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    Re: I accidentally bought the wrong i3

    As Alohart mentioned, there are different levels for DC charging...however even at the most basic DC charging at 40kw is still much faster than than the fastest Level 2 charging (7.6kw) the i3 is capable of. There seem to be basically 2 current DC charger power levels in the U.S.: 24 kW which some BMW dealers have deployed and 50 kW that seems to be the most common. The i3 is limited to 50 kW. DC charging capability is nice to have, but since you have a REx, may be unnecessary and expensive to use - costs [...]

    Re: Test drove a BMW i3 REx, but...

    We did both. I bought a 2014 BEV for $17k. For my 40 mile commute to work and back, I still have 50% of the battery when I get home. There are a lot of 2014 and soon 2015 i3s coming off of lease right now. Since the 2014/5 i3s have 80 mile range and the 2017 have 120, my guess is that the prices on the 2014/5s will keep coming down. I would not be surprised if they drop to the $12k range by early 2018. With the 4 year warranty on my 2014s batteries, I have no worries about them. If all goes well and the 120 [...]

    Re: Lease new or buy used?

    If you could provide that info by posting here or PMing me, that would be greatly appreciated. [...]


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    BMW sends out postcards to i3 owners confirming 50% more range for 2017

    Via the Facebook BMW i3 group, BMW has mailed out postcards to owners in the UK stating the 2017 BMW i3 will have a 50% increase in electric range, which would equate to around 120... Continue reading ->