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Top 5 Small Cars

If you’re looking for a pint-sized vehicle, then you may be interested in one of the following smaller cars. Whether you’re in the city or want something that’s a breeze to store, these small cars are sure to please!   2017 Mitsubishi Mirage This tiny city car offers 4-doors, seating for 5, and is only 148.8 inches long. Able to fit into spots of any size, the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage offers a 4-way adjustable driver seat (6-way on the SE or GT trims), a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift-knob (SE…

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2015 LA: BMW i3 Shadow Sport Edition Automotive News 

2015 LA Auto Show: BMW i3 Shadow Sport Edition

BMW took the LA Auto Show by storm with a bunch of stateside debuts including the BMW 7 Series, BMW M4 GTS, all-new BMW X1 and the BMW 3-Series eDrive. However, there was something very special and exciting on the show floor – meet the BMW i3 Shadow Sport Edition. This limited edition version of the BMW i3 Shadow Sport features Fluid Black exterior paint color and dark grey cloth interior with blue highlights. The BMW i3 Shadow Sport Edition features a moonroof and a sport-tuned suspension complemented by 19-inch wheels….

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BMW i3 Review Test Drive Reviews 

Video: 2015 BMW i3 Review

BMW’s i3 is an electric city car that does away with one very important electric car feature: range anxiety. Today on the AutoNation New Car Test Drive we take a look at the BMW i3 with Range Extender. This is a city car with an advanced composite body, 170hp electric motor and a surprising array of features, including a gas motor that provides extra distance. As equipped, with the Mega World package, this BMW i3 runs $47,050 including destination (pricing may vary based on options and delivery fees). Visit…

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Test Drive Reviews 

2015 BMW i3 Test Drive

If you were thinking the 2015 BMW i3 is a smaller, less expensive version of its i8 older brother, you’d be right – kind of. The i3 shares many of the same structural build enhancements as the BMW i8 sports car, but it does so with a much different mission in mind. Where the i8 is more of an exotic hybrid, the i3 maintains its stride as a daily driver and city car. Small and compact the i3 is not. Quite the opposite in fact as this is a car…

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BMW i Home Charging Automotive News 

CES 2015: BMW unveils solar charging system for electric i models

So you’re one of the lucky few that owns a BMW i8 or a BMW i3, the German automaker has unveiled its new i Home Charging Services, a solution that charges your electric and plug-in hybrid BMW models via solar power. “Using BMW i Home Charging Services, the vehicle is charged with homegenerated solar power whenever this is available” BMW said in a statement. “At other times, or if the household does not have a solar generating system, the vehicle is automatically charged at the cheapest off-peak rates.” BMW says…

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