Compare 2016 Audi R8 vs 2016 BMW i8

2016 Audi R8
2016 BMW i8
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
i8 2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $129,945 $140,700
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$140,700
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$2345 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 BMW i8 blends a stunning coupe design with a slew of advanced technology underneath; the plug-in hybrid powertrain, and its corresponding efficiency, may be all but irrelevant.
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Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 81
Front Leg Room (in)
- 43.1
Second Head Room (in)
- 32.4
Passenger Capacity
- 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 49.6
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 28.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67.8
Wheelbase (in)
- 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 76.5
Track Width, Front (in)
- 64.7
Length, Overall (in)
- 184.9
Height, Overall (in)
- 50.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 4.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 11.1
Steering
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 40.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P245/40YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P215/45YR20
Spare Tire Size
- NA
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3455
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 20 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
- Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- NA
Rear Wheel Material
- Forged Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
- 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 357 @ 5800
Engine Type
- Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 420
Engine Order Code
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 28
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 76
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
- 15
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.56
Trans Type
- 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Drivetrain
- All Wheel
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.51
Trans Order Code
- NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.68
Summary
Vehicle Name
- BMW i8
Body Style
- Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone

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