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BMW ActiveHybrid 5

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4.6 (Excellent)

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BMW wasn’t among the early adopters of “green” hybrid or electric technology. Once their programs got rolling, though, the results combined modern efficiency with BMW’s long-established reputation for motoring excellence and excitement. Combined with discriminating, refined luxury, of course. Positioned right in the middle of BMW’s hybrid-powertrain trio, the midsize ActiveHybrid 5 takes both passenger comfort and performance seriously, just like its gas-engine 5 Series mates.

2012 - 2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

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The rear-wheel drive ActiveHybrid 5 drivetrain features a 300-hp 3.0-liter, turbo, inline-six engine and eight-speed automatic with a 54-hp electric motor sandwiched between them. The electric motor is powered by a lithium-ion battery that together with the gas engine generate a combined output of 335-hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. The full-hybrid system allows pure... Read more »

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