Armed with a 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4 engine and a 7.6 kWh battery, fused to an 8-speed automatic transmission, the 2018 BMW 3 Series PHEV makes 248 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. Standalone, the engine makes 184 horsepower while the electric motor manages 87 horsepower. This powertrain helps the BMW 3 Series PHEV cover 0-60 in 5.9 seconds. You can drive the 3 Series PHEV for 14 miles on the electric system alone, making it good for small trips in the city. Combined, the 3 Series PHEV achieves an impressive 71 mpge combined while getting 30 mpg from the traditional engine alone. With a base price of MSRP of $45,600, the 3 Series PHEV makes a formidable competitor in the compact sedan segment, competing with the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C 350e, the Toyota Avalon hybrid, and the Volvo S60 recharge.