BMW X5!

Mileage
15.97 kmpl to 15.97 kmpl
Fuel Types
Diesel, Petrol
Engine
2993 cc to 4395 cc
Transmission
Automatic - AT, Automatic - AMT

Variants

xDrive 30d Edition X
2993 cc, Automatic - AT, Diesel
Xdrive 30d Pure Experience
2993 cc, Automatic - AMT, Diesel
M
4395 cc, Automatic - AMT, Petrol
Xdrive 30d M sport
2993 cc, Automatic - AMT, Diesel

Overview 

In the last quarter of 2018, BMW has unveiled the fourth-generation X5 which will be available to the car lovers at the beginning of 2019. This new SUV has a more rugged look and may advanced safety features than it’s precursor. BMW would manufacture these vehicles at the Spartanburg plant, US. The facelift remains based BMW’s new CLAR (Cluster Architecture) platform where the upgraded version borrows the design and structure from its older sibling. You will find this SUV in nine attractive colour options including Alpine White, Vermilion Red, Platinum Grey, Deep Sea Blue, Platinum Bronze, Black Sapphire, and Titanium Silver to name a few. The price tag of BMW X5 would range between INR 76.90 lakh to INR 82.90 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India). This upgrade may lock horn with Audi Q7, Mercedes Benz GLE, Volvo XC90, and Range Rover Velar.

Exterior

The fourth-generation X5 is larger than all the previous makes in every dimension. If you consider the last X5, you will find the facelift to be is 35 millimetres longer (at 4,921 millimetres), 11 millimetres taller (at 1,737 millimetres), and 32 millimetres broader (at 1,970 millimetres). The body of X5 is sturdier than the previous models as it uses increased quantity of aluminium. The SUV has massive kidney grille and new headlight cluster with stylish blue 'X' element and two open rings in between. The boot space is 645 Litres, and you can increase this up to 1870 Litres by folding the rear seats. The wheelbase is also larger by 42 millimetres than the previous model, and the alloy wheels remain surrounded by 255/50 R19 front and 285/45 R19 tyres.

Interior

The interiors of BMW X5 come with all the modern safety features and additional comforts required for a pleasurable trip. It gets the new Live Cockpit Professional display as a standard ion all the X5 variants. There are two 12.3-inch displays in the cabin, one right behind the steering wheel and the other on the centre console. You get the touchscreen iDrive infotainment system which controls function like side collision protection, lane change warning, and crossing traffic warning. The comfort of the rider gets taken care by the seats with massage function, adaptive Led lights, panoramic sunroof, four-zone climate control air cons, and Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System having 1500 watt output with 20 speakers.

Engine

The interiors of BMW X5 come with all the modern safety features and additional comforts required for a pleasurable trip. It gets the new Live Cockpit Professional display as a standard ion all the X5 variants. There are two 12.3-inch displays in the cabin, one right behind the steering wheel and the other on the centre console. You get the touchscreen iDrive infotainment system which controls function like side collision protection, lane change warning, and crossing traffic warning. The comfort of the rider gets taken care by the seats with massage function, adaptive Led lights, panoramic sunroof, four-zone climate control air cons, and Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System having 1500 watt output with 20 speakers.

Pros & Cons

There are many top-notch features in the BMW X5 which makes buying this automobile a wise decision.

        The SUV has a sturdy body and a comfortable cabin offering a luxurious driving experience.

      The all-wheel-drive helps the vehicle to conquer rough terrains in the mountains and forests.

      The 1500 watt 20 speaker Bowers & Wilkins sound system brings perfection in the audio quality of the infotainment system.

There are some drawbacks as well in BMW X5.

       In the base trim of this SUV, the suspension is soft and does not provide a pleasurable riding experience.

      The third row of the seats is cramped, and even the children find it uncomfortable to adjust there.

      The fuel economy in the city is not up to the standard.

  Finally, we can say that BMW X5 is a luxurious all-wheel-drive SUV with highly comfortable interiors and stylish exterior. However, the suspension system and the fuel economy in city driving require improvement.