All you need to know about BMW engine technology

Posted 12 July 2017

All you need to know about BMW engine technology


We recognise that when it comes to choosing the right engine, there is a wide range of compelling options available on the market today. With BMW diesel, petrol and plug-in hybrids all cleaner and more efficient than ever, each offers its own unique advantages.

Whichever BMW you may choose, the latest BMW engines guarantee our:

  • Highest performance
  • Best fuel consumption
  • Lowest emissions

EU6 Emissions Standards

In recent decades, BMWs significant developments in engine technology have allowed them to reduce the total CO2 emissions of the BMW model range by 40%. As such, the latest generation of BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol, diesel and hybrid engines are cleaner and more efficient than ever, whilst still delivering our iconic BMW driving performance.

Every BMW engine employs 100 years of engineering excellence and a range of cutting-edge technologies as standard. So, whatever your requirements, you can be confident that you will be driving one of the cleanest, most efficient cars in its class.

Lower Emissions


BMW Blue Performance technologies reduce the NOX emissions produced by our diesel engines to an absolute minimum. In addition to the standard diesel particle filter and NOX catalytic converter, our more powerful diesel models also include an SCR system.

BMW Petrol Engines
BMW iPerformance


BMW Group has been named the world's most sustainable car maker for the last three consecutive years according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices