2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Plug-In Hybrid - That the BMW X 5 xDrive40e no hybrid is Japanese school, may not surprise our readers. The luxury SUV is a real BMW, which can be upgraded on request with M sport package and all usual Extras even in its most economical version with plug-in hybrid. New photos from England show the BMW X5 xDrive40e understated glacier Silver metallic and with M package, refers to the smooth and efficient drivetrain in particular the necessary to connect the charging cable flap in the front left fender. In the engine compartment of the BMW X5 40e a supercharged four-cylinder petrol engine, which is supported by a small electric motor works.
Thanks to a 9,0 kWh lithium ion battery capacity can the hybrid-X5 up to 31 km pure electric drive, the fuel tank capacity of 85 litres brings the range benefits from conventionally powered vehicles. Both energy stores are full, easily more than 1,000 kilometres without another fuel stop can be put back.
The system performance of the BMW X5 xDrive40 sets out a 245 HP strong internal combustion engine and an electric motor integrated in the housing of the eight-speed automatic together, the latter offers a peak output of 113 HP and permanently provides 75 HP and 250 nm of torque. The system output of 313 HP sounds already impressive, subjectively the spontaneous response of the electric motor suggests but a still stronger drive.
If it creates the driver on it, the plug-in hybrid accelerated in 6.8 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h, which is the X 5 40e at the level of the 258 HP of strong X 5 xDrive30d moves. The 306 HP strong petrol X 5 xDrive35i is three tenths of a second faster. In the EU cycle, the BMW X5 xDrive40e achieved a standard consumption of 3.3 liters per 100 kilometers.
2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Plug-In Hybrid
In Germany, the BMW is sold X5 xDrive40e to prices from 68.400 euros, this is roughly at the level of the also 313 HP strong BMW X5 xDrive40d Biturbo diesel (from 66.300 Euro). The relatively high compared to the performance price justified by clearly extensive standard equipment, including the navigation system Professional includes.