Should I buy a Pre-Owned electric BMW?

Introduced in 2013 for the 2014 model year, the BMW i3 has been a prime figure in the emerging electric vehicle segment. The recipe of a revolutionary powertrain, exceptional construction methods, and an eclectic design inside and out combine to create a package that is unparalleled in the world of automobiles today. The 2017 BMW i3 builds on the success of past model years by adding several key features that are sure to entice buyers who may have been on the proverbial fence. There are many benefits of owning a pre-owned electric BMW vehicle and at Pfaff BMW Markham, our customers can test drive on today! In this blog, we talk about some of the features of a 2017 BMW i3. 

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Very quick charging 

With an optional level-2 charger installed at home, the 2017 BMW i3 is able to achieve an 80% battery charge in as little as 40 minutes (4x faster than charging with a conventional 110V wall outlet). Level 2 chargers require the same type of electrical connection as a washer and dryer and are readily installed in most homes. In many areas, DC charging stations are available to charge the i3 in even less time. For owners, this means increased convenience and peace of mind. 

Added convenience

The 2017 BMW i3 features the type of convenience features customers have come to expect from the luxury brand. This includes keyless entry with push-button start as standard features for 2017. Ingress and egress are aided by the i3’s elevated seating position and innovative rear door design that creates one large opening for people and cargo. Buyers with smartphones will be happy to find that the i3 has seamless Bluetooth integration for audio, calls, and more.

A new way to drive a vehicle 

One of the 2017 BMW i3’s most innovative features is its regenerative braking system. Once the driver lifts his or her foot off the accelerator, the i3 automatically initiates a regenerative system that transforms the vehicle’s kinetic energy into electricity that is routed to the battery. What this means for the driver is that in most driving scenarios, the use of the brake pedal is unnecessary. In addition to increasing the range of the i3, the regenerative braking system reduces normal wear-and-tear on the disc brake system.

A practical vehicle 

With its compact appearance, buyers may be surprised to learn that the i3 has ample interior space. Designed with practicality in mind, the BMW i3 not only affords the passengers ample cabin space but also makes it easy to get in and out of the car. Large driver and passenger doors reveal the reverse-opening passenger doors that make an entry for passengers and cargo surprisingly comfortable.

Why buy from Pfaff?

The Pfaff difference is all about selling you a car the way you want to buy it. We’re no longer operating with old-school sales tactics where different customers get different deals. With upfront pricing, you won’t have to negotiate.

We won’t add any additional fees to your deal. If you have a vehicle to trade, we will give you a written offer with no obligation to buy any of ours. And you can’t buy the wrong car with our return and exchange policy.

Visit us today to experience the Pfaff difference.

If you are still looking for reasons why you should buy a pre-owned electric BMW, then a visit to our Pfaff BMW Markham dealership is needed. Schedule a test drive on our website today! Click here to find our contact information, schedule a test drive, or to speak with a representative.