The modelRead full review
The appeal of the i3 is obvious: it's a BMW, for starters, and it looks funky and different, has a posh interior and a cracking infotainment system. The absence of similarly priced rivals from other premium brands only strengthen its case. However, there's no escaping the fact that similarly priced mainstream rivals, such as the Kia e-Niro, offer similar performance and much longer ranges between charges. Practicality is another serious weakness of the i3, all of which means that, objectively, there are better electric cars available for the money.
The trimSee full equipment
The i3s benefits from all the standard kit on the i3, plus 20in sports alloys, an additional Sport driving mode, an A-pillar and roof painted in high-gloss black, a more aggressive front bumper, a black kidney grille and sports suspension.
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The i3s has more power than the regular i3 and can sprint to 62mph from a standstill in just 6.9sec. It's not worth the extra cash, though, especially since the i3 already pretty price.
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