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BMW i8 Features

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Available Features for the BMW i8

  

Model Year 2017
Model i8
Trim Base
Engines  
turbocharged
1.3L I3 Plug-in Hybrid
DOHC-4v
357 hp
420 lb-ft
turbocharged<br> 1.3L I3 Plug-in Hybrid<br>DOHC-4v<br>357 hp<br>420 lb-ft is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
AWD AWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
245/40WR20 tires 245/40WR20 tires is a standard feature.
215/45WR20 tires 215/45WR20 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Harman/Kardon, 360W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer) Harman/Kardon, 360W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer) is a standard feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature.
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.   Proximity key is a standard feature.
Enter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.
Remote appCheck on car and remotely control various functions (remote start, locks, lights, and/or HVAC) from a telephone or computer. Usually requires a monthly fee, though often as part of a package of telematics services.   Remote app is a standard feature.
Check on car and remotely control various functions (remote start, locks, lights, and/or HVAC) from a telephone or computer. Usually requires a monthly fee, though often as part of a package of telematics services.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is a standard feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Around view camerasSmall external cameras provide a top-down view all around the vehicle, to reduce blind spots while parking.   Around view cameras is a standard feature.
Small external cameras provide a top-down view all around the vehicle, to reduce blind spots while parking.
Automatic braking, low-speedAutomatically brakes car to avoid low-speed collisions.   Automatic braking, low-speed is a standard feature.
Automatically brakes car to avoid low-speed collisions.
Blind spot warning systemMirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.   Blind spot warning system is a standard feature.
Mirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Driver drowsiness monitorWarns when driver is drowsy and needs to pull over.   Driver drowsiness monitor is a standard feature.
Warns when driver is drowsy and needs to pull over.
Forward collision warningAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.   Forward collision warning is a standard feature.
Alerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Knee airbag, driver Knee airbag, driver is a standard feature.
Knee airbag, passenger Knee airbag, passenger is a standard feature.
Lane departure collision mitigationApplies the brakes to reduce the severity of a likely collision due to wandering out of lane.   Lane departure collision mitigation is a standard feature.
Applies the brakes to reduce the severity of a likely collision due to wandering out of lane.
Lane departure warningAlerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.   Lane departure warning is a standard feature.
Alerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.
Obstacle detection, frontBeeps signal distance to object in front of vehicle. Parking aid.   Obstacle detection, front is a standard feature.
Beeps signal distance to object in front of vehicle. Parking aid.
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.   Obstacle detection, rear is a standard feature.
Beeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.
Pedestrian detectionWarns driver of pedestrians in path of car.   Pedestrian detection is a standard feature.
Warns driver of pedestrians in path of car.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Wide-view front cameraWide angle camera allows the driver to see well to each side from the very front of the car when pulling out of parking spaces or side streets.   Wide-view front camera is a standard feature.
Wide angle camera allows the driver to see well to each side from the very front of the car when pulling out of parking spaces or side streets.
Cargo Management  
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature.
App supportTouchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.    App support is a standard feature.
Touchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic air recirculationAutomatically recirculates interior air when pollution is detected in outside air.   Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature.
Automatically recirculates interior air when pollution is detected in outside air.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.   Bluetooth audio streaming is a standard feature.
Uses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.   Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
Concierge Services - 3 year subscriptionTypically can help with hotel and restaurant reservations.   Concierge Services - 3 year subscription is a standard feature.
Typically can help with hotel and restaurant reservations.
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature.
Temperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Handwriting recognitionTouchpad that interprets handwritten inputs.   Handwriting recognition is a standard feature.
Touchpad that interprets handwritten inputs.
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.   HD radio is a standard feature.
High-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.
In-vehicle InternetConnects car to the Internet to update systems, download information, and/or browse. Includes internal modem, usually requires car-specific broadband service with monthly fee.   In-vehicle Internet is a standard feature.
Connects car to the Internet to update systems, download information, and/or browse. Includes internal modem, usually requires car-specific broadband service with monthly fee.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Media driveBuilt-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.   Media drive is a standard feature.
Built-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is a standard feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.   Rain-sensing wipers is a standard feature.
Wipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.
Rear air vents with manual controlsFan speed and/or temperature can be manually set for vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Includes value of rear vents.   Rear air vents with manual controls is a standard feature.
Fan speed and/or temperature can be manually set for vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Includes value of rear vents.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Residual heatProvides heat for an extended period of time after the engine has been cut off.   Residual heat is a standard feature.
Provides heat for an extended period of time after the engine has been cut off.
S Voice supportAccess S Voice features of a Samsung Galaxy phone (III and up) using the car's voice controls.   S Voice support is a standard feature.
Access S Voice features of a Samsung Galaxy phone (III and up) using the car's voice controls.
Satellite radio - one year subscriptionXM or Sirius with one-year subscription.   Satellite radio - one year subscription is a standard feature.
XM or Sirius with one-year subscription.
Siri Eyes Free supportActivate Siri using button on steering wheel. Make calls, hear and dictate texts and email, manage calendar, turn-by-turn nav. Requires iPhone 4S or higher.    Siri Eyes Free support is a standard feature.
Activate Siri using button on steering wheel. Make calls, hear and dictate texts and email, manage calendar, turn-by-turn nav. Requires iPhone 4S or higher.
