Advantages of buying a BMW 330e iPerformance Vs BMW 320d?
BMW 330e iPerformance when compared with the other 3 series cars like 320d surely has an edge. 320d comes with a standard 2-0 litre turbo diesel engine, but in 330e iPerformance the 2-0 litre turbocharged petrol engine is combined with a lithium-ion battery and 87bhp electric drive motor. This provides more torque than 320d and it will easily sprint from 0-100km/h in just 6 seconds. 330e is quite cost efficient as compared to 320 d; it’s a hybrid car and thus significantly reduce the cost per mile. With diesel variant like 320d, the average per mile cost will be 12p for you whereas the hybrid 330e will cost you less than 8p per mile.
How much does it cost to charge BMW 330e?
Charging at home is the most convenient and affordable option to charge your BMW 330e. Overnight charging of BMW 330e iwth a BMW 330e Charging Cable will cost you just £0.99 – £1.10 (this cost is based upon standard electricity cost of 14p per kWh in the UK).
Cost of charging your BMW 330e will vary with home, workplace and public charging stations. On average the charging cost of BMW 330e is around 8p per mile, but rapid charging stations or public charging points may cost you more provided you have a compatible BMW 330e EV Charging Cable .
How far can a BMW 330e travel on a single charge?
Electricity range of plug-in hybrid cars determines how far the EV will go strictly on the electricity. Electricity range of BMW 330e is 250 miles on a single charge for this reason its advised you carry a spare charging cable for your BMW 330e. BMW plan to released the BMW 330e iPerformance which is scheduled to be launched in summer this year has a further improved electricity range. The new generation BMW 330e will be equipped with a 12kWh battery which will increase the all-electric range of the car up to 370 miles.
What is the BMW 330e top speed?
New generation BMW 330e comes with “XtraBoost” mode that will kick in when you will enable the sports mode. With this new and improved power train, the 330e will go from 0-62 mph (100km/h) in just 6 seconds and will achieve the top speed of 143 mph (230km/h). Top speed of the 330e in the all-electric mode will be 87 mph (140km/h).
How long does the BMW 330e take to charge?
This depends on the BMW 330e charging cable you use. Charging can take 2 – 4 hours to fully charge depending upon two main factors, the BMW 330e charging cable and charging point. If plugged in a standard wall socket at home, 330e will take around 4 hours to get fully charged. Charging time will be significantly decreased if the 330e will be charged through a home charging point and it will take 2-3 hours to get you 100% battery.
There are two main differences between the BMW 330e EV charging cables, 16amp vs 32amp (32amp charges twice as fast), also single phase vs three phase (3 phase charges 3x as fast). This is why EV Cable Shop only sell the best electric car charging cables for your BMW.
How many kWh to charge BMW 330e?
Optimal charging speed for BMW 330e is 3.7kW because it comes with a 3.7kW on board charger for AC charging. This means that even if you will connect 330e with a fast charge point like 7kW, it won’t be able to take advantage of fast charging and will charge at the average 3.7kW.