BMW i4 M50

BMW i4 M50 is an all-electric premium sedan with a WLTP range of up to 521 km (324 miles). have all the details.

BMW i4 M50

BMW i4 M50

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The BMW i4 M50 has a maximum power of 400KW (544hp). The total torque is 795nm. The 0-100km/h sprint (0-62mph) takes 3,9 seconds. The top speed is 225 km/h.

Battery, range, and charging

The battery has a gross capacity of 83,9kWh and a net capacity of 80,7kWh, meaning you have a 3,2kWh buffer for protection. (3,8%). The WLTP range varies from 521 to 416 km (324-259 mi), depending on car options. Bigger wheels are an example of an equipment option that increases consumption and reduces the electric range. The consumption is between 15,5kWh/100km for the basic version and 19,4kWh/100km for the top trim version for the WLTP standard test. For more details about the range, see real-world data and range listing on this model’s range and consumption page.

The maximum DC charging speed is kW. A full charge from 0 - 100% would take 56 minutes, while a more common scenario of 10-80% would take 29 minutes. If you assume you lose 5 minutes driving per charge stop in addition to the charge time, the optimum charge area is from 3% to 50% resulting in an actual charge speed including time loss on 118kW. Each charge session would take 19 minutes and 20 seconds.

For the theoretical 1000km challenge, starting with a full battery and driving at 120km/h (75 mph), assuming optimal driving conditions and consumption of 22kWh/100km, 1000km will take 9 hours and 32 minutes to drive. This trip will require four charge session(s) charging from 3% to 47%. The total time lost for charging will be 73 minutes.

Onboard charger

For level 1 and level 2 AC charging, the onboard charger supports up to 11KW charging. As a result, you can charge the battery 0-100% from home in about 7 hours and 20 minutes.

BMW i4 M50

BMW i4 M50


BMW i4 M50 has an all-wheel drive system supported by two motors, one on each axle. The motor(s) used are Wound-Rotor Synchronous Motors.

The suspension has adaptive damping on the front and rear axle and air suspension on the rear axle that automatically keeps the car leveled depending on cargo weight. The ground clearance with this suspension is 125 mm.


Dynamic steering is standard on the BMW i4 M50. Dynamic steering varies the steering ratio as a function of driving speed. In addition, rear-wheel steering is standard. Rear wheel steering reduces the turning circle when going slow.


Regenerative braking is available in several modes. The most efficient is automatic regen. In this mode, the car coasts when possible and uses regenerative braking to reduce speed. You can also enable one-pedal driving.


You can choose between 12 different paint colors when ordering this model. Additionally, you can choose between 7 wheels with sizes from 18 to 20 inches.

The car has four regular doors and a liftgate. Soft close are an optional function for the regular doors.

You can choose between two types of roofs on this model. The standard is just a regular roof. The optional has a panoramic roof. You can open the panoramic roof and have the possibility to block the light with a curtain.

You can order the car with tinted windows from B-pillar and back.

BMW i4 M50

BMW i4 M50


You can choose between different types of seats, seat materials, and interior styling. The seat layout is the traditional five seats with two in front and three in the rear.

First row seats

There are two seat types you can choose from for the front row in the BMW i4 M50.

The following functionalities are available on the standard seat.

You can choose from 21 different materials/colors for this seat type.

The following functionalities are available on the M Sport seat.

You can choose from 21 different materials/colors for this seat type.

BMW i4 M50

BMW i4 M50

Second-row seat

The second row has a standard three-seat bench with a 40:20:40 split where you can fold each section separately to increase the cargo space. In addition, the following functionalities are available.

  • heating (optional)
  • integrated headrest

There is only one type of steering wheel available. The stock steering wheel is heated, and you can control the audio system with buttons on the steering wheel.

Climate system

You can choose from two different climate systems. The standard climate system supports different temperatures in two zone for the driver and passenger. The comfort climate system supports different temperatures in four zones for the driver, passenger and two separate passengers in the back seat.


BMW i4 M50 has several features to make your life as a driver or passenger more comfortable.

Keyless entry allows access to the car without needing to find the key. As long you bring it with you, the doors open.

Keyless go makes it possible to start the car without needing to use the key.

The steering wheel is electrically adjustable.

You have wireless charging for your phone.

User interface and control

BMW i4 M50 has twin screens on a shared frame mounted with brackets on top of the dashboard. Behind the steering wheel is a digital instrument cluster, and on the right part, there is a infotainment screen. The screen behind the steering wheel on the left of the frame is 12,3 inches large and has a 1920 x 720 pixels resolution. The touch screen at the right part of the shared frame is 14,9 inches large and has a 2880 x 1080 pixels resolution.

BMW i4 M50

BMW i4 M50

A head-up display is an optional system that presents speed and other important driver information in front of the driver on the windshield.


You can choose between two sound systems on the BMW i4 M50. With the Hifi Sound system, you get seven amplifier channels and ten speakers with a max system output of 200 watts. With the Harman Kardon Surround Sound system, you get nine amplifier channels and 17 speakers with a max system output of 445 watts.

In addition, with the standard in-car navigation system, you get the help you need to find your destination. Furthermore, the BMW i4 M50 supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This functionality allows you to present your phone’s screen in the car’s screen so you can run apps like Google Maps or Waze.

The model has 4 USB-C connections as standard.


You can choose between two types of headlights for the BMW i4 M50. The standard headlights use LED technology. In addition, the standard taillights use LED technology.

Advanced driver assistance systems

The BMW i4 M50 has several standard and optional advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for better safety and comfort.

Safety systems

The BMW i4 M50 has a anti-lock braking system (ABS) as a standard system. This system helps to prevent a vehicle’s wheels from locking up during braking.

The BMW i4 M50 has a Electronic Stability Control as a standard system that is designed to improve the stability and handling of a vehicle during sudden maneuvers or slippery road conditions.

The BMW i4 M50 has a lane keeping assist as a standard system. This system helps to prevent the car from getting out of its lane. In addition, it has lane departure warning system that warns the driver if the vehicle leaves the driving lane.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert is a optional driver assist system that uses sensors to detect approaching vehicles from the side when backing out of a parking space or driveway.

Forward Collision Warning is a optional driver assist system that is designed to help drivers avoid or mitigate frontal collisions.

The BMW i4 M50 has a automatic emergency braking as a standard system. This system helps prevent or mitigate collisions by applying the brakes autonomously if the driver fails to react to an impending collision.

Automatic emergency steering is a optional driver assist system designed to help drivers avoid collisions by automatically steering the vehicle in an emergency.

Driving Automation

The BMW i4 M50 offers driving automation on level 1 or 2, depending on the equipment level.

With the Driving Assistant level 1 system, you get the following driving automation features.

With the Driving Assistant Professional level 2 system, you get additional driving automation features to the ones listed above.

  • Adaptive Cruise control
  • Autosteer: keeps the car in your lane and slows down if needed in traffic. The system limits how long you can drive without touching the steering wheel.

Cargo Capacity and Towing Ability

The cargo capacity in the trunk is 470 liters. With the rear seat down, it is 1290 liters. On the roof, you can load up to 75kg. Max weight is 2735kg, and with the base weight of 2215 kg, you can max load 520 kg, including driver and passengers. Some options can increase the base weight and reduce the max loading weight.

You can order the car with a towbar. The maximum total weight on a braked trailer is 1600, and on unbraked, 750kg.