2019 BMW i8 Features & Specs

Overview

Starting MSRP: $147,500
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Starting MSRP: $163,300
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Engine Typehybridhybrid
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainall wheel driveall wheel drive
Cylindersinline 3inline 3
Combined MPG2727
Total Seating42
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Drive Train

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Drive typeall wheel driveall wheel drive
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic

Fuel & MPG

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Range in miles (cty/hwy)0/0 mi.0/0 mi.
Fuel tank capacity11.1 gal.11.1 gal.
Combined MPG2727
Fuel typepremium unleaded (required)premium unleaded (required)

Engine

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Base engine size1.5 L1.5 L
Turning circle40.4 ft.40.4 ft.
Valves1212
direct injectionyesyes
Base engine typehybridhybrid
Valve timingVariableVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 3inline 3

Safety

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
4-wheel ABSyesyes
brake dryingyesyes
emergency braking preparationyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesno
stability controlyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsyesyes
LED headlampyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyes
traction controlyesyes
pre-collision safety systemyesyes

Packages

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Tera World Copperyesyes
Tera Worldyesyes

In-Car Entertainment

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
harman/kardon premium brand speakersyesyes
12 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyes
AM/FM stereoyesyes
360 watts stereo outputyesyes
speed sensitive volume controlyesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesyes
USB connectionyesyes
1 subwoofer(s)yesyes
11 total speakersyesno
harman/kardon premium brand stereo systemyesyes
surround audio surround audio (discrete)yesyes
12 total speakersnoyes

Comfort & Convenience

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
front seatback storageyesyes
cruise controlyesyes
leather and alloy steering wheelyesyes
keyless ignitionyesyes
Climate controlyesyes
turn signal in mirrorsyesyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesno
electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryesyes
front, side, and rear view camerayesyes
front and rear parking sensorsyesyes
electric power steeringyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyes
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yesyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyesyes
interior air filtrationyesyes
extended cabin heating/coolingyesyes
front cupholdersnoyes

Power Feature

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
hands-free entryyesyes
2 one-touch power windowsyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyes

Instrumentation

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
clockyesyes
compassyesyes
external temperature displayyesyes
trip computeryesyes
tachometeryesyes

Front Seats

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Front head room38.7 in.38.7 in.
height adjustable passenger seatyesyes
height adjustable driver seatyesyes
premium leatheryesyes
multi-level heating passenger seatyesyes
sport front seatsyesyes
Front shoulder room56.7 in.56.7 in.
multi-level heating driver seatyesyes
Front leg room43.1 in.43.1 in.
6 -way power driver seatyesyes
6 -way power passenger seatyesyes

Rear Seats

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Rear head room32.4 in.no
Rear leg room28.2 in.no
Rear shoulder room49.6 in.no
rear ventilation ductsyesno

Exterior Options

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
20" BMW i Light Alloy W Spoke Wheels w/Mixed Tiresyesyes
20" BMW i Light Alloy Radial-spoke Jet Black Wheels w/Mixed Tiresyesyes
BMW Laserlightyesyes

Measurements

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Maximum cargo capacity4.7 cu.ft.2.3 cu.ft.
Length184.9 in.184.9 in.
Curb weight3501 lbs.3671 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place4.7 cu.ft.2.3 cu.ft.
Ground clearance4.6 in.4.5 in.
Height50.8 in.50.7 in.
EPA interior volume85.7 cu.ft.85.7 cu.ft.
Maximum payload620 lbs.no
Wheel base110.2 in.110.2 in.
Width76.5 in.76.5 in.

Colors

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Exterior Colors
  • E-Copper w/Highlight Frozen Grey Metallic
  • Sophisto Grey Metallic w/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Donington Grey Metallic
  • Sophisto Grey Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/Frozen Grey Accent
  • E-Copper w/Highlight Frozen Grey Metallic
  • Sophisto Grey Metallic w/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Donington Grey Metallic
  • Sophisto Grey Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/Frozen Grey Accent
Interior Colors
  • E-Copper Exclusive, leather/cloth
  • Giga Amido, premium leather
  • Giga Ivory White, premium leather
  • Tera Exclusive Dalbergia Brown, leather/cloth
  • E-Copper Exclusive, leather/cloth
  • Giga Amido, premium leather
  • Giga Ivory White/Black, premium leather
  • Tera Exclusive Dalbergia Brown, leather/cloth

Tires & Wheels

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
245/40R W tiresyesyes
Performance tiresyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyes
20 x 8.5 in. wheelsyesyes

Suspension

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
four-wheel independent suspensionyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyes

Warranty

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
Free Maintenance3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Basic4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Hybrid Component8 yr./ 100000 mi.8 yr./ 100000 mi.

Inventory

Starting MSRP: $147,500
Starting MSRP: $163,300
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