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The BMW X5 is a smooth, classy and luxurious SUV. It's not quite as practical as the most spacious rivals out there but it's good enough where it counts, and where it really impresses is the quality of its lavish interior and superb infotainment system. The xDrive50e plug-in hybrid with M Sport trim is the one to go for.
The trimSee full equipment
Our favourite trim shares a lot of the same equipment as the entry-level trim but adds a sportier exterior design, bigger 20in alloy wheels and gives you access to our pick of the engines, the xDrive50e.
The engineSee full engine specs
This diesel engine gives you a 294bhp 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine to play with. It’s a strong engine, pulling effortlessly from low rev, even when towing, and sprinting from 0-62mph in 6.1sec. That’s about a second faster than the equivalent Audi Q7 45 TDI. It’s efficient, too, officially managing around 40mpg.
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