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About the 2016 BMW X5 Plug In Hybrid

Vehicle Summary

The 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid combines the good looks and practical utility of an upscale SUV with the high-tech features and impressive efficiency of a plug-in hybrid. Use the eDrive button to switch between default hybrid performance and an all-electric mode for limited gas-free driving. There’s even a “Save Battery” feature that lets you conserve electric power to use later on. Inside, the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid provides a spacious and luxurious environment for five adults, along with standard features like a power liftgate, panoramic sunroof and front and rear parking sensors. If you’re a professional in search of a versatile plug-in hybrid vehicle with style and panache, the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid is the one to consider. 

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Q: How far can I go in the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid on a single tank of gas?

A: The 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid has an EPA-estimated range of 14 miles on a full charge (electric only) and an EPA-estimated range of 540 miles with a full charge and a full tank of gas.1 

Q: How much hp does the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid generate?

A: The plug-in hybrid drivetrain produces 308 total system hp while generating 332 lb-ft of torque. 

Q: How fast can you go in the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid’s all-electric mode?

A: Top speed is electronically limited to 75 mph. 

Q: What is SensaTec® on the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid?

A: SensaTec is BMW’s leatherette alternative to genuine leather upholstery and it’s usually offered on entry-level trims.

1EPA-estimated 14-mile range based on 56 MPGe combined estimate. EPA-estimated 540-mile range based on EPA-estimated 24 combined MPG and 56 combined MPGe. Range figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new and assume a full battery charge and full tank of gas (if applicable). Range will vary based on things like battery age, vehicle condition and history, driving and charging habits, accessory use, and driving conditions. Battery capacity may decrease with time and use. See for more info.

Generation Overview

Despite the BMW i-Series predating it by two years, the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid marks the company’s first production plug-in hybrid vehicle from its core lineup. The hybrid drivetrain combines a 2.0L turbocharged inline-four with an electric motor built into the eight-speed automatic transmission and a lithium-ion battery for brisk performance and enhanced efficiency. The 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 56 combined MPGe (electric only) / 24 combined MPG (hybrid mode).2 Using the dedicated BMW Charging Station, the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid can recharge its battery pack in under three hours. You can also top up the battery using a standard 120-volt outlet, although it takes significantly longer to reach full charge. 

The 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid comes in the xDrive40e guise, a single trim level with a broad array of options packages available. You’ll get a massive list of standard features, from a rear air suspension with adjustable dampers to adaptive xenon headlights with LED fog lights and 19-inch alloy wheels. You’ll also get dual-zone automatic climate control and BMW’s SensaTec upholstery, along with tech features like Bluetooth® streaming audio and hands-free phone connectivity and a nine-speaker sound system with CD player and an auxiliary input and USB port. The iDrive infotainment system features a 10.2-inch display along with a few hybrid-specific menu features. As with all xDrive-equipped models, the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid is AWD. 

As mentioned before, the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid also features several available options packages. The Luxury and xLine packages focus on luxury appearance options with a broad range of leather seating and wheel choices. The M Sport package adds sport front seats and steering wheel-mounted shift paddles to give the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid a sportier look and feel. The Driver Assistance and Driver Assistance Plus packages adds features including a head-up display, adaptive cruise control and surround-view camera. Other available packages include the Cold Weather Package, Premium Package and Luxury Seating Package. 

You’ll also find plenty of standalone features for the 2016 BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid. These include power-closing doors, a rear-seat entertainment system and night-vision camera. You’ll love the multicontour front seats if absolute comfort and fatigue prevention is a priority. 

2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See

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