BMW X5: The Engine Options

The car with comfort at its best

BMW X5 is also a midsize SUV manufactured by BMW.X5’s first generation with code E53 was showcased in 1999.This was the first SUV that featured 4WD drive. It was obtainable with manual and automatic transmission.

X5 of second generation was launched in the year 2006 known as E70 that features xDrive system on automatic transmission. In 2009, X5 M model was released. The branding of X5 was done as a SAV instead of SUV in order to exhibit its ability on road regardless of its size.

X5 is manufactured in places like Greer, Mexico, South Carolina, etc. A lot of assembly operations took place in Russia. Beginning with X5, the BMW has been expanding to a number of other BMW series, first in the year 2003 where BMW X3 luxury crossover was launched, then in the year 2008, BMW X6 the midsize crossover came up sharing the platform with X5.

Uniqueness of BMW X5

X5 is a very soothing vehicle offering all desirable qualities for a family occupying at least seven in number. X5 serves very powerful engine and it gives a variety of options to a buyer. BMW has very well managed and maintained its lead in the market. X5 has very well managed with the lights and shadows in terms of styling.

BMW gives a chance to the customers for personalizing their X5. The packages that are highlighted are Pure Excellence, Pure Experience, xLine and MSports. Among these, customers have options to go for full Sport or full sport or anywhere in between.

A lot of safety features is included most of them being readily active. The 300 horsepower as well as 300 pound torque moves X5 with enjoyable thrust. All models have power steering facilities (electronic ones). There is also an optional setup for active steering.

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Technical Characteristics of BMW X5

Technical Characteristics of 2010 BMW X5 xDrive 40d produced by BMW (DE).

Body Type Off-road vehicle 5 doors / 7 seats
Weight 2185 Kg
Length 4857 mm
Height 1776 mm
Wheelbase 2933 mm
Front Track 1644 mm
Rear Track 1650 mm
Ground Clearance 222 mm
Fuel Capacity 85 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Four wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System common rail direct diesel injection
Max Power 306HP (225 kW) @ 4400 rpm
Max Torque 600Nm @ 1500 rpm
CO2 Emissions 198 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 2993 cc
Bore 84 mm
Stroke 90 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 6 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 24
Compression Ratio 16.5:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 8?J x 18 / 8?J x 18
Standard Tyres 255/55 R 18 109H / 255/55 R 18 109H
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 8 speed automatic
Number of gears 8
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 6.6 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 8.8 l/100km
Road 6.8 l/100km
Mixt 7.5 l/100km