Wheels, Tires, Brakes

BMW i3 Aftermarket Wheels

The BMW i3 comes with large (tall) and skinny tires for improved efficiency. Because of this, it is often difficult to find aftermarket wheel and tire options for the i3. To add an additional difficulty, winter tires can currently only be found in a 19″ size, even though the i3 comes with 20″ wheels. Wrecking […]


BMW i3 Floormat ugprade options

The always-popular WeatherTech floormats are popular amongst BMW i3 owners, and can be purchased on Amazon for approximately $150 Another option, the Broadfeet Custom Floor Liners are hand cut and made in the USA. One forum member says the “look way better” and are “waterproof, easy to clean” custom fit mats. [source] They went with […]

Problems, Issues, Concerns

BMW i3 Recalls

October 2018 November 20, 2017 February 9, 2017 October 7, 2015 September 4, 2014 October 2018 BMW recall is due to the possible failure of the capacitors within the TurboCord Portable Chargers which could result in a shock hazard or a fire. BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 330e iPerformance, […]

Specs and Info

BMW i3

BMW i3 History Mass production of the BMW i3 began in September 2013. Deliveries first happened in Europe, and followed in the US in May 2014. Since 2014, the BMW i3 has only a few minor updates, including larger battery options and slightly modified front and rear fascias. In August 2019, Automobile Magazine reported that […]

Accessories and Modifications

Coding the i3

Coding the i3 Supplies Coding The Codes Sources ‘Work in progress‘ Coding the i3 Warning: The software is written by BMW for BMW techs – follow the instructions/directions exactly or you risk putting your transportation at risk. Pay attention, make good backups, and make sure you fully understand what you are doing to avoid having […]