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This is a car for a particular place in your business. It’s still not the one for longer journeys, but for regular urban commutes, think on

Business Car Manager verdict

There are plenty of cost-saving benefits in going for a BMW i3 but buyers have to be aware of its limitations.

It’s still not a feasible solution for long journeys but it is desirable in a way that almost every other electric car isn’t.

The styling, the interior and the driving experience are all second-to-none when it comes to low-emitting vehicles so if you’re after an electric car or a range-extending hybrid, the BMW i3 is our new favourite.

Click here for more on the technology behind the BMW i3.


The Low Down…

Doors and body style  5-door hatchback
Engine/gearbox  Electric motor, single-speed rear wheel drive
CO2 Emissions  0g/km
Economy  N/A
Power/torque  168bhp/250Nm
0-62mph/top speed  7.2secs/93mph
Insurance group  N/A

…and what it costs

P11D Value  £30,680
Monthly business rental (ex VAT)  From £420 (12+48 months/40,000 miles)
Road tax (VED)  Band A
Company Car Tax Bands 2013/14 to 2015/16 0%, 0%, 5%
Benefit in kind 2013/14 to 2015/16  £0
Annual/Monthly fuel benefit (20%)  £0
Annual/Monthly fuel benefit (40%)  £0
Annual/monthly company car tax (20%)  £0
Annual/monthly company car tax (40%)  £0
Figures correct at time of posting
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