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2016 BMW i3 for Sale near Champaign, IL

Go Electric with the BMW i3!


Limit your carbon footprint with the 2016 BMW i3 for sale near Champaign, IL. In fact, eliminate it completely, as the i3 is an all-electric luxury vehicle that is setting a new standard when it comes to eco-efficient vehicles. To see it for yourself and experience all of the greatness that the i3 has to offer, take a trip to your local BMW dealership, BMW of Champaign.

Under the hood of the 2016 i3 is an all-electric motor, although there is an available gas-powered 2-cylinder engine that can increase your range. Without any gas-powered mechanics under the hood, the 2016 i3 is able to travel 81 miles on a single charge1 – that’s a one-way trip to Kankakee without having to stop and fill up. With the range extender equipped, you’ll be able to travel up to 150 miles total1. To get the most out of your battery, the i3 has regenerative braking technology, which captures energy from braking and transfers it back into the lithium ion battery to increase your efficiency even further. You’ll still have 170 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque, and the immediate acceleration that comes with an electric vehicle makes the BMW i3 a joy to drive on Mattis Avenue.

Recharging the 2016 BMW i3 for sale near Champaign, IL, is fast and easy. Using a Level 2 charging station, the 2016 i3 can be fully recharged in just 3.5 hours; if you’re on-the-go, the 2016 i3 can be filled up to 80 percent in just 20-30 minutes using a DC Fast Charger2. To get a charging station in your own home, take advantage of the BMW Installation Services program and let the professionals take care of the hassle. To stay connected to your BMW i3, there is the BMW I Remote app that allows you to sync up with your smartphone or smartwatch3. You’ll be able to see the battery level, set up automatic charging times, and more without having to enter the interior. 


The sustainability of the 2016 BMW i3 goes beyond just its electric motor under the hood. Its interior is made with natural resources, including open-pore Eucalyptus Wood on the dashboard that will become richer in color as time goes on. Over 25 percent of its interior is constructed with renewable raw and recycled materials that still deliver the level of luxury that you’ve come to expect from a BMW.

There’s nothing else on the road that is like the 2016 BMW i3 for sale near Champaign, IL. We’ve only begin to scratch the surface of all this vehicle has to offer, so stop by BMW of Champaign to see it in person! We are open six days per week!



1. Based on EPA estimates.

2. Model Year 2014 BMW i3 vehicles must be equipped with Option 4U7, DC Fast Charging (SAE). Model Year 2015 and 2016 BMW i3 vehicles come equipped with DC Fast Charging capability.

3. When drivers download the BMW i Remote App to their Samsung Galaxy S device, they'll be able to control their vehicles from the palm of their hands, or even their wrists as shown above.