A smooth, classy and luxurious SUV, but not as practical as its best rivals and relatively expensive to buyget the best price
Adds some important bits of hardware for a sportier drive and even larger wheels, but because the X5 is no sports car to start with, it’s hard to recommend paying the extra for this top-of-the-range model.
The range-topping M50d kicks out earth-shaking performance. There’s an extra 130bhp over the 30d (a total of 395bhp), meaning it’s immediately responsive and gains speed effortlessly. You’ll be hitting motorway speeds (and beyond) before you know it.