Imposing looks, oodles of luxury and weight defying driving dynamics define the new BMW X5 in a sentence. We're sure you want to know more though... Read on
It’s the size that gets you first. The X5 is a big car to drive in chock-o-block Delhi peak hour traffic and I am getting anxious as I get out of city limits and hit the highway. At a crawl, ruthless office-going motorists are willing to put sheet-metal on the line to make that 10 AM punch-in so I’m feathering the throttle in the spanking new X5, all the time looking in the mirrors to safely guide this...read more »
BMW X5 Colours
Sparkling Brown Metallic
Imperial Blue Brillant Effect
Latest On BMW X5
BMW is set to give the bring the new X5 much sooner than anticipated. While the current model is only three years old, BMW has decided to introduce an all-new model in 2018 rather than go in for the traditional mid-life update. BMW has done this to take on increased competition from other luxury car manufacturers. Spy shots suggest that the new model will follow the design precedent set by the X7 concept shown at the Frankfurt Motor show earlier in 2017. More details are awaited.
The BMW X5 currently is positioned as the largest SUV in the BMW lineup and is priced from Rs 74.7 lakh to Rs 80.1 lakh, ex-showroom pan-India. The X5 is being offered in two variants - the xDrive20d Expedition and the xDrive20d M Sport.
The BMW X5 in India is offered with a single diesel engine option. The 3.0-litre (2993cc), in-line 6-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine develops 258PS of maximum power at 4000rpm and 560Nm of peak torque between 1500-3000rpm and is paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Power is sent to all four wheels via BMW's xDrive AWD system, it also gets a variable torque split for better traction through corners. BMW claims the X5, regardless of variants, has a mileage of 15.97kmpl.
Key highlight features include all LED-headlights, panoramic sunroof, adaptive cruise control, soft-close doors, 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 4-zone climate control, 16-speaker 600W Harman Kardon surround sound system, heads-up display, 19-inch alloy wheels (staggered tyre sizes on the M Sport) etc.
BMW X5 Mileage
The claimed ARAI mileage for the BMW X5 diesel is 15 kmpl.
Editor's View of BMW X5
Performance, all-wheel drive, air suspension, luxury, styling
Cramped third row, No spare wheel
The updated X5 looks better, packs in more performance and is sumptuously equipped with features
BMW X5 Comparisons
|Features||BMW X5 Rs. 77.90 lakh View On Road Price|
|Fuel Capacity||85 Liters|
Land Rover Discovery Sport Rs. 44.68 lakh Compare with X5 Diesel 1999 cc 12.83 kmpl 65 Liters 280-litres
Mercedes-Benz GLE Rs. 64.06 lakh Compare with X5 Diesel 2143 cc 17.9 kmpl 93 Liters 690-litres
Audi Q5 Rs. 55.27 lakh Compare with X5 Petrol 1984 cc 8.5 kmpl 70 Liters 550-litres
Volvo XC90 Rs. 77.41 lakh Compare with X5 Diesel 1969 cc 17.2 kmpl 68 Liters 300-litres
BMW X6 Rs. 94.15 lakh Compare with X5 Petrol 2979 cc 10.88 kmpl 85 Liters 550-litres
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Rs. 52.06 lakh Compare with X5 Diesel 1999 cc 15.68 kmpl 54 Liters 575-litres
Audi Q7 Rs. 73.73 lakh Compare with X5 Petrol 1984 cc 13.55 kmpl 85 Liters 295-litres
* Showing information of base variants
BMW X5 User Review
Features & Styling5.0
BMW X5 Highlights
The sleek and Stylish BMW X5 SUV retails in India in the price range of Rs 73.50 - 80.10 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The X5 comes equipped with BMW's signature kidney grille, dual barrel headlamps, chunky alloy wheels, and dynamic rear. Inside the cabin, the features include leather upholstery, wood trims, multifunctional instrument panel, foldable rear seats with total three rows, rear seat entertainment system, heads-up display, 600-watt Harman- Kardon surround sound system, and dual-section boot. In term of engine options, the BMW X5 comes with a 3.0-liter capacity petrol and diesel engine capable of putting out 306bhp/400Nm and 258bhp/560Nm respectively. The transmission choice is limited to an 8- speed automatic transmission sending the power to all the four wheels of the car. In terms of competition, BMW X5 is competing against the likes of Audi Q7, Mercedes GLS, Range Rover Evoque, and Volvo XC90 among others.