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BMW's largest "Sports Activity Vehicle" remains for 2006 with a number of physical modifications intended to distinguish the X5 more from its smaller stablemate, the X3. The vehicle's base 3.0i comes powered by a 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder engine that is rated at 226 horses. Meanwhile, a 4.4-liter V-8 produces a lustier 315 horsepower, while the top 4.8is model offers an even-more pleasing 355-hp 4.8-liter V-8. A six-speed-manual gearbox is standard on the base version, with a five-speed-automatic transmission optional, while V-8 models offer only a six-speed automatic. BMW's xDrive "intelligent" all-wheel-drive system permits infinitely adjustable front-to-rear torque distribution for surefootedness on wet or snowy pavement. The X5 can tow 5000 pounds with the six and 6000 pounds with a V-8 powerplant. Among the vehicle's many upscale options is a Sport Package that adds a tauter suspension for a bit more precise handling, and an iPod Adapter is available that allows Apple's popular iPod MP3 player to interface with and be operated by the vehicle's audio system.

 

 

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
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Awesome! best car I have every driven.

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Great car, fun to drive and lots of cool options. Plenty of room. Best moon roof i have ever had. great sound system.
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Monday, September 19, 2016
2017 BMW X5 xDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle

Problems within 1week

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Built our second BMW X5. I had a 2009 before. As my 13 year old stated "Round 2 of trouble." She was right, within 1,week the Instrument Board stopped working a new Instrument board will have to be installed.
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Sunday, May 22, 2016
2016 BMW X5 RWD 4-Door sDrive35i

We have traditionally only purchased Mercedes cars but the X5 beats the GLE/ML and won our business.

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The BMW X5 35i S-drive has proven performance of the BMW Twin Power 3.0L six which beats the Mercedes 3.5L in power and fuel economy. The overall updated style of the X5 trumps the older ML and mildly updated... + More »
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