Research 2019 BMW i8 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.



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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.4


Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3
Displacement 1.5 L/91
Engine Order Code
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 369 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 420
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection

Exterior Dimensions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.1

Interior Dimensions

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


EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 69
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27
Battery Range (mi) 18


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


Vehicle Name BMW i8
Body Style Coupe


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


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


Drivetrain All Wheel
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
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
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.68
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85


EPA Classification Subcompact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3501


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