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Used BMW i8 cars for sale

Find your perfect used BMW i8 from our extensive network of car supermarkets, specialist, independent and officially franchised BMW dealerships.

Why buy a used BMW i8?

After their surprise Premier League win in 2016, Leicester City's chairman awarded all the players with a BMW i8. This gesture showed the level of popularity the fully plugged-in high-end coupe enjoyed. The car featured the German carmaker's latest construction technology wearing a dramatic styling with its hybrid engine delivering excellent fuel economy. You can find used BMW i8's for sale with MOTORS. Read our expert for additional information.

Latest used BMW i8

BMW, i8

2018 (68) - BMW i8

2018 (68) - BMW i833

Reduced

£40,995

  • 1.5L
  • 39.8K

    Miles
  • Not Supplied
  • Automatic
  • Coupe

The Essex Car Group

01277508194

3.3/5 Stars

BMW, i8

2017 - BMW i8

2017 - BMW i824

Low Mileage

£39,975

Finance available £800 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.5L
  • 37.8K

    Miles
  • Hybrid - Petrol/Electric
  • Automatic
  • Coupe

BMW, i8

2016 - BMW i8

2016 - BMW i822

Low Mileage

£36,989

  • 1.5L
  • 39.3K

    Miles
  • Hybrid - Petrol/Electric
  • Automatic
  • Coupe

Essex Prestige Autos Ltd

01279743610

BMW, i8

2015 - BMW i8

2015 - BMW i822

Reduced

£34,475

  • 1.5L
  • 33.5K

    Miles
  • Hybrid - Petrol/Electric
  • Automatic
  • Coupe

Williams Group

01902954974

BMW, i8

2015 (15) - BMW i8

2015 (15) - BMW i830

Low Mileage

£37,975

Finance available £759 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.5L
  • 44.3K

    Miles
  • Not Supplied
  • Automatic
  • Coupe

The Witley Car Company Ltd

01428340051

BMW, i8

2014 (64) - BMW i8

2014 (64) - BMW i837

£37,880

Finance available £757 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.5L
  • 12.0K

    Miles
  • Hybrid - Petrol/Electric
  • Automatic
  • Coupe

Wembley Prestige Cars

02039939205

BMW, i8

2016 (16) - BMW i8

2016 (16) - BMW i840

Low Mileage

£36,000

  • 1.5L
  • 41.8K

    Miles
  • Hybrid - Petrol/Electric
  • Automatic
  • Coupe

Dick Lovett BMW Swindon

01793225053

BMW, i8

2020 (69) - BMW i8

2020 (69) - BMW i840

£81,995

Finance available £1,663 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.5L
  • 861.0

    Miles
  • Not Supplied
  • Automatic
  • Convertible

Automotive Addiction

01952924415

5/5 Stars

BMW i8 snapshot review

Pros

  • Can run on batteries for 23 miles, up to 75mph
  • High equipment levels
  • Unique styling

Cons

  • Unrealistic mpg figures
  • Rather impractical
  • Cramped rear seats

BMW i8 by type

Automatic i8s
Petrol EV & Hybrid i8s
3 Door i8s

BMW i8 generations

The BMW i8 came into the UK market in 2014 as a high-end version of the BMW i-series. It was among the very few sports cars with a hybrid engine during its launch, making it a definition of future cars. The i8 coupe was the only option available until 2018 when the BMW i8 Roadster, a convertible, came into the market. Regardless of the body style, you get a 357 bhp engine that accelerates from 0-62 mph in 4.4 seconds. However, in 2020, BMW retired the badge, but not before selling a record 20,000 units; you can easily find this slick sports car in the used market.

What can you expect to find in a BMW i8?

You don't need to worry about about the specifications in a BMW i8 as there are no trim levels and it only comes with 1 engine option. However, if you opt for 2018 and later versions, you will have to consider the convertible option. The BMW i8 coupe comes with the following features as a standard:

  • 20-inch alloys
  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • Folding and dimming side mirrors
  • Automatic two-zone air-conditioning

The infotainment features include a DAB radio, Bluetooth connectivity, a 7-speaker stereo, Sat-Nav, a head-up display and a 20GB hard drive. In terms of safety, it comes fitted with:

  • Parking sensors and cameras
  • Six airbags
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Dynamic brake lights

In 2018, BMW introduced a collision and pedestrian warning system with a city braking function as an optional safety package for city drivers. To make up for the limited options, BMW offered exclusive versions of the i8, such as the Protonic Frozen Black and Protonic Frozen Yellow models. The main difference remains cosmetic.

First Generation (2014 to 2020)

First Generation (2014 to 2020)
Fuel type:
Not Supplied
Engine Size:
1.5
MPG:
134 - 158
Acceleration:
4.4 - 4.6 seconds
Boot space:
88 - 154 L capacity
NCAP Safety rating:
stars
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Used BMW i8 information

Used BMW i8 FAQ's

How much space is available on the BMW i8?

The BMW i8 is a 4-seater, but the rear seats are too cramped. It has a 154-litre boot space, sitting between the petrol engine and the rears seats. The convertible has even less space, with 88 litres of boot space. However, since the rear seats have no practical use, it is common to use them as extra luggage space.

Can the BMW i8 fit in a typical home garage?

Despite its little cabin space, the BMW i8 is a deceptively long and wide car, and you need to carefully consider your garage size before heading to the dealership for this car. Special consideration should be on its gullwing doors that require plenty of room when opening. Nonetheless, if the BMW i3 can fit into your garage, then the 360-degree camera and parking sensors offer enough help.

What is the power of the BMW i8 engine?

The single-option engine comes with 2 power units, with the main one being a 1.5-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that delivers 228 HP. You will also find this engine on the BMW 1-series. The second power unit is a 129 HP electric unit powered by a 7.11kWh battery that you can charge using the petrol unit or a wall unit. The engine comes with an automatic transmission, but there are paddles on the steering wheels for those who need manual shifting experience.

How long does the BMW i8 electric unit take to charge?

The 7.1kWh battery takes about 2.5 hours to charge when plugged in an ordinary wall socket. For faster and more efficient charging, go for the BMW i Wallbox as it will take about 45 minutes. Additionally, like the BMW i3, the BMW i8 hybrid system uses some braking power to charge the battery, minimising charging expenses significantly.

What is the cost of owning a BMW i8?

The engine's combined economy is about 134 mpg on paper, even though you will get about 100 mpg in actual driving. You might want to consider insurance costs as the price tag and the sub-5 second acceleration automatically puts the BMW in the group 50 category.

How safe is the BMW i8?

is yet to test the BMW i8, but the car is full of driver assistance systems and 6 airbags. The critical driver aid kit is collision avoidance and mitigation technology.

What are the BMW i8 alternatives?

Very few models rival the BMW i8, with becoming the closest, given its electric powertrain and nearly equal price. The comes at the same asking price and delivers the same performance, but it misses the crucial hybrid aspect to become a fair competition.

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