2014 BMW X5 – Specifications, Pictures, Prices

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2014 BMW X5

As such, we think the X5 is focused on the qualities that buyers will appreciate on a basis – namely, a interior, useful gadgetry and handling in both fair and weather.

Inside, the X5 boasts an modern cabin design from high-quality wood, and leather. A simple, straightforward of analog gauges faces the while the center stack a 10.2-inch infotainment screen displays sound system, control and navigation system It’s controlled by BMW’s interface, which has evolved the years into one of the most infotainment systems in the industry.

buttons and voice commands users alternate means of the electronics.

The navigation system is with Google point-of-interest and real time traffic and it also features a touchpad on the iDrive knob that users write out phone contact names and navigation – and also zoom in or out the map – with a finger.

nifty infotainment features BMW Apps, which allows users to access Twitter and updates, listen to internet (including Pandora, MOG, and Aupeo) and pull up their on the central screen. Similarly, BMW Office shows emails, contact lists, calendar and notes on the screen. A BMW Assist Plan offers a concierge for tasks like making or restaurant reservations, and also users dictate text or messages.

On the convenience front, the X5 offers technologies to make driving an and less stressful experience. maneuvers aided by the available View camera system, provides a 360-degree bird’s-eye of the and its surrounds, along with a BMW Assist that can actually park the X5 with no input from the driver.

When it time for people hauling, the X5 is up to the with two rows of comfy, seats that can be optionally and ventilated up front and heated in An optional third row seat can be to bring passenger capacity up to although limited space it’s best suited for

Although its exterior dimensions seem to suggest otherwise, the X5 isn’t actually one of the more rides in its competitive set. 23 cubic feet of cargo behind the 40/20/40 split-folding row seats, which is decent but surpassed by many compact-segment Fold the second row seats and there’s a more useful still middling) 66 cubes to be

As with its predecessors, the latest X5 a Land Rover-inspired two-section The lower portion can be folded horizontally to form a single with the load surface good for loading cargo or – while the upper is power operated.


The X5 is offered with the buyer’s of three different refined – two gas-burning units and one

X5 sDrive35i (rear-wheel-drive) and X5 xDrive35i models are powered by BMW’s turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, produces 300 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 300 of torque available all the way from rpm.

More power can be had by for the X5 xDrive50i, which packs a 4.4-liter V8 with an impressive 445 between 5,500 and 6,000 rpm and 480 of torque between 2,000 and rpm.

If mileage is a top priority, the choice is the X5 xDrive35d, which a 3.0-liter turbodiesel inline-six 255 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of twist 1,500 and 3,000 rpm.

The EPA has yet to release official fuel ratings for the new X5. A roughly 200 lbs. loss compared to its predecessor well for thrift, as do standard stop/start and regenerative braking

All X5s shift through an eight-speed transmission that provides efficiency and, believe it or features a launch control (in a luxury SUV!) for quick, acceleration runs.

Also is a Driving Dynamics Control that lets drivers throttle response, steering gearbox settings and more by between COMFORT, SPORT, and ECO PRO modes. An Adaptive M Suspension only on M Sport models an extra firm Sport+

Notably, ECO PRO maximizes mileage by the motor from the powertrain for coasting when the driver off the gas without hitting the brakes. The also manages all electrical for extra efficiency and can coach the on fuel-saving driving techniques.

X5 model save the sDrive35i standard with all-wheel-drive makes winter driving a and also helps to negate and understeer for neutral dynamics.

An agile handler by class even in entry-level form, the X5 can be with a Dynamic Damper option that adds dampers – they to driving conditions in real-time to handling or ride comfort as – and a self-leveling rear air

Ratcheting things up even is the available Dynamic Performance system – it brings vectoring at the rear axle for balanced responses. For the ultimate in technology, Dynamic Performance and Dynamic Damper Control can be in the Dynamic Handling Package, also includes Active Stabilization.


Standard and Optional

The X5 comes standard with upholstery (xDrive50i models get heated and power-adjustable front a navigation system with a display screen, a power tailgate, a panoramic moonroof, and rear parking sensors, automatic climate control, a nine-speaker AM/FM/CD stereo HD Radio as well as AUX and USB inputs, connectivity with audio rear-time traffic updates, steering column, automatic LED foglights, LED running lights and self-leveling adaptive headlights.

Eighteen-inch alloy wheels are fare for sDrive35i, xDrive 35i and models; xDrive50i models get alloy wheels

The options rivals Ulysses in length and

Three optional equipment – Luxury Line, and M Sport – are on offer. The Line brings 19-inch alloy wheels, chrome surround, Satin Aluminum rails, chrome grille lower front air intakes, air intakes, rear bumper and a sport leather steering

The xLine includes 19-inch Grey alloy wheels, running boards, Satin roof rails and window a sport leather steering and silver matte accents for the exhaust pipes, rear and side air intakes. The M Sport an aggressive body kit, M Light double spoke wheels, high-gloss roof an M Steering wheel, a sport transmission, sport seats, hexagon interior trim, headliner, and M foot rest and sills.

Other highlights the options list include vision with pedestrian four-zone automatic climate a Nappa leather dashboard, LED headlights, a rear seat package, active steering, rear seats, Surround camera system, the aforementioned Handling Package and a 1,200-watt, Bang Olufsen sound

Buyers can also equip the X5 Traffic Jam Assistant, which a degree of autonomous functionality 25 mph by keeping the crossover a preset from the vehicle in front and active steering to stay in the of a lane.

Occupant Safety

safety fare includes front, front side and side curtain airbags in to traction and stability control

Available safety options the Active Driving Assistant It brings a lane departure system that alerts the if the X5 begins to wander into a lane, and a pedestrian and collision system that detects and pedestrians that could be on a course with the X5 before the driver and – if necessary applying the brakes to mitigate the of a crash.


Worthy to the X5 include the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class, the Rover LR4. the Audi Q7 and the QX70 .

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