BMW X5 xDrive40e gets launched in Romania image

The first plug-in hybrid BMW X5 is now available for order in Romania where the carmaker has announced a starting price of 71, 176 euros, VAT included.

After being introduced almost a month ago on its local market, from 68,400 euros, the new BMW X5 xDrive40e is now available for order in Romania too, where the company has announced a starting price of 71,176 euros, VAT included. The model in question is almost 2,000 EUR cheaper than the xDrive40d equipped similarly and it is coming with the adaptive suspension system a sat-nav and the ability to charge its battery using a regular socket in 3 hours and 50 minutes or in 2 hours and 45 minutes if the BMW i Wallbox is being used.

BMW has added a 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline burner under the hood of the new X5 xDrive40e and this is rated at 245 HP (180 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. The internal combustion unit is backed up by an electric motor, adding an extra 113 HP (83 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque. The total output stands at 313 HP (230 kW) and 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque, which is enough to allow the “green” SUV to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.8 seconds. Top speed stands at 210 km/h (130 mph). BMW says that in the full electric mode, the model can go up to 120 km/h (75 mph). The average fuel consumption is 3.3 L / 100 km (83.1 mpg UK / 69.1 mpg US) and the CO2 emissions are 78 g/km.