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Compare Audi S3 (8Y) Sedan vs BMW i4 G26

Reviews

Neoscore
50%
64%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Decent styling
  • Decent performance
  • Up to 493km electric range
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Gran coupe nonsense
  • BEV greenwashing
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

eDrive40
M50

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
325 L / 11.5 cu-ft
470 L / 16.6 cu-ft ~ 1290 L / 45.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
eDrive40555 kg / 1224 lbsM50520 kg / 1146 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Chassis Type
Unibody
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
16.8
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/40 R 18 92 Y XL
eDrive40225/55 R17M50Front wheel tires: 245/45 R18 Rear wheel tires: 255/45 R18
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
12.5 m / 41.0 ft
Weight Distribution
eDrive4045.1% front / 54.9% rearM5048.1% front / 51.9% rear

Construction

Battery | Capacity
83.9 kWh (gross) | 80.7 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
398.5 V
Body Style
4-door Sedan
5-door battery-electric Coupe
Platform
BMW CLAR platform

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
125 mm / 4.9 in
Size | Height
1415 mm / 55.7 in
1448 mm / 57.0 in
Size | Length
4504 mm / 177.3 in
4783 mm / 188.3 in
Size | Width
1816 mm / 71.5 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1852 mm / 72.9 in
Track Width | Front
1545.0 mm / 60.8 in
eDrive401601.0 mm / 63.0 inM501589.0 mm / 62.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1519.0 mm / 59.8 in
eDrive401630.0 mm / 64.2 inM501606.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
1505.0 kg / 3318.0 lbs
eDrive402050.0 kg / 4519.5 lbsM502215.0 kg / 4883.2 lbs
Wheel Size
8 J x 18
eDrive407.5J x 17M50Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 9J x 18
Wheelbase
2630 mm / 103.5 in
2856 mm / 112.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
eDrive405.7 secM503.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
eDrive405.4 secM503.7 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 166 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
eDrive400.24M500.25
Electric Range
eDrive40493.0 km / 306.3 miM50416.0 km / 258.5 mi
Fuel Economy
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
eDrive40190.0 km/h / 118.1 mphM50225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
eDrive40Rear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveM50Rear-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6
Engine
DNF
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
Engine | Power
310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5450-6500 rpm
eDrive40340 hp / 253.5 kW @ 8000-17000 rpmM50313 hp / 233.4 kW @ 8000-17000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5450 rpm
eDrive40430 Nm @ 0~5000 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
1-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2020
2021
Debut
2020-08-11
2021-06-02
Made In
Germany
Germany
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