2021 BMW 530e MPG Ratings

May 25th, 2021 by
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Considering the new BMW 5 Series at BMW of Murrieta for your next luxury sedan? Eco-conscious drivers who are hoping to lower their carbon emissions during their Corona commutes may be interested in the 2021 BMW 530e, the plug-in hybrid version of the legendary 5 Series sedan. Just how efficient is the 530e? The estimated 2021 BMW 530e mpg ratings fall at 26 mpg combined running on premium gas, or 64 mpg combined while using premium gas and electric power. Learn more about the BMW 530e mpg and range with BMW of Murrieta below! 

2021 BMW 530e MPG: RWD vs. AWD

The standard configuration for the BMW 530e includes a rear-wheel drivetrain, but there’s also an option to upgrade to BMW xDrive AWD. Upgrading to AWD will slightly affect the BMW 530e mpg specs, but this is often the case when switching to AWD or 4WD on a vehicle. 

EPA-confirmed city and highway mpg ratings have yet to be released for the 2021 BMW 530e, but the combined city/highway ratings are estimated as follows: 

2021 BMW 530e MPG (Premium Gas)

  • 2021 BMW 530e: Estimated 26 mpg combined 
  • 2021 BMW 530e xDrive: Estimated 25 mpg combined

2021 BMW 530e MPGe (Premium Gas + Electric) 

  • 2021 BMW 530e: Estimated 64 MPGe combined 
  • 2021 BMW 530e xDrive: Estimated 62 MPGe combined

What is the 2021 BMW 530e Range?

The BMW 530e sedan is a great choice for Riverside commuters who rely on gas power for their lengthy commute but want to take advantage of all-electric power when they’re out running errands near home. When you drive on electric power alone, what is the 2021 BMW 530e range? Take a look at the estimates: 

  • All-electric BMW 530e range: 21 miles
  • All-electric BMW 530e xDrive range: 18 miles

Learn More About the BMW 530e Powertrain 

As you know, a plug-in hybrid vehicle like the BMW 530e combines gas and electric power for a more efficient and environmentally friendly drive. It gives drivers the option to drive on electric power only, but with a gas engine also available, the issue of range anxiety is eliminated. Take a closer look at the unique powertrain for the BMW 530e and 530e xDrive:

  • 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder with integrated electric motor
  • 288 hp
  • 257 lb-ft of torque
  • Top speed: 130 mph
  • 0–60 mph: 5.7 seconds
  • sDrive RWD or xDrive AWD
  • 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission with Sport and Manual shift modes, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and Launch Control

Explore the BMW 530e Sedan at BMW of Murrieta

When you’re ready to take the BMW 530e out for a test drive near Ontario, contact us and we’ll help you arrange an appointment at our showroom in Murrieta! As your local BMW experts, we are here to help you find the right luxury vehicle for your lifestyle. Feeling unclear on the difference between electric vs. plug-in hybrid vehicles? Check out our guide for more information, so you can make an educated decision when the time comes.


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