Electric and hybrid cars are becoming ever more popular as people become more eco-conscious and aware of the benefits of EVs. There are now nearly 500,000 pure electric cars on the road in the UK and another 385,000 plug-in hybrid models.
With impending bans on internal combustion vehicle sales, many manufacturers have announced their intentions to go all-electric in the next decade. BMW has a long history of creating high-performance cars, and its motto is "the ultimate driving machine", so no surprise its hybrid and electric vehicles are exceptional.
If you're looking for a great hybrid or electric car, BMW has some excellent options to choose from. At Tilsun Leasing, we're big fans of the BMW hybrid and electric range. We've put together a list of our favourite models so that you can find the perfect BMW lease today.
BMW has long been a leader in the world of luxury automobiles, and its reputation for quality and performance is well deserved. In recent years, BMW has also become a pioneer in plug-in hybrid technology, offering several models that combine an efficient fuel engine with an electric motor.
If you're not entirely up to date with the latest developments in electric and hybrid cars, a plug-in hybrid uses both a combustion engine and an electric motor. As the name suggests, you charge the electric motor by plugging your hybrid in. Plug-in hybrid models are often seen as the middle ground between traditional combustion engine vehicles and pure electric driving.
Here are some of the best models in the BMW plug-in hybrid range available now:
BMW's X2 Hatchback xDrive 25e is a versatile and stylish vehicle perfect for city driving. The xDrive system provides excellent traction and handling, while the engine offers plenty of power and torque. The X2 is also fuel-efficient, making it an ideal choice for those looking to save money on fuel.
The BMW X2 is a small crossover SUV that was introduced in 2018. It's based on the same platform as the BMW X1 and shares many features, including its plug-in hybrid technology. The BMW X2 xDrive 25e is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine and an electric motor, producing up to 220 hp. The battery pack gives the X2 a reasonable range of up to 35 miles in all-electric mode. It's a great starting point for anyone looking for their first BMW plug-in hybrid car.
The BMW 3 Series Touring 330e M Sport is a high-performance hybrid saloon that combines BMW's latest hybrid technology with classic BMW luxury. It has a powerful electric motor that provides instant torque and impressive acceleration and a petrol engine that delivers long-range cruising capability. The result is a vehicle that is fun to drive and exceptionally efficient.
The BMW 3 Series Touring 330e M Sport has all the power and agility you need for a day on the open road. It also has the comfort and amenities you need for a long journey. With its spacious interior, comfortable seats and advanced infotainment system, the BMW 3 Series Touring 330e M Sport is perfect for anyone looking for the ultimate hybrid driving experience.
BMW's x5 Estate xDrive45e is a workhorse of a car. Its body is rugged and able to take on any terrain, while its engine is powerful and efficient. The xDrive45e is perfect for anyone who needs a reliable and sturdy car that can get the job done. BMW has outfitted the x5 with everything you need to take on whatever the road throws your way. With all-wheel drive, you'll never have to worry about losing traction.
But it's not all about practicality with the X5. It features the classic BMW design with the imposing grille and has a spacious interior perfect for the whole family. And with BMW's eDrive technology, you'll be able to zip around town without ever having to stop for fuel. So if you're looking for a car that can handle anything, the BMW x5 Estate xDrive45e is a perfect choice.
Not content with being a leader in plug-in hybrid technology, BMW is also one of the leading automakers of fully electric vehicles. The Bavarian company has been at the forefront of electric car development for years, and it offers a wide range of fully BMW electric models. Here are some of the best BMW electric models available:
The BMW i4 is a new electric car that offers an impressive mix of performance, style and technology. The i4 has a sleek and aerodynamic design that stands out from other electric cars on the market. The i4 features a spacious and sophisticated interior with a high-tech infotainment system.
Under the hood, the i4 has a powerful electric motor that delivers instant acceleration and an impressive range of 367 miles. Overall, the BMW i4 is an excellent choice for a stylish and fun-to-drive electric car.
The BMW iX3-E Estate is the perfect car for those who want the best of both worlds. It combines the style and performance of a BMW with the efficiency and environmental friendliness of an electric vehicle. The iX3-E has a range of up to 286 miles on a single charge, making it ideal for long journeys.
It also features BMW's innovative eDrive technology, which allows the driver to choose between different modes depending on where and how they're driving. Whether you're looking for a stylish estate car or a practical and environmentally friendly family wagon, the BMW iX3-E is excellent.
BMW's all-new iX is the company's first electric SUV, and it comes in the form of an estate. The BMW iX Estate is a well-rounded vehicle that offers plenty of space, a comfortable ride and all the benefits of electric power. It's also a stylish car, with a sleek silhouette and BMW's trademark kidney grille.
The BMW iX Estate is sure to turn heads, but what's under the hood really sets it apart. With a powerful electric motor and a 105 kWh battery, the iX has a range of up to 357 miles on a single charge. It also has impressive performance across the range. The highest spec model can go 0-62 mph in just 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. The BMW iX Estate is the perfect car for anyone who wants an electric SUV that doesn't sacrifice space or performance for sustainability.
When choosing a new car, more drivers are looking at hybrid or electric options. Not only are these vehicles better for the environment, but they also offer several other benefits, such as:
By choosing a BMW hybrid or electric car lease from Tilsun Leasing, you can enjoy further benefits, too. By choosing to lease your next car, you can make the most of lower monthly payments, minimal maintenance costs and a wider choice of models.
Read our guide on the benefits of leasing your next car.
At Tilsun Leasing, we have a vast range of hybrid and electric vehicles available. You can easily explore our hybrid or pure electric range to find your next car. If you'd like to know more, contact us by calling 03330 040 888 or emailing [email protected].
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