2020 BMW i8
Base AWD Roadster

68 / 70
369 HP


Included Optional Not Available

Green Scores


Air Pollution


Greenhouse Gas


Air Pollution


Greenhouse Gas

NHTSA Crash Test Ratings

No Crash Test Ratings Available


Front Brake Diameter 13.4
Rear Brake Diameter 13.0
Axle Ratio 3.68
Exterior Dimensions
Length 184.90
Wheelbase 110.2
Height 50.80
Ground Clearance 4.5
Width 87.3
Front Track Width 64.7
Rear Track Width 67.8
Interior Dimensions
Cargo Volume 2.30
Head Room 1st Row 38.7
Shoulder Room 1st Row 56.7
Leg Room 1st Row 43.1
Standard Seating 2
Max Seating 2
Seating Rows 1
Weights and Capacities
Curb Weight 3671
Fuel Tank Capacity 11.1
Wheels and Tires
Front Wheel Diameter 20.0
Rear Wheel Diameter 20.0
Front Tire Description 215/45R20
Front Wheel Size 20.0 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size 20.0 x 8.5
Front Wheel Width 7.5
Rear Wheel Width 8.5
Tire Type Performance
Rear Tire Description 245/40R20
Exterior Dimensions
Turning Circle 40.4
Width without Mirrors 76.5
Performance Specifications
Aerodynamic Drag 0.28
Acceleration (0-60MPH) 4.40

Installed Equipment

Air Conditioning
Air filtration active charcoal
Front air conditioning automatic climate control
Front air conditioning zones dual
Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags dual
Knee airbags dual front
Side airbags front
Side curtain airbags front
Audio System
Antenna type diversity, element
Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, USB, iPod/iPhone, jack
Hard drive 20GB
In-Dash CD MP3 Playback, single disc
Premium brand harman/kardon
Radio AM/FM, HD radio, touch screen display, voice operated
Radio data system
Satellite radio SiriusXM
Speed sensitive volume control
Subwoofer 1
Surround sound
Total speakers 10
Watts 360
ABS 4-wheel
Brake drying
Braking assist
Cornering brake control
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Electronic parking brake auto off
Emergency braking preparation
Front brake type ventilated disc
Power brakes
Rear brake type ventilated disc
Regenerative braking system
Comfort Features
Cargo area floor mat carpet
Center console trim carbon, leather
Dash trim carbon
Door trim carbon
Floor mat material carpet
Floor material carpet
Floor mats front
Interior accents carbon fiber, leather
Shift knob trim alloy
Steering wheel trim leather
Convenience Features
Ambient lighting color-adjustable
Cargo area light
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Courtesy lights console, door
Cruise control
Cupholders front, 2
Footwell lights color-adjustable
Memorized settings 2 driver, audio system, climate control, driver seat, passenger seat, side mirrors, steering wheel
Multi-function remote illuminated entry, panic alarm, proximity entry system, trunk release, vehicle and key memory
One-touch windows 2
Power activated trunk/hatch open and close
Power outlet(s) 12V front
Power steering variable/speed-proportional
Power windows lockout button
Push-button start
Reading lights front
Rearview mirror auto-dimming
Retained accessory power
Steering wheel power tilt and telescopic
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, multi-function, navigation, paddle shifter, phone, voice control
Storage cargo net, door pockets, front seatback
Touch-sensitive controls
Universal remote transmitter Homelink - garage door opener
Vanity mirrors dual illuminating
Side door type butterfly
4WD type on demand
Center differential mechanical
Drive mode selector
Auto start/stop
Battery maintenance-free
EV battery capacity 11.6 kWh
Electric charge cord 240 volt
Electric motor battery type lithium ion
Electric motor charging time (240V) 2 hours
Electric motor miles per charge 15
Exterior Features
Door handle color body-color
Front bumper color body-color
Grille color black, chrome surround
Mirror color black
Rear bumper color body-color
Rear spoiler lip
Rear spoiler color body-color
Window trim black
In Car Entertainment
Infotainment Apple CarPlay ready
Infotainment screen size 8.8 in.
Customizable instrument cluster
Digital odometer
Driver information system
External temperature display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Gauge tachometer
Head-up display
Instrument cluster screen size 8.8 in.
Multi-function display
Trip computer
Trip odometer
Warnings and reminders lamp failure, low fuel, engine oil, coolant, low battery, maintenance due, tire fill alert
Daytime running lights LED
Headlights LED, auto delay off, auto on/off
Taillights LED, adaptive
Side mirror adjustments power, power folding, reverse gear tilt
Side mirrors driver side auto-dimming, heated, integrated turn signals
Convertible rear window glass
Convertible roof power retractable hard top, remote operation
Convertible roof wind blocker
Autonomous braking
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Camera system surround view
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Crumple zones front
Emergency interior trunk release
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact absorbing bumpers
Impact sensor alert system, battery disconnect, door unlock, fuel cut-off, post-collision safety system
Parking sensors front, rear
Pre-collision warning system audible warning, visual warning
Rearview monitor in dash
Rollover protection system
Emergency locking retractors front
Front seatbelts 3-point
Seatbelt force limiters front
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Driver seat heated
Driver seat power adjustments height, reclining, 6
Front headrests integrated, 2
Front seat type sport bucket
Passenger seat heated
Passenger seat power adjustments height, reclining, 6
Upholstery leather
Upholstery accents cloth
2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system alarm with remote, audio security system, engine immobilizer, interior motion sensor
Power door locks auto-locking
Rolling code security remote
Stability and Traction
Hill holder control
Stability control
Traction control
Active suspension
Driver adjustable suspension ride control
Front shock type twin-tube gas
Front spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front struts MacPherson
Front suspension classification independent
Front suspension type double wishbone
Rear shock type twin-tube gas
Rear spring type coil
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear suspension classification independent
Rear suspension type multi-link
Suspension control electronic
Driver assistance app roadside assistance
Electronic messaging assistance voice operated
Navigation system hard drive, touch screen display, voice operated
Phone hands free
Real time traffic
Satellite communications BMW Assist
Smart device app function horn/light operation, lock operation, maintenance status, vehicle location
Wireless data link Bluetooth
Tires and Rims
Spare tire kit inflator kit, tire sealant
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Wheels alloy
Front wipers rain sensing, speed sensitive, variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Window defogger rear

