In continuing our fairly extensive coverage of various topics surrounding BMWs first all-electric vehicle (EV), today we take a look at how the 12 volt battery in the BMW i3 can be replaced. Although it's a bit out of my price range, and I haven't had great experiences with German cars in the past, I like the i3. I think the doors are cool and the body design is kind of funky. … [Read more...] about How Do I Replace the 12 Volt Battery in a BMW i3?
$16,000. The BMW i3 battery replacement cost is $16,000. Ok, that was easy. Everyone can go home now and I can collect my paycheck. Just kidding of course, I'd like to dive a bit more into the subject than that. Unlike Nissan, BMW has not released an official rate for battery replacement in their line of i3s. The $16,000 figure was mentioned by Dr. Christian Cozzarini, Head of … [Read more...] about How Much Does a BMW i3 Battery Replacement Cost?
Ever consider buying a used BMW i3? I'll admit that I have. I like the i3. I realize the strange body style and the funky side doors aren't for everyone but I've always been a bit of a weirdo. Participants on the InsideEVs.com forum (which we mentioned in our list of the five best Chevy Bolt forums) often ask other users for their opinions on various listings for used cars. … [Read more...] about Buying a Used BMW i3 – Things to Keep in Mind