VEHICLE ANALYSIS: BMW i3 Range Extender

It's 3,999mm long, so the i3 isn't exactly small, but the 2,570mm wheelbase shames some C segment models, as does the roominess of the interior

It's 3,999mm long, so the i3 isn't exactly small, but the 2,570mm wheelbase shames some C segment models, as does the roominess of the interior

It's 3,999mm long, so the i3 isn't exactly small, but the 2,570mm wheelbase shames some C segment models, as does the roominess of the interior

Boot volume is 260 litres

You know what the underside of your car's removable parcel shelf looks and feels like? This £40,000 BMW seems to have the same material on the tops of its doors and across its dashboard

Tyre changing gear dwells in front boot, leaving room (just) for a small gym bag

You won't be spending long refilling the tank: its capacity is just nine litres (2.4 US gallons)

The whole surrounding panel wobbles when you press on the socket's recharging cover to open or close it

The blue ring which features on the steering wheel and exterior of the i3 (and i8) is repeated on the key

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