The BMW i3's interior is rather unique in that it employs several sustainable materials, some of which result in an end look that's more crude than one would expect to see in a $45,000 BMW.

In this teardown video, the BMW i3 interior is explored in tremendous detail.

Of particular interest is the various cost-cutting measures used within the i3. Some of these cost-cutting tricks actually put in place to reduce weight and to speed up production, while at the time saving the automaker money.

It seems nothing is overlooked in designing cars these days.