BMW i3 94 Ah REx

Electric with Extender

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Price from £31,720

Availability Old model
Available from July 2016
Available until August 2017

Lease (BCH) from £350 pcm

Annual VED £130
Congestion Charge £0
Insurance Group 21
Price shown is On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The price also includes the Plug-In Car Grant of £4500. Leasing indication is based on BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months duration, 10000 annual mileage and excluding maintenance. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 8.1 sec
Top Speed 93 mph
Electric Range 105 mi
Fuel Range 130 km
Total Power 125 kW (168 hp)
Total Torque 184 lb-ft
Drive Rear
Fuel Petrol

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity 33.2 kWh
Port Location Right Side - Rear
Charge Port Type 2
Charge Power † 11 kW AC
Charge Time (0->105 mi) † 3 hours
Charge Speed † 36 mph
Battery Useable 27.2 kWh
FC Port Location Right Side - Rear
Fastcharge Port CCS
Fastcharge Power 50 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (11->84 mi) 25 min
Fastcharge Speed 170 mph
† This can only be achieved using a 3-phase grid connection. The majority of homes and charge points do not have this connection. In practice charge power will often be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 4h30m and a charge speed of 24 mph.

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range 105 mi
Vehicle Consumption 255 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 156 mpg

NEDC Ratings

Range 149 mi
Rated Consumption No Data
Vehicle Consumption 180 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Rated Fuel Equivalent No Data
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 222 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Fuel Consumption

Rated NEDC 565 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 12 g/km
Battery Empty NEDC 53 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 124 g/km
Fuel Range NEDC 106 mi
Total Range NEDC 255 mi
Fuel Tank 9 L
Real 15/30/60 mi 0 / 0 / 0 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 0 / 0 / 0 g/km
Battery Empty Real 41 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 162 g/km
Fuel Range Real 81 mi
Total Range Real 186 mi
Engine Displacement 647 cc

Dimensions and Weight

Weight Empty 1365 kg
Seats 4 people
Cargo Volume 260 L
Cargo Volume Max 1100 L
Length 3999 mm
Width 1775 mm
Height 1578 mm
Wheelbase No Data

Company Car Tax Indication

BIK Tax Rate 13%
P11D Value from £36,165
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £4,701
BIK @ 20% £78 pcm
BIK @ 40% £157 pcm
BIK @ 45% £176 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

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Range comparision based on electric range only. Rapid charging comparison based on rapid charge rate. Fuel economy based on start with full battery and average fuel consumption over first 50 mile. Comparisons can be based on estimates.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the BMW i3 94 Ah REx. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Car Uses Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 14 hours 8 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 8h45m 12 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 4h30m 24 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 230V / 3x16A 11 kW 3 hours 36 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 230V / 3x16A 11 kW † 3 hours 36 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)

Fastcharging is only possible at public charging points. Fastchargers enable longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. As fastcharges will only charge a battery up to 80% of its capacity at full speed, the optimal fastcharge is between 10% and 80% SoC. The fastcharge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for fastcharging the BMW i3 94 Ah REx.

Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Car Uses Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 50 kW 25 min 170 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 50 kW † 25 min 170 mph
CCS (150 kW DC) 50 kW † 25 min 170 mph

† = Limited by fastcharge capabilities of vehicle

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All about the BMW i3 94 Ah REx

No longer available

This electric vehicle is no longer available. The BMW i3 94 Ah REx was available from July 2016 until August 2017. Financial data like price, leasing and company car tax were applicable to the final year of availability of the BMW i3 94 Ah REx.

Pricing

The BMW i3 94 Ah REx has a Recommend Retail Price (RRP) of £35,490 and an On The Road Price (OTR) of £36,220. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The BMW i3 94 Ah REx is eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £4,500. The grant will be applied to the final invoice price of the car. The OTR Price including the PICG for the BMW i3 94 Ah REx is £31,720.

Drivetrain and Performance

The BMW i3 94 Ah REx is a electric vehicle with range extender (EREV). The maximum power of the BMW i3 94 Ah REx is 125 kW (168 hp). The maximum torque is 184 lb-ft. The BMW i3 94 Ah REx is rear wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 8.1 seconds. The top speed is 93 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the BMW i3 94 Ah REx has a total capacity of 33.2 kWh. The usable capacity is 27.2 kWh. A range of about 105 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 11 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 3 hours. However, a 3-phase grid connection is needed to achieve this. The majority of homes and charge points currently do not have this connection. In most cases the maximum charging power will be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 4 hours 30 minutes and a charge rate of 24 mph. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 14 hours.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection. The maximum rapid charge power is 50 kW, which charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 25 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 70 miles of range.

Energy Consumption

The combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the BMW i3 94 Ah REx is about 255 Wh per mile in electric-only mode. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 156 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

Fuel Consumption

The BMW i3 94 Ah REx has a combined (electric and fuel) range of about 186 mi, of which about 105 of fully electric range. When driving in full-electric mode the petrol engine will never kick in; the car will drive fully electric until the battery is depleted or if 'range hold' mode is selected.

When the battery is empty or 'hold charge' mode is engaged, the fuel consumption is about 41 mpg on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. When starting off with a full battery and applying a moderate driving style, no fuel is consumed over a 15 mile trip and fuel consumption is about 0 mpg over a 30 mile trip and 0 mpg over a 60 mile trip.

The combined average consumption of petrol of the BMW i3 94 Ah REx will therefor depend on the average trip distance and whether the car is charged before each trip. Climate, driving style and route will have a further impact on the actual fuel consumption. The official figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for fuel consumption of 565 mpg and a range of 106 mi are irrelevant in practice.

CO2 Emission

While driving in full-electric mode, the BMW i3 94 Ah REx will not emit any CO2. When the battery is empty, the internal combustion engine will be used. As fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are directly proportional, the average CO2 emssions of a BMW i3 94 Ah REx will depend greatly on several key factors that determine fuel consumption. Note: CO2 emissions are calculated per kilometre.

When driving using only the petrol engine, CO2 emissions will be around 162 grams of CO2 per kilometre on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. However, if the average trip distance is relatively short and the car is charged between trips, the average CO2 emissions will be reduced significantly.

CO2 Emissions will drop to 0 g/km on a 15 mile trip, 0 g/km on a 30 mile trip and 0 g/km on a 60 mile trip. This only includes tailpipe CO2 emissions. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels. The offical figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for CO2 emissions of 12 g/km are for comparison of vehicles only and have no relevance in practice.

More information from BMW

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