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

There has been plenty of buzz surrounding the upcoming release of the all-new 2022 BMW i4, and all of us here at BMW of Peoria are just as eager as you are to get behind the wheel of this exciting electric sports coupe. With its innovative powertrain and advanced tech and autonomous driving features, the BMW i4 is the car of the future. How will this dynamic electric car match up against the competition? Take a look at this BMW i4 M50 vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance comparison to see which EV has the power, capabilities, and interior space to elevate your Pekin-area driving experience. Then lock in the BMW i4 price that’s right for you by pre-ordering yours today!

BMW i4 M50 vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance: Specs

With either the BMW i4 electric coupe or the Tesla Model 3, you’ll enjoy precision handling and a thrilling ride. However, when comparing the BMW i4 vs. Tesla Model 3 you’ll find that the BMW i4 M50 offers more horsepower and comes with performance enhancing features that are not offered 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

Along with its superior performance capabilities, you’ll also find that it will be easier and more convenient to get the maintenance and repair services you need to keep your BMW i4 always running at peak performance levels. There are BMW dealerships like BMW of Peoria throughout the region where you can get state-of-the-art auto service for your BMW EV. Unfortunately, there is only one Tesla service center in the entire Midwest.

BMW i4 M50 vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance: Interior

Both the Tesla Model 3 and BMW i4 offer an overall sophisticated design and an elegant luxury interior that will keep you and your passengers comfortable wherever you drive. However, the BMW i4 comes with a rear hatch that adds a level of versatility and a maximum trunk volume 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

Go Electric with a New BMW 14!

One thing that many Dunlap-area drivers are concerned about when considering an electric vehicle, is the availability of charging stations. You may be surprised to discover that there is an extensive EV charging infrastructure already in place throughout the Midwest. Whether you’re running errands in Galesburg or heading out on an extended road trip, you won’t have any problem finding a charging station for your BMW i4. Ready to learn more about the BMW i4 price, features, and specs? Contact BMW of Peoria online or give us a call at (309) 316-0835 today!


*BMW AG preliminary test results. Actual acceleration results may vary, depending on specification of vehicle; road and environmental conditions; testing procedures and driving style. These results should be used for comparison only and verification should not be attempted on public roads. BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wear safety belts.

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