What maintenance does a BMW i3 need?
Synthetic Oil and oil filter changes typically occur every 10,000 miles or 12 months, whichever occurs first. Coolants are also changed at the 10,000-mile mark. Fuel filters are next, being changed every 20,000 to 40,000 miles. BMW technicians will change the engine air filter and spark plugs every 60,000 miles. via
Is BMW 2014 i3 reliable?
The BMW i3 has a reliability rating of 3.5 out of five from J.D. Power in its class. While this score is above average among all cars, several class competitors – including the Acura ILX Hybrid – get higher ratings. via
Is a BMW i3 maintenance expensive?
The annual maintenance cost of a BMW i3 is $1,173. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop. via
How long does the 2014 BMW i3 battery last?
BMW quotes an official range of 182 miles – that was amazing once but cars like the Peugeot e-208 can travel more than 200 miles and are a lot cheaper to buy. That said, with its lightweight body the i3 is economical and, on average, delivers close to that 182-mile quoted range. via
How much does it cost to charge BMW battery?
According to the EPA, it takes approximately 22 kWh to fully charge the i3's 18.8 kWh useable capacity (internal charger is ~ 85% efficient), so your cost would be ~$4.59 (assuming $0.2088/kWh). via
Does the 2014 BMW i3 take gas?
As our vehicles continue to evolve, it can be hard to believe that some of them don't even need gas to operate. The BMW i3 is one of the most technologically advanced models on the market, and it's all-electric, which means drivers never have to worry about fuel costs. via
Does BMW i3 have a brake?
On the BMW i3, the regenerative brakes are so strong, you can basically drive the car using solely one pedal. via
How far can you drive a BMW i3 with Range Extender?
Extends driving pleasure: the optional Range Extender is located next to the electric motor in the rear of the BMW i3 and can increase the range of the BMW i3 in COMFORT Mode from up to 125 miles to a total of 205 miles. via
Where is the battery in an i3?
Step-by-Step Guide for BMW i3 12V Battery Replacement:
Open Front Trunk. Remove Covers over Driver's Side and Passenger Side in front trunk. Disconnect Main Battery with High Voltage Safety Connector (Service Disconnect) via
Can i3 battery be upgraded?
You'll have to work with cooling ducts, you'll need a scanner and a way to replace the battery management system, you'll have to find a way to unlock the battery (which will most likely be locked by BMW in case you're thinking of getting one from a salvage title i3) and you may also need to do some coding. via
What kind of gas does a BMW i3 take?
BMW recommends the use of super unleaded 95 RON fuel. Unleaded RON 91 fuel or higher with a maximum ethanol limit of 10 percent (E10) is also permitted. via