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2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
RWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The spectrum of luxury automakers runs from the comfort minded to the performance oriented. BMW has long prided itself on leaning toward the performance end of things, signified by its...

2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
RWD
John Goreham Preview:

With the 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 3, BMW turns the hybrid model upside down. The excellent 335i serves as a platform onto which BMW adds a light hybrid system to create a car that is bett...

Specs

2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
RWD
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Hybrid
Power
335 hp @ 5,800 RPM
335 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
330 lb-ft @ 1,200 RPM
330 lb-ft @ 1,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.3 in x 3.5 in
3.3 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 42 in
Back Legroom 35.3 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 193.1 in 182.5 in
Width 84.4 in 80 in
Height 57.6 in 56.3 in
Wheelbase 116.9 in 110.6 in

Available Options

2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Azurite Black Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Champagne Quartz Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Frozen Bronze Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jatoba Brown Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Moonstone Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • BMW Individual Composition
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Soft-Close Automatic Doors
  • Power Tailgate
  • Professional Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • Ceramic Controls
  • Dark Red Sycamore Wood Trim
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Driver Assistance Plus
  • BMW Individual Wood Inlay Steering Wheel
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Lighting Package
  • Luxury Line
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • M Sport
  • Power Rear Sunshade with Manual RR Side Window Shades
  • Premium Package
  • Adaptive Cruise Control Stop & Go and Active Driving Assistant
  • Driver Assistance Plus
  • Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Park Distance Control
  • Parking Assistant
  • Side- and Top-View Cameras
  • Amaro Brown, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Cashmere Beige/Black, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Champagne/Black, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Individual Platinum, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Gray/Black, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-Contour Seats
  • Wheels: 18" x 8.0" Streamline (Style 364)
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Liquid Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Mojave Metallic
  • Orion Silver Metallic
  • Sparkling Bronze Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Adaptive M & Rear Axle Air Suspension
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Premium Package
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Driver Assistance Plus
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Enhanced USB & Bluetooth With Smartphone Integration
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Leather Dashboard
  • Luxury Line
  • M Sport
  • M Sport Brakes
  • Navigation System W/TOUCHPAD
  • Rear Manual Side Window Shades
  • Sport Line
  • Technology Package
  • Parking Assistant
  • Side- and Top-View Cameras
  • Surround View
  • Black Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/ Red Highlight, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black with Red Highlight, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyste, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Transmission: Sport Automatic With Shift Paddles
  • Wheels: 19 X 8 FR & 19 X 8.5 RR (Style 442M)
  • Wheels: 19 X 8 Front & 19 X 8.5 Rear (Style 401)
  • Wheels: 19 X 8 Front & 19 X 8.5 Rear (Style 403M)

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