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Source: BMW Group Munich. Most of the award ceremonies only took place digitally, and this did not detract from the joy of renowned awards for current models, BMW’s design and technology. In 2020, the Munich-based premium automobile manufacturer was honored with a large number of title wins and top placements in expert rankings and in public surveys on both a national and international level. The spectrum of recognitions ranges from awards for new models to awards for the current design language, the latest technology innovations and the brand image of BMW to special awards for special quality, reliability, safety and customer satisfaction from specialist publications, market observers and other institutions as well The models chosen in reader surveys on the best vehicles of 2020 cover the brand’s entire product range from the compact class to the luxury segment. In addition, the list of awards from all over the world confirms the “Power of Choice” approach with which the BMW Group takes into account the mobility needs of customers around the world. The latest BMW models with electrified drive were just as impressive with their characteristic driving pleasure and advanced technology as the brand’s vehicles powered by conventional combustion engines and the high-performance automobiles from BMW M GmbH. Efficient winners: BMW models with electrified drive. The 2020 track record underscores once again BMW’s leading global position as a supplier of vehicles with electrified drives. The BMW 330e Sedan (combined fuel consumption: 1.8 – 1.5 l / 100 km; combined power consumption: 14.8 – 13.9 kWh / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 41) is one of the brand’s models that have received particular awards – 35 g / km). In Germany, the plug-in hybrid model not only won the “Golden Steering Wheel” awarded by “Auto Bild” and “Bild am Sonntag”, it also won the “Auto Trophy” from the “Auto Zeitung”. The British magazine “What Car?” Already recognized the BMW 330e Sedan as “Best Executive Car” and “Best Plug-in Hybrid” at the start of the year and added an “Electric Car Award” in August 2020. The plug-in hybrid model also received the award of “Best Company Car” from the magazines “Autocar” and “Parkers”. Another “Electric Car Award” from “What Car?” Went to the BMW X5 xDrive45e ( Combined fuel consumption: 2.1 – 1.6 l / 100 km; combined power consumption: 25.2 – 23.5 kWh / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 47 – 37 g / km), which is also published by the magazine “Auto Express ”Was named“ Best Large Premium SUV ”and the“ Car Buyer ”online portal as“ Best Large Plug-in Hybrid ”. “Car Buyer” awarded the title “Best Large Company Car” to the BMW 530e Sedan (combined fuel consumption: 1.9 – 1.7 l / 100 km; combined power consumption: 14.9 – 13.8 kWh / 100 km; CO2 -Emissions combined: 43 – 39 g / km) The purely electrically powered BMW iX3 (combined fuel consumption: 0.0 l / 100 km; combined power consumption: 17.8 – 17.5 kWh / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g / km) received its first awards in China, where the locally emission-free Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) has been produced for a few months by the joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive. The national publications “miaodongche30”, “Auto World”, “sohu.com” and “zhongshulaila” named the BMW iX3 as the new release of the year among the electric vehicles available in China. Excellent driving pleasure in the compact segment. In 2020 several BMWs garnered international recognition Models for the premium compact segment. The new BMW 1 Series received the title “Premium Lower Medium Car of the Year” from the British publication “Company Car Today” and the “Great British Fleet Award” for “Best Lower Medium Fleet Car”, which was also given on the island. At the “Used Car of the Year Awards” from “What Car?”, The previous generation BMW M140i was also named “Best Used Hot Hatch” of the year. At the 2020 Automobile International Festival in France, a new one was particularly impressive Vehicle concept for the compact segment. The new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé was honored as “Most Beautiful Car of the Year”. On the road to success worldwide: the new BMW 3 Series and BMW 4 Series. The latest successful series in the BMW 3 Series began in February 2020 with a class win in the “Best Cars 2020 ”from the trade magazine“ auto, motor und sport ”. In the further course of the year, the “Auto Trophy” from “Auto Zeitung” magazine followed, as well as a “sport auto award” for the BMW 330i Sedan models (combined fuel consumption: 6.0 – 5.6 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions : 138 – 129 g / km) and BMW 330i Touring (combined fuel consumption: 6.3 – 5.9 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 144 – 134 g / km). The BMW 3 Series garnered further prizes in Great Britain , including the “Safety Award” from “What Car?”, the “Great British Fleet Award” as “Best New Fleet Car”, the “Car of the Year” award from “Company Car Today” and