BMW X5: The Engine Options
The car with comfort at its best
BMW X5 is also a midsize SUV manufactured by BMW.X5’s first generation with code E53 was showcased in 1999.This was the first SUV that featured 4WD drive. It was obtainable with manual and automatic transmission.
X5 of second generation was launched in the year 2006 known as E70 that features xDrive system on automatic transmission. In 2009, X5 M model was released. The branding of X5 was done as a SAV instead of SUV in order to exhibit its ability on road regardless of its size.
X5 is manufactured in places like Greer, Mexico, South Carolina, etc. A lot of assembly operations took place in Russia. Beginning with X5, the BMW has been expanding to a number of other BMW series, first in the year 2003 where BMW X3 luxury crossover was launched, then in the year 2008, BMW X6 the midsize crossover came up sharing the platform with X5.
Uniqueness of BMW X5
X5 is a very soothing vehicle offering all desirable qualities for a family occupying at least seven in number. X5 serves very powerful engine and it gives a variety of options to a buyer. BMW has very well managed and maintained its lead in the market. X5 has very well managed with the lights and shadows in terms of styling.
BMW gives a chance to the customers for personalizing their X5. The packages that are highlighted are Pure Excellence, Pure Experience, xLine and MSports. Among these, customers have options to go for full Sport or full sport or anywhere in between.
A lot of safety features is included most of them being readily active. The 300 horsepower as well as 300 pound torque moves X5 with enjoyable thrust. All models have power steering facilities (electronic ones). There is also an optional setup for active steering.
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Technical Characteristics of BMW X5
Technical Characteristics of 2010 BMW X5 xDrive 40d produced by BMW (DE).
|Body Type||Off-road vehicle 5 doors / 7 seats|
|Front Track||1644 mm|
|Rear Track||1650 mm|
|Ground Clearance||222 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||85 liters|
|Drive Wheels||Four wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||common rail direct diesel injection|
|Max Power||306HP (225 kW) @ 4400 rpm|
|Max Torque||600Nm @ 1500 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||198 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||8?J x 18 / 8?J x 18|
|Standard Tyres||255/55 R 18 109H / 255/55 R 18 109H|
|Transmission||8 speed automatic|
|Number of gears||8|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||6.6 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|