The new BMW 3 Series has a new and improved plug-in hybrid variant, the 2020 330e.

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The 330e joins other electrified BMW models like the i3s and the new X5 xDrive45e.

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The 330e uses a 2.0-liter turbocharged gas engine and an 83-kilowatt electric motor.

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The car's battery pack is rated for 12.0 kilowatt-hours of energy storage, up from 7.6-kWh in the last BMW 330e.

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A special hybrid mode called XtraBoost adds an extra 41 horsepower for even sportier performance.

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The battery pack is mounted beneath the back seat and the fuel tank sits beneath the trunk.

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The sprint to 62 miles per hour takes just 6.0 seconds, BMW says.

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A full-digital instrument cluster provides information on the battery's state of charge.

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