2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Starts at $50,195

The all-new hybrid version of the popular BMW 3 Series, the 2013 ActiveHybrid 3 arrives in showrooms this fall. BMW has announced that it will have a starting price at $50,195.

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid3
The all-new hybrid version of the popular BMW 3 Series, the 2013 ActiveHybrid 3 arrives in showrooms this fall. BMW has announced that it will have a starting price at $50,195. Unlike most hybrids, which are more fuel-efficient, but also less powerful than the standard combustion engine powered models, the ActiveHybrid 3 is actually at the top end of the 3 Series lineup. It packs 335 horsepower and 332 lb-ft. of torque, which is an increase of 13 percent and 11 percent respectively over the less fuel efficient 335i model.


The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is powered by a TwinPower turbocharged 3.0L six-cylinder engine that is coupled with an electric motor and eight-speed automatic transmission. The electric motor is powered by a lithium-ion battery pack that rides at the back of the car, below the trunk. The hybrid system puts out a total 335 horsepower and 332 lb-ft. of torque. According to BMW in full electric mode the ActiveHybrid 3 can reach up to 45 mph or travel up to 2.5 miles at an average speed of about 20 mph. BMW states that it consumes less than 6.4 liters per 100 kilometers (36.7 mpg) on the EU test cycle and it only takes 5.3 seconds to reach 0-62 mph.
2013 BMW ActiveHybrid3

2013 BMW ActiveHybrid3