2016 BMW i Series Review Manhattan

Are you considering purchasing a model from the 2016 BMW i Series? If so, you'll be thrilled to drive one of the two beautiful options available.

The BMW i Series is available at your local BMW dealer near Queens, Manhattan, and Bronx. Check out our review of the series below and then schedule a test drive of your favorite model in the lineup at BMW of Manhattan.

Electrifyingly Powerful

Both of the models in the BMW i series are incredibly powerful. The 2016 i3 is equipped with a completely electric engine that produces up to 170 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. This model features a brake energy recuperation system, a high-voltage battery, and a 22-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

The 2016 i8 is equipped with a BMW TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder 228-horsepower direct injection engine and a 129-horsepower electric motor, for a total production of 357 horsepower. This model also features the brake energy recuperation system and a 7.1-kW high-voltage lithium battery pack.

Both vehicles feature a five-link rear suspension system, high-performance and lightweight disc brakes, Dynamic Brake Control, and a cornering Brake Control systems. They also both feature LifeDrive vehicle architecture for enhanced stability and handling.

Luxuriously Equipped

When it comes to luxury, nothing really compares to a BMW. Both the i8 and the i3 are well-equipped on the interior with some incredible features to keep you comfortable and happy, including the three-stage heated front seats.

The 2016 i8, for example, offers the iDrive system with onboard computer and an 8.8-inch full-color flat screen display with touchpad controller and BMW Navigation professional system. This vehicle is also equipped with a Harman Kardon surround sound audio system with 11 speakers and a woofer.

The 2016 i3 is equipped with the BMW Navigation Business system with iDrive controller and a 6.5-inch high-resolution screen. It also features an onboard computer with Check Control for in-depth information on the vehicle's charge status, oil level, and more. This model is equipped with HD Radio with multicast FM station reception and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Schedule a Test Drive

When it comes to choosing either of these vehicles, you really can't go wrong. The 2016 BMW i Series is now available at your local BMW dealer near Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens. BMW of Manhattan is centrally located at 555 West 57th Street in New York, NY.

Our team of knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful sales professionals is available in our showroom during our regular hours Monday through Thursday from 9 am until 7 pm, Friday from 9 am until 6 pm, and Saturday from 10 am until 5 pm to guide you through the entire car buying process.

Check out the 2016 BMW i series in our showroom today or give us a call at 877-855-4607 to schedule a test drive of your favorite model.

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BMW of Manhattan

555 W 57th St
Directions New York, NY 10019

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