Revamped 2019 BMW X5 Blends Luxury and Performance
Redesigned SUV makes a strong first impression
The 2019 BMW X5 is the fourth generation of the German automaker’s midsized luxury SUV. Like previous generations it comes standard with five seats, although a small third-row seat will be available as an option.
We’ve purchased our own X5, an all-wheel-drive xDrive40i trim. We’ll put it through a full evaluation after 2,000 break-in miles. But here are our first impressions.
What we bought: 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i
Powertrain: 335-hp, 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine; eight-speed automatic transmission; all-wheel drive
Options: $7,035 (Phytonic blue metallic paint, cognac vernasca leather, convenience package, driving assistance package, premium package, remote engine start, front and rear heated seats, heated front-seat armrests, Harman Kardon surround sound)
Destination fee: $995
Total cost: $68,730