Santa Barbara Auto Group is featuring a new electric hybrid model as part of the 3 Series family to provide consumers with a wider variety of alternative fuel options.

March 2016, Santa Barbara, CA – BMW has announced the addition of one of their newest cars which will feature advanced eDrive technology and hybrid electric power – the BMW 330e Sedan. This innovative vehicle provides drivers with a new option for efficient driving within the BMW 3 Series family.

“BMW is dedicated to exploring alternative fuel options to provide customers with a wider variety of environmentally friendly choices,” shares BMW Santa Barbara General Sales Manager, Bill Fogg.

The BMW 330e provides drivers with the best of both worlds thanks to the uncompromising blend of two power sources. It features a TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder engine and a lithium-ion battery-powered electric motor.   Each engine is able to work independently or combined with one another to provide the most efficient blend of power. Working in tandem, the engines provide a combined output of 248hp and 310lb-ft of torque. It can race from 0 to 60mph in just 5.9 seconds.

In addition to efficient driving technology, the BMW 330e sedan offers seating for five adults and spacious cargo room. The sleek design and quick acceleration make it a favorite choice for those seeking a sporty model combined with daily functionality. The model will be able to operate in a purely electric mode for a distance of up to 22 miles giving drivers an emission free option for daily errands and quick trips.

Drivers can learn more about the innovative electric hybrid technology available from BMW by visiting BMW Santa Barbara.

About BMW Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Auto Group is conveniently located off the 101 and Hope Ave and proudly serves Santa Barbara and the greater Southern California area. Santa Barbara Auto Group is an authorized BMW dealer and features a wide array of new and pre-owned BMW vehicles. The sales department at Santa Barbara Auto Group has one purpose – to exceed customers’ expectations from test drive to delivery. The professional sales team is committed to a no-pressure, high integrity approach to every ownership experience. Santa Barbara Auto Group also features a dedicated professional service department and a state-of-the-art facility offering the most current diagnostic and repair equipment available and highly skilled factory-trained technicians to deliver efficient quality vehicle care.

Santa Barbara Auto Group is dedicated to providing the best sales and service experience in Southern California. To learn more about any of the popular BMW models including the BMW 2-Series, 3-Series, 5-Series, or i8 models, feel free to call, email, or stop by for friendly personal service.

BMW Santa Barbara

402 S Hope Ave

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

(805) 682-2000