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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door 16 23 $38,924 $42,150
AWD 4-Door 16 21 $40,260 $43,600
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 30i 15 21 $43,700 $47,500
AWD 4-Door 48i 14 19 $51,705 $56,200
xDrive 4-Door 35d 19 26 $47,105 $51,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,924
$43,700
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,150
$47,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$703 / month
$792 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 BMW X5 is one of the better-handling utility vehicles of any shape, and a newly available diesel makes it even more appealing, but its styling and interior fail to wow.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 58.0
Front Leg Room (in) 44.7 40.0
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 60.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.0
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.1 69.9
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 30.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.6 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.6 115.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.9 76.1
Track Width, Front (in) 64.4 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.08 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 191.3 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 24.8 21.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 62.0 61.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.6 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.3 13.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 42.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 19.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size T175/90D18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P265/60VR18 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P265/60VR18 P255/55HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4094 4916
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.7 w/.85L reserve - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 262 @ 4800 225 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 303@6800 260 @ 6600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.36 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.92 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.52
Trans Type 7 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.19 2.34
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.00
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Infiniti FX35 BMW X5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar Integrated
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 4
 
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