Compared to a BMW X5 xDrive50i, a host of upgrades are found on the 2012 X5 M including self-leveling M sport suspension, M Servotronic power steering, quad tailpipes and V Spoke, 20-inch alloy wheels. A turbocharged 4.4 liter V-8 engine is found under the hood of the 2012 BMW X5 M producing 547 horsepower. Electronically limited to a 155 mile per hour top speed, the 2012 BMW X5 M accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour in only 4.5 seconds. Featuring gasoline direct injection, fuel economy for the 2012 X5 M is formidable for a high performance sport utility vehicle achieving 13 miles per gallon city and 18 miles per gallon highway. Xenon headlamps, 14-way power front seats with 3-stage heated control, DVD-based navigation system and a 16-speaker stereo system is standard equipment on the 2012 BMW X5 M. An interior which seats 5 passengers in extended Merino leather, special M door sill and a brushed aluminum trim compliments sport as well as luxury desires. A number of optional equipment groupings including the Driver Assistance Package or Entertainment Package allows the 2012 BMW X5 M gain items as such a 6-disc CD charger and a heads-up display system.Read more Read less
Following a number of dramatic changes for the 2011 model year, the BMW X5 returns for 2012 with few updates. LED Corona lights on all models are new for 2012, HiFi Audio appears on all models, several option packages got reconfigured and leather is now available on base models.
BMW luxury and build quality, standard all-wheel drive, new more powerful engines.
BMW's X5 offers seating for seven with high-tech on- and off-road capabilities. And with all-new styling as well as a host of refinements for 2011, the package has become even tighter. Although it ranks among the more expensive SUVs in its class, it's a strong competitor, offering a wide range of options not found on the Acura MDX, Lexus RX 350 or Mercedes-Benz M-class.