Once cutting edge, the 2020 BMW i3 has fallen well behind other electric cars. Only purists need apply.
The 2020 BMW i3 was a bold choice among plug-in hybrids when launched, but other electric cars have since rendered it a tough sell.
For those intrigued by its style and its sublime interior, the 2020 i3 may be worth a look. We rate it at 5.8 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.)
This year, the i3 is largely carried over after a modest update last year, and it can be had in both standard and slightly more powerful i3s forms. A new appearance package may add interest for some, but we have a hard time overlooking its modest 153-mile range.
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The electric motor provides 170 horsepower (184 hp in the i3s), which is…