the one from the “Auto Trader “awarded the title” Most Loved Car “. In Spain, the magazine “El Economista” named the BMW 3 Series Sedan “Best Sedan” of the year. The BMW 3 Series achieved a double victory in the competition for the Chinese offshoot of “auto, motor und sport”. Not only was it voted “Best Locally Produced Middle Class Sedan”, it also won the overall ranking as “Best Middle Class Sedan”. The portals “autohome.com” and “Gasgoo.com” gave further awards to the BMW 3 Series. The new BMW 4 Series also recorded an impressive winning streak in China. It won the “Fashion Award” for the publication “Autolooke” and the title for “Design of the Year” at “Auto World”, was named the new publication of the year by the portal “163.com” and “Most Popular Imported Car of the Year ”. In addition, the “Premium Sports Car of the Year” was awarded to the BMW 4 Series by the “ZAKER” portal. Further awards for the new BMW 5 Series. The BMW 5 Series also added further prizes to its extensive collection of titles. In the freestyle of “Best Cars 2020” by “auto, motor und sport”, she achieved the third class win in a row. The British magazine “What Car?” Honored the BMW 5 Series with the title “Best Luxury Car” and named the BMW 5 Series Touring “Best Used Estate Car” and “Best Used Tow Car”. The fact that the BMW 5 Series has become even more attractive after the latest model revision was also reflected in winning the “Auto Trophy” from the German “Auto Zeitung” and the title “Best Executive Car” in the competition from the British magazine “BusinessCar” and in the Awarded as “Connected Car of the Year” at the “Automobile Awards 2020” in France. In China, the BMW 5 Series was named “Best Locally Produced Executive Car” and by the national edition of “auto, motor und sport” Voted “Best Middle Class Premium Vehicle” by “We-cars” magazine. Three further national awards went to the long-wheelbase version of the BMW 5 Series Sedan, which was developed exclusively for the Chinese market. BMW models in the luxury segment enjoyed international success. The current BMW models in the luxury segment received significant international awards. The Chinese portal “shujincm” named the luxury sports cars of the BMW 8 Series “Selected Premium Car 2020”. At the US “J.D Power Awards”, an award for “Luxury Cars in Quality” went to the BMW 8 Series. The luxurious SAV BMW X7 was successful in the “Best User Experiences 2020” competition by the US magazine “Wards”. In addition, the BMW X7 was named “Premium SUV of the Year” by the Chinese portal “iauto-ilife”. International awards for BMW X models in all segments. The worldwide popularity of the BMW X models was also reflected in numerous title wins in 2020 Jury decisions and reader surveys. The BMW X1 emerged as the “Best Premium Medium SUV” in the competition organized by the British “BusinessCar” magazine. The BMW X3 not only won the “Auto Trophy” from the German “Auto Zeitung” in its class, but also the “Best Medium SUV” award from the Spanish newspaper “El País”, the French “Automobile Award 2020” as “SUV of the Year “and the title” Best Locally Produced SUV and Off-Road Vehicle “of” auto, motor und sport “in China. The BMW X5 was named” Best Big SUV “by Spain’s” El País “, and in China by the” autoreport.cn/yiche.com ”counted among the“ Best SUV of the Year ”and awarded the“ Best Buy Award 2020 ”in the“ Mid-Size Luxury SUV ”category by the US magazine“ Kelly Blue Book ”. The BMW X6 was also successful twice at the J.D Power Awards in the USA. The Sports Activity Coupé was honored with the “Luxury Cars in Quality” and “Best SUV to Buy in 2020”. In addition, the Spanish edition of the “Auto Bild” magazine named the BMW X6 “Best SUV” of the year the winners podium. The BMW M2 CS (combined fuel consumption: 10.4 – 9.4 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 238 – 214 g / km) was voted the favorite in its class by the readers of the German magazine “Auto Bild Sportscars”. The British magazine “Evo” named the edition model “Car of the Year”. The BMW M2 Competition (combined fuel consumption: 10.0 – 9.2 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 227 – 209 g / km) had previously won the “sport auto Awards” in its class Class victory at the “sport auto Awards” went to the BMW M340i xDrive Sedan (combined fuel consumption: 7.0 – 6.6 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 161 – 152 g / km) and the BMW M340i xDrive Touring ( Combined fuel consumption: 7.2 – 6.9 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 166 – 157 g / km). The BMW X6 M Competition (combined fuel consumption: 13.1 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 301 g / km) was successful in the US magazine “Wards” for the “Best Interiors”. In Great Britain, the automotive experts from “Top Gear” magazine also dared to look into the future. They are already looking forward to the new BMW M3 Sedan (combined fuel consumption: 10.8 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 248 g / km) and have declared the new generation of the high-performance sports car the “Car we’re most looking forward to driving in 2021 “.

