With a range of plug-in hybrid saloons and SUVs to suit everyone from urban couples to large adventurous families, there's sure to be a model in BMW's PHEV line-up for you The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is well-suited for urban drivers who want a plug-in hybrid with compact city-friendly dimensions and a spacious family-friendly five-seat interior The BMW 330e takes the style, dynamic performance and high-tech premium interior of the new 3 Series, and adds a plug-in hybrid engine that makes driving more refined and efficient The BMW 530e is the perfect large plug-in hybrid saloon. It's a four-times winner of the What Car? Luxury Car Award, thanks to its sublime handling and luxuriously cosseting interior Boasting a bolder design and a more refined interior -- with more advanced infotainment and driving technology -- the BMW 745e got a four-star review in both Autocar and What Car? The BMW X1 may be a more modestly-sized SUV, but don't doubt its capabilities -- especially with the recent addition of an advanced new eDrive plug-in hybrid engine The BMW X3 is the ideal mid-size SUV for busy active lives. The fact it's available with a plug-in hybrid that boasts up to 34 miles of electric range makes it an even more perfect all-rounder If you have a large family and big ambitions, the BMW X5 xDrive45e is the plug-in hybrid SUV to pick. It offers an impressive 54 miles of all-electric range for everyday urban driving
BMW has expanded and refined its range of advanced plug-in hybrids -- creating a line-up which now includes the 2 Series Active Tourer, the 3 Series, 5 Series and 7 Series saloons, and the X1, X3 and X5 SUVs.
Each of them offers more electric range, improved fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions than their predecessors, while also giving you more choice to fit your needs. But which model is right for you?
We recently put Autocar and What Car? readers behind the wheel of the BMW 330e , and they were impressed by the blend of refined quiet all-electric drive and charged performance of the award-winning executive saloon. But, we also wanted to introduce you to the rest of BMW's range with a full guide to each of the models -- and why they could be your perfect plug-in hybrid.
To find out more about BMW's extensive range of plug-in hybrids, head to BMW.co.uk
BMW 225xe Active Tourer
The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is well-suited for urban drivers who want a car with compact city-friendly dimensions and a spacious family-friendly five-seat interior, without compromising the style, technology and driving joy you expect from a BMW.
Thanks to the addition of a larger 10kWh lithium-ion battery that offers up to 32 miles of all-electric range, the BMW 225xe Active Tourer plug-in hybrid is now even better for cost-efficient everyday urban commuting. Interestingly, the BMW 225xe Active Tourer's potent electric motor powers the rear wheels, rather than the front wheels, making it perfect for fun nimble electric-only handing on tight city streets.
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