BMW i4 eDrive40

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
In 2024 this car was replaced by: BMW i4 eDrive40 (2024-…)



BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024)

Technical Specifications of BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place
Current Status
Announced (planned), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Sedan BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024)

Range and Battery

Estimated range on a full battery: EPA (USA), WLTP (EU), NEDC (EU old), GCC (Green Cars Compare)
305-366 mi 301 mi 296 mi
Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
83.9 kWh 80.7 kWh
Energy consumption per distance driven. The more efficient the car, the less energy it needs to go the same distance.
27.3 kWh/100 mi (3.7 mi/kWh)


Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
11 kW 207 kW
Most EVs use a 400V system, but newer models with higher voltage can charge faster and use less wiring.
400 V
Charge Port
The port type impacts charging speed and station compatibility
  • CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 charge port


Drive Type
Drivetrain configuration: PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), IM (AC Induction Motor)
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
250 kW (335 hp) 317 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
5.5 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
118 mph
0.00 s
00 mph


Car's body length (front to back bumper)
188.3 in
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
81.6 in 72.9 in
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
57 in
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
112.4 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
4684 lb
Cargo Volume
Cargo capacity: Trunk (rear seats up),
Max (rear seats folded),
Frunk (in the front hood)
16.6 ft3 45.6 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
3500 lb
Last Updated:
July 04, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024)

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Charging BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024)

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
July 04, 2024
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About BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024)

Detailed Descriptions

The BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) is an all-electric rear-wheel drive sedan. It came out in 2021. BMW stopped making the eDrive40 in 2024 and replaced it with the BMW i4 eDrive40 (2024-…). You can still find BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) on the used car market, with prices starting around $42,200.

The BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) has a 83.9 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 296 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 27.3 kWh per 100 miles (or 3.7 miles per kWh) — ranked №162 out of 693 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds (ranked №279 out of 693 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 118 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 250 kW (335 hp) of power and 317 lb-ft of torque.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 266–326 miles, placing it at №162 among 693 electric vehicles. However, this range is subject to several influences:

  • Speed: Traveling at higher speeds reduces battery life.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold or hot weather can affect range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous landscapes decrease range.
  • Driving habits: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Feature usage: Climate control and media systems also influence range.

It's important to acknowledge that these are estimations, and your actual driving range may differ. Consider these factors when planning your trip and be ready for potential charging stops.

Utilize the interactive EV Navigation map for trip planning assistance.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) in the USA comes with a CCS Type 1 charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 11 kW, resulting in approximately 36 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 207 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

The size and weight specifications for BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) are as follows:

  • Length: 188.3 in
  • Width: 81.6 in (including side mirrors) or 72.9 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 57 in
  • Wheelbase: 112.4 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 4684 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №345 out of 693 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 45.6 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №367 out of 693 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The BMW i4 eDrive40 (2021-2024) can safely tow up to 3500 lbs, provided that the trailer has its own braking system.

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