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Price from (last known) £44,765
|Availability||Out of production|
|Available from||June 2017|
|Available until||July 2019|
Real Range (Electric Only) between 15 - 30 mi
|City - Cold Weather||21 mi|
|Highway - Cold Weather||15 mi|
|Combined - Cold Weather||17 mi|
|City - Mild Weather||30 mi|
|Highway - Mild Weather||19 mi|
|Combined - Mild Weather||23 mi|
|Acceleration 0 - 62 mph||6.2 sec|
|Top Speed||146 mph|
|Electric Range||21 mi|
|Fuel Range||385 mi|
|Total Power||185 kW (248 hp)|
|Total Torque||310 lb-ft|
Battery and Charging
|Battery Capacity||9.2 kWh|
|Charge Port||Type 2|
|Port Location||Left Side - Front|
|Charge Power||3.7 kW AC|
|Charge Time (0->21 mi)||2h45m|
|Charge Speed||8 mph|
|Battery Useable||8.0 kWh|
|FC Port Location||-|
|Fastcharge Power (max)||-|
EVDB Real Range
|Vehicle Consumption||380 Wh/mi|
|CO2 Emissions||0 g/km|
|Vehicle Fuel Equivalent||106 mpg|
|Rated Consumption||210 Wh/mi|
|Vehicle Consumption||255 Wh/mi|
|CO2 Emissions||0 g/km|
|Rated Fuel Equivalent||192 mpg|
|Vehicle Fuel Equivalent||157 mpg|
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.
Real Energy Consumption (Electric Only) between 265 - 530 Wh/mi
|City - Cold Weather||380 Wh/mi|
|Highway - Cold Weather||530 Wh/mi|
|Combined - Cold Weather||470 Wh/mi|
|City - Mild Weather||265 Wh/mi|
|Highway - Mild Weather||420 Wh/mi|
|Combined - Mild Weather||345 Wh/mi|
|Rated NEDC||149 mpg|
|» CO2 Emissions||44 g/km|
|Battery Empty NEDC||50 mpg|
|» CO2 Emissions||134 g/km|
|Fuel Range NEDC||501 mi|
|Total Range NEDC||533 mi|
|Fuel Tank||46 L|
|Real 15/30/60 mi||0 / 94 / 54 mpg|
|» CO2 Emissions||0 / 70 / 122 g/km|
|Battery Empty Real||38 mpg|
|» CO2 Emissions||174 g/km|
|Fuel Range Real||385 mi|
|Total Range Real||406 mi|
|Engine Displacement||1998 cc|
Safety (Euro NCAP)
|Vulnerable Road Users||81%|
Dimensions and Weight
|Weight Unladen (EU)||1745 kg|
|Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR)||No Data|
|Cargo Volume||410 L|
|Cargo Volume Max||No Data|
|Towing Weight Unbraked||0 kg|
|Towing Weight Braked||0 kg|
|Roof Load||100 kg|
|Max. Payload||No Data|
|Isofix||Yes, 2 seats|
|Turning Circle||No Data|
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Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)
Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the BMW 530e iPerformance. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.
|Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)|
|Charging Point||Max. Power||Power||Time||Rate|
|Wall Plug (2.3 kW)||230V / 1x10A||2.3 kW||4h15m||5 mph|
|1-phase 16A (3.7 kW)||230V / 1x16A||3.7 kW||2h45m||8 mph|
|1-phase 32A (7.4 kW)||230V / 1x16A||3.7 kW †||2h45m||8 mph|
|3-phase 16A (11 kW)||230V / 1x16A||3.7 kW †||2h45m||8 mph|
|3-phase 32A (22 kW)||230V / 1x16A||3.7 kW †||2h45m||8 mph|
† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.
All about the BMW 530e iPerformance
No longer available
This electric vehicle is no longer in production and not available to buy new. The BMW 530e iPerformance was available from June 2017 until July 2019. Financial data like price, leasing and company car tax were applicable to the final year of availability of the BMW 530e iPerformance.
A new model of the BMW 530e iPerformance (2017) is available: BMW 530e Saloon (2019).
The BMW 530e iPerformance had a Recommend Retail Price (RRP) of £43,985 and an On The Road Price (OTR) of £44,765. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery.
Drivetrain and Performance
The BMW 530e iPerformance is a plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The maximum power of the BMW 530e iPerformance is 185 kW (248 hp). The maximum torque is 310 lb-ft. The BMW 530e iPerformance is rear wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 6.2 seconds. The top speed is 146 mph.
Battery and Charging
The battery of the BMW 530e iPerformance has a total capacity of 9.2 kWh. The usable capacity is 8 kWh. A range of about 21 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.
For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 15 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 30 mi.
Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 3.7 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 2 hours 45 minutes. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 4 hours 15 minutes.
Rapid charging is not possible.
The combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the BMW 530e iPerformance is about 380 Wh per mile in electric-only mode. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 106 mpg in a traditional petrol car.
The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 530 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 265 Wh per mile.
The BMW 530e iPerformance has a combined (electric and fuel) range of about 406 mi, of which about 21 of fully electric range. Please note that, even when driving in full-electric mode, the internal combustion engine may kick in under high loads.
When the battery is empty or 'hold charge' mode is engaged, the fuel consumption is about 38 mpg on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. When starting off with a full battery and applying a moderate driving style, no fuel is consumed over a 15 mile trip and fuel consumption is about 94 mpg over a 30 mile trip and 54 mpg over a 60 mile trip.
The combined average consumption of petrol of the BMW 530e iPerformance will therefor depend on the average trip distance and whether the car is charged before each trip. Climate, driving style and route will have a further impact on the actual fuel consumption. The official figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for fuel consumption of 149 mpg and a range of 501 mi are irrelevant in practice.
While driving in full-electric mode, the BMW 530e iPerformance will not emit any CO2. When the battery is empty, or if the engine load is high, the internal combustion engine will be used. As fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are directly proportional, the average CO2 emssions of a BMW 530e iPerformance will depend greatly on several key factors that determine fuel consumption. Note: CO2 emissions are calculated per kilometre.
When driving using only the petrol engine, CO2 emissions will be around 174 grams of CO2 per kilometre on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. However, if the average trip distance is relatively short and the car is charged between trips, the average CO2 emissions will be reduced significantly.
CO2 Emissions will drop to 0 g/km on a 15 mile trip, 70 g/km on a 30 mile trip and 122 g/km on a 60 mile trip. This only includes tailpipe CO2 emissions. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels. The offical figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for CO2 emissions of 44 g/km are for comparison of vehicles only and have no relevance in practice.
More information from BMW
The link below will open the page of the 530e on the official BMW site.