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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
$53,893
$43,700
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$58,400
$47,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$973 / 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 14 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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
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 -
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 64.4 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.1 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 191.3 191.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x 1.3 13.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x 0.8 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 19.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 19.5
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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P265/45R21 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size T175/90D18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P265/45R21 P255/55HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 525 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4575 4916
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 21 x 9.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 21 x 9.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 390 @ 6500 260 @ 6600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 369 @ 4400 225 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.0/307 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.34
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 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) 4.89 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.03 1.52
Trans Type 7 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Infiniti FX50 BMW X5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Integrated
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 4
 
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