2016 BMW 225xe - electric, engine, specs, video
2016 BMW 225xe Active Tourer is the most essential version of 2016 BMW 225xe powered by a plug-in hybrid system, which is more advanced and enhanced technology of BMW eDrive. The complete set includes lithium-ion battery hidden under the rear passenger seat. This decision allows to fully use all amount of 2016 BMW 225xe rear baggage compartment. Additional electrical generator on the front axle has three main roles: it is capable to add gasoline engine extra 15 kW power and torque of 150 Nm for some period, generates electricity during movement and provides smoothly start and stop the petrol engine.
The base package includes 3-cylinder, front-wheel-drive power unit which transmits torque to the rear axle wheels. The engine volume of standart version of is 1.5 liter, develops 136 HP with torque of 220 Nm and the second has a capacity of 88 HP with 165 Nm. The total performance of 2016 BMW 225xe at the level of 224 HP with a torque of 385 Nm allows compact minivan to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds whose top speed is 202 km/h. Purely electric mode setting with high voltage battery allows you to drive up to 41 km at a maximum speed of up to 125 km/h. Charging battery voltage outlet of 293 volt takes three hours and fifteen minutes and when using special high power charger to full lithium-ion battery takes only two hours and fifteen minutes.