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are there people who have their 225xe chip and how much horsepower do they have now? or is the engine in our car in something else and that produces more horsepower than ours?
 

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I don't think many, if any have bothered to have the car chipped, you can get a maximum of 225 bhp out of it using battery and petrol and as it is four wheel drive no mad wheel spin either!
 

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Also seems to blow up your turbo. Find the thread where an owner had the unexpected finding that his had been 'chipped' by a previous owner and successive turbo failures later are not covered under warranty.

Really, hybrids are not meant to be 'chipped', it is pointless to do that, the electric motor is your 'chip'.
 

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Also seems to blow up your turbo. Find the thread where an owner had the unexpected finding that his had been 'chipped' by a previous owner and successive turbo failures later are not covered under warranty.

Really, hybrids are not meant to be 'chipped', it is pointless to do that, the electric motor is your 'chip'.
To be fair, nothing's meant to be chipped...if the manufacturer wanted it to be that way, they'd have done it from the factory. Guess we need to ask what the chip is for. If it's economy, general usability etc then yes, absolutely, the electric bit should be doing that for you. If it's so you can win the pub competition of who has the biggest horsepowers, then we are beyond the realm of rational debate.
 

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You are absolutely right and I did not intend to chip him, was only curious because so much is being chipped and then specely BMW's
 
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