The 2013 BMW X5 is, like other BMWs, highly customizable, but also well-equipped even in standard form. The once difficult-to-use iDrive controller retains its central function in the car's infotainment system, but is now much more intuitive and straightforward to use.
The one caveat with all of the available configurations and high-tech equipment is that the price can balloon quickly. That said, if you're willing to pay for it, there aren't many options you won't find on the 2013 X5.
The iDrive controller gives access to navigation (on equipped models), smartphone-linked apps, the HD Radio-capable audio system, and much more.
The 2013 X5's standard equipment list includes a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with memory; reconfigurable/folding seats for cargo and passenger arrangements; dynamic cruise control; and speed-sensitive power steering.
Upgrades available on the 2013 X5 include nappa leather; several choices of wood and metal trim; a wide range of upholstery colors; and high-tech add-ons like heads-up display, active steering, and more.
For rear-seat passengers, the optional six-disc CD changer, rear-seat entertainment system with eight-inch screens, heated rear seats, and panoramic moonroof will add to the experience.