Posts Tagged BMW X5 xDrive40e

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e M Sport Test Drive Review

Autocar recently tested the plug-in hybrid BMW X5 xDrive40e in M Sport version, and the overall summary surprisingly isn’t a clear recommendation. The X5 PHEV is called “great in many ways, but its weaknesses prevent it from being the automatic choice“. The electric mode could bring benefits on the short…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 2

BMW Sold 20,000 Plug-In Electric Cars In U.S.

BMW plug-in car sales in the U.S. are gaining momentum as three models – the i3, i8 and X5 xDrive40e (X5 PHV) helps to keep EV sales going strong. Through the end of 2015, the i3 has attracted 17,116 buyers all-time in the US (6,092 in 2014 and 11,024 in its first full year…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 14

BMW X5 xDrive40e Gets Official EPA Ratings

We’ve seen the window sticker already for the BMW X5 xDrive40e (worst name ever for a plug-in vehicle) that estimates the BMW’s all-electric range at 13 miles and MPGe at 59, but now we’ve got all the data on how those numbers were calculated. Here’s a look at battery charge time,…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 33

BMW X5 xDrive40e – First Drive

BMW has made several announcements in the past few weeks about upcoming PHEV models. Naturally, with the ICE engines hitting the efficiency limits, many manufacturers are turning to plug-in hybrid solutions to keep up with reduced emissions levels. The first such vehicle to hit the US market from BMW is…

1 year ago by Michael Beinenson 29