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The impressive plug-in hybrid drive of the BMW XM.

Fully electric or combined engine drive – here's how to get the plug-in hybrid drive in your BMW XM really going.

19 November 2023

Pioneering and spectacular, the BMW XM is a revolutionary high-performance automobile. The Sports Activity Vehicle from BMW M impresses with a completely new plug-in hybrid system and thus manages to achieve a peak performance of up to 480 kW (653 hp). Its advanced technology combined with its unique design make the BMW XM the most extraordinary vehicle in the luxury segment.

With the plug-in hybrid drive in the BMW XM, you can switch between all-electric drive and combined engine drive. Find out exactly how this works here.

BMW XM:
CO2 emissions combined in g/km 43–35 (WLTP)
Fuel consumption combined in l/100 km 1.9–1.5 (WLTP)
Energy consumption combined in kWh/100 km 33.6–32.5 (WLTP)
Electric range in km 76–83 (WLTP)
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HOW TO SET UP THE BMW M HYBRID DRIVE.

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How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

The BMW XM is the first vehicle with an M TwinPower Turbo V8 petrol engine and plug-in hybrid technology. The M Hybrid Drive stands for pure driving pleasure, powerful performance, and a distinctive sound. It’s truly in a class of its own and it allows you to switch between fully electric and combined engine drive.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

The new M Hybrid button in the centre console allows you to choose between HYBRID, ELECTRIC and eCONTROL modes. To activate the M HYBRID mode, press the M Hybrid button in the centre console.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

The system ensures either maximum range or the best possible performance ­– depending on which driving mode you are in. Your BMW XM always starts in HYBRID M COMFORT mode.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

In COMFORT mode, the range of the BMW XM can be optimised by using the electric drive as much as possible.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

SPORT and SPORT PLUS mode are all about maximum performance. In these modes, both drive types are matched to each other in such a way that the interaction between the combustion engine and the electric drive is as dynamic as possible.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

In ELECTRIC mode, your BMW XM is fully electric with a limited top speed of 140 km/h.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

To switch from the fully electric driving mode, you have several options: Either use the kickdown, switch to manual mode using the gear lever, or, simply pull the shift paddle. The combustion engine kicks in and your BMW XM activates hybrid mode.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

In the eCONTROL mode, the high-voltage battery of your BMW XM is charged up to 80%* while driving, and this state of charge is then maintained.

* this function may vary in some markets

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

To activate your preferred M HYBRID mode, you have another option: simply save it on the M1 or M2 button. To do this, press the SET UP button on the centre console and use the M1 or M2 configuration.

How to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID modeHow to: The BMW XM’s M HYBRID mode

The selected M HYBRID mode is now part of your M1 or M2 setup, which you can easily activate using the buttons on your steering wheel. Give it a try!

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