Specs & Tech
Aside from its attractive price, the 2018 BMW X5’s value this year comes from its ability to excel in every category that drivers want from their vehicle.
To enjoy the superior cargo and people-hauling capacity of an SUV, you’ve gotta let your dreams of owning a sporty and engaging driver go, right? BMW says otherwise. The X5 is outfitted with a powerful 300 horsepower 6-cylinder engine that simultaneously provides smooth, comfortable ride quality and an eagerness for acceleration. If that’s not enough, don’t worry. There’s plenty of more powerful optional engines for the driver looking for even more attitude under the hood.
Along with being no slouch off the line, the responsive steering and transmission make for nimble and athletic handling ready to tackle any challenge on the road.
With a 5-star overall crash-safety test rating from the independent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it tops the charts in protecting its drivers and passengers from a crash at all angles.
In addition to being built for safety, it’s loaded with features that help keep you safe & alert on the road. Rearview camera, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and front and rear parking sensors come standard. Optional features include a futuristic heads-up display, active blind spot monitoring, speed limit information, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, a surround view camera, night vision and pedestrian detection, automatic high-beams, lane departure warning, front collision warning, automatic braking, parking assist, and adaptive headlights.
In today’s market, drivers sure love their cabins to be high-tech, and the X5 doesn’t disappoint. First and foremost is the easy-to-use iDrive infotainment system giving you seamless command over your car’s various tech functions. It includes both a touchscreen interface via its high-resolution 10.2-inch display as well as a touchpad controller.
Additionally, standard tech features include a premium nine-speaker surround sound audio system, onboard navigation, Bluetooth, a USB port, 14-way power adjustable front seats to tailor to your comfort, dual-zone climate control, and push-button start.
Comfort & Utility