42,000,000 PKR
Review 2022
BMW X5 Series Pakistan

2022 BMW X5

The BMW X5 is a midsize luxury crossover S.U.V. launched in 1999, and its performance variant was introduced in 2010. The recent 4th generation of BMW X5 was unveiled in 2018, and an all-wheel drive is made standard in all variants. A plug-in hybrid variant has also been added to its models in 2020. The 2022 BMW X5 comes among the top luxury, midsize S.U.V.s in the United States of America because of its high-quality interior, spacious cabin, muscular engine lineup, and poised ride quality, while reviewing online X5 SUV has received more than 9-star ratings on most of the websites. It offers standard driver assistance features, and the adaptive suspension facilitates comfortable ride handling. There is not much difference between the previous and present BMW X5 other than; that the 2022 BMW X5 offers a Black Vermilion limited edition model. This Limited Edition model comes with a black exterior with a red grille, and the leather seats are also colored in red and black themes. The BMW X5 also has a market in Pakistan’s luxury crossover S.U.V. market, imported by Dewan Motors. The most seen BMW X5 in Pakistan is xDrive45e, a hybrid version of BMW X5.

Trims & Variants:

The BMW X5 is available in four variants that are sDrive40i, xDrive40i, xDrive45e, and M50i. The sDrive40i and xDrive40i are almost similar in features, but the sDrive40i does not offer an all-wheel drive. These variants provide a 19-inches wheel, keyless entry, 10-speakers, navigation system, panoramic sunroof, and leather upholstery. The xDrive45e is the plug-in hybrid version of BMW X5, and it gives a total system output of 389 hp. The M50i is the M Sport-tuned version of BMW X5, and it offers M Sport-tuned adaptive suspension, M Sport steering wheel, twenty-inches wheels, ventilated seats with massage feature, and 16-speakers. The Premium Package offers a panoramic sunroof with L.E.D. Lights, upgraded headlights, and rear window shades. The Climate Comfort package offers a 4-zone automatic climate control system, heated front seats, and a heated steering wheel. The Luxury Seating Package offers ventilated front seats with a massage function. The Parking Assistance package offers an automatic parking system and surround-view camera system.

Engine & Power:

The sDrive40i and xDrive40i trims get their power from 3.0 liters, 6-cylinder, turbocharged engine that generates 335 hp of power and 331 pounds-feet of torque. They offer an 8-speed automatic transmission. The xDrive45e trim gets its power from 3.0 liters, 6-cylinder, turbocharged engine mated with an electric motor run by a battery which generates total system output of 389 hp and a torque of 443 pounds-feet. The M50i variant has 4.4 liters V8 turbocharged engine that produces 523 hp of power and 553 pounds-feet of torque.

Performance & Drive:

The BMW X5 is one of the best S.U.V.s that offer exceptional performance. All the variants provide excellent performance, but we will talk about the plug-in hybrid version of BMW in detail here. The six-cylinder engine is powerful enough to make your long and short journeys responsive and comfortable. It offers an off-road package that increases the capability to drive smother on uneven roads and trails. The all-wheel-drive facility works efficiently and takes you through all the imperfections and irregularities of the road. The steering control is not much impressive, and the vehicle can feel soft and floaty when turning around the corners, but the Sport mode makes this problem a little less and gives confident control over the car when turning. It comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission that has quick gearshifts and the gear changes smoothly, so the vehicle’s overall performance is kept smooth and comfortable. The acceleration is also impressive, taking 5.3 seconds to accelerate the car from 0 to 60 miles per hour. The plug-in hybrid model offers greater fuel efficiency when compared to other trims. It gives an electric driving range of 30 miles when the battery is fully charged. It automatically switches to the gas mode when more acceleration is needed or the battery has low charging. It gives you a combined mileage of 20 miles per gallon when driven in hybrid mode. The battery can be charged by using a 240 volts outlet, and it takes around 4 to 5 hours to charge the battery by 100 percent.

Exterior Design & Features:

The BMW X5 gives a robust statement design with an enlarged one-piece kidney-shaped grille in the front, which is hexagonal. It is paired with a sculptured bonnet, and the sleek-LED headlights give the front fascia an iconic look. The front air intakes are in contrast with the black grille. The rear end has a silver exhaust pipe that gives it aggressive looks, and the horizontal-LED taillights are eye-catching. The side view is sculpted with main character lines rising from the rear door, and the twenty-inch wheel completes the sporty character of the BMW X5.

Interior Design & Features:

The inside of the BMW X5 is styled elegantly with high-quality materials like padded leather, aluminum, and high-quality soft plastic. It has a standard seating capacity for 5-adults, and the 3rd row is optional, which increases the seating capacity for 7-adults. The first and 2nd rows of seats are spacious, and adults can fit in comfortably, while the third row is suitable for kids. You will get synthetic leather upholstery in the cabin. The higher-end trims offer higher-end facilities like heating the front seat, massaging the front seat, heated steering wheel, and heated armrests. The BMW X5 comes with a cargo space of 33.9 cubic feet, and this can be increased to 72.3 cubic feet when 2nd-row seats are folded. It offers the most significant cargo space among luxury midsize S.U.V.s. There is a 12.3-inches digital gauge cluster fitted behind the steering wheel and a 12-inches display screen mounted on the dashboard that gives infotainment and is made compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface. You will be given 5-USB ports, 10-speakers, and satellite radio as standard features. At the same time, the higher-end trims offer 20-speakers, a Wi-Fi hot spot, wireless charging device, keyless entry, panoramic sunroof, and dual-zone automatic climate control system.

Safety & Features:

The NHTSA has rated the 2022 model of BMW four stars out of five, and the IIHS has not evaluated it for safety tests yet. The 2022 BMW X5 has a reliability score of 77 out of 100, which is considered Average by the A.J.D. Power reliability score. Some of the standard safety features of the 2022 BMW X5 are as follows:

  • Blind-spot monitoring system
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Automatic high beam headlights
  • Head-up display
  • Rearview camera
  • Hands-free Park Assist

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