Price $73,350 – $114,700
Fuel consumption 9.8 – 16.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 71%(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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First Drives2015 BMW X6 M: Reality Distortion Field
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Spotlight on2015 BMW X6 M: We're Driving It This Week
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