BMW530e (2017) electric chargers
8 kWh battery
Vehicle type Plug-in hybrid
Connector type 2
Range 21 miles of electric driving
Charge speed 8 miles per hour
This car was the 5-Series’ first venture into the plug-in hybrid market, and its success guarantees far more such models will appear in BMW’s all important executive/aspirational range of vehicles. Clever design of the drivetrain means the eight-speed gearbox can also be used when driving on electric power, doing away with the need for a torque converter. Clever stuff!
BMW 530e compatible chargers
BMW 530e Charging Time
Charging your BMW 530e at home with a standard three pin plug (2.3kW) will take around 4 hours 15 mins.
Using a dedicated 7.4kW home fast charging point can reduce this time to as little as 2 hours 45 mins.*
Take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs charge your BMW 530e overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.
A 7.4kW home fast charging point provides up to 8 miles RPH (Range Per Hour).
* Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.
BMW 530e Charging Cost
School run, commute to the office? You can drive up to 21 miles purely on low-cost electric power.
A full home charge on a BMW 530e costs around £0.80.
Did you know?
A typical overnight electricity rate is around 10p per kWh.