For city dwellers interested in buying an electric vehicle, the 2014 BMW i3 should make a compelling and spirited choice.
- Roomy four-person cabin
- Quick acceleration and strong brakes
- Nimble handling
- Excellent visibility
- Well-made and stylish interior
- Versatile cargo area for an EV
- Optional gas-powered range extender.
- Pricier than most entry-level EVs
- Rear-hinged rear doors aren't so great if you frequently carry rear passengers.