BMW 225xe Active Tourer - 2016 Reviews
BMW is adding a plug-in hybrid form with all-wheel drive to the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer version variety. The BMW 225xe - a BMW 2-Series Active Tourer version with eDrive - delivers a variety of athletic ability, market and everyday practicality exceptional in its section. It enables emission-free driving without compromising on the driving enjoyment you'd expect from BMW, and joins and everyday practicality and high operating range and an electrical driving experience. The BMW 225xe offers much more boot capacity and a greater system output signal than its rivals.
Using its plug-in hybrid drive system, the BMW 225xe joins BMW EfficientDynamics with driving pleasure, comfort and all-wheel brings versatility and ample quantities of space together, and drive. Its combined fuel consumption of 2.1-2.0 litres* per 100 kilometres / 134.5-141.2 mpg imp (CO2 emissions are only 49-46 gs* per kilometre) establishes the standard in its category.
The BMW 225xe's plug-in hybrid technology empowers emission-free driving but also permits owners to cover long distances when needed. Therefore it is perfectly suited for family leisure activities as well as for use in urban areas. Because the lithium-ion battery is ordered in a space-saving spot underneath the electrical drive system as well as the back seat bench is completely adapted beneath the load compartment floor, the capacity of the luggage compartment may be properly used almost without limitation.
Electrical, efficient and dynamically carried through
The driving experience is an significant component of leisure automobiles and BMW's family as regular practicality. But, the BMW 225xe takes enjoyment in the wheel to an entirely new level. The electrical drive system in the back axle joins forces together with the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer's routine front wheel drive settings to form what we call "electrified xDrive". The end result is excellent grip even in unfavorable climate conditions.
That makes it the clear emission-free drive choice for short spaces, urban traffic and, having a top speed of 125 km/h (78 mph) on electric power alone, cross country courses as well as motorways.
Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or electrified xDrive
All of which empowers acceleration from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.7 seconds.
When the driver accelerates, the combustion engine is activated by the high voltage starter-generator virtually imperceptibly and without gap in the stream of electricity.
Along with the Driving Expertise Control switch - using its RELAXATION SPORT and ECO PRO settings - recognizable from other BMW models, the eDrive button in the center console offers three driving modes: MAX eDRIVE AUTO eDRIVE and SAVE BATTERY. VEHICLE eDRIVE is the essential setting activated when the vehicle is started. It ensures the combustion engine and electric motor work together to optimum effect in most driving situations and provides pure-electrical top rate of 80 km/h (50 mph). MAX eDRIVE enables the vehicle to run on the electrical drive system alone up to your rate of 125 km/h (78 mph). With CONSERVE BATTERY, the charge of the high voltage battery could be kept or, if it is already depleted, increased per cent in a journey - so the electric range that was accessible may be used afterwards by way of example, in urban areas. BMW ConnectedDrive is also to help lower fuel consumption. In the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer with eDrive, the ConnectedDrive bundle adds the proactive energy management function to the mixture, which reacts to course profile as well as the driving style to make sure the plug-in hybrid drive system can be used as economically as you possibly can.
The power content for customers' use comes hereby to 5.8 kWh.
The electrical drive parts, for instance, high voltage battery and electric motor, are made at BMW Plant Dingolfing; series production of the BMW 225xe started in 2015 at Plant Leipzig. Costs in Germany begin at EUR38,700.View PhotosView Videos
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