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BMW X5 Reviews from Consumer Reports

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BMW X5 Reviews

The BMW X5 is a 4-door SUV offered in a AWD 4dr xDrive35d, AWD 4dr xDrive50i, AWD 4dr xDrive40e, RWD 4dr sDrive35i, AWD 4dr xDrive35i and AWD 4dr. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 hybrid (308 hp), 3.0-liter 6 turbo (300 hp), 3.0-liter 6 turbodiesel (255 hp), 4.4-liter V8 turbo (445 hp) and 4.4-liter V8 turbo (567 hp) engines, and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 18 mpg city to 27 mpg highway. The X5 uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Acura MDX, Porsche Cayenne, Buick Enclave and Lexus NX.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014

Reviewed BMW X5s from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i 6-cyl
  • 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i Premium 6-cyl
  • 2009 BMW X5 xDrive35d 6-cyl
  • 2007 BMW X5 3.0si 6-cyl

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