The new BMW X5 continues to strengthen its leading position within the four-wheel driven premium vehicles by featuring a modified version of the first-generation of BMW X5 through expressive design with first-class equipment features, innovative drive technology, and new ranges of engines. Moreover, as Exclusive Options, the new BMW X5 also features Premium Standard Equipment.
Expressive Design with First-Class Equipment FeaturesTo enhance sporting performance, the body design of the new BMW X5 is characterized by well-balanced proportions that accentuate both the vehicle’s powerful elegance and its agility. Like all BMW X models, this Sports Activity Vehicle boasts a dynamic, robust but elegant appearance with highly rigid body structure that has an optimum weight. The new BMW X5 also boasts a strikingly expressive front end that symbolizes power and presence with the dual round headlights and fog lamps with the LED corona rings, which are now situated higher and closer to the BMW kidney grille. The rear apron takes up the graphic structure of the front end, and the intricately designed surrounds of the tailpipes are located far to the side. Above the bumper, the rear is divided by parallel horizontal lines.
The interior of the new BMW X5 comes as standard with side curtain head airbags. It also features three-point automatic seat belts for all seats, belt force limiters, belt tensioners and crash-active headrests at the front as well as the ISOFIX child seat system for the second-row seats. All occupant restraint systems are centrally and electronically controlled. The high seating permits an optimum view of each traffic situation. Moreover, besides a hard disk storage unit for digital maps and the personal music collection, the navigation system Professional also comprises multi-mode control of functions by voice entry – which facilitates direct access to stored music and the verbal entry of entire addresses – and by the controller. The voice entry and the controller remain active at the same time for simultaneous use.
Innovative Drive TechnologyThe new drive technology implemented on the new BMW X5 includes: a revised BMW xDrive technology which contributes even more effectively to distribute drive forces to the front and rear axles in a 40:60 split in normal driving situations; suspension technology ideal prerequisite for supreme driving dynamics on tarmac; Adaptive Drive which permanently monitors and calculates data on the road speed, steering angle, lateral and longitudinal acceleration, body and wheel velocity as well as height levels; high-performance brake system and tires with emergency running properties; ConnectedDrive driver assistance systems for optimizing comfort and safety as well as for the use of infotainment functions, offering the world’s most unique choice of mobility services relating to traffic information, emergency calls, vehicle, information and office services, travel and leisure time planning as well as the Internet; and Speed Limit Info and Lane Departure Warning.
New Range Of Engines with Turbocharger and Direct Injection in All Petrol and Diesel Versions
Petrol engines:Due to its V8 engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and High Precision Injection, output of the new BMW X5 xDrive50i has increased by 39 kW compared with the predecessor model. The unique 4.4 litre turbochargers engine develops an output of 300 kW/407 bhp within an engine speed range of 5,500 to 6,400 rpm. Maximum torque is at 600 Nm between 1,750 and 4,500 rpm. The BMW X5 xDrive50i accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds, reaching its top speed at 250 km/h. Average fuel consumption according to the EU test cycle is 12.5 litres/100 km. The CO2 emission level is 292 grams/km.
The BMW X5 xDrive35i features the first straight six-cylinder to combine BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, direct petrol injection (High Precision Injection) and VALVETRONIC variable valve control. With 225 kW/306 bhp at 5,800 rpm, the engine surpasses its predecessor’s maximum output by 25 kW. Maximum torque of 400 Nm is available between 1,200 und 5,000 rpm. The new BMW X5 xDrive35i sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.8 seconds, top speed being 235 km/h. The significantly increased output is combined with an average fuel consumption reduced to 10.1 litres/100 km in the EU test cycle and a CO2 emission level of 236 grams/km.
Diesel engines:The new BMW X5 xDrive40d, with its BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and Common Rail direct injection, delivers a maximum output of 225 kW/306 bhp at 4,400 rpm and a maximum torque of 600 Nm available between 1,500 and 2,500 rpm. Torque of 450 Nm is already achieved at an engine speed of 1,000 rpm. More than 90 percent of maximum output is available within a range of 3,500 to 5,000 rpm. The new diesel has a maximum engine speed of 5,600 rpm. The BMW X5 xDrive40d sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.6 seconds. Top speed is 236 km/h, and has an average fuel consumption of 7.5 litres/100 km in the EU test cycle and a CO2 emission level of 198 grams/km.
The second diesel variant in the model range is the new BMW X5 xDrive30d. Its straight six-cylinder engine is supercharged and has a variable turbine geometry and Common Rail direct injection operating at a maximum pressure of 1,800 bar. The engine generates its maximum output of 180 kW/245 bhp at 4,000 rpm, producing its maximum torque of 540 Nm between 1,750 and 3,000 rpm. The new BMW X5 xDrive30d accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 222 km/h. The average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle is now 7.4 litres/100 km, with a reduction of 10%. The new BMW X5 xDrive30d achieves a CO2 emission level of 195 grams/km.
All new BMW X5 model variants are equipped as standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission with optimized shifting dynamics and unmatched efficiency.
Premium Standard Equipment (Exclusive Options)The new BMW X5 offers the driving and travelling comfort of a luxury-class premium vehicle with its premium standard equipment, which includes 4-zone automatic climate control, an audio system with CD drive and AUX In connection, a multifunction steering wheel, electrically operated front seat height and backrest adjustment with active front seat ventilation, a rain sensor with integrated automatic headlight control, a heated steering wheel, a panorama glass roof, an electrically operated tailgate, an automatic soft-close function for all doors, a CD changer and a USB audio interface, and a rear compartment entertainment system with a TV function for both analogue and digital television reception.
Besides, the new BMW X5 is also equipped as standard with the latest generation of the iDrive control system, of which 6.5-inch control display is harmoniously integrated into the dashboard and ideally positioned for the driver. The onboard computer and the audio system as well as the navigation and communication functions are activated by tilting, turning and pressing the controller, which is located in the middle of the centre console.
The optional tow coupling for the new BMW X5 can be equipped with an electrically pivotable ball head. Maximum trailer load of the new BMW X5 is 3,500 kilograms.