The BMW i4 and iX will be available to consumers in America early next year and the German automaker has revealed their EPA range.
While the figures haven't been posted on the government's website, BMW says the iX xDrive50 will have an EPA range of 324 miles or 521 km equivalent when using 20-inch wheels. The EPA range rating drops to 305 miles (491 km) on 21-inch wheels. Surprisingly, when using 22-inch wheels the EPA's range rating goes up to 315 miles (507 km).
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The BMW iX xDrive50 starts at $83,200 and is equipped with an 111.5 kWh battery. This battery will power a dual motor all-wheel drive system, which produces a combined output of 516 hp (385 kW / 523 PS) and 564 lb-ft (764 Nm) of torque. The BMW iX xDrive50 can accelerate from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 4.4 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 124 mph (200 km/h).
Furthermore, the i4 eDrive40 has an EPA range of 301 miles (484 km) when using 18-inch wheels. The EPA's range drops to 282 miles (454 km) when using the larger 19-inch wheels.
The BMW i4 M50 has a range of 270 miles (435 km) on 19-inch wheels, but upgrading to 20-inches brings the range down drastically to 227 miles (365 km). That's almost a 16% drop and reduces the range from good to mediocre.
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The BMW i4 eDrive40, priced at $55,400, has an 83.9 kWh battery and an electric motor mounted in the rear of the car. This battery produces 335 hp (250 kW / 340 PS) and 317 lb-ft (429 Nm) of torque. This allows the BMW i4 eDrive40 to accelerate from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 5.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 118 mph (190 km/h).
The BMW i4 M50, starts at $65,900 and has a dual-motor powertrain that pumps out a combined 536 hp (400 kW / 543 PS) and 586 lb-ft (794 Nm) of torque. This slashed the 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) time to 3.7 seconds, while the top speed rose to 140 mph (225 km/h).