2020 BMW i8 Base Specs & Features

Starting MSRP

Engine TypeHybrid
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
CylindersInline 3
Combined MPG27
Total Seating4
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
EPA Combined MPGe69 mi.
Range in miles (cty/hwy)0/0 mi.
EPA Time to charge battery (at 240V)3.0 hr.
Fuel tank capacity11.1 gal.
Combined MPG27
EPA kWh/100 mi49
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
EPA Electricity Range18 mi.
Base engine size1.5 l
Turning circle40.4 ft.
direct injectionyes
Base engine typeHybrid
Valve timingVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersInline 3
4-wheel ABSyes
brake dryingyes
emergency braking preparationyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
daytime running lightsyes
engine immobilizeryes
post-collision safety systemyes
child seat anchorsyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
front and rear head airbagsyes
stability controlyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
2 front headrestsyes
dusk sensing headlampsyes
LED headlampyes
tire pressure monitoringyes
traction controlyes
pre-collision safety systemyes
Tera World Copperyes
Tera Worldyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
harman/kardon premium brand speakersyes
12 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyes
AM/FM stereoyes
360 watts stereo outputyes
speed sensitive volume controlyes
satellite radio satellite radioyes
USB connectionyes
1 subwoofer(s)yes
11 total speakersyes
harman/kardon premium brand stereo systemyes
surround audio surround audio (discrete)yes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
front seatback storageyes
cruise controlyes
leather and alloy steering wheelyes
keyless ignitionyes
turn signal in mirrorsyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryes
front, side, and rear view camerayes
front and rear parking sensorsyes
electric power steeringyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yes
Dual zone front climate controlyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyes
interior air filtrationyes
extended cabin heating/coolingyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
hands-free entryyes
2 one-touch power windowsyes
Heated mirrorsyes
external temperature displayyes
trip computeryes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room38.7 in.
height adjustable passenger seatyes
height adjustable driver seatyes
premium leatheryes
multi-level heating passenger seatyes
sport front seatsyes
Front shoulder room56.7 in.
multi-level heating driver seatyes
Front leg room43.1 in.
6 -way power driver seatyes
6 -way power passenger seatyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room32.4 in.
Rear leg room28.2 in.
Rear shoulder room49.6 in.
rear ventilation ductsyes
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Icon Adaptive LED Headlights w/Laserlightyes
20" BMW i Light Alloy W Spoke Wheels w/Mixed Tiresyes
20" BMW i Light Alloy Radial-Spoke Jet Black Wheels w/Mixed Tiresyes
Aerodynamic Kityes
Maximum cargo capacity4.7 cu.ft.
Length184.9 in.
Curb weight3501 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place4.7 cu.ft.
Ground clearance4.6 in.
Height50.8 in.
EPA interior volume85.7 cu.ft.
Maximum payload620 lbs.
Wheel base110.2 in.
Width76.5 in.
Exterior Colors
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Sophisto Grey Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic w/BMW i Frozen Blue Accent
  • E-Copper w/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Sophisto Grey Metallic w/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Special Order Color
Interior Colors
  • Giga Amido, premium leather
  • E-Copper Exclusive, leather/cloth
  • Tera Exclusive Dalbergia Brown, leather/cloth
  • Giga Ivory White, premium leather
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
245/40R W tiresyes
Performance tiresyes
alloy wheelsyes
20 x 8.5 in. wheelsyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Basic4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Rust12 yr./ unlimited mi.
Hybrid Component8 yr./ 100000 mi.
Roadside4 yr./ unlimited mi.
Free Maintenance3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50000 mi.