If you love BMW, but you think you have to sacrifice your childhood dreams of owning one for the sake of fuel efficiency, we have great news for you. BMW has a number of incredible electric and hybrid electric cars in their lineup, which means you can get all of the signature BMW quality you really want, with the emissions-reducing, fuel-saving, electric and hybrid technology you’re looking for. As an added bonus, you’ll qualify to take advantage of HOV lanes in the Bay Area! There are several BMW electric vehicles to choose from, so finding one that meets your driving needs and budget is simple.This means you can get the legendary BMW luxury you love with the efficiency you crave. Find the BMW electric car of your dreams today at East Bay BMW.


There aren’t many cars out there that can compete with a BMW 5 Series sedan. A mid-sized model that oozes sophistication and grace, the 5 Series is available with a powerful gas-powered engine, or as a hard-to-beat plug-in hybrid, the 530e iPerformance.

The 2019 BMW 530e iPerformance is powered by a combination of a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a plug-in electric motor, for a total system output of 248 horsepower and an electric-only range of around 30 miles. Add in the fact that it comes with standard technology that includes adaptive LED headlights, Apple CarPlay, and BMW emergency services, and you have a vehicle that’s the perfect blend of high-end luxury and electric efficiency.


The BMW i3 and i3s are shaping the future of electric mobility.  With higher capacity batteries, fully chargeable in under 6 hours and a range increase of over 30 percent,  you can travel farther on the San Jose roadways without having to stop and recharge.  The BMW i3 and i3s are perfect companions for daily commutes and road trips boasting a maximum range of up to 200 miles when equipped with a Range Extender.  Because of its lightweight construction, the BMW i3 electric car takes less power to move, which translates to enhanced maneuverability and efficiency.  The BMW i3 is cleverly designed to maximize interior space so despite its compact size there is plenty of room for the driver and all the passengers.  Born Electric and built sustainable – the BMW i3 and i3s Electrify Inspiration.


The plug-in hybrid electric BMW i8 Coupe and Roadster let you repurpose energy while behind the wheel in Dublin. BMW Navigation is included as a standard feature to help you get where you need to go with ease. The i8 Coupe comes equipped with a 1.5-liter TwinPower Turbo 3-cylinder engine and an eDrive motor capable of producing 141 hp. The two systems combine to deliver 369 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. The i8 Roadster offers similar specs. The appearance of the latest plug-in hybrid electric BMW i8 is just as impressive as its performance. Features like 20” BMW i Jet Black wheels and the exclusive E-Copper Metallic exterior finish with Frozen Gray highlights are sure to stand out on the roadways of San Francisco.


BMW set the standard for quality and luxury decades ago, and they continue to produce innovative, state-of-the-art vehicles to this day. This includes new technologies, hybrid cars, and electric vehicles. Stop by and visit us soon to see for yourself what makes a BMW electric car the best choice for your efficiency-conscious wishes.