The most important awards for BMW in 2020 at a glance: Awards given by “auto, motor und sport” “Best Cars”: BMW 3 Series (middle class category) BMW 5 Series (upper middle class category) Awarded by “Auto Bild” and “Bild on Sunday “The Golden Steering Wheel”: BMW 330e Sedan (category plug-in hybrid vehicles of the middle and upper class) Award given by “Auto Bild Sportscars” “Sportscars of the year”: BMW M2 CS (category small and compact cars Series) Awards given by “Auto Zeitung” “Auto Trophy”: BMW 3 Series (medium class) BMW 5 Series (upper class) BMW X3 (SUV 25,000 to 50,000 euros) BMW 330e Sedan (plug-in hybrid vehicles ) BMW brand (Best Design Category) BMW brand (Best Brand Category) Awards given by “sport auto” “sport auto Award”: BMW 330i (Category orie sedans / station wagons up to 50,000 euros) BMW M340i xDrive (category sedans / station wagons up to 75,000 euros). BMW M2 Competition (Coupés category up to 75,000 euros) BMW Z4 sDrive30i (Convertible / Roadster category up to 50,000 euros) Awards given by “What Car?” (GB) “Car of the Year”: BMW 330e (Executive Car category) BMW 330e (Plug-in Hybrid Category) BMW 5 Series (Luxury Car Category) BMW 3 Series (Safety Category) “Electric Car Awards”: BMW 330e (Hybrid Executive Car Category) BMW X5 xDrive45e (Hybrid Luxury SUV Category) “Used Car of the Year Awards “: BMW 5 Series Touring (Used Tow Car Category) BMW 5 Series Touring (Used Estate Car Category) BMW M140i (Used Hot Hatch Category) Award given by” Auto Express “(GB)” New Car Award “: BMW X5 xDrive45e ( Large Premium SUV category) Award given by “Autocar” (GB) “Autocar Award”: BMW 330e (Company Car category) Award given by “Evo” (GB) “Car of the Year”: BMW M2 CS Award given “Car of the Year” by “Top Gear” (GB): BMW M3 Sedan (category Car we’re most looking forward to driving in 2021) Award given by “Festival Automobile International” (FR) “Most Beautiful Car of the Year “: BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé Award given by” Service Academy, Ipsos and Trusteam Finance “(FR)” Customer Excellence Award “: BMW Group France Award given by” El Economista “(ES)” Car of the Year “: BMW 3 Series (category Sedan) Award given by “Auto Bild” (ES) “Car of the Year”: BMW X6 (SUV category) Awards given by “El País” (ES) “Car of the Year”: BMW X3 (Medium SUV category) BMW X5 (Big SUV category) Awards given by “auto, motor und sport” (CN) “Car of the Year”: BMW 3 Series (Middle Class Sedan category) BMW 3 Series (Locally Produced Middle Class Sedan category) BMW 5 Series (Locally Produced category Executive C ar) BMW X3 (Locally Produced SUV and Offroad Vehicle category) Award given by “autohome” (CN) “Car of the Year”: BMW 3 Series (Most Anticipated New Premium Vehicle category) Award given by “autoreport.cn/yiche.com “(CN)“ Best SUV of the Year ”: BMW X5 award given by“ 163.com ”(CN)“ Car of the Year ”: BMW 4 Series awards given by“ Auto World ”(CN)“ Ten Best Cars ”: BMW iX3 BMW 4 Series (Design category) Award given by “Sohu.com” (CN) “Best NEV Vehicle Launched in Auto Show”: BMW iX3 awards given by “JD Power “(US)” J.D. Power Awards ”: BMW 8 Series (Luxury Cars in Quality category) BMW X6 (Luxury Cars in Quality category) BMW X6 (Best SUV to buy in 2020 category) Awards given by“ Wards ”(US)“ Best Interiors 2020 ”: BMW X6 M Competition “Best User Experiences 2020”: BMW X7 Award given by “Kelly Blue Book” (US) “Best Buy Awards 2020”: BMW X5 (Midsize Luxury SUV category)

BMW 330e Sedan: Combined fuel consumption: 1.8 – 1.5 l / 100 km; Combined power consumption: 14.8 – 13.9 kWh / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 41 – 35 g / km. BMW X5 xDrive45e: Combined fuel consumption: 2.1 – 1.6 l / 100 km; Combined power consumption: 25.2 – 23.5 kWh / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 47 – 37 g / km. BMW 530e Sedan: Combined fuel consumption: 1.9 – 1.7 l / 100 km; Combined power consumption: 14.9 – 13.8 kWh / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 43 – 39 g / km. BMW iX3: combined fuel consumption: 0.0 l / 100 km; Combined power consumption: 17.8 – 17.5 kWh / 100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g / km. BMW 330i Sedan: Fuel consumption combined: 6.0 – 5.6 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 138 – 129 g / km. BMW 330i Touring: Combined fuel consumption: 6.3 – 5.9 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 144 – 134 g / km. BMW M2 CS: Combined fuel consumption: 10.4 – 9.4 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 238 – 214 g / km. BMW M2 Competition: combined fuel consumption: 10.0 – 9.2 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 227 – 209 g / km. BMW M340i xDrive Sedan: Combined fuel consumption: 7.0 – 6.6 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 161 – 152 g / km. BMW M340i xDrive Touring: Combined fuel consumption: 7.2 – 6.9 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 166 – 157 g / km. BMW X6 M Competition: Combined fuel consumption: 13.1 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 301 g / km. BMW M3 Sedan: Combined fuel consumption: 10.8 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 248 g / km.

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