The 4.8i model of BMW X5 series is powered by 8-cylinders petrol engine, which produces a power of 261 kW @ 6250 rpm and a torque of 475 Nm @ 3400-3800 rpm. On the other hand, the 3.0d variant of the series comes equipped with a 6-cylinders diesel engine, generating a power of 160 kW @ 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 480 Nm @ 1750 rpm. High responsiveness and refined power are the highlights of the sophisticated V8 petrol engine, while the straight six-cylinder diesel engine boasts of remarkable fuel consumption, muscular power and elastic acceleration. Both the engines are linked to six-speed transmission system, which ensures that the massive power of BMW X5 engines is transmitted to the drive wheels.
Design And Comfort
The dominant character of BMW X5 series never fails to create a long-lasting impression on the beholder. Its fascia flaunts body-colored bumper - with integrated fog lights, the trademark double-kidney shaped front grille and stylish xenon headlights. The rear portion is adorned by distinctive taillights. The cabin of this five-door Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) perfectly combines luxury and spaciousness. There is immense space and a number of storage options in the sizeable interior. BMW X5 comes with folding option for the third row of seats, which converts it into a seven-seater SUV.
A huge storage capacity is the highlight of the plush interiors of BMW X5. The instrument cluster is optimally positioned for driver's convenience. Dashboard and the central console get a sleek wood-trim finishing, which further enhances the flair. The central console comes with armrest and storage compartment. Cup-holders are provided in the rear seat armrest. Automatic front climate control, automatic air-conditioning and recirculation control are standard features of BMW X5 series SUVs.
Ride And Handling
The unique X-drive system of BMW X5 maintains perfect traction, even on uneven roads. Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) sensors are used by this system, which facilitates vehicle control by detecting early signs of instability. Optimum road holding is also provided by this system. The finely tuned suspension system of BMW X5 series provides outstanding handling and improved stability.
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The perfect combination of advanced active and passive safety features makes BMW X5 one of the safest SUVs in India. The network of suspension system is designed precisely, to absorb bumps and jerks and provide comfort for its occupants, during long journey. An array of electronic sensors are present in the automobile, which work together to provide maximum protection to the passengers. Airbag package, seat belt pretensioners, force limiters, steering column crash system, central locking system and alarm system are among the standard safety features of BMW X5.
BMW X5 Series Price, Variants And Color
There are two variants of BMW X5 Series - the 4.8i and the 3.0d. The 4.8i variant is priced at Rs. 76 lakh (approx), while the 3.0d version comes with a price tag of Rs 62.5 lakh (approx). The cars are available in vibrant colors that include Monaco Blue, Black Sapphire, Silver Grey, Platinum Bronze, Titanium Silver and Alpine White.
BMW X5 Series Mileage
Articulated with precise and powerful driving dynamics, the luxurious BMW X5 Series generates an average mileage of 11-13 kmpl on its diesel variant and 7-10 kmpl on its petrol variant with automatic transmission.