It is the first time in BMW X5’s history when the model can have a 2-litre engine with four cylinders and here we have one of these cars: BMW X5 xDrive25d. The “25” number refers to a bi-turbo engine (218 hp) and the “d” letter refers to a diesel variant. For BMW X5 nameplate the car featured here is the third generation, being longer, wider and less taller than the previous model.
Model: BMW X5 / BMW X5 xDrive25d
Production: 2013 –
Body type: SUV, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 66,433 Euro
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,995 cc) in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with two turbochargers, small charger with variable geometry, common rail direct injection with piezo injectors. The maximum output is 160 kW / 218 PS/hp at 4,400 and peak torque is 450 Nm (approx. 331 lb-ft), available between 1,500 and 2,500 rpm.
Gearbox: 8-speed automatic with Steptronic
Tyres: Goodyear Eagle F1 255/50 R19
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 8.2 seconds
Top speed: 220 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 5.8 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 154 CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 75
Dimensions (mm): L 4,886 / w 1,938 / h 1,762
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 650 / 1,870
Wheelbase (mm): 2,933
Weight: 2,115 kg
Front suspension: Double track control arm with double joint principle, small, negative steering roll radius, anti-dive.
Rear suspension: Integral-IV rear axle, spatial suspension with anti-squat and anti-dive.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, head airbags for front and rear seats, three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front, Tyre Defect Indicator. Also DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), Dry Braking function, Fading Compensation, Start-Off Assistant, xenon headlights and washer system, automatic air conditioning.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Sparkling Brown Metallic Paint (831), Leather Dakota Canberra Beige (1,833), Sport Automatic Transmission with Steptronic (169), Pure Experience exterior design pack (1,689), aluminium roof rails (297), Sport Leather Steering Wheel (119), Comfort seats with electrical adjustments (1,919), front seats ventilation (687), front seats heating (356), Professional Infotainment System (2,198), fine-wood trim Fineline Pure textured (501), 19 inch light alloy Star-spoke wheels (1,103), Soft Close for doors (544), LED fog lights (178), Head-Up Display (1,180), backup camera (356), BMW Internet Acces (85), BMW Live (85), BMW Apps (127).
+ very good torsional rigidity and no torsion noise
+ well balanced suspension
+ very good engine performance
+ fast transmission
+ good fuel economy
+ nice ambiental light
– wind and rolling noise over 100-120 km/h
Driven by Adrian M. for 224 km, 9,5 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 12,394 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni