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2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The BMW i3 is a compact electric car with available hybrid power. This hatchback features unique packaging that provides surprising cabin space and fun handling in a small, efficient p...

2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Spend any time reading the news, and you’ll likely read about electric vehicles. They are influencing the stock prices of major automakers, and in turn, those automakers are investing ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

Specs

2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain --
FWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type --
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.6 in
Back Legroom -- 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 16.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length -- 164 in
Width -- 69.5 in
Height -- 62.8 in
Wheelbase -- 102.4 in

Available Options

2021 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD

Exterior Colors

  • CAPPARIS White W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic W/BMW I Blue Accent
  • Fluid Black W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Galvanic Gold Metallic W/Frozen Grey Met Highlight
  • Imperial Blue Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Mineral Gray Metallic W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent

Option Packages

  • GIGA World
  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
  • Mega World
  • Technology + Driving Assistant Package
  • Tera World
  • Wireless Charging
  • Moonroof
  • Wheels: 20" X 5.0" Front & 20" X 5.5" Rear BMW I
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Cayenne Orange Metallic
  • Kinetic Blue Metallic
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Oasis Blue
  • Slate Gray Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • DC Fast Charging
  • LPO, Charge Cord, Portable, 120-Volt, Additional
  • Comfort And Convenience Package

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