BMW has always been one of the important participants in the luxury cars competition all around the world, so does its X5, which also has always been one of the players in the luxury SUV segment. It is so great that it can easily set the new standard for the segment. The new BMW X5 2019 will be introducing a more robust look, updated technologies as well as better proportions. The upcoming X5 is based on the CLAR Architecture and it will use a new design over its former versions.
Engine and Transmission
BMW X5 officially offers BMW TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder petrol and diesel engines with an 8-Speed Steptronic Sport Automatic Transmission, including gearshift paddles on the steering wheel. The X5 xDrive30d xLine (diesel) can produce 195kW (265 hp) @ 4000 and 620Nm @ 1500-2500 while the X5 xDrive40i M Sport (petrol) gets 250kW (340 hp) @ 5500-6500 and 450 Nm @ 1500-5200.
Steering and Handling
The new BMW X5 2019 provides an optional Adaptive M Suspension Professional setup to increase the rear-wheel steering and active rolling stabilization. And its air suspension can give you a more agile by adjusting the height. There is also a launch control to let you feel the power of this car.
From BMW’s authoritative data, the fuel efficiency of the petrol engine is 11.24 kmpl and 13.38 kmpl for the diesel variant.
※Length (mm): 4922
※Width (mm): 2218
※Height (mm): 1745
※Wheel Base (mm): 2975
First, there is no doubt that the BMW X5 is a really big and luxurious SUV. The front is always the basic BMW family face, now the grill is bigger than before and this happens to all BMW’s vehicles. Its headlamps are similar to other BMW cars. Yes, I mean the whole design of BMW, somehow it always keeps the fundamental elements while keeps making changes and improving the appearance with the time.
※BMW Laserlight (3 levels LED lights with low-beam, high-beam and high-beam headlights with laser module, 'L'-shaped daytime running lights and LED cornering lights - Adaptive Headlights including BMW Selective Beam, High-beam assistant, Blue illuminated 'X' signature, Accent lighting with turn indicators)
※LED Rear Lights
※LED Fog Lights
※50.80 cm (20 inches) light alloy wheels V-spoke style 738 Bicolour with mixed tyres (Front: 275/45 R20, Rear: 305/40 R20) (X5 xDrive30d xLine)
※50.80 cm (20 inches) M light alloy wheels Star-spoke style 740 M Bicolour with mixed tyres (Front: 275/45 R20, Rear: 305/40 R20) (X5 xDrive40i M Sport)
The layout inside is simple but sci-fiction. The SUV offers a 12.3-inch instrument cluster and the lovely touchscreen infotainment system can satisfy almost all the thing you need.
At the rear, the seats are foldable in the ratio of 40:20:40 to give you a bigger boot capacity from 650L to 1870L, which is a lot even all five people carry their luggage.
※Automatic operation of tailgate, Two-part tailgate, Comfort Access System with electric operation of split-tailgate
※Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Panorama glass roof, Roof rails aluminium satinated
※Exterior mirrors, electrically adjustable and heated, electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function (driver's side) and parking function for passenger side exterior mirror
※Audio Operation at Rear, Automatic air conditioning with 4-zone control, with separate control for rear left and right passengers and 2 extra vents in B-Pillars
※Comfort seats front, fully electrically adjustable, with lumbar support for driver and front passenger, Cupholders in front and rear centre armrest (X5 xDrive40i M Sport), Sport seats for driver and front passenger (X5 xDrive30d xLine)
※Travel & Comfort System, with two USB Type-C connections and preparations for multifunction bracket in backrests of 1st seat row
※Apple CarPlay® with wireless functionality, BMW Display Key with LCD colour display and touch control panel, Bluetooth with audio streaming, handsfree and USB connectivity, Telephony with wireless charging and extended functionality
※BMW Gesture Control, BMW Head-Up Display (X5 xDrive40i M Sport)
※Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W, 16 speakers), Parking Assistant with Reversing Assistant
※Airbags for driver and front passenger, Head airbags front and rear, Side airbags for driver and front passenger, ISOFIX child seat mounting, rear outward seats, Side-impact protection
※Active Park Distance Control (PDC), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, Attentiveness Assistant, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Hill Descent Control
※Electronic Vehicle Immobiliser, Electric Parking Brake with auto hold function, Crash Sensor and Dynamic Braking Lights
We all know that BMW is a car for gorgeousness and luxury and this time the X5 shows what it is for the German automaker. Attractive and unique design with BMW elements, premium interiors and great feature list with plenty of functions, all these show us what BMW X5 is about.