Starts at: 60,600 $
Review 2022
BMW X5 Series USA

2022 BMW X5 Series

2022 BMW X5 Series SUV Price in the USA:

sDrive40i Starts at: 60,600 $
xDrive40i Starts at: 62,900 $
M50i Starts at: 82,800 $
xDrive45e Starts at: 63,700 $

BMW X5 series was known for its sporty driving experience that maintains a balance in providing power, luxury and refinement among mid-size SUVs and available in three trim levels while this year brings you many changes in X5 lineup introducing another trim: M50i and smartphone compatibility is also introduced in all trim levels giving the entertainment of your choice. X5 xDrive is also available to make your rides more thrilling and fun while a plug-in hybrid model is also expected to be launched next year which will be having a more efficient budget-friendly fuel economy. The 2020 model of BMW X5 is definitely a powerful sporty SUV to be equipped with a luxurious and comfortable cabin declaring it on number 3 among other midsize luxury SUVs.

Trims Levels/Variants:

 It is now available 4 variants that include sDrive40i, xDrive40i, XDrive45e trim and M50i trim.

SDrive40i and Xdrive40i are the base trims of the X5 series that features an all-wheel driving facility as standard and charged by 3 liters 6 cylinder engine while the xDrive45e is powered by 3 liters V6 engine integrated with electric motor xDrive, intelligent all-wheel drive. The M50i trim has a 4.4-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo V-8 engine xDrive, intelligent all-wheel drive and it features more powerful and bigger brakes along with improved suspension with differential tuning. Among all trims, the XDrive40i has the most buyers as they found it most affordable and satisfying thus we will be discussing its features in detail.

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i title image
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i title image

Engine, transmission and performance:

BMW sDrive40i and XDrive40i get their power from a 3 liters inline 6 cylinder turbocharged engine producing a horsepower of 335 hp at 5500 rpm and torque of 330 pounds-feet. Its engine is quite strong and responsive giving you the option of eight-speed automatic transmission shifting gears smoothly and quickly.

BMW xDrive45e get power from 3.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder, 24-valved engine, that generates 282 hp . Combines a twin-scroll turbocharger with variable valve control (Double-VANOS and Valvetronic), high-precision direct injection and eDrive 111-hp electric motor (389 hp total power output).

BMW M5 gets its power from a 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged premium V8 engine that generates 523 horsepower @ 5500 rpm with maximum torque of 553 nm @ 1800 rpm paired with Automatic w/OD transmission.

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i engine
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i engine

Performance & Drive:

 The off-road driving feature can be selected to make your drive on trails and uneven roads more comfortably while the handling and steering response of XDrive40i is very impressive giving you a thrilling driving experience. It gives you a quick acceleration running sixty miles per hour in 5.3 seconds. While talking about the real-world fuel economy of XDrive40i it must be mentioned it matches with the EPA estimates giving you a range of 23 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on highways. It rides with adaptive dampers suspension running all four wheels independently and the M Sport package upgrades the suspension to a more sporty level with more tuned performance.

Trims 0-60 MPH
sDrive40i (Rear Wheel) 5.3 Seconds
xDrive40i (All Wheel) 5.3 Seconds
M50i (All Wheel) 4.1 Seconds
xDrive45e (All Wheel) 5.3 Seconds

Exterior Design & Features:

The overall design of X5 is not much changed but launched with minor restyling introducing enlarged air intakes on front drawing air inside offset by buck teeth styled grille on the front accompanied by jewel eye-shaped LED headlights given with daytime running lights to make your pathways more clear. It features 2 piece tailgate traditional BMW design and aluminium exterior trims looks stunningly beautiful enhanced a little more with black colored wheel arches while the M sport package can make the wheel arch the same color of the body.

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front grille
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front grille

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i headlamps
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i headlamps

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i wheels view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i wheels view

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i side view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i side view

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i side view 2
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i side view 2

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i rear view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i rear view

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i Rear Side View
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i Rear Side View

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i rear tail lights
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i rear tail lights

Interior Design & Features:

The cabin defines luxury to the next level giving you synthetic leather-covered seats and steering wheel, fine metallic trims and glossy open-pore wooden trims in the cabin giving it a deluxe layout. It can accommodate four adults comfortably providing you more spacious cabin with wider and taller dimensions than before. Front seats are eight ways power-adjustable given with multi contours and bolsters and cargo space provides 72.3 cubic feet of storage area when rear seats are folding carrying enough amount of luggage with you.

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i seats build quality
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i seats build quality

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front seats
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front seats

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i rear seats
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i rear seats

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i folding rear seats
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i folding rear seats

 12.3 inches touch screen display mounted on dashboard compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface to provide you infotainment while beautiful instrumental cluster and head-up display screen is also added in the front compartment.

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front cabin interior view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front cabin interior view

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i infotainment screen close view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i infotainment screen close view

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i air vents and button close view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i air vents and button close view

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i transmission view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i transmission view

BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front cabin interior full view
BMW 5 Series xDrive40i front cabin interior full view

You will also enjoy a wireless charging facility, four-zone climate control system, satellite navigation, heated front seats, automatic emergency braking system, lane departure warning system, adaptive cruise control and blind-spot monitoring system. NHTS has given it four stars out of five in the crash safety test while IIHS has also given this SUV good scores for ensuring it is a top safety pick midsize SUV.

Major competitors:

It gives major competition to BMW X3, Audi Q7, Audi Q5 and Mercedes GLE class.

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