BMW 330e iPerformance History

November 2018

When released in 2019, the 330e iPerformance will come with something called XtraBoost that is a driving mode that allows short bursts of extra power for various driving needs

October 2018, revamped 2019 model year

BMW unveiled the revamped 330e iPerformance plug-in hybrid set for summer 2019. It has a 30% larger battery pack which will be good for about 19 miles on the EPA test cycle. More

January 2019, BMW 330e Sales results for 2018

For the year of 2018, BMW was able to sell 4,141 of their plug-in hybrid 330e iPerformance sedan vehicles.

December 2018, Autocar reviews the 330e iPerformance

Autocar says the Plug-in hybrid 330e shows the benefits of BMW’s experience with their i3 and i8 electrified vehicles. “Sophisticated, swift and broadly talented to drive – and sweet-handing, too” Source

March 2016, 2017 model year

Specs released on the 2017 BMW 330e iPerformance were released by BMW. The 330e was supposed to hit dealers in the summer of 2016, but started trickling onto lots in March 2016.

It’s the fourth plug-in vehicle that BMW released, after the i3, i8, and the X5 eDrive40e.

Starting price in the USA was set at $44,695 plus a $995 destination and handling charge.

The lithium ion battery pack is 7.6 kWh, with a useable amount of 5.7 kWh, and receives an ell-electric range rating from the EPA of 14 miles, and 40 kilometers on the NEDC test cycle.

Acceleration from 0-60 mph is in 5.9 seconds thanks to the 180 hp four cylinder gasoline engine and the 87 hp electric motor.

 

Updated on November 7, 2018

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