2016 BMW i3 REX MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2016 BMW i3 REX.

The 2016 BMW i3 REX has a 125kW electric motor which is charged via standard charger.

All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent". This is a conversion of electric energy consumption to a gasoline equivalent.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2016 BMW i3 REX is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2016 BMW i3 REX Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2016 BMW i3 REX gets up to 41 miles per gallon in the city, and 37 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2016 BMW i3 REX is 39 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2016 BMW i3 REX?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2016 BMW i3 REX is $1,900 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 2016 BMW i3 REX to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $7,500 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2016 BMW i3 REX Consume?

The 2016 BMW i3 REX will consume roughly 1 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2016 BMW i3 REX Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2016 BMW i3 REX will emit 37 grams of CO2, which is about 555,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 19 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2016 BMW i3 REX.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2016 BMW i3 REX.

City MPG 41
Highway MPG 37
Combined MPG 39
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 7,500
Fuel Cost $1,900
Fuel Type 1 Premium Gas or Electricity
Fuel Type 2 Electricity
Electric Motor 125kW
ATV Type Plug-in Hybrid
Barrels of Petroleum 1
Grams of CO2 555,000
Trees Needed to Offset 26
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 2
Transmission Automatic (A1)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related BMW Models from 2016

If you're interested in other BMW models from 2016, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.


Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.

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