|BMW Malaysia today announced revised pricings for the BMW 3 Series and 5 Series ActiveHybrid variants in accordance to BMW’s EfficientDynamic strategy and the country’s Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV).|
BMW has always believed that clean and green technology is the future of the auto industry in the country. The premium automaker has been ranked as the number one automotive company in the specialized field for eight consecutive years by the globally respected Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Fleet Manufacturer of the Year at the Green Fleet Awards 2012, Top 5 and also the Top Automotive brand in this year’s most prestigious sustainability ratings worldwide, the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Both BMW 3 Series and 5 Series ActiveHybrids are fitted with enhanced efficiency technology which meant the 3 Series ActiveHybrid rates at an average of 5.9 liters per 100km and the 5 Series consumes a little more fuel at 6.8 liters per 100km. Emissions for the two ActiveHybrids are 139 grams per km and 160 grams per km for the 3 Series and 5 Series respectively.
BMW Malaysia also recently reported a spike in overall sales for 2012. A grand total of 6,988 vehicles or 13% hike from the previous year proved that BMW is still the most preferred premium make in the country. The BMW network of dealerships, meanwhile, increased to 24 dealerships throughout the country comprising of 16 BMW dealerships, four MINI dealerships and four BMW Motorrad dealerships. The dealerships included four new BMW 4S (Sales, Service, Systems and Spare-parts) facilities in Setia Alam, Kuantan, Butterworth, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu as well as a new MINI facility in the Bangsar area and a new BMW Motorrad dealership in Kuantan.
In the second half of the year, BMW will bring forth another ActiveHybrid variant to the country in the form of an ActiveHybrid 7.
The revised retail prices (on the road, without insurance, with BMW Service + Repair Inclusive (BS+RI)) for the new BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and BMW ActiveHybrid 5 are RM 398,800.00 and 498,800.00