Optional Equipment

Exterior Features
Aerodynamic Kit Includes black high gloss left and right splitters on front fascia and black high gloss lip spoiler.
Crystal White Pearl Metallic Paint w/ BMW i Frozen Blue Accents
Crystal White Pearl Metallic Paint w/ Frozen Grey Accents
Icon Adaptive LED Headlights w/Laserlight Includes automatic high-beam headlights.
Marketing Package
Giga World Includes vehicle with standard equipment.
Tera World Includes black brake calipers, bmwi blue seatbelt strap, ceramic controls, and natural leather interior with cloth accents.
Tera World Copper Includes black brake calipers, ceramic controls, and natural leather interior with cloth accents.
Tires and Rims
20 in. BMW Light Alloy Jet Black Wheels Includes 20 x 7.5 front and 20 x 8.5 rear wheels with 215/45r20 front and 245/40r20 rear run flat performance tires.
20 in. BMW i Light Alloy W Spoke Wheels Includes 20 x 7.5 front and 20 x 8.5 rear wheels with 215/45r20 front and 245/40r20 rear run flat performance tires.

Available Engines

1.5L Plug-in Hybrid Turbo I3 369hp 420ft. lbs.
Fuel Type Plug-in Gas/Electric Hybrid
Fuel Quality 91
Max HP 228 at 5800 rpm
Max Torque 236 at 3700 rpm
Bore 3.23
Stroke 3.72
Displacement 1.5
Block Type I
Cylinders 3
Aspiration Turbo
Fuel Induction DI
Cam Type DOHC
Valves 12
Valve Timing VVT
Compression 9.5

Available Transmissions

6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Detail Shiftable Automatic
Gears 6

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