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2022 BMW i4 eDrive40 Is a Nicely Balanced EV

The single-motor BMW i4 is a wonderful daily driver.

Steven Ewing
Steven Ewing spent his childhood reading car magazines, making his career as an automotive journalist an absolute dream job. After getting his foot in the door at Automobile while he was still a teenager, Ewing found homes on the mastheads at Winding Road magazine, Autoblog and Motor1.com before joining the CNET team in 2018. He has also served on the World Car Awards jury. Ewing grew up ingrained in the car culture of Detroit -- the Motor City -- before eventually moving to Los Angeles. In his free time, Ewing loves to cook, binge trash TV and play the drums.
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This is the BMW i4 eDrive40.

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The eDrive40 is the entry-level i4.

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There's no shortage of tech in the cabin.

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BMW's new iDrive 8 software is housed on a curved display.

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The i4 eDrive40 uses a single-motor, rear-wheel-drive setup.

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The liftback design means this car is pretty functional.

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The i4's closest rivals are the Polestar 2 and Tesla Model 3.

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This car has the optional 19-inch wheels.

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The i4 eDrive40 starts at $56,395 (including $995 for destination but excluding any potential tax credits).

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