Smartphone integrationIn BMWs includes baseplate in center console that provides a connection to an external antenna, but that requires an additional adapter.   Smartphone integration is a standard feature.
In BMWs includes baseplate in center console that provides a connection to an external antenna, but that requires an additional adapter.
SMS text-to-speech readerConverts text messages to speech.   SMS text-to-speech reader is a standard feature.
Converts text messages to speech.
Surround sound Surround sound is a standard feature.
Telematics service, such as OnStarIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.   Telematics service, such as OnStar is a standard feature.
In-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.
Text dictationDictate text for messages and/or emails. Annual fee.   Text dictation is a standard feature.
Dictate text for messages and/or emails. Annual fee.
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.   Traffic + travel information is a standard feature.
Information about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.   USB port is a standard feature.
Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Voice control for external devicesPhone or other device operated via the vehicle's voice command system. Requires a compatible device--all aren't supported.   Voice control for external devices is a standard feature.
Phone or other device operated via the vehicle's voice command system. Requires a compatible device--all aren't supported.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.   Voice control for nav and audio is a standard feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Voice recorder Voice recorder is a standard feature.
Exterior  
Carbon fiber body structureStrong and light, but could be very expensive to repair.   Carbon fiber body structure is a standard feature.
Strong and light, but could be very expensive to repair.
Paint, special white Paint, special white is an optional feature.
Gas Guzzler Tax  
-3793 -3793 is a standard feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirrorDriver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is a standard feature.
Driver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirrorPassenger-side rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror is a standard feature.
Passenger-side rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.   Automatic headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
Head-up display (HUD)Projects various instrument readouts onto the windshield. Image actually appears to be floating over the nose of the car. Enables driver to keep eyes on the road.   Head-up display (HUD) is a standard feature.
Projects various instrument readouts onto the windshield. Image actually appears to be floating over the nose of the car. Enables driver to keep eyes on the road.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Interior ambient lighting, configurableLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior. Can change the colors of the lights.   Interior ambient lighting, configurable is a standard feature.
LEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior. Can change the colors of the lights.
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster displayThe information displayed by the instruments can be customized. Color display(s) of at least 20 square inches.   Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display is a standard feature.
The information displayed by the instruments can be customized. Color display(s) of at least 20 square inches.
Laser high beam / LED low beam headlights Laser high beam / LED low beam headlights is an optional feature.
LED headlightsLED headlights last longer and use less energy than other types.   LED headlights is a standard feature.
LED headlights last longer and use less energy than other types.
LED tail lightsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   LED tail lights is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
Rear reading lights Rear reading lights is a standard feature.
Speed limit informationDisplays the current speed limit. Included with nav on an increasing number of cars. No feature value here because incomplete info on availability.   Speed limit information is a standard feature.
Displays the current speed limit. Included with nav on an increasing number of cars. No feature value here because incomplete info on availability.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Powertrain  
3.3 kW onboard chargerBasic level charger.   3.3 kW onboard charger is a standard feature.
Basic level charger.
7 kWh battery pack 7 kWh battery pack is a standard feature.
Automatic start / stopAutomatically cuts off the engine when the vehicle is stopped and restarts it when the driver lifts off the brake pedal. Not listed for hybrids, where it is generally part of the powertrain system.   Automatic start / stop is a standard feature.
Automatically cuts off the engine when the vehicle is stopped and restarts it when the driver lifts off the brake pedal. Not listed for hybrids, where it is generally part of the powertrain system.
Mid-engine configurationThe engine is located behind the driver but ahead of the rear axle.   Mid-engine configuration is a standard feature.
The engine is located behind the driver but ahead of the rear axle.
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.   Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is a standard feature.
Paddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row buckets Second-row buckets is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Dark-colored headliner (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Dark-colored headliner (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Leather door panel trim Leather door panel trim is a standard feature.
Leather upholstery, extended coverageLeather beyond the seating surfaces, door panels, and IP top. No additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.   Leather upholstery, extended coverage is an optional feature.
Leather beyond the seating surfaces, door panels, and IP top. No additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Memory system, driver seat Memory system, driver seat is a standard feature.
Partial leather seating sufacesEither only the front seats are leather or the upholstery is a mix of cloth and leather.    
Either only the front seats are leather or the upholstery is a mix of cloth and leather.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, passenger seat Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, passenger seat Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Special interior trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Special interior trim is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Upholstered instrument panel, leather Upholstered instrument panel, leather is a standard feature.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Adaptive dampers - electricalShocks that electrically adjust their firmness based on sensor readings of the road surface. The driver might also be able to select a \"sport\" setting.   Adaptive dampers - electrical is a standard feature.
Shocks that electrically adjust their firmness based on sensor readings of the road surface. The driver might also be able to select a \"sport\" setting.
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.   Electronic systems calibration selector is a standard feature.
Varies throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.

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Leather upholstery, extended coverage
Special interior trim
Dark-colored headliner (optional)
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