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BMW iX40

BMW iX40

Discover the BMW iX40

Fresh and exciting, the iX is the latest flagship of BMW’s electric vehicle (EV) range since the release of the i3 in 2013.

Sister model to the BMW iX50, the iX40 (also known as the iX xDrive40 Sport), is prepped for adventure and suited to long journeys. The sporty EV delivers on both high concept and high performance, offering superior comfort, substantial drive mileage and impressive tech features – all with zero emissions.

We’ve pulled together some of its stand-out features so you can find the ideal car for your travel needs. Discover the head-turning appeal of the iX40 with EV car hire from Hertz.

Discover the head-turning appeal of the iX40 with EV car hire from Hertz.

A look inside

BMW iX40 features

Electric front and rear windows

Parking sensors

Parking assistance

BMW Curved HUD Display

Wireless smartphone charging pad

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Front and rear USB ports

Rear seat heating

Rapid charging

The Specs

Features & Specs

  • Seats Up to 5 passengers
  • Boot size 500-litre
  • Drive All-Wheel
  • Battery capacity 76.6 kWh
  • Range up to Up to 264 miles*
  • 0-60 mph 6 s
  • Torque 465 lb-ft
  • Euro NCAP Safety Rating *****
*WLTP (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure). Range depends on factors like vehicle configuration, charge level, battery temperature, speed, weather, elevation and other variables.

Like every Hertz vehicle, our BMW iX40 hire cars are fully sanitised before and after they are hired out to our customers.

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The Experience

What’s it like to drive a BMW iX40?


Hire a BMW iX40 for an effortlessly smooth and near-silent drive. In true BMW style, the iX40 offers well-rounded performance that exudes comfort and style, from the aerodynamic exterior to its powerful electric engineering. Quiet and refined, the iX40 offers agile handling with two fifth generation eDrive electric motors to give you a confident all-wheel driving experience with your EV car hire.


This large SUV is ideal for both family life and active adventures with spacious rear passenger and copious boot space. Make the most of your EV hire with a sizable 500-litre boot, or fold down the rear seats to enjoy a generous 1,750 litres of storage space.


Seamless and angular, the luxury BMW iX40 is both practical and sporty with a futuristic quality. The unique front grill skilfully conceals BMW’s trademark technology hiding features like embedded parking cameras, radar functions and innovative sensors. Inside, you’ll find contemporary features including glass and wood-finished console detailing. The interiors feel high-quality and intentional, repurposing recycled materials for the carpets. The soft-touch passenger seats offer endless comfort on longer drives, helping you to feel at home from the get-go when you hire a BMW iX40 with Hertz.


Get up to 74 miles of charge in just 10 minutes or the entire charging range in less than 40 minutes when you visit public IONITY High Power Charging stations. Got adventurous activities on your agenda? Hitch a caravan or a trailer of sports gear to your BMW iX40 hire with up to 2,100kg of towing capacity.


The BMW iX40 boasts an intuitive infotainment system, merging the curved 12.3-inch information display with the 14.9-inch control display to give you an impressive panel of features. The heads-up display is user-friendly thanks to BMW’s latest iDrive technology, making controls easy to adjust on the move using the iDrive clickwheel. Meanwhile, connecting to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is a breeze on the integrated display. Customise your driving experience with a BMW iX40 hire from Hertz.


How do I charge a BMW iX40?


You can charge a BMW iX40 hire car easily at public charging points using slow, fast and rapid charging. The charging inlet can be found where you would normally find the fuel cap.

All you need to do is:

  1. Select the charge port icon on the touchscreen.
  2. Navigate to Controls > Charging > Open Charge Port.
  3. Push the charge port door.
  4. Connect the charger and ensure the light changes from light blue/white to green.
  5. Check the car is charging on the touchscreen or on the Tesla mobile app.

How do I park a BMW iX40?


The BMW iX40 offers Parking Assistant Plus to assist you with parking and manoeuvrability. The various parking cameras and sensors will give you full visibility of the objects around you as you park via the infotainment display. It can also give you 3D visibility. Parking is a breeze when you hire a BMW iX40.

How long does it take to charge a BMW iX40?


It can take approximately 11 and a half hours to fully recharge the BMW iX40 using a standard 7.4kW home wall box. However, you can also boost the battery from 10% to 80% in just over 30 minutes using an ultra-rapid charger.