2022 BMW i4 M50 vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance

blue 2022 BMW i4 vs. red 2022 Tesla Model 3
2022 BMW i4 M50


2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance
536 hp

Maximum Horsepower

450 hp
3.7 seconds*

0-60 MPH

3.1 seconds

Active Air Suspension

Not available
3,527 pounds

Towing Option

Not available

Lift Hatch

Not available
45.56 cubic feet

Maximum Trunk Volume

15 cubic feet

The 2022 BMW i4 electric coupe will be arriving soon at BMW of Bloomington and the anticipation among drivers from Normal to Pekin is growing. So how will this electric performance car match up against the competition? We’ll compare the BMW i4 M50 vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance side by side so you can decide which has the power and features to take your driving experience to the next level. Want to be among the first to get behind the wheel of this exciting new electric BMW? Pre-order yours and lock in the BMW i4 price that’s right for you today!

BMW i4 M50 vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance: Specs

Both the BMW i4 and Tesla Model 3 Performance have been engineered to deliver precision handling and a thrilling ride. That being said, the BMW i4 M50 offers more horsepower and comes with performance enhancing features that are not available with the Tesla Model 3. 

BMW i4 M50

  • Maximum Horsepower: 536 hp
  • 0 – 60 MPH: 3.7 seconds*
  • Active Air Suspension: Standard
  • Adjustable Dampening: Standard
  • Hill Descent Control: Standard
  • Towing: 3,527 pounds
  • Trailer Stability Control: Standard

Tesla Model 3 Performance

  • Maximum Horsepower: 450 hp
  • 0 – 60 MPH: 3.1 seconds
  • Active Air Suspension: Not available
  • Adjustable Dampening: Not available
  • Hill Descent Control: Standard
  • Towing: Not available
  • Trailer Stability Control: Not available

Charging; Have you been interested in driving an electric vehicle but worried about the availability of charging stations? You’ll find that there is a huge EV charging infrastructure already in place throughout the Midwest. Whether you’re driving across town in Decatur or heading out on an extended road trip, you won’t have any problem keeping your BMW i4 charged.

Service: Regular maintenance service is essential to keep your EV running at peak performance levels. You’ll find that it is easier and more convenient to get state-of-the-art service and repair for your BMW i4 at local BMW dealerships like BMW of Bloomington. Unfortunately, there is only one Tesla service center in the entire Midwest. 

BMW i4 M50 vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance: Interior

Both Tesla and BMW tout their luxury interiors, and with either one of these EVs you’ll enjoy a comfortable and elegant interior. However, the BMW i4 takes it all up a notch, adding the versatility of a lift hatch which provides a cargo carrying capacity that the Tesla Model 3 can’t match. 

BMW i4 M50

  • Seating: Up to 5
  • Number of Doors: 5
  • Standard Trunk Volume: 16.60 cubic feet
  • Maximum Trunk Volume: 45.56 cubic feet

Tesla Model 3 Performance

  • Seating: Up to 5
  • Number of Doors: 4
  • Standard Trunk Volume: 15 cubic feet
  • Maximum Trunk Volume: 15 cubic feet

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As you can see, the BMW i4 clearly offers more than the Tesla Model 3 in terms of power, quality, trunk space, and ease of servicing. Want to learn more about the BMW i4 price, features, and specs? Please contact us online or give us a call at (309) 271-1306 today!


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