The i3, introduced by BMW in 2014, is a small hatchback with seating up to 4. The i3 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The i3 has offered Apple CarPlay since 2018. BMW offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2018 BMW i3 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0408% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6611%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0408% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6611% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 BMW i3 is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 BMW i3 is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2018 BMW i3 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 4%.
And it is about as safe as many comparable models.