Price $69,950 – $112,400
Fuel consumption 8.0 – 16.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
The X5 was among the first luxury SUVs to combine comfort, cargo capacity and performance. Today, the BMW X5 and its more athletic-looking comrade, the X6, are among the bestselling midsize SUVs in North America. A plug-in hybrid version of the X5, the xDrive40e, is also available. Thanks to a 4.4L turbo V8 generating 567 horsepower and 552 lb·ft of torque, the X5 M and X6 M go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds.

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Test Drives2020 BMW X5: Six Cylinders are Enough
Completely redesigned and improved last year, the BMW X5 is making headlines in 2020 with the ultra-high-performance X5 M generating up to 617 horsepower. And for 2021 the plug-in hybrid variant returns with 389 horsepower and nearly 50 kilometres of range. That’s all very nice, but just how many people …
First Drives2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M: Sweet Monsters
PHOENIX, Arizona—The 2020 BMW X5 M ’s specs are just as intimidating as its flared fenders, massive bumpers and oversized wheels. Simply put, this high-performance midsize SUV is a monster. Under the hood is a twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 engine that produces 600 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. We tested …
First Drives2019 BMW X5: Technological Evolution
ATLANTA, Georgia – while some manufacturers are just entering the luxury SUV segments, BMW is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its midsize X5. Now in its fourth generation, this utility vehicle has changed a lot over the years, yet retains a resemblance to the original model that hit the market …
Spotlight on2019 BMW X5: We’re Driving it This Week
The Car Guide is heading to Atlanta this week in order to get behind the wheel of the 2019 BMW X5, which has been redesigned for the 2019 model year. The midsize sport-luxury crossover will be offered in Canada with two powertrains and two seating configurations at launch, although more …
Test Drives2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e: Luxury with a Touch of Green
BMW has been steadily improving their green-vehicle options of late with the release of their all-electric i3 and i8 models. That technology has started to make its way into the rest of the lineup in the form of hybrid electric versions of more popular vehicles such as the X5, and …
Test DrivesThe 2010 BMW X5d: More than 10,000 km later...
During a prolonged test drive covering more than 12,000 km, our BMW X5d consumed an average of 10.6 L/100 km – a veritable feat when you consider that this sport-utility vehicle weighs more than two and a half tons! In fact, that’s 30% less fuel than an X5 that runs …
Test DrivesBMW X5 xDrive35d: Luxuriously Sparkplugless
Perhaps it’s fitting that the next evolution of BMW’s first SUV comes on the cusp of the nameplates 10th anniversary. Melding BMW’s handsome design language with the relatively massive proportions of a seven-seater SUV, the 1999 BMW X5 was the bizarre result of an extensive development program than included the …


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New Models2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M Debut with up to 617 Horsepower
BMW has just introduced the third-generation 2020 X5 M and X6 M, the high-performance, track-ready versions of its midsize X5 and X6 SUVs. In addition to increased power and sportiness, owners will enjoy improved luxury and comfort over the previous models. But let’s start with the all-important numbers. Power in …
News2019 BMW X5 Unveiled!
In the last year, le German automaker unveiled the new generations of its BMW X3 and BMW X4 crossovers, while the all-new BMW X2 recently arrived in dealerships. We drove a preproduction version of the BMW X7 , whose final design should soon be revealed. Today, it’s the 2019 BMW …
Los AngelesHere are the 2015 BMW X5/X6 M
Now that the next iteration of the BMW X5 and X6 are ready to be sold, the brand’s M division can reveal their idea of what these SUVs should be: the X5 M and X6 M. While they will be shown for the first time at the Los Angeles Auto …
NewsThe BMW X5 Turns 15
In 1997, Mercedes-Benz surprised the world when they unveiled the M-Class SUV. While many people were skeptical about what buyers would think of this huge vehicle, they were quickly proven wrong by its success. Sales were so good that their arch-nemesis, BMW, decided to develop its own large luxury SUV …
NewsA BMW X5 For All Your Shootout Needs
With the unveiling of the X5 Security Plus at the Moscow Auto Show, BMW will cater to a very particular slice of people who need a comfortable and discreet vehicle that can also protect its occupants from the assault of a paramilitary group. This new vault on wheels was built …
New YorkThe ''new'' BMW X5 eDrive is Going to New York
BMW presents its plug-in hybrid SUV Concept, the X5 eDrive, at the New York Auto Show. Visually identical to the 2013 X5 eDrive Concept shown in Frankfurt, the American-bound version promises to be more refined, according to BMW. The eDrive features multiple blue accents, like a slim stripe on the …


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2013 BMW X5 Trailer
Third generation of the BMW X5, the model of the founder of the Sports Activity Vehicle category and the market leader segment sets new benchmarks with a dynamic design, offering a luxurious ride comfort, modern versatility and driving pleasure combined with efficiency.
2014 BMW X5 XDrive30d Overview
BMWs all-new mid-size luxury CUV is truly BMW at its best! Whether it's driving comfort, safety, or luxury and elegance, the 2014 BMW X5 xDrive is the best choice for you.
2014 BMW X5 Trailer
Third generation of the BMW X5, founder of the Sports Activity Vehicle segment and global market leader in its class sets new standards in powerful design, luxurious spaciousness, cutting-edge versatility and efficient driving pleasure.