The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 comes standard with 18-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, adaptive xenon headlights, LED fog lights, power-folding and heated mirrors, sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, front and rear sensors parking, auto-dimming mirrors, cruise control functions, four-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a power tilt and telescoping steering wheel, power heated front seats and driver memory. Electronic features include a rearview camera, BMW iDrive interface, a navigation system, Bluetooth and a sound system with 10 speakers with HD and satellite radio, a / auxiliary audio port USB and iPod integration.
In addition, 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 buyers can choose from several option packages. The Cold Weather Package adds heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel. The Executive Package includes power trunk lid, soft power self-closing doors, a head-up display, power 14-way “multicontour” front seats, ventilated front seats and a premium sound system with 16 speakers.
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Lighting package with LED headlamps with automatic main beam control is also available. The M Sports package includes aerodynamic body enhancements, higher top speed and a sport steering wheel with paddle shifters. The Driver Assistance package adds a system of lane departure warning, blind monitoring, side and top view cameras and speed limit display point. For passengers in the rear seats, rear package is luxury living (and rear seat ventilation massage functions electrically adjustable) and rear entertainment package (two rear monitors, a rear iDrive controller with touchscreen-six DVD changer).
The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 stand-alone options include 19-inch wheels, an automatic parallel parking, adaptive cruise control, night vision and a Bang & Olufsen premium sound system. Numerous optional interior treatments include a steering wheel with wood inserts, power rear sunshades, massage functions in the front seats, ceramic buttons cut control and additional leather surfaces.
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Interior
BMW almost always has resisted the latest trends in design of the dashboard, instead sticking with classic indicators and a center console sober oblique towards the driver. There are undeniable appeal that, but the downside is the lack of differentiation between the BMW 7 Series and BMW 5 Series clearly less Dashboards are not identical, but they are pretty close, and that’s one less reason to consider the special BMW 7 Series. New touch-pad even spot the iDrive system information and entertainment with finger-scribble recognition is not exclusive; is standard in many other BMWs this year, too.
Still, you are not exactly slumming in this BMW. 7 supple leather, rich wood and other high quality materials ensures proper feeling raw. Comfort is almost flawless, especially if multicontour front seats with their incredible support and the range of settings you choose. The rear seats are quite broad, and available power rear seats with heating, cooling and massage provide an incentive to let someone ride shotgun. The additional hybrid components 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 steal some useful trunk capacity, however. Cargo space is a place scanty10 cubic feet.
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Engine
The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 comes with a six-cylinder turbocharged 3.0-liter inline that is paired with an electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery. Overall, the gasoline engine and electric motor producing 350 horsepower. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard and sends power to the rear wheels. BMW estimates the saloon accelerates from standstill to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds. The EPA estimates fuel economy at a total combined 25 mpg (22 city / 30 highway). In comparison, regular 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 (740i )has a combined estimate of 22 mpg.
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Safety
All BMW 7 Series models come standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, front knee airbags and active front headrests. Also standard is the emergency communications system BMW Assist, which includes automatic collision notification, button, emergency response, remote door unlock and stolen vehicle recovery. Cameras multiple parking, a warning system of blind spot warning system lane departure, drowsiness monitor and collision mitigation system with automatic braking are available for 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7.