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New 2018 BMW 530eView 2019 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2018 BMW 530e Overview (See Available Styles)

  • All-new hybrid version of the 5 Series
  • 9.6 kWh lithium-ion battery
  • Rear- and all-wheel drive options
The 2018 530e is an all-new hybrid version of the 5 Series midsize sedan.

Aside from the special badging, the 530e is virtually identical to the current 5 Series offerings. Standard features include adaptive LED headlights, LED fog lights, power/heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators, a power moonroof, and 19-inch wheels. A hands-free trunk lid, soft-close automatic doors, and M Sport package are also available.

Under the Hood
Powering the 530e is a 248-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission that produces 310 pounds-feet of torque. Rear-wheel is standard, while all-wheel drive (xDrive) is optional. Mounted beneath the rear seat is a 9.6 kWh lithium-ion battery, which can be recharged in 3.5 hours at a rate of 3.2 kWh.

Inside, the 530e has a premium leatherette/wood-trim interior with a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat. The center stack features the standard BMW Navigation system that includes a 10.2-inch touchscreen, a 200 GB hard drive with 20 GB of storage for audio files, voice command recognition, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a USB port. It can be upgraded with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, a wireless charging station, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a Harman Kardon premium audio system. Standard features include automatic climate control, a power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and “one-touch” power windows. Nappa leather upholstery, a rear seat entertainment system, heated steering wheel, front and rear heated seats, front ventilated/massaging seats, proximity keyless entry, and push-button start are available as well.

Standard safety features include a backup camera and adaptive cruise control. A surround view monitoring system, a blindspot monitoring system, daytime pedestrian detection, frontal collision warning, lane departure warning, and rear cross-traffic alert are also available.


  • MSRP*: $52,650 to $54,950
  • Invoice Price*: $49,465 to $51,605

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EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 0 MPG
  • Highway: 0 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

21 of 34 (61%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.