BMW i3 vs. Audi A8

Capparis White W/Bmw I Frozen Blue Accent
VS
Monsoon Gray Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$33,433 - $37,094
$45,349 - $49,348

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.85 / 5
13 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
333 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric Motor
3.0 TFSI 6 Cylinder 333 HP

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.5 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
37.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
31.9 in.
42.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.2 in.
39.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
14.2 cu. ft.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
4
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Not Available
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width
275

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
122.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
32.4 ft.
41.7 ft.

Length

Length
158.3 in.
207.4 in.

Width

Width
69.9 in.
76.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3234 .lbs
4464 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
333 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
325 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
2.3 gal.
21.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
55 - 55 mpg
10 - 15 mpg

City

City
109 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
109 mpg
29 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW i3
Audi A8 L

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
quattro LWB Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3234 lbs.
4464 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
109 mpg.
22 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric/Gas
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
39.5 Cu.in. Range Extender
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI (injection)
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.70
3.20

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P155/60R20 - P155/70R19
275/35YR21, P255/45HR19, P265/40HR20, P275/35YR21

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P175/55R20 - P175/60R19
275/35YR21, P255/45HR19, P265/40HR20, P275/35YR21

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 5 - 20 X 5 in.
19 X 9 - 21 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 5.5 - 20 X 5.5 in.
19 X 9 - 21 X 9 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
32.4 ft.
41.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
15 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
14 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
2.3 gal.
21.7 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
37.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.5 in.
41.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
53.6 in.
59.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.2 in.
39.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
31.9 in.
42.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49.2 in.
57.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
122.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
158.3 in.
207.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.9 in.
76.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
62.9 in.
57.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.9 in.
64.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.3 in.
64.4 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.1 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
36.9 ft³.
Not Available

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
35
Not Available

Battery Range

Battery Range
97 mi.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
i3
A8

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan