2017 BMW i8 MPG and Fuel Economy
On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2017 BMW i8.
The 2017 BMW i8 has a 96kW AC Induction 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 2017 BMW i8 is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2017 BMW i8 Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2017 BMW i8 gets up to 28 miles per gallon in the city, and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 2017 BMW i8 is 28 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2017 BMW i8?
The estimated fuel costs for the 2017 BMW i8 is $2,650 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 2017 BMW i8 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $1,750 on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2017 BMW i8 Consume?
The 2017 BMW i8 will consume roughly 7 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 2017 BMW i8 Emit?
For every mile driven, the 2017 BMW i8 will emit 199 grams of CO2, which is about 2,985,000 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 102 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2017 BMW i8.
The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2017 BMW i8.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Save 1,750|
|Fuel Type 1||Premium and Electricity|
|Fuel Type 2||Electricity|
|Electric Motor||96kW AC Induction|
|ATV Type||Plug-in Hybrid|
|Barrels of Petroleum||7|
|Grams of CO2||2,985,000|
|Trees Needed to Offset||142|
|Vehicle Class||Subcompact Cars|
Related BMW Models from 2017
If you're interested in other BMW models from 2017, 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.
|640i xDrive Coupe||22|
|535i Gran Turismo||22|
|X5 xDrive 35d||25|
|430i xDrive Gran Coupe||26|
|640i xDrive Convertible||22|
|640i Gran Coupe||23|
|M240i xDrive Convertible||25|
|340i xDrive Gran Turismo||24|
|330i xDrive Gran Turismo||26|
|440i Gran Coupe||25|
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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