The new BMW X2 Plug-In Hybrid

Date posted: 29 July 2020

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The first Sports Activity Coupe with plug-in hybrid drive: The new BMW X2 xDrive25e.

Extroverted aura, versatile sportiness and modern lifestyle characteristics in conjunction with an electric drive system can now also be experienced in the premium compact segment.

The new BMW X2 xDrive25e is the first Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) to offer, in addition to outstanding efficiency, the option of locally emission-free mobility thanks to a plug-in hybrid drive concept. With a highly efficient electric motor and a lithium-ion battery of the latest generation, the new BMWX2xDrive25e achieves an electric range of up to 57kilometres* in the legal EU test cycle. Together, the electric motor and the combustion engine deliver a system performance of 162kW/220hp.Moreover, their intelligently controlled interaction facilitates a hybrid-specific, four-wheel drive system–a form of driving pleasure unparalleled within the competitive environment.
 The new BMWX2xDrive25e will be available in July 2020. In addition to its groundbreaking drive technology, the plug-in hybrid model will feature a multitude of new design and equipment options, which in parallel also help enhance the attractiveness of the conventionally driven variant of the compact Sports Activity Coupe. 


BMW X2 xDrive25e Highlights

Ongoing commitment to the BMW Group's electrification strategy. Already four BMW X models with the plug-in hybrid drive on offer. The model range of the BMW X2 represents the Power Of Choice approach in the premium compact segment: Drive portfolio ranges from efficient three-cylinder gasoline and modern four-cylinder diesel engines, new plug-in hybrid systems to the BMW X2 M35i with a peak output of 306 HP.

The new BMW X2 xDrive25e features the fourth and latest generation of BMW eDrive technology developed for the plug-in hybrid models. An electric motor generating an output of 70 kW/95 hp and a high-voltage battery with a gross energy content of 10.0 kWh enables an all-electric range of up to 57 kilometres in the legal EU test cycle.

 Together, the 3-cylinder combustion engine, which delivers torque to the front wheels, and the electric motor powering the rear wheels produce a system output of 162 kW/220 hp and create a hybrid all-wheel-drive configuration. The new BMW X2 xDrive25e sprints from a standing start to 100 km/h in 6.8 seconds.

The new BMW X2 xDrive25e offers attractive new design and equipment features that are also available for the conventionally powered variants of the compact-sized SAC model. New front design with taut surfaces and without fog lights, new exterior colour Phytonic Blue metallic.

Standard LED headlights now with integrated bad-weather light. Also new: Business package including real-time traffic information.

Extensive range of BMW Charging increases comfort when charging the new BMW X2 xDrive25e enabling the driver to conduct the main share of everyday travel locally emissions-free with the electric motor alone. Optional BMW i Wallbox allows complete charging of the fully discharged high-voltage battery in 3.2 hours. BMW Charging card offers convenient access to the world's largest network of public charging stations.

The new BMW X2 xDrive25e enables electric driving in three operating modes. In the AUTO eDRIVE standard-setting, the intelligent drive system ensures optimum interaction between the two power units in all driving situations. The MAX eDrive mode can be activated for maximum use of the electric drive up to a speed of 135 km/h. The SAVE BATTERY mode enables the driver to save the battery capacity for later use when driving in purely electric mode.

Model-specific harmonisation of the body structure and chassis for the new BMW X2 xDrive25e. Storage space is fully available in primary use due to the positioning of the high-voltage battery underneath the rear seat bench. Unlimited variability thanks to folding backrests with a split of 40:20:40. Luggage compartment capacity can be increased from 410 to 1,290 litres.

Standard equipment including 17-inch alloy wheels, two-zone climate control, auxiliary air conditioning, and hybrid-specific readouts on the Control Display. The new BMW X2 xDrive25e can be ordered in Advantage, Advantage Plus, M Sport, and M Sport X trims and virtually all options of the conventionally powered BMW X2 are available for the plug-in hybrid model.



Fuel consumption in the legal EU test cycle:1.9l/100km; power consumption in the legal EU test cycle:13.7kWh/100km; CO2emissions in the legal EU test cycle:43g/km).Figures are for comparison purposes and may not reflect real-life driving results, which depend on a number of factors including the accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load. All figures were determined according to a new test (WLTP). Only compare fuel consumption and CO2 figures with other cars tested to the same technical procedure.
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