, Voice recognition
Satellite communications: Bmw assist
Head-up display
Multi-function display
External temperature display
Driver information system
Fuel economy display: Mpg
One-touch windows: 2
Wheels: Alloy
Tires and rims
Tire pressure monitoring system
Spare wheel type: Alloy(optional)
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Wheel diameter: 20 inch(optional)
Tire type: Performance
Daytime running lights: Led
Courtesy lights: Door
Ambient lighting: Color-adjustable
Headlights: Cornering(optional), Auto delay off, Auto on/off, Dusk sensing, Led
Taillights: Led
Side door type: Butterfly
Exterior features
Rear spoiler: Lip
Chassis & suspension
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Rear shock type: Gas
Front shock type: Gas
Active suspension
Driver adjustable suspension: Ride control
Rear stabilizer bar
Front suspension classification: Independent
Front struts
Front stabilizer bar
Suspension control: Electronic
Front suspension type: Double wishbone
Rear suspension type: Multi-link
Powertrain & drivetrain
Auto start/stop
Electric motor miles per charge: 15
Push-button start
Electric motor hp: 129
Electric motor charging time: 2 hours
Electric motor battery type: Lithium ion
Electric charge cord: 240 volt
Electric motor torque: 184
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BMW Colors

Ionic silver metallic w / bmw i frozen blue accent
Crystal white pearl metallic w / frozen grey accent
Protonic blue metallic w / frozen grey accent
Sophisto grey metallic w / bmw i frozen blue accent
Sophisto grey metallic w / frozen grey accent
Crystal white pearl metallic w / bmw i frozen blue accent
Giga ivory white
Terra exclusive dalbergia brown
Giga amido
Mega carum spice grey
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BMW Safety

Safety ratings
Rating category
Rating score
No Data Available
Safety: standard features
Knee airbags
Dual front
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags
Side airbags
Side curtain airbags
Rear, front
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor
Hill holder control
Emergency braking preparation
Rear brake type
Ventilated disc
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Power brakes
Cornering brake control
Regenerative braking system
Brake drying
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Braking assist
Child safety
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Power door locks
Side mirror adjustments
Power, power folding
Side mirrors
Auto-dimming, integrated turn signals, heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating
Pre-collision system
Parking sensors
Front, rear
Anti-theft system
Engine immobilizer, alarm with remote, alarm
Stability and traction
Traction control
Stability control
Safety: optional features
Painted brake calipers
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BMW i8 Select a Style:

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AWD Plug-In Hybrid 2dr Hatchback
1.5L I3 Twin Turbo 6A
MPG 80 City / 72 Hwy / 76 Comb
Engine 1.5L Inline3, Twin Turbocharged
MSRP $ 140,700