BMW i4 Electric Sedan: Why You Should Buy?

The BMW i4 is the first-electric mid-size sedan with sheer driving pleasure
  • Published On: 30/05/22
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News Highlights

  • The BMW i4 can now be booked online at
  • The all-electric sedan gets a high-voltage lithium-ion battery
  • The i4 is India’s longest-range electric vehicle with 590 km

BMW launched its first-ever all-electric mid-size sedan i4 in the country a few days back. Having said that, the BMW Group becomes the first automaker to offer the most extensive portfolio of electric cars in India. The new i4represents the essence of NEXTGen Joy, the BMW attitude. It combines sporting prowess with a range that also convinces for long journeys with comfort, spaciousness, and practical appeal. Here we have listed the top 5 reasons justifying ‘Why you should buy the all-electric BMW i4?”

BMW i4 Electric Sedan: Price & Variant

The first-ever BMW i4 is priced at Rs 69.90 lakhs (ex-showroom). The all-electric sedan comes in a single eDrive40 Sport variant along with M Aerodynamic Kit as an option.

 BMW i4 Electric Sedan: Design & Color Options

Upfront, the BMW i4 gets a vertically aligned kidney grille equipped with a sensor technology that further supplies the sedan with real-time data. In addition, the electric vehicle features BMW iconic LED headlights, LED daytime driving lights & side indicators, and Bi-LED low & high beams. At the side, the i4 flaunts a long wheelbase with short overhangs, a flowing roofline, and 17-inch aerodynamic wheels 852 bi-color. The rear end boasts of LED rear lights and an automatic tailgate. Furthermore, the BMW i4 is offered in a total of three color options namely Black Sapphire, Skyscraper Grey, and Mineral White. 

BMW i4 Electric Sedan: Interior & Safety Features

The cabin of the BMW i4 boasts of fine-wood trim oak-grained open-pored interior trim. The electric sedan gets two upholstery options namely black & beige Sensatec perforated Canberra and black Sensatecperforated Cognac. Talking about the BMW Live Cockpit, it includes features like a 12.3-inch fully-digital instrument cluster, BMW Operating System 8.0 with variable configurable widgets, and a 14.9-inch high-resolution curved display with touch function, iDrive controller, navigation function with a map view, and voice control with a personal assistant. Other feature highlights include wireless Apple Carplay & Android Auto, Harman Kardon surround sound system with 17 speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, keyless start/stop button, park distance control, reversing assistant, parking assistant with lateral parking aid, a rear-view camera integrated into the BMW badge, glass roof with integrated wind deflector, 3-zone automatic AC, ambient lighting, and many more. 

BMW has equipped the i4 with a plethora of safety features. These include airbags, ABS with brake assist & dynamic braking lights, crash sensor, dynamic stability control, tyre pressure monitoring system, a three-point seat belt for all seats, ISOFIX child seat mounting, and acoustic protection for pedestrians.

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BMW i4 Electric Sedan: Engine Specifications

Mechanically, the BMW i4 comes equipped with an 83.9 kWh lithium-ion battery that generates 339 bhp power and 430 Nm peak torque. The electric sedan can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in a mere 5.7 seconds. Besides that, it can achieve a range of up to 590 km. 


BMW i4 Electric Sedan: Charging Option

BMW i4 is available with three charging options. The electric sedan can be charged to 100 percent in 8.25 hours using an 11 kW AC charger. However, with a 50 kW DC charger, the i4 can be charged from 10-80 percent in just 83 minutes. Using the same charger, a range of up to 100 km can be added in just 18 minutes. Lastly, the vehicle gets a complimentary BMW Wallbox charger along with installation as a part of the introductory offer. The i4 can be fully charged with the help of an 11 kW home wall box AC charger in about 8.30 hours. 

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