This is the third generation of BMW’s X5, which is longer, wider and lower than the previous model. It is the first time when BMW X5 can have individual rear seats and rear wheel drive (sDrive25d). It is also the first time when BMW X5 can have Bang & Olufsen sound system, as on option, like the xDrive40d in this video.
Model: BMW X5 / BMW X5 xDrive40d
Body type: SUV, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 86,420 Euros
Engine: 3.0-litre (2,993 cc) 6-cylinder turbocharged engine; BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with two turbochargers, small charger with variable-geometry; common rail direct injection with piezo injectors; maximum injection pressure: 2,000 bar. The maximum output is 230 kW / 313 PS/hp at 4,400 rpm and peak torque is 630 Nm (approx. 464 lb-ft), available between 1,500 and 2,500 rpm.
Gearbox: 8-speed automatic with Steptronic
Tyres: Michelin Latitude Alpin 255/50 R19
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 5.9 seconds
Top speed: 236 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 6.0 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 157-159 g CO2/km (depending on tyre format)
Fuel tank (l): 85
Dimensions (mm): L 4,886 / w 1,938 / h 1,762
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 650 / 1,870
Wheelbase (mm): 2,933
Weight: 2,185 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
Sport Automatic Transmission with Steptronic; 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.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Space Grey Metallic Paint (831); Dynamic Pack with adaptive suspension (2,801); soft close for doors (544); rearview camera (382); panoramic multi video camera system for parking (628); PDC – Park Distance Control (467); Bang & Olufsen sound system (3,352); ceramic coat for buttons (467); BMW Night Vision+ (1,782); adaptive LED headlights (1,240); Pure Experience exterior design pack and M Sport (3,904); M Sport Pack (5,814); Comfort seats for front passengers, with electric adjustments (450); 4-zone climate control (399); BMW Individual Piano decors (518); Professional Infotainment System (2,198); Advantage Pack (1,869) consisting anti-dazzle mirrors, front heated seats, lights pack, ski bag and snowboard Pro; Innovation Pack (2,677) consisting Trafic Jam Assist, Head-Up Display, Speed Limit Info, multifunctional display; Internet (85); Apps (85); extended conectivity (424).
+ very good torsional rigidity and no torsion noise
+ precise and silent suspension
+ precise steering
+ great engine sound
+ very good engine performance
+ fast transmission
+ good fuel economy
+ nice ambiental light
+ very good LED headlights
+ great technology packs
– wind and rolling noise after 100-120 km/h
Driven by Adrian M. for 150 km, 11.8 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 2,499 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni