BMW i3 vs. Lexus GS

Capparis White W/Bmw I Frozen Blue Accent
VS
Ultra White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$32,289 - $36,258
$49,894 - $55,685

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
338 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric Motor
3.5L V6 24V DOHC Hybrid

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.5 in.
42.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
38 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
31.9 in.
36.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.2 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
15.9 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

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
112.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
32.4 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
158.3 in.
192.1 in.

Width

Width
69.9 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3234 .lbs
4112 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
338 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
257 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
2.3 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
55 - 55 mpg
15 - 17 mpg

City

City
109 mpg
29 mpg

Highway

Highway
109 mpg
34 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW i3
Lexus GS

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3234 lbs.
4112 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
109 mpg.
31 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric/Gas
Gas/Electric V-6

Displacement

Displacement
39.5 Cu.in. Range Extender
3.5 L/211

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI (injection)
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
CVT w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.70
3.27

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P155/60R20 - P155/70R19
P235/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P175/55R20 - P175/60R19
P235/45VR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 5 - 20 X 5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 5.5 - 20 X 5.5 in.
18 X 8 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.
34.8 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.
13.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
2.3 gal.
17.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
38 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.5 in.
42.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
53.6 in.
57.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.2 in.
37.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
31.9 in.
36.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49.2 in.
55.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
112.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
158.3 in.
192.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
62.9 in.
57.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.9 in.
62 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.3 in.
62.6 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
GS450h

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan