Ready to go all-electric but unsure which model to choose? If so, our team at BMW of Rochester Hills is ready to help. We created this head-to-head comparison of the 2022 BMW i4 vs. Tesla Model 3 to make it easier for you to make an informed decision.

Learn more about these electrifying, emission-free vehicles below, and you can pick the one that will best support you while navigating Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Sterling Heights, MI. As you read ahead, contact us with any questions that come up along the way.

2022 BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3: Technology & Infotainment

The BMW i4 and the Tesla Model 3 each offer plenty of technology and infotainment features to keep you connected on the open road. Both models offer personalized settings, so you can enjoy a customized user experience.

In the 2022 BMW i4, you will find a standard iDrive 8 Operating System that includes Remote Software Upgrades and offers available 5G connectivity. Additionally, it offers the following features:

  • Standard Live Cockpit Plus featuring a BMW Curved Display
  • Available wireless Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Available Head-up Display, which projects directions, speed, and more

Similarly, the Tesla Model 3 features over-the-air software updates and a 15-inch touchscreen display.

In the BMW i4, though, you will have the convenience of a standard configurable 12.3-inch instrument cluster and a 14.9-inch central information display. If you like the idea of having two screens, one that displays key vehicle information and another to access your favorite apps, then you'll appreciate the 2022 BMW i4.

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BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3: Interior Amenities & Seating Appointments

The 2022 BMW i4 and the Tesla Model 3 also offer interiors with premium materials and high-end amenities. They both come standard with glass moonroofs overhead that let in extra natural light and invite passengers to soak up inspiring sky views on every drive.

For your comfort, the BMW i4 comes standard with Sport Seats and SensaTec upholstery, a high-quality synthetic material, and offers available perforated Vernasca Leather seats. In comparison, unfortunately, the Tesla Model 3 does not offer leather seats. 

2022 BMW i4 vs Tesla Model 3: Performance & Comfort

When it comes to going the distance, both all-electric vehicles are up to the challenge, each offering hundreds of miles of range. However, there are a few sport-performance features you will only find available on the BMW i4 M50 trim. For one, it comes standard with a Rear Air Suspension that maintains a constant ride height for optimal comfort.

It also offers SPORT Mode with an available Sport Boost function that delivers instant torque, maximizes horsepower, and features a thrilling M-specific soundscape to enhance the thrills around every turn.

To complete this sporty package, the 2022 BMW i4 M50 comes with an Adaptive M Suspension, M Sport Brakes, M badging, and M wheels. Unfortunately, the Tesla Model 3 does not offer a sport-specific trim level comparable to the BMW i4 M50.

Choose Your All-Electric, Luxury Vehicle: 2022 BMW i4 or Tesla Model 3?

If you want more touchscreen real estate aboard your all-electric ride, leather seats, and a high-performance trim level, then the BMW i4 has you covered. Contact us at BMW of Rochester Hills to schedule your 2022 BMW i4 test drive. Discover a new driving experience around Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Sterling Heights, Michigan, today. 

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