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2dr Coupe


Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.4
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 4.7


Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3
Displacement 1.5 L/91
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 5800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 357 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 420

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 110.2
Length, Overall (in) 184.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.5
Height, Overall (in) 50.8
Track Width, Front (in) 64.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.6
Second Leg Room (in) 28.2
Second Head Room (in) 32.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 (Est)
Battery Range (mi) 15
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 76


Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4


Body Style Coupe
Vehicle Name BMW i8


Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link


Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P215/45YR20
Rear Tire Size P245/40YR20
Spare Tire Size


Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19
Trans Order Code
Trans Type 6
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Drivetrain All Wheel
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.51
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.68


EPA Classification Subcompact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3455


Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Material Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material