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by RonEV
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Highest Mileage i3/REX?
Replies: 16
Views: 5593

Re: Highest Mileage i3/REX?

i01guy wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:49 pm
49k miles, 2014, 20% degradation per BMW in Dec 2018.

I think we need clarification on the definition of 'degradation'. Besides going to a dealer, who might be trying to up-sell you into a newer BMW, what is an object definition of battery degradation?
by RonEV
Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Buying a 2017 94ah vs. 2014-15Rex
Replies: 8
Views: 428

Re: Buying a 2017 94ah vs. 2014-15Rex

One key benefit with the REX (especially in cold weather), you will never see range degradation. My 2015 REX consistently gives me about 50 miles of range (year round, hot or cold, etc), while my battery has started to slow down (especially during winter). If you can afford a big enough battery to h...
by RonEV
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Maintenance cost on used BMW I3
Replies: 10
Views: 3402

Re: Maintenance cost on used BMW I3

My maintenance experience with my CPO 2015 BMW i3 has been disappointing. I've spent $5,200 (that's $2600/year) in repairs after 2 years. Despite having CPO, all the major costs charged by the dealer have been labeled as 'wear and tear' which is excluded from CPO coverage (don't miss this). Compared...

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