BMW i8 2017

5.0 (2 votes)


  • Electric front-drive, gas rear-drive
  • Plug-in hybrid sports car with 15 miles of all-electric range
  • Recharges in 1.5 hours on Level 2 service
  • Swing-wing doors
  • Laser high-beam headlights available
  • Carbon fiber-reinforced plastic body, aluminum chassis


  • Tiny backseat
  • Modest EV range and gas mpg versus cheaper plug-ins
  • Light but feels heavy
  • Doors complicate access
  • Requires premium gas
  • Difficult entry/exit


  • Interior quality
  • Brisk acceleration
  • Ride quality
  • Supercar looks
  • Multiple cameras and sonar
  • Efficiency versus exotic competitors

BMW i8 2017 Specs

$143,400–$143,400 MSRP range
228-hp, 1.5-liter I-3 (premium)
All-wheel Drive
Body Type
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper
48 months / 50,000 miles
Warranty Powertrain
48 months / 50,000 miles
Warranty Roadside Assistance
48 months / unlimited distance

BMW i8 2017 Reviews

Good performance on the exterior and interior.

Very hard to get in but you'll get used to it. It also a great BMW. The stick moves when you switch sports etc.

by Tyler Nguyen from California on July 30, 2017

It is the best car I ever seen .

This car is wonderful because of its stylish look and it is too comfortable and I will recommend my friends buy this car only because it has nice looks and it's speed is amazing when my son will ...

by Sanjay ray from Dehri-on-sone,Rohtas on May 29, 2018

BMW i8 2017 Ratings

BMW i8 2017 VINs