BMW Electric Cars For 2020

BMW currently manufactures 2 electric car models, both targeting a different segment of the EV market: The BMW i3 and the BMW i8.

BMW, Inc., also known as Bavarian Motor Works, is a German automotive company that has manufactured high-end vehicles for over 100 years. Founded in 1916, BMW began producing its first electric car in 2013 under the BMW i sub-brand.

What Are BMWs 2020 Electric Car Models?

BMW currently manufactures 2 electric car models, both targeting a different segment of the EV market. BMW i car prices range from $45,000 for the entry level 2020 i3 120Ah to more than $164,000 for an i8 Roadster. In addition, the BMW i4, a 4-seater electric coupe, will be revealed in 2020 to compete directly with the Tesla Model 3.

2020 BMW i3 BMW i3
Price: $44,450 (base model)
Battery Capacity: 42.2 kWh Li-Ion
Range: 153 mi (battery only); 230 mi (w/ REx)
Electric Motor: 137 kW (184 hp)
0-60: 8.0 Seconds
BMW i4 Concept BMW i4 (not yet released)
Price: Unknown
Battery Capacity: 80.0 kWh Li-Ion
Range: 373 mi (battery only)
Electric Motor: Unknown kW (530 hp)
0-60: 4.0 Seconds
BMW i8 2020 BMW i8
Price: $147,500 (base model); $163,300 (roadster)
Battery Capapcity: 11.6 kWh Li-Ion
Range: 32 mi (battery only)
Electric Motor: 105 kW (141 hp)
0-60: 4.2 Seconds
BMW i8 Driving
BMW i8 Driving

Where Can I Buy A BMW i?

BMW offers two ways to buy its electric cars, either through a BMW dealership or online directly from the BMW website.

BMW Electric Cars In The News

BMW Collaborates With Tyde On Stunning 44 Ft Electric Boat

Colin LaynerJul 10, 2023

In a unique fusion of nautical design and automotive innovation, the 76th Cannes Film Festival marked the debut of a groundbreaking project between the renowned automobile manufacturer BMW and the boat manufacturer TYDE. Known as THE ICON, this first-of-its-kind battery-powered…

BMW CE 02 Light Electric Motorcycle Launched, So Rad

Jon MentorJul 6, 2023

Two years after revealing the conceptual vision of their futuristic light electric motorcycle, BMW has now transformed their dream into a tangible reality with the official launch of the BMW CE 02. This urban electric transport solution represents BMW’s continued…

BMW i3 DNA Spliced With Alfa Romeo Giulia DNA

Colin LaynerApr 10, 2020

BMW i3 DNA has been resequenced with Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio DNA in the auto-CRISPR resulting in a concept 2021 Alfa Romeo City Hybrid. Aksyonov Nikita, a Russian automotive styling and graphic designer from Saint Petersburg, put his corona-confinement to…

2020 BMW i3 Review, Pricing, Specs

Colin LaynerMar 29, 2020

The 2020 BMW i3 is one funky looking electric car … and we love it. Unfortunately, BMW failed to increase the i3’s lackluster battery capacity or unambitious all-electric range of 153 miles (although, the i3 still offers the popular gasoline-powered…

BMW i4 Concept Leaks

Colin LaynerMar 2, 2020

Pictures of the 2021 BMW i4 electric vehicle have been leaked to the internet one day before BMW’s planned official reveal scheduled for March 3rd. Although BMW has not confirmed their authenticity, the images appear to match previously released concept…


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