A technologically centered all-wheel drive sport utility vehicle, the 2012 BMW X5 is luxuriously equipped with standard features. Xenon headlamps, Dynamic Cruise Control, 10-way power adjustable front seats and a 10-speaker audio system are highlights for the 2012 BMW X5. Satellite radio and a Convenience Package including a panoramic moon roof are optional. Undergoing a power plant overall in 2011, the 2012 BMW X5 benefits with a pair of potent turbocharged gasoline power plants. The 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i is equipped with a 3-liter inline-6 engine. Pumping out 300 horsepower, the high technology engine features direct injection, Valvetronic and Double-VANOS for fuel economy of 16 miles per gallon city and 23 miles per gallon highway. On the 2012 X5 xDrive50i model, a twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter engine carries the BMW sport utility vehicle with 400 horsepower. Both gasoline engines found on the 2012 BMW X5 are mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission. An option to gasoline power, the BMW X5 engine line-up includes a 3-liter turbodiesel 6-cylinder generating 265 horsepower and 425 pounds-feet of torque, the diesel-powered luxury vehicle offers up to 26 miles per gallon in highway furl economy. BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system is included on all version of the X5 crossover.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.