The 2019 BMW X5 - 10/10 SUV
The 2019 BMW X5 combines safety, elegance and power in equal measure, taking the X5 to the next level in the premium SUV market.
BMW X5 exterior features
The new X5 has the largest, most prominent kidney grille ever designed by BMW. In addition to its huge grille size, it has adaptive thins which open up when the engine needs more air; the LED headlights are more horizontally designed and have a high beam function which covers almost 600 meters range; it is 1.1 inches longer (194.3inches); it rides on a 117.1-inch wheelbase; and it’s 2.6 inches wider and perhaps a tad bit lower too.
At first glance, the rear appears smaller but it is in fact 6 centimetres wider than the last model. The lower part has a contrast bumper and fancily-shaped exhaust pipes to match the X5's new look. Now this is where it gets really interesting, you can open the boot in 4 different ways: from the inside of the drivers cabin, from the button on the key fob, the normal way you would open a boot, and a foot kicking mechanism, which provides hands-free opening. The luggage space is a 645 litres set up which can be extended to a maximum 1,860 litres with the rear seats being lowered.
The all-new X5 will offer buyers three engine types - two diesel and one petrol - all of which are connected to an eight speed automatic transmission. Whether you choose to buy petrol or diesel, with three, four or six cylinders - the X5 is significantly more agile and a pleasure to drive.
The 261 bhp xDrive30d has a 3.0 litre and is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in 6.5 seconds, before it reaches a maximum speed of 143mph. It’s very agile and quick to overtake vehicles on the motorway and vehicles in traffic. The fastest version of the X5 is the M50d, offering 395bph and 760Nm, all of which is combined to allow the vehicle to accelerate from 0-62mph in 5.2 second and 155mph top speed. The petrol engine has a 335bph, and like the diesel engine, it is turbocharged to improve the vehicles overall efficiency and performance. It can pick up speed from 0-62mph in matter of 5.5 seconds, and it can hit a top speed of 151mph. As such, each model has been enhanced to improve its agility and stability when drivers drive at higher speeds
Interior features of the BMW X5
The all-new X5 looks similar to other BMW models at first glance - but look closer and you’ll see plenty of new design improvements and additional features and new tech on offer. The X5 has been redesigned with new angular air vents, and you’ll find that the X5 has revamped its steering wheel, too. This steering wheel is wrapped with black leather, it has multifunctional buttons, and BMW’s classic badge featuring in the centre. Its has been reworked to not only improve the on-road performance, but to improve grip and comfort for driving precision.
The X5 has also been fitted with a an iDrive infotainment system, a 12.3in touch screen which has a variety of different functions such as voice and gesture commands system.
And for entertainment, the X5 offer driver a new 1500 watt, 20 speaker Bowers and a Wilkin Surround system, a Blu-ray-player, a couple of headphone and USB ports, as well a HDMI socket. And, If you love driinking cold/warm beverages while driving, this car even has a thermo cup holder to help your drinks cool or warm.
Safety features and driving aids
BMW X5’s safety features not only speak volumes about the vehicle, but they also say a lot about the creators. One things for sure, integrating the latest safety tech into their newest vehicles is important to BMW's values. And as you’d expect, the X5 comes with some of the most innovative safety technologies. There’s an adaptive cruise control which keeps the car in lane, autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian braking. Also, if a car ahead of you comes to a halt, and you're not quick to respond, the X5 will automotically react and brake for you.
All X5’s will include a Dynamic Control System (DCS). It ensures the highest level of stability and control when driving, and it maximises traction of all wheels when traveling at higher speeds. The Dynamic Damper Control (DDC) and Dynamic Control System (DCS) work with the DCS to provide drivers with better control and comfort. It lets you optimise the suspensions and damping response at any given time. The rear axle air suspension provides drivers with greater levels of driving comfort regardless of how many passengers or weight you are carrying.
Even more impressive is the addition of a Reversing Assistant system. The Reversing Assistant takes over steering to maneuver the vehicle the vehicle for you. All you have to do is put your parking details into the system, and it’ll remember your parking position, and park the car for you. Overall, It’s an incredibly smart and nimble car that protects you, and your family, as well as other road users at all times.
BMW X5 models
The BMW X5 is available in a variety of trim levels, the M50d, the M Sport, xLine and xDrive40i xLine. Below highlights some of the equipment differences between the trim levels;
BMW X5 Models
|M50d in addition / replacement to M Sport models||M Sport In addition / replacement to respective xLine models||xLine||xDrive40i xLine|
|22" M light alloy V-spoke style 747 M wheels||20" M light alloy Star-spoke style 740 M wheels||19" alloys wheels||BMW TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line petrol engine|
|Adaptive LED headlights with High-beam Assistant||BMW individual Roof rails, High-gloss Shadowline||Ambient interior lighting||Petrol particulate filter|
|Adaptive M Suspension||Door sill inlays with illuminated BMW M designation||BMW Live Cockpit Professional|
|BMW TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line diesel engine||Headlining, Anthracite||Brake lights with LED technology, Dynamic|
|Door sill finishers with illuminated M50d designation, front and rear||Instrument panel in Sensatec (excluding xDrive30d)||Eight-speed automatic transmission with Steptronic transmission and gearshift pedals|
|Exhaust pipes - single, lefht and right, Cerium Grey||Interior trim, Aluminium Tetragon||Bluetooth and wireless charging|
|Exterior mirror housing, Kidney grille and Side grill finished in Cerium Grey||M aerodynamic bodystyling||Gesture control|
|Exterior trim, BMW individual High-gloss Shadowline||M designation on front side panels, left and right||Parking Assistant|
|Headlining, Anthracite||M Leather steering wheel||LED headlights|
|Loudspeaker system - harmon/kardon||M-specific floor mats, velour||LED foglights|
|M50d badge on tailgate, right, Cerium Grey||M-specific key||Sport seats, front|
|M badge, left and right side panels, Cerium Grey||M-specific pedals||Vernasca leather|
|M Sport exhaust system||M-specific steering wheel||Tyre Pressure monitoring system|
|M Sport differential||M Sport braking system|
Prices for the new X5 start at £56,710, rising to £70,690 for the range-topping M50d. Give us a call or request a callback to order your new BMW X5 today.
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