2017 BMW X5 Review

If we consider that a BMW X5 has a lifecycle of five years we can expect its full redesign in 2018. Until then there will not be any radical changes in its design. The 2017 BMW X5 will come with some new interior features previously reserved only for BMW 7-series. What makes this car special? You can expect more than a lifestyle for this car. The new BMW X5 2017 will not be different from its predecessor. It means you will get a well-designed car with a more powerful engine.

2017 BMW X5 redesign review

The 2017 BMW X5 is a luxurious SUV that resembles the elegant body design. Accordingly, it will keep its exterior look inherited from the 2016 year model. In the terms of exterior, it features a broad-set kidney grille surrounded by standard Adaptive Xenon headlights. It also comes equipped with LED daytime running lights and LED Foglights. In other words, you can expect a smoother car with an elegant front fascia. At the back of this car, you will find a luxurious tailgate that will be suitable for this SUV. THE recognizable BMW Swage line goes from headlights on the front through door handles and finishes on the LED taillights. However, BMW’s Aero Blades air-channeling elements will be there to improve aerodynamics. It will be available in five variants in US dealerships: sDrive35i, xDrive35i, xDrvie50i, xDrive35d and xDrive40e.

Length 193.2 in.
Width 76.3 in.
86 in. : incl. mirrors
Height 69.4 in.
Wheelbase 115.5 in.
Ground clearance 8.2 in.
Fuel capacity 22.4 gal.
Curb weight 4,680 – 5,220 lbs.

New BMW X5 2017 interior


The new BMW X5 2017 will give you a well-built interior. Unlike its predecessor, it will come equipped with a 10.25-inch touchscreen display that was lately presented in 7-series. Display with black panel technology is reserved for climate control and ventilation systems. The Interior keeps its fashionable and stylish design. The combination of black and white color makes this car more appealing. The car offers maximum comfort inside as you can sit at comfortable seats made of top grade leather. The simple panel inside the cabin provides an elegant look for the car. Plus, you will enjoy the overall infotainment system offered by this car. Standard equipment for all BMW X5 models includes BMW Navigation with Advanced Real-time traffic, BMW Assist eCall with 10-year subscription, Mobile Office, BMW Apps, Park Distance Control, Heated Seats two-zone climate control, etc.


When it comes to safety, it comes with Active Driving Assistant and with Active Cruise Control that also includes Stop & Goes function. The active Driving Assistant package comes with integrated Lane Departure Warning and a pedestrian and collision warning system with braking function. In addition to this, it also features a parking assistance system with a rear-view camera and surrounds view system. Available functions are Active blind-spot detection and the Speed Limit info systems.

2017 BMW X5 specs changes


What about engines? The manufacturer has decided to put powerful engines under the hood. BMW will carry over all four engines from the previous model. The base 3.0-liter V6 engine will be available with sDrive35i and xDrive35i models and it delivers 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. The xDrive50i will feature a 4.4-liter V8 with 445 horses and 480 lb-ft of torque. The smallest engine will be under the hood of the xDrive40e Hybrid model and it is able to deliver 240 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque. The total system output for this tree saver is 308 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque.

Body s(x)Drive35i xDrive50i xDrive35d xDrive40e
Displacement (ccm) 3,004 4,395 2,993 1,997
Power (HP @ rpm) 300 @ 5,800 445 @ 5,500 – 6,000 255 @ 4,000 240 @ 5,000 – 6,500
308 total system
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 300 @ 1,300 – 5,000 480 @ 2,000 – 4,500 413 @ 1,500 – 3,000 260 @ 1,250 – 4,800
332 total system
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Body s(x)Drive35i xDrive50i xDrive35d xDrive40e
Top speed (mph) 130 130 130 130
0-60 (secs) 6.1 4.7 6.5 6.5

There will be one diesel engine available and it is reserved for the xDrive35d variant. With 3.0-liter of displacement, this V6 will produce 255 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. All engines will be mated to 8-speed sport automatic transmission with shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel. All models are equipped with xDrive full-time intelligent AWD, except sDrive35i that comes with the RWD drivetrain system. This luxury SUV should beat the competitors including Ford Escape, Toyota Highlander, and Nissan Pathfinder.

2017 BMW X5 release date and price


It’s true. The new BMW X5 2017 become one of the most luxurious SUV vehicles worldwide. It might fulfill your demand in driving a good-looking car with a powerful drivetrain. There hasn’t been an official announcement about the release date and while the price should remain the same as before. The car will be on the marketplace in summer 2016. Regarding the 2017 BMW X5 price, you should spend at least $54,000 to buy the base sDrive35i model of this luxury midsize SUV. The diesel version comes with a price of around $57,700 and this is around $23,000 less than the BMW 7-series. The top model without any additional equipment can be bought for just under $70,000. What do you think? You should save a lot of money to buy this amazing car. It will be a prestigious car that you should have.

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