How many BMW i3 have been sold?

The i3 has since sold over 200,000 units. The carmaker last upgraded the battery of the model and its sports offshoot i3s in September 2018: the use of new Samsung cells with 120 Ah increased the total capacity by almost 30 per cent to 42.2 kWh.

How many i3s have been sold?

The U.S. was its best-selling market with almost 42,000 units delivered through December 2019. The i3 has won two World Car of the Year Awards, selected as 2014 World Green Car of the Year and also as 2014 World Car Design of the Year….Marketing and sales.

Year Units sold
2016 25,500
2017 31,482
2018 34,623
2019 39,501

Was the BMW i3 a success?

The BMW i3 has been a runaway success since its UK market launch in 2013. With sales growing exponentially, over 22,000 examples are now on British roads. Since 2013, over 200,000 models have been manufactured and sold worldwide making BMW i3 the world’s most successful electric vehicle in the premium compact segment.

Do BMW i3 hold their value?

BMW i3. Given that the BMW’s i3 has been on the market since 2013, the boxy EV is still commanding strong resale values.

Why was i3 discontinued?

So why is the BMW i3 being discontinued? BMW spared no expense with its experimental i3. It used carbon-fiber and aluminum in the frame, and built new factories just to produce that. The i3 used recycled materials, which was less common at the time.

Why is BMW i3 cheap?

There are a few reasons that make the i3 less than perfect but only one that really, truly stands out as a big red flag — range, or lack thereof. The BMW i3 uses a very small battery pack and a surprisingly inefficient electric motor, giving it an incredibly low range.

Is i3 reliable?

According to our most recent reliability survey, the i3 scored 94.1%, which put it in 4th place in a class of 8 electric cars. BMW as a brand finished 13th out of 30 manufacturers – a respectable result.

Will there be a 2022 i3?

Production of the i3 for the US market will cease at the end of July 2021, BMWBlog says, but will continue elsewhere until 2022. The i3 has been in production since 2013, giving BMW an early entry into the EV game, but it has seen its share of headwinds when it comes to sales.

Is the BMW i3 one of the best old cars?

So the BMW i3 is actually one of the older cars on the market at the moment and, according to Top Gear, one of the best old cars. Since being on sale, the BMW i3 has been updated a few times, with several battery upgrades. So it’s not exactly as it was when it first went on sale.

How many electrified BMWs were sold in 2019?

A total of 145,815 electrified BMW and MINI vehicles were sold worldwide in 2019 – an increase of 2.2% over the previous year. The BMW i brand continued its positive sales trend last year with the BMW i3 and the BMW i8 (42,073 units, +12.1%).

How long will the BMW i3 last?

Typically, the Bavarians have a hard six-year model cycle but the i3 is going on seven years now. While 2014 seems like it was yesterday for some of us (I genuinely feel old thinking about how recent 2014 feels), it’s a lifetime ago in the car world.

How did BMW Motorrad’s global sales perform in 2019?

Across the entire product range, the brand’s global sales were up 5.8%, reaching a total of 175,162 vehicles. The 2019 sales result is underpinned by BMW Motorrad’s successful growth strategy. Another record year was guaranteed by the market launch of seven new models, as well as the strong BMW Motorrad product portfolio.