BMW i3 BEV – Official EPA Rating, Range 81 Miles, 124 MPGe Combined

BMW i | May 1st, 2014 by 2

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally issued the official figures for the BMW i3 BEV. The US EPA says the i3 has a …

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally issued the official figures for the BMW i3 BEV. The US EPA says the i3 has a range of 81 miles with a combined MPGe of 124 (138 MPGe City, 111 MPGe Highway).

The official sticker found on the U.S.-bound i3 models also shows the rating.

So where does the electric version of the BMW i3 fall on the EPA’s Top 10 list?

At the top of list, followed by Chevrolet Spark EV and Honda Fit EV.

  1. 2014 BMW i3 BEV  124 MPGe Combined
  2. 2014 Chevy Spark EV  –  119 MPGe Combined
  3. 2014 Honda Fit EV  –  118 MPGe Combined
  4. 2014 Fiat 500e  –  116 MPGe Combined
  5. 2014 Nissan LEAF  –   114 MPGe Combined
  6. 2014 Smart Fortwo ED Cabriolet  –  107 MPGe Combined
  7. 2014 Smart Fortwo ED Coupe  –  107 MPGe Combined
  8. 2014 Ford Focus Electric  –  104 MPGe Combined
  9. 2014 Tesla Model S 60-kWh  –   95 MPGe Combined
  10. 2014 Tesla Model S 85-kWh  –   89 MPGe Combined

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The first BMW i3 U.S. model was also just delivered to JMK BMW in NJ.

[Source: InsideEVs]

2 responses to “BMW i3 BEV – Official EPA Rating, Range 81 Miles, 124 MPGe Combined”

  1. […] weather is between 40F – 90F. The BMW i3, in fact, is the most efficient car on the market, being rated at 124 MPGe. Part of the reason is the BMW i3 is built using the lightest materials – Carbon Fiber […]

  2. chris says:

    125 miles or 200Kms is the absolute minimum range for a rural owner, who is more likely to have enough solar to charge it than a city driver. BMW (and other mfrs of EV’s) need to wake up to the rural demand.

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