Green Living Guy Test Drive Results 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Plugin Hybrid Electric Car

The 2016 BMW plugin hybrid electric SUV is a tough torque Electrified.

As I reported, together, the TwinPower Turbo engine and electric motor produce 308 hp. In addition, the electric motor alone can take you a rated 14 miles all electric.  Basically that means on average it’s about 40 mpg across the board most trips. Outside that it’s quite low. Around 23 mpg.

However, in ECO PRO mode and with regenerative braking, using the 8 shifter STEPTRONIC pedals on the steering wheel and drifting techniques, the EV range was between 20-25 miles.

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