Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
MSRP
$29,990
Invoice
$28,412
Average Price Paid
$29,125
430 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW i3
94 Ah RWD
MSRP
$44,450
Invoice
$41,840
Average Price Paid
$38,629
63 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
Fair Price
$29,360
Good Price
$27,938
Great Price
$27,125
2018 BMW i3
94 Ah RWD
Fair Price
$42,132
Good Price
$36,587
Great Price
$33,417

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,699
3 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW i3
94 Ah RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$49,310
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
William Maley Preview:

The Nissan Leaf is one of the best-selling electric vehicles (EVs) in the world, with almost 300,000 models sold since its launch back in 2010. But during this time, it has become over...

2018 BMW i3
94 Ah RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

BMW launched its diminutive i3 in 2014, as the entry point for its “i” series of premium electric vehicles. The five-door hatchback has seen improvements over the years. For 2018, the ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
15
writes:
Great improvement in style and features compared to Leaf 1, especially the 150+ mile range which can work for ...
Power Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT FWD worse.
"It seemed like Leaf 2 was more powerful, but may not actually be so as the pick up on the Spark EV seemed quicker. Maybe an illusion due to larger size."
Family Car Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT FWD worse.
"Larger overall size, interior and luggage space as well. More comfortable to enter and exit plus room for 3 or 2 plus child seat in the rear."
2018 BMW i3
94 Ah RWD
writes:
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Specs

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
2018 BMW i3
94 Ah RWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Automatic 1-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
125 MPG
127 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
100 MPG
106 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 40.5 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 31.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23.6 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 158.3 in
Width 70.5 in 80.3 in
Height 61.4 in 62.9 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 101.2 in

Available Options

2018 Nissan Leaf
S

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [F01] S Charge Package
2018 BMW i3
94 Ah RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Capparis White with BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Fluid Black with BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Imperial Blue Metallic with Frozen Gray Accent
  • Melbourne Red Metallic with Frozen Gray Accent
  • Mineral Gray Metallic with BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Protonic Blue Metallic with Frozen Gray Accent

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
  • Giga World
  • Mega World
  • Technology & Driving Assistant Package
  • Tera World
  • Park Distance Control
  • Moonroof
  • Wheels: 20" X 5.0" Front/20" X 5.5" Rear Double Spoke

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