BMW iPerformance models



Impressively dynamic and entirely free of local emissions when driving purely in electric mode, BMW iPerformance models show just what is possible. Thanks to the electric synchronous motors, the 225xe Active Tourer, 330e Saloon, X5 xDrive40e, 740Le Saloon and 740Le xDrive Saloon offer remarkable driving dynamics with tremendous torque.

BMW iPerformance cars have three different drive modes that allow the driver to significantly influence the car's actual energy consumption (the driver's individual style also has a large impact on consumption).

In AUTO eDRIVE mode, the intelligent BMW EfficientDynamics system determines the most efficient combination of electric motor and combustion engine depending on the driving speed and the battery charging status.

This mode is divided into two phases: If the battery charging status is between 12% and 100%, you can drive in purely electric mode. At higher speeds or with more demanding requirements, the petrol engine switches on automatically. 

In MAX eDRIVE mode, you can enjoy purely electric driving, with zero emissions. At higher speeds or when the acceleration potential has been exhausted, the combustion engine switches on automatically.

When the battery charging status is low, SAVE BATTERY / BATTERY CONTROL mode enables it to be charged by the engine or allows the charging status to be maintained. In this way, the driver can save the battery capacity for purely electric driving.

BMW Navigation System iPerformance


Once a destination has been entered into the navigation system, predictive energy management analyses the planned route using constant data such as speed limits and real time information on the current traffic status. In this way, the system uses the purely electric driving mode efficiently, and on routes for which it is most beneficial.

BMW TwinPower Turbo four cylinder petrol engine


A high output BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine and a high efficiency eDrive electric motor are the driving forces behind BMW iPerformance models.

For example, in the 330e Saloon, the electric motor provides 88hp while the combustion engine delivers 184hp, giving an impressive combined output of 252hp.

In the 225xe Active Tourer, the internal combustion engine develops 136hp and the electric motor provides 88hp, giving a combined output of 224hp.

Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Fuel consumption and CO2 emission for the BMW 225xe iPerformance Active Tourer:
Fuel consumption in mpg (combined): 141.2 to 134.5
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 49 to 46
Power consumption in kWh/100 km (combined): 11.9 to 11.8
Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for the BMW 330e iPerformance Saloon:
Fuel consumption in mpg (combined): 134.5 to 148.7
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 49 to 44
Fuel consumption and CO2 emission for the BMW X5 xDrive40e iPerformance:
Fuel consumption in mpg (combined): 85.6 to 83.1
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 78 to 77
Power consumption in kWh/100 km (combined): 15.4 to 15.3

Fuel consumption, CO2 emissions for the BMW 740e iPerformance Saloon:
Fuel consumption in mpg (combined): 134.5 - 128.4
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 50 to 49
Power consumption in kWh/100 km (combined): 13.9 to 12.5
Fuel consumption, CO2 emissions for the BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance Saloon:
Fuel consumption in mpg (combined): 117 - 113
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 56 to 54
Power consumption in kWh/100 km (combined): 13.9 to 12.5

All of the content has been put together with the greatest possible care. Despite this, BMW (UK) Ltd cannot be held liable for the information and prices contained being free of errors, correct, and accurate. No guarantee can be provided nor liability accepted.
The fuel consumption given in miles per gallon and the CO2 emission given in grams per kilometre represent the combined values. In line with new European standards, the range shown displays the fuel consumption and CO2 values from the smallest to largest wheel size available on the selected model.
Where there is a reference to CO2 emissions (g/km) upper band this is based on the combined cycle and refers to the highest CO2 value on the largest wheel size available on the selected model in line with new European standards. 
These figures are for the basic model with the transmission offered in the basic version. They are determined using the prescribed measuring methods (Directive 80 / 1268 / EEC in its current version). They do not relate to any one particular vehicle, nor are they part of any offer made, rather they are solely for the purpose of comparing different kinds of vehicle. 
Further information about the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions for new passenger cars can be obtained from the ‘The Passenger Car (Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emissions Information) Regulations see