2019 BMW X5 vs. Its Competition

2019 BMW X5 (40i X line)
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

Skip the V-8—BMW’s base turbo-6 in the X5 pulls its weight (and yours) well.

If you must spend more, ante up for the high-buck interior trims that elevate the X5’s cabin to almost ultra-luxury-car standards.

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Quick Specs
7.0
The 2019 BMW X5 grows even closer to being the do-it-all vehicle in its family.
8.0
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class delivers no-compromise crossover SUV comfort and luxury.
7.3
The 2019 Audi Q7 delivers on the factors most important to large luxury SUV buyers: space, comfort, style, safety, and impressive technology.
7.8
The 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport climbs to the peak of the luxury-SUV niche with its tasteful looks and exceptional performance.
5.0
The 2019 Lexus GX 460 delivers formidable capability, but it’s well behind crossover rivals in the ways most drivers use their SUVs.
7.3
The 2019 Volvo XC90 is a standout effort from the Swedish brand, offering style, luxury, and practicality in a way many other luxury SUVs don’t.
MSRP From     
$60,700N/A$53,550$67,500$52,355$47,700
Gas Mileage     
17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6N/AIntercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-8Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDN/AStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDN/ASmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Style Name     
xDrive40i Sports Activity VehicleN/APremium 45 TFSI quattroV6 Supercharged SE *Ltd Avail*GX 460 4WDT5 FWD Momentum
Drivetrain     
All Wheel DriveN/AAll Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
5N/A7577
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sports Activity VehicleN/Aquattro Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODN/AAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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