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2015 BMW i3 BASE MODEL Specifications

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About the 2015 BMW i3 BASE MODEL

The 2015 BMW i3 BASE MODEL is a rear-wheel drive four-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/11/2014 classified as a IO1. The i3 is regarded as a small car built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at $37,000.

The i3 is a rear-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats. It uses a fully electric engine.

The i3 measures 1578mm (62.1 inches) in height, 3999mm (157.4 inches) in length, 1775mm (69.9 inches) in width with a 2570mm (101.2 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1195kg (2634.5 lbs) of unladen weight. The i3 BASE MODEL comes standard with 155/70 R19 front tyres and 175/60 R19 rear tyres. It requires a service every 24 months or 25,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2015 BMW i3 BASE MODEL has a 140mm ground clearance.

The i3 has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Inner Guard and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Lower B-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to WBA1Z220%0VV00001.


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Used Price From Dealer$37,000
Trade-In Value$31,100
Body Stylefour-door hatchback
Release date01/11/2014
Discontinued date31/10/2017
Drive typeRWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Inner Guard
Compliance plate locationPass Side Lower B-Pillar
VIN ExampleWBA1Z220%0VV00001
Country of originGermany
SegmentSmall Car
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
BMW i3 BASE MODEL Engine Specifications
Power @ RPM -
Torque @ RPM-
Number of Valves-
Euro RatingPURE EV
Compression ratio-
Power/weight ratio104.6kw/tonne
BMW i3 BASE MODEL Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionOne-speed Automatic
Drive typerear-wheel drive
Turning circle9.9m (32.5 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size155/70 R19 - 5.0x19
Rear tyre & wheel size175/60 R19 - 5.5x19
Front suspension typeNot Sufficient Data
Rear suspension typeNot Sufficient Data
BMW i3 BASE MODEL Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity-
Fuel consumption (combined average)-
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range-
Emission standardPURE EV
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)-
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
BMW i3 BASE MODEL Dimensions
Length3999mm (157.4 inches)
Width1775mm (69.9 inches)
Height1578mm (62.1 inches)
Wheelbase2570mm (101.2 inches)
Front track1571mm (61.9 inches)
Rear track1576mm (62.0 inches)
Ground clearance140mm (5.5 inches)
Unladen weight1195kg (2634.5 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass1620kg (3571.5 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
BMW i3 BASE MODEL Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
BMW i3 BASE MODEL Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
BMW i3 BASE MODEL Servicing
Service interval (km)25,000 km
Service interval (months)24 months
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Automatic Air Con / Climate Control
  • Adjustable Front Seats - Manual
  • Ambient Interior Lighting
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • Anti-theft Wheel Bolts
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 19 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Body Coloured Bumpers
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Exterior Mirrors
  • Brake-pad Wear Indicator
  • Cornering Brake Control
  • Cruise Control
  • Cargo Cover
  • Cup Holders - Front Seats
  • Cargo Tie Down Hooks/Rings
  • Centre Console Box - Multi-purpose
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Child Seat - ISOFIX Anchorage System
  • Cloth Trim
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Dust & Pollen Filter
  • Door Pockets - Front Seat
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Exterior Mirrors - Auto Dimming
  • Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Exterior Mirrors - Tilt When Reversing
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Grab Handles - Front & Rear
  • Head Airbags
  • Headrests - Adjustable Rear Seats
  • Hard Disk Drive (Built-in)
  • Halogen Headlights
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Illuminated Glove Box Compartment
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Luggage/Cargo Area Light/s
  • Lights on Exterior Door Handles
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi-function Control Screen
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • Mobile Phone Connectivity
  • Map/Reading Lights - Front
  • Park Assist
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Parking Distance Control Front
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Remote Fuel Lid Release
  • Rear Lights - LED
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror - Auto Dimming
  • Rear Window Demister
  • Rear Wiper/Washer
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Storage Compartment - Centre Floor Console
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Side Impact Protection
  • Seatback Pockets - Front Seats
  • Sound System with 4 Speakers
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Traction Control System
  • Tool Kit
  • Tyre Repair Kit
  • Welcome Lights
Optional Features
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft - $654
  • 20 Inch Alloy Wheels - $769
  • Battery Road Charge System - $769
  • Comfort Access System - $654
  • Driver Assist Pack Plus - $1,692
  • Heated Front Seats - $562
  • Heat Pump - $1,000
  • LED Headlights - $1,077
  • Leather Upholstery - $1,538
  • Metallic Paint - $962
  • Protective Glazing - $508
  • Power Sunroof - $2,246
  • Sound System with 12 Speakers - $1,192