BMW X5, a SUV has 3 versions available in India with 1 Petrol car and 2 Diesel ones. BMW X5 comes in 9 astonishing colours, namely, Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Deep Sea Blue, Platinum Bronze, Platinum Grey, Space Grey, Sparkling Bronze, Titanium Silver, and Vermilion Red. Being amongst the three best-selling luxury automakers in the world, BMW has yet again proven its credentials with the advent of BMW X5 – a highly proficient production mechanism customized as per the luxurious needs of people.
With an impressive combination of ergonomics, elegant ambience and best quality exterior and interior designs, the model is tailor-made to fit price, luxury, power and exquisiteness. The engine provides users an opportunity to scale any road with utmost ease and speed.
BMW X5 can also be configured by one as per his/her needs and wish. The personalized configuration facility enables one to dictate the roads as per capability and desire. Moreover, in this way customers get their choice cars along with the best quality engineered BMW automobiles.
BMW X5 is unbeatably versatile with a majestic appearance and a splendour appeal. It is dynamically designed with upright proportions focusing on aerodynamics; which not only helps attaining high speeds but also ensures stability at these speeds. The large air inlets, the recently developed Air Breather in the front wheel arches, and the Air Curtain in the front Apron determine it’s all new sport outlook as well as helps scrimping on fuel consumption and harmful emissions.It has air Blade on the D-pillar in the rear, making it look wider and also improving airflow and rendering stable aerodynamics in the overall structure of the model. The complementary nature of the headlights and the kidney grille highlights the vehicle’s brawny athletic look. Other spell-bounding exterior equipment includes headlight washer system, rain sensor and automatic driving lights, adaptive LED headlights and exterior mirrors.
Interior & Features
Though the exterior gives it a sporty look yet the interior fills the sense of grandeur, class and swank. The interior is modern, dominated by pounding elegance that certainly has its ostentatious appeal. Horizontal contours and contrasting surfaces elevate internal space and an extensive collection of upholstery combined with atmospheric lighting induces a sense of unrivalled gratification. Seats and space are complementarily designed to administer rider-friendly experience. Other technological advancements such as Navigation System, iDrive Touch Controller and professional Control Display are oriented towards the driver seat for utmost ease. Mirrors come with anti-glare function, armrest comfort package, smoker’s package; interior mirrors with anti-dazzle function, gearshift paddles, rear seat storage compartment, leather steering wheel, facility for BMW apps and audio operation at the rear side are other eminent features being catered.
The engine is omnipotent with four cylinders and four valves supporting maximum total output of 230 kW or 313 hp. Maximum achievable torque being 450 Nm and the electric motor’s maximum output recorded at 83/3170 in kW at 1/min. The fuel tank capacity is approximately 85 litres. Other efficacious tools and technologies supplement its dynamic transmission.
The 2993 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 16.12 kmpl.
Performance and Handling
Due to its powerful engine and shift transmission, it emanates robust performance with a top speed of 210 km/h, having an acceleration time of mere 6.8 seconds from 0-100 km/h. Astalwart braking system combined with best-in-class aerodynamic design makes handling quite handy. Fuel consumption combined is 3.4-3.3 in L/100 km. The e-Drive energy consumption is 15.4-15.3 kWh/100 km.
BMW X5 locks horns with Audi Q7, Mercedes-Benz M-class and Volvo XC 90 yet propitiously surpasses them considering its cost and features.