Is a used BMW i3 a good idea?

I've been considering a used EV as a second car for some time and always thought that would be a BMW i3 as I love the design. I'm now in the process of searching for a range-extender version - around 2017/18 - but I have read of some complaints about excessive tyre wear and also electrical problems in i3s. Also, as a matter of interest, it seems the only manufacturer of i3 tyres is Bridgestone and, as I prefer all-weather tyres, this will be a problem as it appears they don't make an all-weather tyre to fit the car. Have you heard of any of these issues with the i3 or anything else I should watch out for before finally deciding to buy?

Asked on 22 June 2020 by Roger W

Answered by Andrew Brady
We've had a few gremlins reported but nothing too concerning:

We're not aware of any all-season tyres that'll fit the i3, but you can certainly get winter tyres. BMW recommends 155/70 winter tyres on 19-inch wheels.
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