2010 BMW X5M – A Review

December 23, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Review of BMW X5M

The most admired car company in the word BMW manufactured this vehicle that is a midsize sport utility vehicle and is currently available as a xDrive30i, xDrive35d, and xDrive48i and X5M. It is economical, offering high performance and reliability. It comes with some additional features as compared to other models which are as follows.

Technical Specifications include

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length: 191 in.
  • Width: 78.5 in.
  • Height: 69.5 in.
  • Wheel Base: 115.5 in.
  • Curb Weight: 5082 lbs.
  • Gross Weight: 6405 lbs.

Interior Dimensions

  • Front Head Room: 39.3 in.
  • Front Shoulder Room: 60 in.
  • Rear Head Room: 39 in.
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 58 in.
  • Luggage Capacity: 21.7 cu. ft.
  • Maximum Cargo Capacity: 61 cu. ft.
  • Maximum Seating: 5

Performance Data

  • Base Number of Cylinders: 8
  • Base Engine Size: 4.4 liters
  • Base Engine Type: V8
  • Horsepower: 555 hp
  • Max Horsepower: 6000 rpm
  • Torque: 501 ft-lbs.
  • Max Torque: 1500 rpm
  • Maximum Payload: 1323 lbs.
  • Maximum Towing Capacity: 6615 lbs.
  • Turning Circle: 42 ft.

Fuel Data

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 22.5 gal.
  • EPA Mileage Estimates: (City/Highway/Combined)
  • Automatic: 12 mpg / 17 mpg / 14 mpg
  • Range in Miles
  • Automatic: 270 mi. / 382.5 mi. / 315 mi.

Standard Equipment include

  • 20-inch alloy wheels along with summer performance tires
  • Headlight washers
  • A self-leveling automatically changeable active suspension having M-specific sport tuning
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • A panoramic sunroof
  • Xenon headlamps
  • Leather upholstery
  • Auto-dimming mirrors
  • A sport steering wheel
  • Eight-way power heated front sport seats
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Ambient interior lighting
  • A 12-speaker CD/MP3 stereo
  • Bluetooth
  • Rain sensing wipers

Optional equipments consist of

  • Ventilated “multicontour” seats
  • Heated rear seats and steering wheel
  • A rearview camera
  • A head-up display
  • A six-DVD changer
  • An iPod/USB adapter
  • A 16-speaker premium sound system
  • Four-zone climate control
  • A power lift gate
  • Keyless entry
  • Extended leather trim
  • A rear-seat entertainment system
  • Satellite radio and towing preparation.

Safety Equipment consists of

  • Antilock brakes
  • Stability control
  • A rollover sensor
  • Front side airbags and side curtain airbags
  • Driver and front passenger whiplash

The BMW X5 driving impressions are highly impressive. It is reasonable, reliable and offers best high performance among the other sport utility vehicles in the market. It was lauded for its elegant style, fuel-efficient engine and because of spacious interior. Overall we can say that it is best in terms of performance, features and comfort.


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