BMW

BMW has been a leader in electric cars. The brand was one of the first to bring an all-electric car to market in the form of the i3, in pure electric and range-extender form (although the range extender model was dropped when the NEDC economy and emissions test changed to WLTP), then came the petrol-electric plug-in i8 with its supercar looks. Over recent years BMW has had more plug-in models on sale than any other manufacturer. However BMW’s big electric news will be the forthcoming all-electric iX3 SUV (2020) and the all-electric i4, an electric 4 series Gran Coupe with an expected 373 mile electric range (2021).

reviewBMW X5 xDrive 45e PHEV BMW X5 xDrive45e PHEV Review

The BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid drives like a BMW rather than a hybrid, and it has an official electric driving range of 54 miles.

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reviewBMW 330e BMW 330e M Sport Saloon Review

The BMW 330e plug-in hybrid delivers the rear-wheel drive handling of a touring car, the ride comfort of a BMW 5 Series, the performance of…

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reviewBMW 745 Le xDrive BMW 745Le xDrive Review

The BMW 745Le xDrive is a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid with an official combined economy of over 100mpg yet it’s also capable of being a rewarding driver’s…

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reviewBMW 320d BMW 320d M Sport Saloon Review

The BMW 320d is a very efficient way to travel long motorway distances if an electric car isn’t suitable – and it also combines the handling…

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reviewBMW 225xe Active Tourer BMW 225xe M Sport Active Tourer Review

The BMW 225xe M Sport Active Tourer aims to combine a plug-in hybrid powertrain with a family-friendly body style and a BMW driving experience.

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reviewBMW i8 Coupe BMW i8 Coupe Review

The BMW i8 has received a range of mid-life tweaks, and it remains the only car on sale that looks and drives like a supercar, can…

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reviewBMW X2 BMW X2 xDrive20d M Sport Review

The BMW X2 is a lower and sportier version of the X1, and even in all-wheel drive xDrive form, the 2-litre diesel model is reasonably efficient…

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reviewBMW i3s BMW i3s Review

The new BMW i3s aims to provide more of a sporty driving experience compared to the regular i3; the rear-wheel drive chassis and innovative design…

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reviewBMW 530e BMW 530e M Sport iPerformance Saloon Review

The BMW 530e M Sport iPerformance Saloon combines official figures of 148.7 mpg, 44 g/km CO2 emissions, 9% benefit in kind and 0-62mph in 6.2…

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reviewBMW 520d BMW 520d Review

The new BMW 520d offers executive class travel with economy of 68.9mpg and emissions of just 108g/km CO2; diesels have their advantages. Model/Engine size: BMW 520d…

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reviewbmw-i3-94ah BMW i3 94Ah Review

By Paul Clarke ECO FACTS Model/Engine size: BMW i3 94Ah (with Range Extender) Fuel: Electric with Range Extender Fuel economy combined: 470 mpg Green-Car-Guide rating: 10/10 INTRODUCTION The BMW…

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reviewbmw-x5-40e BMW X5 xDrive40e Review

By Paul Clarke ECO FACTS Model/Engine size: BMW X5 xDrive40e Fuel: Petrol-electric plug-in hybrid Fuel economy combined: 83.1 – 85.6 mpg Green-Car-Guide rating: 8/10 INTRODUCTION The BMW X5 xDrive40e…

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